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Running – The age-old formula to reduce Belly Fat

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Losing belly fat is easier said than done, but a concerted effort always gets paid no matter what the target is. You just have to learn the ropes, apply them regularly, and get awarded with a flat-like-a-plate belly. What else do you want when everyone in your friends circle, praise you for having such a fit body, with no fat bulging from the belly & around the waist.

Let me assure that with simple running tips you can get to look years younger than your age and get admired wherever you go. Let’s see how.

tempo running to lose belly fat

tempo running to lose belly fat

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TEMPO RUNNING: The old formula of running at a normal pace initially, then galloping for a fixed time, again coming down to a sober speed, and finishing off with another lightning pace, can never go unrewarded. Take my word do interval running to boost metabolism and prune belly fat. When you try running like explained above your legs get stronger while the fat around the waist, belly and chest, gets absorbed, adjusted, & toned, so there’s no loss of weight, rather a huge fat consolidation.

Distance Matters: Belly fat removal doesn’t come by with Push-ups, Chin-ups, even by rope skipping, squats, etc. You got to lose body fat from everywhere you can think of. So, running is the only option you need to apply, and see the calories burning as if your whole body has caught fire. A 10 minute a mile pace can slash 45 calories from your body, every 5 minutes. So the longer you run, the more calories you get to burn.

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High Knees Running: Practice running by kicking your knees as high-up in the air as they can go, without making you fall down on the ground. Yes! It’s another stupid but a time-tested trick that tones-up the abs. Run like that for a minute, stop and take rest for another minute, and then resume. Do it 2 to 3 times; you’ll see a visible improvement in your belly shape.

Challenge Yourself: Try to gather speed 1 to 2 times between runs; like go at a sober pace, say 10 minutes per mile, for 10 minutes, then suddenly build-up speed, say 6 to 7 minutes a mile pace; keep going like that for a couple of minutes, then go back to normal running. You’ll love this style of running, plus acheive wash-board abs at the end.

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Whip up juicy broiled chicken breasts – Lose Weight and Gain Lean Fat

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Losing weight is mighty easy if you have the inclination plus know what foods are best for that. Like green leafy vegetables, & fruits like bananas, broiled chicken is another high protein, tasty, and easy-to-digest food. Yep! You heard it right. What makes broiled chicken a favorite of athletes, wrestlers, footballers? Well, it’s the proteins that it contains and the easy-to-digest factor that makes broiled chicken a darling of foodies who don’t want to miss the nutrition and also are looking to trim down.

I go for broiled chicken anytime when I am feeling hungry. Do you know that a cup of diced roasted Chicken is filled with 39 grams of protein. Wanna know how much proteins, carbs, and number of calories are there in varied sizes of roasted chicken? Read Here: http://www.fatsecret.com/calories-nutrition/food/roast-chicken/protein

When you workout you gotta have lot of proteins for damage repair and broiled chicken can be the one that provides that. It will not only satiate your hunger but will bring on fat loss as well as help gain lean fat. So it makes an amazing recipe for fitness and weight management.

Whip up juicy broiled chicken breasts.

Olive oil rubbed chicken

Olive oil rubbed chicken

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Ingredients

1) 3 tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil

2) 2 tablespoons Salt

3) 1 tablespoon black pepper

4) Chicken Breasts Cuts with Bone

Directions

1) Pour olive oil over the chicken breasts and rub well with your hands until it’s absorbed. Sprinkle salt and black pepper on the top, sides, back, to ooze-up the tastes.

2) Place chicken pieces in a broiling pan for cooking. The skin-side of the breasts should lie flat at the base.

3) After 10 minutes change the sides and now the skin-side should be up. Keep broiling another 10 minutes till chicken gets a light brown hue and the juices ooze.

4) Remove and wait for 5 minutes to let the chicken cool down. It’s ready-to-serve now.

Enjoy and feel refreshed after having broiled chicken breasts. Did you like the recipe?

High-energy Foods Good for Muscle Repair – Joggers Need them Badly

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The foods that joggers need have to meet their energy demands as they have to sweat-out and burn a lot. So if they do not get the kind of high energy that their intensive training asks for they won’t sustain much and will burn-out fast. I have seen myself that when I jog for around 3 miles my body is drained off all its resources; I need immediate recharging, so that I could be ready for the next jogging session.

I am not a professional athelete still I gotta take high energy producing foods like boiled eggs, beans, potatoes, etc. Without them I won’t be able to repair the wear and tear that my body gets from the fitness routines I follow. There are special foods that you cannot do without and they have to be a part of the meals.

 

eat bananas to lose weight

eat bananas lose weight

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Bananas for muscles repair like anything and fire you up so that you can run that extra mile. So my best bet are bananas and at the top of the chart. Eat as many as you can, 3 to start with; they are full of fibers and dissolve in the blood stream quite quickly, so are easily digested; secondly, you get your energy quota from them.

 


Peas are high energy food
Lean Beef, Peas are my Favorites

Peas are high energy food

 

Beef is protein rich food and also supply you the vital iron that helps avoid fatigue that is common with most professional runners, and true for routine joggers like me as well. Some iron-rich vegetables that you can have are beans, peas, most cereals. Eat them and see the difference they make.

Berries are all Vitamin C and Potassium

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Now another option worth adopting is berries; sweet, delicious, juicy they repair the muscle tears got from hard running and keep your injuries out. Have berries any types blueberries, blackberries, red-berries, cranberries, strawberries etc. to meet the challenges of your body.

Guys/girls never take your body’s needs non-seriously and eat well to stay fit. Muscles are the key so your goal is to keep them free of damage and fulfill their energy deficiencies.

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Drink Milk Post-workout to Grow Lean Muscles – Says a Scientific Study

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Matt Whitmore drinks 1 pint milk after a training session. Is it true? Read full story:

Pumping iron becomes necessary when a person enters middle-age; it’s a scientific calculation that approx. 15-200 grams of muscles are lost every year after age 30, and to make for the loss pumping iron is the only guaranteed technique. It’s the only strengthening activity that give fruits in a short time, but one has to work really hard.Watch Full Movie Online Streaming Online and Download

As per a study weight training makes the muscles move damaged mitochondria out and new ones to take that place. Mitochondria are tiny structures present in the body’s cells that produce energy. Their fuel is oxygen that they use for making energy. Weight training turns the muscles of an older person young again and repairs the damage.

Now milk says a study has amazing properties that fasten the growth of muscles dramatically. Can you believe that? I did not initially but tried it practically. After one month of drinking 1 liter fat-free milk I was able to gain 2-3 extra kilograms of lean muscles, plus also lost fat. I felt more energy in me and there was improvement in my performance.

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post workout milk

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My fitness turned for the better after regular consumption of skimmed milk, immediately after finishing off my workout. You can gain double the amount of muscle by taking milk rather than any other energy drink like soy or carbohydrates drink. When you gain muscles you gain strength, fitness, and thirdly you burn more calories in the resting stage when you are relaxing or sleeping.

So, why don’t you start having plain skimmed milk after a weight training or jogging session. You’ll gain much by doing that. Will you?

A Yummy Ice-cream Dessert that will not let you Put-on Fat

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Ice cream always is & will remain a universally liked dessert that’s savored at all seasons both in hot summer months or cool winters. Why then should it not be molded into a low fat high nutrition yet delicious dessert?

Well, a mint & chocolate chips infused ice-cream dessert can fulfill that need in a subtle way.


Lets’ see how we can whip-up a healthy devouring ice cream from nothing.

Ingredients:

One-fourth tsp vanilla extract

One cup milk

2 tbps chocolate chips

3 drops peppermint extract

1 tsp cocoa powder

1 tbsp sugar and 1/16 tsp salt

Make a mixture of the ingredients in an ice-cube tray and put to freeze in a refrigerator. Take the blocks out when they are fully frozen. Use a microwave to thaw and blend iced milk, or vita-mix, anything that you like as long as the calories are low. Pour extra chocolate chips to keep the chocolate flavors running.

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Use an ice-cream scoop to draw out in an ice-cream bowl when you wanna serve because the ice-cream you were looking to prepare is about ready.

Nutrition Statistics of Mint Choco Chip Ice-cream:

Calories: 40

Fat grams: 3

Sugar Grams: 0

Enjoy the rich chocolate and cool mint flavored ice-cream and forget about fat accumulation. Still if you feel that fat is a factor, do some push-ups to convert fats into lean muscles.

Are you impressed? Then go on enjoying your sweet treat.