Weight Loss

21 Ways to Burn 300 Calories Outdoors

Informative and concise infographic from weightlossdietwatch.com which shows different kinds of physical activities that we can perform outdoors and the respective number of calories that we can burn by performing these activities.

According to the infographic, for example:

- Jogging burns off 300 calories in 24 minutes

- Tennis burns off 300 calories in 35 minutes

- Horse grooming burns off 300 calories in 40 minutes

What is Starvation Mode?

2 Informative, beneficial and concise infographics from Dr Axe which discuss and analyse 'starvation mode' and the impact that chronic dieting and excessive exercise can have on our bodies and what we can do to avoid starvation mode.

Rev Your Metabolism

Our metabolism is all the chemical processes that happen in our body that help to keep us alive and living and keeps our organs functioning normally, such as breathing and digesting food. These chemical processes require energy and this is called the basal metabolic rate (BMR).

It is our metabolic rate which determines the amount of calories we burn. Having a higher metabolic rate means that we are burning more calories - even at rest - which makes it easier for us to lose weight and also keep it off.

Carbohydrates

Great informative, beneficial and concise infographic from MyFitnessPal which looks at Carbohydrates. The infographic shows:

1) The Soucres of Food - from fruit and vegetables to breads and pasta to milk and cheese.

2) How our Body uses Carbohydrates - it is turned into glucose to provide us with energy and how glucose is used for energy during exercise and for energy for the brain and how and where glucose is stored.

6 Bad Habits That Prevent You from Seeing Results

Positive Health Wellness have produced a definitive guide via an infographic with images of 6 habits that prevent us from seeing results with our weight loss and health and fitness goals . This infographic was written by Karen Reed. The exercises are: 

- Eating too little

- Not eating enough protein

Top 10 Foods For A Speedy Metabolism

Informative and useful infographic from Picklee which gives us 10 foods and drinks and almond with nutritional tips and facts to help speed up our metabolism and with weight loss.

The Best Weight Loss Program

I  was pleased when Lexi Watkins from Reviews.com contacted me to see whether I would be interested in sharing the extensive and detailed research they had done on weight loss programs, with the aim of finding which is the 'best' one. Review.com has conducted the research by removing 'fad' diets, speaking with top nutritional experts to find out what really matters, and taste-testing the 'best' diet plans to determine which program offers the most sustainable, achievable pathway to healthy food habits and weight loss.

7 Nutrition Tips for Effective Fat Loss

Positive Health Wellness have produced a definitive guide via an infographic with images and ideas on 7 ways nutritional tips anemic ideas for effective, safe and sustained fat loss. This infographic was written by Karen Reed

The nutritional tips are: 

- Diet at an appropriate rate

10 Ways to Drop a Pound in a Week

Informative and useful infographic from Picklee which gives us 10 activities that we can do to get active, burn calories, help lose weight and have fun too.

How Much Is a Pound of Fat?

It is a well known fact that to lose weight and 'just' 1 pound of fat, we have to burn or create a deficit of about 3,500 calories. This can be achieved through a mixture of exercise and diet. 

Exercise needs to be an aspect of our lifestyle alomgside healthy nutritional choices - exercise and nutrition go hand in hand and compliment each other. There are no quick ways and fixes to losing belly fat. Reducing the size of abdominal fat cells requires more than just cutting calories and therefore exercise should be a part of the equation.

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"I am now much fitter and stronger and my body shape has changed signifiacntly for the better. I am far more toned and even the bingo wings have disappeared and have been replaced with nicely toned arms. "
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