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Portion Control - How much is enough?

Posted by micheal hogan on Sunday, August 26, 2012, In : How to start losing fat 
I came across this handy little image of how to measure portions in your food plan. A big problem for people when trying to lose weight is their portion size. Some people don't know how much is too much and  they just keep eating because it is on the plate in front of them. I will post another article soon going deeper into portion control but for now download this PDF for yourself and keep this portion control sheet close at hand the next time you are about to overdo it on the pasta!

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The benefits of increasing protein intake.

Posted by micheal hogan on Sunday, March 6, 2011, In : How to start losing fat 

There are many reasons beyond "need" to increase protein intake. It can help boost body composition and performance related results. Heres how;

  • Increased Thermic Effect of Feeding - While all macronutrients (fats, carbs, proteins) require metabolic processing for digestion, absorption, and storage or oxidation (burning off), the thermic effect of protein is significantly higher than that of carbs or fats. In fact, protein requires 25-30% of the energy it provides just for digestion etc whi...

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15 Foods that kill Belly Fat Fast

Posted by micheal hogan on Monday, February 28, 2011, In : How to start losing fat 

Take a look at these 15 foods that can actually help to reduce that stubborn belly fat:

1) Avocados: loaded with two nutrients that are KEY to killing belly fat: hunger-crushing fibre (11 - 17g per avocado)
and monounsaturated fats, which studies have shown to actually "spot reduce" belly fat.

2) Peanut Butter: not just peanut butter, but mostly any seeds and nuts: postachios, walnuts, almonds,pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, and flax seeds. Why? They keep you full and satisfied for long periods ...
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How to go about losing fat.

Posted by micheal hogan on Thursday, November 11, 2010, In : How to start losing fat 

Are you trying to lose weight?..but struggling to get any results.

Lets a take look at what you can do to help you on your road to fat loss.

I say fat loss and not weight loss because you dont want to lose muscle mass just that stubborn body fat.

  1. its not all about doing endless hours of cardio in order to burn fat, equally as important are resistance exercises. Whole body workouts that use as much muscles as possible in a single repitition are great for burning calories and boosting the me...

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