Nutrition 101: Eat To Burn Fat The 15 Best Fat-Burning Foods 1. Walnuts All nuts do contain some amount of the omega-3 fat alpha-linolenic acid, but most only contain trace amounts. One ounce provides almost 3g of alpha-linolenic acid. 2. It has also has been shown to boost calorie burn when eaten. 3. This very slow-digesting carb keeps blood sugar and insulin levels low, so fat burning can stay high. In fact, research has shown that athletes who consume slow-digesting carbs in the morning burn more fat throughout the entire day and during workouts than those consuming fast-digesting carbs. 4. Avocados also contain a very interesting carb called mannoheptulose, a sugar that actually blunts insulin release and enhances calcium absorption, both of which are critical for encouraging fat loss. 5. This way you know you're getting a direct supply of the fats that turn on fat burning and block fat storage. 6. Soy has also been shown to aid fat loss, possibly by decreasing appetite and calorie intake. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14.
Sexy leg workout | Exercise your legs sexy | Blog Posted by Cags R under Fitness & Training on 21 November 2012 at 12:00 AM With the holiday season fast approaching, you want to make sure your thighs and calves look hot in the tights for your elf costume - right fellas? That's why this week we're challenging you to this fast and effective bodyweight workout which will strengthen your legs - and as we all know, strong is sexy! Check out how to make the most of this workout for your lower abs, glutes and legs with this guide: how to perform exercises for the sexy legs workout and add the workout to your training now! Get more advice and Challenge ideas by signing up to Tribesports - it's free, fun and most importantly fitness focused!
Simple Ways to Naturally Cleanse Your Body Simple Ways to Naturally Cleanse Your Body March 20th, 2012 · 9 Comments · Cleansing and Detox, Conscious Living, Healthy Living What does tea have to do with naturally cleansing your body? Spring time brings on the waking of the natural world around us and is also a cue to our bodies to break out of our winter routines. Using Food to Naturally Cleanse Your Body The following steps involve which foods to avoid and which to eat more of to keep your body healthy. Say No to Joe: kicking the coffee habit is a tough one for many of us but making the effort to at least cut back is a start. Using Your Body to Naturally Cleanse Your Body Stretching helps to naturally cleanse your body! The title may sound silly but these steps are things you can do each day that will benefit your system’s naturally detoxifying and cleansing abilities by using… your body! Clean Thoughts, Clean Mind: When we keep our feelings of anger or grief bottled up it can take a toll on our health.
Juicer’s Three Day Cleanse | The Skinny Confidential After an exciting summer with friends & family [ & food...+ maybe some alcohol : ) ], I felt like I needed a quick detox to jumpstart my metabolism. When doing a cleanse, it is essential to select one that fits your body’s schedule & needs. I picked this Juicer’s Solana Beach cleanse to rid my system of toxins [ it was nice to drop eight pounds too- [ note: four, of which were attributed to water weight-loss ] because it fit perfectly with my work schedule. To purchase my favorite pre-made juice cleanse, click here! Juicer’s Three Day Cleanse * Three days of juices, eight ounces every hour for eight hours, lots of water in between & lean protein with veggies after 6 pm. Day 1: Fresh 7 Liver & Kidney Detox Blend 3 apples, 3 beets, 3 tomatoes, 3 large carrots, 3 pieces of celery, 3 cucumber, & 3 juiced lemon together [ 8 oz. every hour for 8 hours ]. Day 2: Fresh 6 Green Drink Day 3: Fresh 9 Super Colon Detox + Note: this may come out more than 64 ounces; share it with friends or family.
Foods for Workouts: Cardio An all-around healthy diet is best for any exercise routine, but cardiovascular exercise requires a balance of special nutrients. If you get cardiovascular exercise regularly (and we all should) – here’s how to fuel up. Cardio Basics Cardio exercise like walking, running and biking require energy from both carbohydrates and fat. As exercise intensity changes (like due to an increase in speed or running uphill, for example), the body switches back and forth between carbs and fat to provide energy. All foods are digested and metabolized differently, so you need to think about the best times to eat foods that will support your exercise schedule. Before A Workout Pre-workout meals should focus mostly on healthy carbs, but since carbs with high amounts of fiber take longer to digest, you want to be careful not to take in too much directly before exercise. If you have 3 to 4 hours before exercise…… Have a regular meal. If you have 60 minutes or less before exercise…..
Enhance Your Muscle Workout Combine exercises Take a dumbbell of your choice and do a bicep curl, followed by a shoulder press, a squat followed by a bicep curl or a lunge, followed by a shoulder press. Gary says that combining moves in this way gives you 30 to 40 different exercise options. “These multi-joint movements work several muscles at once and can improve joint stability, decrease the risk of injury and keep your heart rate elevated for cardiovascular benefits,” he says. QUIZ: How Much Fitness Do You Get? Change your foot position Changing your foot position instantly makes any exercise harder, according to Gary. MORE: How to Exercise Right Add a calf raise to a squat Exercises that incorporate what’s called triple extensions allow you to extend your hips using your glutes and hamstrings, extend your knees using your quads, and flex your ankles using your calves, according to Gary. Change the tempo For cardio, add a sprint somewhere in your routine. Read More MORE: Exercise to Rebuild Your Heart Health
Best Workouts for Your Body Type Not all workouts are created equal. By tweaking your exercise routine according to your particular body shape—whether you’re Hourglass, Circle, Triangle, Ruler or Inverted Triangle—you can help balance out your physique and make the most of your beautiful body. Not sure what your body shape is? Exercises for Hourglass Body Shapes You’re curvy up top and down below with a small waist—basically, the smokin’ definition of the old Hollywood bombshell. Best cardio routine: “Muscle confusion is key,” says certified fitness trainer Lisa Avellino. Best strength-training routine: Certified strength and conditioning specialist Kevin Bailey recommends two to three days a week of a total body strength training routine that focuses on the extremities to balance upper and lower body curves. For the upper body, use a moderate weight (one with which you can perform two sets of 15 to 20 reps) to do biceps curls, shoulder presses, and triceps dips to build lean muscle, suggests Bailey.