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Lose Fat and Tone Up: 10 BEST Strategies

What works?  What doesn’t?

 Lose Fat and Tone Up:  10 BEST StrategiesAs a licensed personal trainer, I’ve witnessed the multitude of myths and fads that run rampant through the fitness and nutrition industries.  We all want a program that takes the least amount of time, yet misses nothing crucial.  There is no five-minute work out, no magic pill, and no single supplement available, that will give you instant results.

Follow these 10 proven strategies:

1.  Weight Train:  Train three times a week, allowing a minimum of twenty-four hours rest, between sessions.  Optimum increases in muscle growth, fat loss, and strength, occur only with complete recovery.  So, rest on your days off.

2.  Length of Session:  If you are able to weight train for more than fifty minutes, you are not pushing yourself hard enough.  Increase your intensity!  You should be at muscle exhaustion, by the fifty-minute mark.

3.  Body Parts:  On DAY ONE, train your biceps and triceps.  On DAY TWO, train your legs and shoulders.  And, on DAY THREE, train your back and chest.   Change up the order every six weeks, or so, to maintain muscle confusion.


Exercise for Kids – Tips for Parents

Source: Mercola.com

Exercise is just as important for kids as it is for adults, but unfortunately many children are emulating their parents and getting far less physical activity than they need to stay healthy.

free hidden object games 6 Exercise for Kids   Tips for ParentsLess than one-third of kids aged 6 to 17 get at least 20 minutes of vigorous exercise a day, and the 2010 Shape of the Nation Report from the American Heart Association and the National Association for Sport and Physical Education actually recommends one hour of exercise a day for Americans of all ages.

Kids are clearly falling way short of this goal. The report states:

“The reality, of course, is that children and adolescents in the United States are primarily sedentary. Most kids under age 18 spend the majority of their day sitting in classrooms, and a big part of their free time outside of school watching television, playing video games or surfing the Internet.”