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Paleo diet for athletes


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Losing weight can seem like the most difficult thing in the world to achieve, but having the right knowledge can make a world of difference. Knowing what you are doing and having an informed plan of action makes any task easier. Use the advice in this article to help you finally drop those pounds.

Avoiding soda is an easy way to lose weight without reducing food intake. Water is the best substitute, but milk, juice, and other natural, healthy choices are also important. Reducing the amount of sugar and calories you consume by avoiding soda and other unhealthy drinks will greatly supplement any weight loss effort.

In order to lose weight, try to eat less fried foods. The oil necessary to make fried foods is difficult for the body to process properly and it will, inevitably, make your heart and other organs less efficient. Try to mix up eating fried foods with eating steamed or baked foods.

When trying to lose weight, incorporate low-fat or non-fat yogurt into your diet. This is extremely beneficial because of the fat burning capabilities that yogurt possesses. The cultures found in yogurt not only help burn fat, but provide other excellent effects such as aiding in digestion, and boosting the immune system.

When losing weight you may want to try to switch to green tea in lieu of sodas or sugary drinks. Green tea does contain caffeine so if concurrently you are cutting your intake of caffeine opt for decaffeinated green tea. Green tea can help raise your metabolism and has many useful antioxidants that help your immune system.

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Paleo diet for athletes

  1. 1. Whats The #1 Worst Food For Weight Loss?Find Out Here >>
  2. 2. Why Short Duration, High intensity Exercises are Betterthan Long Duration WorkoutsNo matter what age, background orgeographical location, the mostimportant thing in a persons life is theirphysical health. Getting healthy andstaying healthy includes several activitiesthat must be done on a consistent basis.These include eating healthy, balancedmeals and regular exercise. However,millions of people dedicate time, energyand expense to regular exercise routinesbut see little or no real weight loss within a reasonable time. Many people getfrustrated or discouraged and decrease or stop exercising all together.Every human being needs some form of physical activity on a regular basis inorder to stay healthy. Eliminating physical activity can be very detrimental to thehealth of any individual, including children and older adults.Exercise is also the catalyst to burning calories to lose weight. It is commonknowledge that maintaining an optimal weight results in better overall health andincrease in confidence and self image. Even for people who are not overweight,having a safe and effective exercise plan will increase the chances they willcontinue to exercise regularly. While any form of exercise is better than none atall, there is a way to increase its effectiveness for those who are trying to loseweight.
  3. 3. In most cases the issue is the type of exercise which results in slow or no results.Years of research has shown that short duration high intensity interval training(HITT) is much more effective for losing weight than exercising for longer periodsof time because it burns more calories. Not only does this type of exercise burnoff calories faster, research has shown it also provides improvement incardiovascular function even in rapid workouts as short as 30 seconds.This type of exercise combines high intensity exercise followed by a recoveryphase in one workout. It is popular for its effectiveness in addition to the time itsaves for people who are too busy for long workouts several times a week.Before starting this or any other workout routine smokers, people who havenever exercised and those over 40 years of age should consult a doctor. The nextstep is to find a safe and effective program to assist with reaching goals. ThePrimalBurn program is a comprehensive plan that will do just that.PaleoBurn combines nutrition and exercise with motivation and recovery forpeople who are serious about getting fit and healthy. The program is based uponhealth and weight loss information obtained from extensive research in this field.The exercise structure of the program has two sections that are designed forvarious fitness levels. It also includes an "absolute beginner" workout so thatthose who are brand new to short duration and high intensity exercise can learngradually. The exercise portion of the PaleoBurn program also includes therecovery period; which has been proven to be one of the most important thingsto help the body lose fat. Details about losing weight, tips for weight loss andhealth and much more are all included in the PrimalBurn program.
  4. 4. How Sleep Can Help You Lose WeightEveryone tries to keep their weightdown for better health, improvedappearance or any number of reasons.Some people who are desperate to takeoff pounds or maintain their weightresort to any means necessary with faddiets such as eating lemons or othersingle foods, liquid only diets and coloncleanses. Sadly, some people even turnto dangerous habits such as binging,purging or even starvation. Any of these activities can cause serious harm tohealth and if continued, can even lead to death. There are ways to safely loseweight that are available for people of all sizes. In addition, there is somethingthat almost everyone does each day without effort that research has shown helpsshed pounds-simply going to sleep.Yes, as strange as it sounds it is true that there is a direct link between sleep orlack of sleep and a persons weight. Extensive studies have concluded that weightis influenced by sleep habits. This is due to two hormones in the body, ghrelin andleptin. These hormones are what regulate the appetite. What becomes an issueis that sleeping is linked to the production of these hormones. To put it anotherway, lack of sleep often causes an increase in the appetite, leading to overeatingeither during the night or the next day. Many people have related that theycannot seem to get enough to eat on the days following a night of insomnia. Ifyou are not sleeping because you are trying to get too much done or are engagingin activities that keep you awake, by all means change your habits and get theproper rest
  5. 5. Insufficient sleep slows down the metabolism and also increases the BMI, whichwe know means the body is carrying around excessive fat in. So, in addition tocausing an insatiable hunger due to the appetite hormone, the poor restlesssleeper also has a slower metabolism because of lack of sleep. Most peopleprefer not to take the risk of becoming addicted to sleep aids in order to maintaina healthy weight. For people who simply cannot get sufficient rest on a consistentbasis, there is a solution to the problem of the risk of obesity.A quality plan that involves proper nutrition, exercise and health solutions cancounterbalance the effects of insomnia for those who suffer it through no fault oftheir own. PaleoBurn is a comprehensive program, not only for those who dontsleep, but for anyone who wants to stay healthy and lose weight safely andeffectively.PrimalBurn incorporates a plan which includes eating foods that speed up asluggish metabolism to help lose weight quickly. The tailor made exercise plans inPrimalBurn are designed to have the optimal effect, whether the person is abeginner or expert. Solid and proven motivational tips and techniques help toround out this popular and successful program. Ideally, you get enough rest andcan use PaleoBurn as a supplemental way to maintain your overall health. But ifsleep eludes you on a consistent basis, let PaleoBurn be your weapon to combatthe unhealthy effects of insomnia.
  6. 6. Obesity Levels in America Climb To Record HeightsObesity is a condition that is the result ofexcessive body fat accumulation. It ismost often caused by overeatingcombined with little or no physicalactivity. It can also be the result ofgenetics, medications or other disorders.Obesity is determined by the body massindex, or BMI. BMI is calculated bydividing weight by the number of inchesin height squared. This figure ismultiplied by 703 to get the percentage of body fat. In most cases a BMI of over30 percent is considered obese for an average adult. Unfortunately, obesity hasbecome extremely common in the United States, where over 37 percent of adultshave this condition. The consequences of this epidemic are very serious for manyreasons.Obesity greatly increases the chances of a long list of health problems and,depending on the disease, can even result in death. Obesity commonly increasesthe risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes, two very serious medical conditions.In addition, obesity can cause sleep apnea, a condition that obstructs the airwayduring sleep. Asthma, osteoarthritis and cancer are among other conditions thathave been linked to obesity. Such serious health problems place a burden on thepatient as well as family and friends.Among the many other serious problems due to obesity include its high financialcosts. Hospitalization, medication, missed days from work and other issuesstemming from obesity related conditions rise each year. It is reported that over
  7. 7. $140 million was spent in the year 2008 for obesity related medical care. Again,this places a severe financial strain to pay expensive medical bills. But this strainis not restricted to the patient and family, however. Billions of Medicare andMedicaid dollars finance medical costs for obesity, which affects the economy ofthe nation.At the rate it is growing, obesity can have an affect, directly or indirectly, on everycitizen in the country, including infants, children and teens. Fortunately, it is aproblem that can be drastically reduced through hard work by several meansincluding:Early and continuing education regarding obesity. In recent years, there has beena push toward providing better information about the negative affects of obesityand help getting healthy, which is proving to be helpful.Increase in physical activities. It is next to impossible to remain healthy withoutsome form of exercise. Exercise is essential for losing weight and maintaininggood health.Weight loss. Losing weight is not as easy as it sounds, as millions of people canattest to. And since studies have shown that starvation and fad diets do not work,it is important to find a safe and effective way to lose weight. PaleoBurn is anexceptional program that has helped people lose as many pounds as they need toget healthy. Unlike conventional diet and exercise routines, the program providesusers with seven proven successful keys to weight loss. PaleoBurn incorporates aformula that helps the body to burn fat quickly by eating foods and doingtargeted exercises that cause the body to speed up metabolism. This system hashelped people worldwide to attain optimal weight and improve overall health in anatural, more effective manner.
  8. 8. Facts about Cortisol and how it affects Fat StorageAs medicine advances over thedecades, more and more information ismade available to the public about thehuman body and how it functions. Inrecent years cortisol has been in thepublic eye via the media and in medicalliterature. What it is and how it affectsthe body has been a widely discussedsubject for many years by medicalpersonnel as well non medical peoplewho are interested in the latest issues with regard to health. Cortisol is one ofmany hormones in the body. It is produced by both males and females in thebodys adrenal glands. Cortisol has several functions including increasing bloodsugar and immune system suppression among other functions. However, it iscortisols affect on the body when it is under stress that is the cause of concernfor many people.The body produces Cortisol as a natural response to stress. This includes injury ortrauma to the body, emotional stress, and lack of sleep or illness. Even relativelyminor situations like traffic jams or an argument with a friend or co-worker willcause the body to produce this hormone. So why is this problem? Simply put, theprocess in which the body deals with stress causes an increase in heart rate,increase in fatty acids and fat creation as Cortisol is released. Additionally,visceral obesity, or fat deep within the abdominal cavity, is also increased whenthe body is under stress.
  9. 9. Unfortunately, although some people have more stress in their lives than others,no one living on this planet can completely avoid stress. Since that is the case, weare all susceptible to the affects of Cortisol on our bodies. And it is a well knownfact that excessive fat can cause a myriad of health problems, including heartdisease and osteoarthritis. Fat around the abdominal cavity, in addition to beingunsightly, can be linked to type 2 diabetes. And since the release of this hormoneis unavoidable, it is important to find a way to counterbalance the release of thishormone that is beneficial to the body in so many other ways.It is no secret that keeping weight within normal ranges, eating healthy andkeeping emotionally fit are keys to a better and longer life. While this soundsgood in theory, millions of people find it too difficult to incorporate a plan intotheir everyday lives, in addition to dealing with the unavoidable stressors ofeveryday living. Combine these stressors with unexpected crises or illnesses thatmay arise, and it becomes extremely hard to keep a handle on weight gain. Thegood news is that help is available to assist individuals to get their weight loss andexercise habits under control. PaleoBurn has proven to be successful for a varietyof people.PaleoBurn is a program that incorporates all of these things through safenutritional guidance that results in weight loss without starvation. The programalso addresses exercise, which is vital to losing and maintaining weight, byoffering safe and effective routines to supplement the nutritional plan for peopleat all levels of fitness. Additionally, PaleoBurn includes motivation, tips andwellness information all in one affordable program.