Diet 

There’s a Secret to Losing Belly Fat?

While focusing on  your work out being filled with crunches will strengthen your abs, it unfortunately will not get rid of the extra fat around your waist. To get rid of ab flab, it’s essential to regularly include calorie-burning cardio in your routine. And not just any kind of cardio — it’s important to focus on interval training; alternating between moderate and speedy bursts of exercise is the key. A study in the International Journal of Obesity revealed that when compared to women who cycled at a consistent pace for 40 minutes,…

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Diet 

A Beginner’s Guide to the Ketogenic Diet 

Every once in a while, you hear about the newest fad diet and how it’s helping your co-workers ‘lose SO much weight’, but they never take the time to actually explain it you or detail how they’ve found a way to make it work. Currently, everyone in my office is talking about the Ketogenic Diet and how amazing they feel since they’ve changed what they put in their bodies. But what the heck IS it? What is the Keto Diet? A keto diet is known for being a low carb diet, where the body…

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These Are the 4 Exact Meals a Bikini Bodybuilder Eats in a Day

A bodybuilder’s diet is just as important – if not more important – than their workout routine. What they eat depends on what they’re trying to accomplish, which means their intake of protein or carbs will change if they’re trying to cut or if they’re attempting to put on more mass. Diksha Gautham, NPC bikini bodybuilding competitor and NASM-certified personal trainer in-progress, shared with me her diet on the days leading up to her recent competition. And not only is it impressive, but it obviously really works! “My diet when I prepped for my bikini show cut was high-protein, low-carb, and medium-fat,”…

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