Category Archives: Fat Loss

9 Ways to Lose Fat and Keep Muscle

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To build muscle, your nutrition program must complement your training regime; otherwise you will not gain any significant amounts of new muscle tissue. By the same token, to lose fat and not muscle, you must follow a few simple nutrition and exercise principles. These are principles that have been used by bodybuilders and other physique athletes to […]

5 hormones that cause weight gain

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Did you know that regulating hormones can help control weight gain, even without reducing the intake of food? Yes, really! Angela Tufvesson finds out more. Melatonin What is it? The hormone of darkness, melatonin maintains the body’s circadian rhythm. The circadian rhythm is an internal 24-hour clock that regulates when we fall asleep and wake up. The […]

15 tummy flattening foods

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Want to maintain a flat stomach? These foods contain fibre to banish the bloat, antioxidants to boost your abs routine’s effectiveness and protein to help maintain a healthy metabolism.   1. Cucumber Cooling and diuretic, cucumber is good to eat when your tummy feels like a tightened drum. It can help to relieve fluid retention and its fibre-rich skin […]

10 ways to boost calorie burn at the gym

Trick up your workout with these simple techniques to burn more fat at the gym. 1. Aim for 3-7 reps To boost metabolism, you want fewer reps with heavier weights according to the Norwegian University of Sport and Physical Education. To maximise calorie burn after your workout (a.k.a. excess post-exercise oxygen consumption or EPOC), aim for three to seven […]

top fat loss tips

From recovery sessions to food intolerances, trainer and IsoWhey sports ambassador Alexa Towersey shares her top five tips for fat loss. 1. Complete a lifestyle diary This includes what you eat, when you go to bed, how often you go to the bathroom and how much water you drink. This will make you accountable and aware of any bad habits […]