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The Fat-Burning Effects of HIIT Workouts Are ExaggeratedBella VistaPeople who lift regularly will often say that if you want to get lean, you shouldn't bother with steady-state cardio, it's a waste of time. They argue, the key to losing fat as fast as humanly possible is to do high-intensity interval training (HIIT) instead. That's not necessarily wrong: HIIT can be a very efficient way to spend your time in the gym. In some cases, just 30 minutes of HIIT each week can improve various markers of cardiometabolic health to the same extent as two and a half hours of traditional cardio. The fat-burning benefits of HIIT, however, have been greatly exaggerated, and it doesn't work nearly as well for fat loss as some like to claim. Here's a closer look at the science on cardio and weight loss and what it all means for you.
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Mindfulness: The Solution to overcoming your barriersSouthportWith the everyday hustle and bustle consuming us more than ever, it's easy to feel busy yet not actually productive. The same can be said for our health; there is more information, gyms, workouts online, videos, bootcamps available to us yet as a county Australia is unhealthier than ever. We start a new diet or program, get overcome with all the information and sheer stress of the extra load onto our lives, break down and become even worse than before.
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Tips To Cut Back On SugarMona ValeWhen following a weight loss program, most people find that resisting sweet temptations is one of the most difficult things to adjust to and often opt for 'diet' products as a low calorie option to satisfy the sweet craving as well as stay on track with their progress.
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Eating with a familyWollongongOne of the biggest challenges in sticking to your diet is trying to make it "work" with your family and cook for a household. It can get hard to cook a meal that is macro/diet friendly that will keep everyone happy in the house, especially with kids who don't just want to have grilled chicken and vegies every night. Or when you're not doing the cooking that night, you don't always know how much or what has been put into the meals so how do you track it? How do you cook meals that your kids will like and keep on track? How can you take your family out for dinner and not have a blow out?
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3 Ways to Kickstart Your Health and Fitness JourneyMona ValeWeight training helps to increase your lean muscle mass, which in turn increases your resting metabolism. This means that when you are carrying out your daily activities you are burning a lot more energy as a result of your muscles being stronger. Muscle in its resting state is like an idling car engine, burning up fuel in the form of calories. Therefore, it's true that the more muscle you have, the more calories your body burns at rest each day. This doesn't always mean larger muscles, but the overall quality of the muscle is what counts. Increased Fat Burn Stronger bones
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