Yes, it sounds a strange way to lose lower belly fat. And it is strange. But multiple researchers have linked a quick whiff of peppermint to positive weight management. A 2007 Wheeling Jesuit University study into the effects of peppermint scent on appetite control and caloric intake threw up some really interesting results. […]
Are you struggling to get 8 hours uninterrupted sleep each night? Is disrupted sleep making you cranky and tired? Is it seemingly impossible to stick to your diet or healthy eating plans? Are you struggling with how to reduce tummy fat?
If your answer to the above questions is YES then there is probably good reason you are unable to get rid of excess tummy fat. […]
It wasn’t that long ago scientists tried to tell us that exercise is a myth, and not the best way to burn stomach fat (editors note: we didn’t totally agree with them). If exercise isn’t the answer… then the obvious replacement when exploring how to reduce fat from belly, or body, is dieting I suppose. Restricting oneself to certain amounts of special types of foods in order to lose weight. […]
What beverage do you reach for when dying of thirst? There are a range of options available from plain old fashioned water, through to a broad variety of sports drinks, energy drinks, juices and more.
Some claim to be specially formulated to quench thirst and counter dehydration, perhaps to aid sports performance, but maybe just for lifestyle survival. Others are popular because of the sweet taste that slides down the throat much more easily than water, it seems. […]
Girl, boy, man or woman. Regardless of age or gender, weight loss is tough. Individuals from all walks of life struggle with weight gain or an inability to shift fat from hard to reach places. Although admittedly losing weight seems to become exponentially more difficult as we age.
We’re never short of advice though. […]
Chill pepper may just fire up your weight loss. If you can manage a bit of spice or hot stuff and are desperately searching for foods that burn fat like crazy then add some chili pepper to your meal. It may just give your fat burning the edge.
Capsaican is the active compound in chili. It has been shown to provide an increase in metabolic processes post meal by elevating your body’s temperature. […]
Weights or Cardio? Experts spend considerable time and energy debating which is more effective for tackling hard to lose weight often centred in and around the abdomen. While many exercisers opt for cardio based programs, studies performed by Harvard University and other medical researchers suggest weight training offers more sustainable and reliable results. […]
Friday night again. The end of another long working week. Time to head out with friends and let your hair down. Or is it? Are you acutely aware of undermining an entire weeks weight loss efforts with a single night on the ‘sauce’? After all, drinking alcohol is a sure fire way to increase the size of one’s waistline right?
Do you really have to choose between going out with friends and your ability to lose stubborn belly fat? […]
Despite increased focus on exercise to combat weight gain, some 600 million people worldwide are categorised as obese. That volume has more than doubled in the past 25 years. Not only that, 1.9 billion (yes… billion) adults over the age of 18 are now considered overweight. Unbelievable.
With those astonishing stats in mind, the question needs to be asked: Is exercise actually effective in weight loss? […]
First up… confession time. I am fortunate at the moment to not be working. At least not what I’d call real work anyway. Typing away on the computer a few hours a day. Choosing the number of hours of effort I wish to employ, and at what time of day.
And it’s a good thing too […]