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Fat Ass to Bad Ass: The #1 Reason Why Most Diets Fail. Restricting calories, incorrectly, is hazardous to your health.

Fat Ass to Bad Ass: The #1 Reason Why Most Diets Fail

Most diets fail because they revolve solely around caloric reduction. Any diet using this antiquated method is doomed. Users are sure to be left disappointed at best, lethargic and heavy at worst. Learning how to harness the power of a “calorie,” rather than avoid it, can lead to fat loss as well as increased energy and the growth of lean sexy muscle, at any age. How nutrition affects healthy aging. A new study of the Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing could help to understand the positive effect of dietary restriction on healthy ageing. Previous evidence from different organisms (fruit flies and mice) have shown that dietary restriction increases longevity, but with a potential negative side effect of diminished fertility.

So the female fruit fly reproduces less frequently with a reduced litter size on a low calorie diet, but its reproductive span lasts longer. This is the result of an evolutionary trait, as scientists believe: essential nutrients are diverted towards survival instead of reproduction. (Nature, December 3, 2009) Researchers from the newly founded Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing in Cologne have studied whether health benefit stem from a reduction in specific nutrients or calorie intake in general by manipulating the diet of female fruit flies. 10 Best Foods and Drinks for Exercising. You know exercise is key if you want to stay fit.

10 Best Foods and Drinks for Exercising

But did you know that what you eat and drink can help you reach your fitness goals faster? By feeding your body the right nutrients you can ensure it’s getting the raw materials it needs to help you power through your workout and build and repair muscle afterward. Jumpstart your exercise program with these 10 essential food and drinks. 8b5f8490687dc41f3506bd4450be3765_h.jpg (500×499) 100 snacks under 100 calories. 10 Foods Every Dieter Should Eat.

Barefoot Running Shoes: Newton and Vibram FiveFingers. Question: What’s the single best designed piece of running equipment? Answer: It’s a pair of gear you already own—your bare feet. Most running shoes, it turns out, do more harm than good. The problem is that these shoes are designed to “protect” your feet in a way that they weren’t meant to be.

When encased in an excessively built-up running shoe the muscles, tendons and ligaments of your lower extremities will atrophy. That’s because your shoes are doing the work that your legs and feet should be doing. The other problem with running shoes is that they encourage you to run with the wrong form. Shoes, of course, do serve a purpose. Discover More Men's Health. The 100 Best Fitness Tips. Combat Fitness - Calisthenic isometric bodyweight training exercises. 30 Minutes to a Sleek Physique: The No-Equipment Workout You Can Do Anywhere. Body Mind And Modem: Ki Exercises.

There is a lot of discussion about ki, as though it is some kind of mysterious force.

Body Mind And Modem: Ki Exercises

But actually, everyone has experienced ki in their life. And we can all learn to increase our ki power. Ki can be thought of as positive thinking, belief in yourself, faith, confidence, or a state of mind/body unification. I want Six Pack Abs, Core Exercises. 30 Minutes to a Sleek Physique: The No-Equipment Workout You Can Do Anywhere. Estimated Calorie Requirements. Fastest Fat Burners Ever! Better Ideal Weight Body Calculations. 137 Ways to Pamper Yourself, Lift Your Spirits, or Recharge Your Life. Top 10 Food That Will Make You More Energetic and Active.

Top 10 Weight Loss Foods that You Must Rely Upon. 10 Simple Ways To Eat Less Without Noticing. Photo by Idle Type What you eat is important, but even healthy food can stop you from losing weight if you eat too much of it.

10 Simple Ways To Eat Less Without Noticing

I never recommend extreme calorie restriction (most people aren’t very good at it anyway), but there are some tricks you can use to slightly reduce the amount of food you eat without feeling deprived, or even really noticing. Your brain is easily fooled by shifts in perspective. It’s also more responsive to external cues like an empty plate, than internal cues like a full stomach. Home Remedies for Weight Loss. Your weight is a balancing act that features how many calories you consume plus the amount of energy you burn throughout the day.

Home Remedies for Weight Loss

According to the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, 67% of adults age 20 years and over are overweight or obese. If you live your life as a couch potato or munch on too many potato chips, you may find a need to explore the many different home remedies for weight loss. Causes of Weight Gain From drinking too much soda to going through a divorce, there are numerous everyday habits and events in life that can contribute to an increase in weight. Hints for Remembering Better. 4 Yoga moves for a slimmer middle on Shine. Belly fat gets a bad rap, but there are all sorts of problem spots that can take up residence on your torso.

4 Yoga moves for a slimmer middle on Shine

From bra bulge to just-above-your-bikini-line pooch and everything in between, these 4 poses target your tummy while firming up your chest, shoulder and back muscles, too. And with no equipment required, they're easy enough to do at home-or, hey, even at the beach or by the pool! Get a metabolism that soars Rocking Boat This exercise starts with a yoga move called the Boat Pose. Bent-Leg Boat Raise and Lower Start in Boat Pose, as described in Rocking Boat. 1-Minute Plank Pose Plank is just like push-up position: Hands are shoulder-width apart, feet are hip-width apart, and heels, ankles, butt, spine, shoulders, neck, and head should be in one long line.

Seven Surprising Uses for Baking Soda - Health. Let us be clear: Baking soda is not going to permanently cure your acne or turn back the cruel hand of time.

Seven Surprising Uses for Baking Soda - Health

But if you’re looking to detoxify your body and your household, this multitasking ingredient will make your life easier (and more beautiful) without denting your coffers. Mom may have taught you that baking soda will make your bread rise and your fridge smell better, but did you know of its many cosmetic applications? Even the ancient Egyptians—and what beauty post would be complete without them? —used a compound similar to baking soda as soap. The stuff is antiseptic, antifungal, and lightly exfoliating.