Ignore these Fat Loss Myths
There are many myths about fat loss out there. Recognizing what they are can go a long way toward helping you reach your own fat loss goals. Here are 5 myths about losing fat you need to ignore.
Diets Don’t Work
Sure they do!
Practically all diets work, at least in the short term. And diets should only be for the short term.
You can take off the excess weight quickly with an effective diet.
But you KEEP the weight off with a LIFESTYLE change!
Then they blame the diet for not working. It’s not the diet, it’s the lifestyle!
Going Extremely Low-Calorie is Bad
Going very low calorie, and even outright fasting, can be an extremely effective way to lose weight quickly, as you get a bigger calorie deficit and force the body to burn fat for energy.
- But it must be done the right way. You can’t go extremely low-calorie for a long stretch at a time, maybe just a few days here and there to kick-start the metabolism.
I Just Want to Tone Up
There is no such thing as getting toned. You can build muscle and you can burn fat. That’s it.
What most people call toning up is burning away fat while preserving lean muscle. You don’t want to lose muscle along with the fat or you’ll just be a smaller version of your fat self, or what we call skinny fat.
Light-weight High-rep Training is the Best Way to Burn Fat
It can be effective, if done correctly. But if you don’t work hard, you won’t see results.
The BEST training style for fat-loss is a mix of heavier training, to preserve mass and strength, and lighter, high-rep training that focuses on Lactic Acid accumulation.
When Lactic Acid accumulates in the body, this changes the acidity (the pH) in the bloodstream. Your body reacts to this by secreting Growth Hormone, which is a potent fat-burning and muscle-preserving hormone.
You Can Never Eat Your Favorite Foods Again
Just not true, of course you can! Can you eat whatever you want, whenever you want? No, but that doesn’t mean you can never have ice cream, or pizza, or potato chips again.
Keep these five fat loss myths in mind and you can get better results from your training and nutrition programs.As a reminder, please note that we are an affiliate of NOW Lifestyle, Amazon, KrisClicks.com, Content Sparks, OptinMonster, and numerous other companies where we may earn reseller fees and commissions if a visitor makes a purchase after clicking on one of our images, posts, or links and visits the advertiser's website.
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