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7 Strategies to Lose Weight Without Counting Calories

By Claire Riley, B.S. | Jan 22, 2018 8:31 AM

Losing weight can be boiled down to a simple principle of burning more calories than you are eating. If you’re looking to lose weight, there’s a good chance you’ve heard of counting calories in order to drop body fat. But in many cases, this isn’t practical.

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5 Easy Ways to Reduce Hunger and Lose Fat Without Counting Calories

By Rudy Mawer MSC, BSC | Oct 27, 2016 8:30 AM

Research shows that 90% of diets fail, with most re-gaining the weight (and even more!) over a 5 year period.  While there are lots of variable reasons why diets fail, one of the most important issues is constant hunger.  Of course, when it comes to fat loss, one of the most basic principles is being in an energy deficit - eating less total food or calories than you burn per day. This is where the well-known recommendation: “eat less and move more” came from.

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What's In Your Weight Loss Shake?

By Mark Occhipinti, Ph.D. | May 19, 2016 10:48 AM


Television is full of commercials of celebrities and retired professional athletes that promote weight loss shakes and weight loss programs to “Crush Your CravingsTM”. The list of ingredients for these products reads like a who’s who of what not to put into your body.  

If your goal is to drop bodyweight it is important to recognize that your actual goal should be weight lost in terms of “fat weight”, not just water weight and lean body mass.  I am all for losing that extra “10 pound dumbbell” someone is carrying around, and for having a smaller waist circumference, as it carries with it many health benefits.

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Why Eating Less Doesn't Guarantee Weight Loss

By Demmy James | Feb 5, 2016 9:06 AM

For most people, the winter season is the hardest part of the year for their body. In the winter, we eat more and move less, gaining weight we want to lose before the sun comes out.

So why is it then that even the best eating efforts don't deliver equally amazing results? After all, eating less food should result in a slimmer body, right? Unfortunately, human biology is more complicated than that. This often causes many people to give up on their dreams of losing weight, when all they need to do is look at their own lifestyle more closely.

Are you still wondering then how to lose fat when you already might be doing the right things with your diet? Read on…

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6 Tips and Exercises for Overweight Clients

By Amy Occhipinti, M.S. | Feb 6, 2014 1:35 PM

Chances are at some point in your professional personal training career you are going to encounter the opportunity to work with an overweight or obese client. If you are seasoned personal trainer or a newbie to personal training, you may find these tips helpful!

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