Share this! Share this! Share this! Share this! Been working really hard to lose weight but the numbers on the scale remain the same? Don't worry, the number you see are actually a combination of a lot of different things. The weight that you see on your scale is just everything totaled up, they don't know what the composition is. Here might be some reasons why those numbers remain although your training and diet is in check : 1) Salt Intake - Eating salty food the previous day can cause high level of water [...]
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One of the most important things to accomplish when wanting to lose weight is to be in a caloric deficit. But have you ever wondered why when you seem to eat so little, it still seems almost impossible to achieve even a tiny bit of weight loss? One of the possibility of this happening is because of something called CALORIC DENSITY which means that different food will have different density. To put simply, density is the amount of mass over volume which means that for a food which has an equal amount of weight, the more space that food takes, the [...]
1. Your Stance Is Wrong Squats come in all shapes and sizes. No two people will squat the same, so it takes time to find your ideal squat stance. The proper stance will allow your knees to stay in line with the toes. 2. You Don't Use Your Feet Most people don’t use their feet properly while squatting. By actively using your feet, you can prevent your knees from caving in while also targeting your glutes more effectively. 3. You Don't Brace Your Core Your core muscles control your pelvis, which dictates your hip position. The knees follow the hips, so [...]
Calories Our bodies need energy to keep us alive and our organs functioning normally. When we eat and drink, we put energy into our bodies. Caloric Maintenance To maintain a stable weight, the energy we put into our bodies must be the same as the energy we use by normal bodily functions and physical activity. An important part of a healthy diet is balancing the energy you put into your bodies with the energy you use. Caloric Surplus A calorie surplus is a state in which you consume more calories than you burn leads to weight gain in [...]
Burning a kilogram of body fat takes up 7700kcal or 3500kcal per pound. Here we share an example of why food intake plays a big role in fat burning. So if you’re trying to burn off your ice-cream you had after lunch or your overestimated weekend ‘cheat meal’, think again. It’s not as simple as that. It is much easier to cut off 500kcal of food intake per day than to run hours on end to burn fat. Remember, you can’t out-exercise a bad diet.