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Training For Fat Loss In Simple Terms: What You Must Know

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Training for fat loss — so many opinions, and so many decisions. Since I am a proponent of maintaining good habits, and having a very clear focus on what you’re trying to accomplish, I personally subscribe to Occam’s razor when thinking about fat loss, programming, and above all, sticking to the plan.

Occam’s razor, if you’re unfamiliar, is the philosophy that states in the case of two or more explanations, the simpler one is probably best, and usually better.

I don’t want to overlook the importance of precision in programming and diet for the advanced trainee, and understanding where they are personally with training and diet experience, but most advanced folks are typically getting an outside opinion and coaching to keep them on track.

So let’s talk about training for fat loss, and what you should consider if you’re trying to get the most out of your efforts. [Read more…]

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Make A Small Promise To Yourself, and Keep It [30-day challenge]

When you set a fitness and physique goal, it’s easy to get caught up in the motivation you feel, and excitement of what’s to come. However, after a few days of hard work, the reality always sets in.

Our reality is far different than what we initially dreamt up in our heads. Getting up early to hit the gym was easy on week one, but now that week two is here, the soreness is a reminder of just how hard the first week was. [Read more…]

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Fitness Goals: Understanding Why We Give Up

It’s the second week of February, and if you set a physique-related resolution, but have since given up, I want to help you to determine exactly why.

Today we’re going to focus on figuring out exactly what went wrong, and why you gave up. Then in part 2, we’ll wrap up with a surefire system that will allow you to not only set a proper, realistic, and achievable goal, but actually do the work on a daily basis to stick to your word.

So if you’re not someone who’s since given up your resolution, and have been somewhat consistent but with lackluster results, I’d encourage you to read last week’s piece and figure out where you might be messing up. [Read more…]