It is almost natural to consider supplementing with protein powder on your quest to lose weight. The question “should I use protein powder to lose weight?” is a common one.
Protein powder supplements are plastered all throughout health magazines. Bodybuilders are known for drinking protein shakes before or after a workout.
Is it really necessary to use protein powder for weight loss?
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If you think walking isn’t a good way to lose weight, think again. My job actually requires a lot of walking and I’ve managed to drop 6 pounds in one month from walking alone.
When you think of power walking, you may picture someone walking quickly down the road while swinging their arms in an exaggerated manner.
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We’ve owned both a Ninja blender and a Nutribullet for years now.
While the Ninja is a pretty powerful blender, there are some things we do and do not like about it. The same goes for the Nutribullet.
I will outline some of the pros and cons of both blenders below to hopefully help you make the best decision for your kitchen needs.
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There is more to developing strong core muscles than trying to have six-pack abs.
Although six-pack abs can result from strengthening your core muscles, there are better reasons to do so.
You may not realize how important a strong core is to our everyday functions.
The following benefits may get you to focus on your core muscles as part of your fitness routine.
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Brooks Women’s Running Shoe Overview – Ghost 9
Name: Brooks Women’s Ghost 9 Running Shoes
Purpose: Ideal for running or walking
First off, I will say that I am not an avid runner. If anything, I walk a lot more than I run. So you’re probably wondering why I chose the Brooks Women’s Running shoe.
I chose these shoes for the purposes of walking. We went to a Good Feet store and Brooks was a brand they carried and recommended.
I had never heard of this brand until today. The shoes I have been using for walking are not ideal.
After walking on average 3 to 4 miles per day, my feet were throbbing in pain. Once I tried on these shoes, I felt a huge difference.
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A healthy diet is a key element of losing weight. This is what makes meal preparation for weight loss so beneficial.
The phrase “six-pack abs begin in the kitchen” holds true.
Even if you do not desire six-pack abs, your weight loss results are primarily determined by what you eat.
The following are 10 huge benefits of meal prepping. If you aren’t currently doing it, you may change your mind after reading this.
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Name: Burn the Fat 7-Day Body Transformation Program
Owners: Tom Venuto
Burn the Fat 7-Day Body Transformation Program, Product Overview
The Burn the Fat 7-Day Body Transformation Program is a health and fitness system designed by fat-loss expert, bodybuilder, and health & fitness writer, Tom Venuto.
The program is designed not only for weight loss but for complete body transformation. The program consists of 5 elements:
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Are you becoming concerned about your metabolism slowing down?
While it is true that our metabolism slows as we age, it doesn’t slow as much as you may think.
The reason our metabolism slows as we age is due to losing some muscle mass as we age. We also tend to hold fat as we age (1).
Muscle burns more calories than fat. It makes sense to build and keep as much muscle mass as possible.
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Walking is probably one of the most underrated forms of exercise there is.
When people think of exercise, they usually think of either cardio or weight training. Yet, walking is a great form of exercise that is low-impact and can be done almost anytime and anywhere.
There are several benefits of walking 30 minutes a day. However, I am going to outline other big benefits that are also positive side effects of walking on a regular basis.
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You are probably familiar with the racks of dumbbells at the gym. Most gyms offer a wide variety of free weights.
Dumbbells can range anywhere from 1 pound all the way up to 100 pounds. The problem with obtaining an entire set of dumbbells for the home is that it is costly.
Besides price, a set of dumbbells can also take up a significant amount of space in your home. This is why adjustable dumbbells are so convenient.
The big question is “do adjustable dumbbells work?” There are some pros and cons to using them, but for the most part, they work well for any home gym.
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