Weight Loss

Weight loss related articles and tips from celebrity fitness trainer, Lucas James, located in Scottsdale, Arizona.

John Goodman’s Weight Loss Diet and Workout

John Goodman’s Weight Loss Diet and Workout

Most celebrities who lose large amounts of weight are suspect to lap band and other surgeries, but one of the best stories around is how John Goodman lost over 100 pounds from the best method around; through diet, exercise, and lifestyle.

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3 Mental Preparation Tips for Weight Loss and Fitness

3 Mental Preparation Tips for Weight Loss and Fitness

According to the 2011 Food & Health Survey conducted by the International Food Information Council Foundation, 77 percent of Americans are trying to lose weight or avoid gaining weight. Despite their efforts, nearly 70 percent of Americans are overweight or obese. This is due to a variety of factors, but for many, it comes down […]

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5 Fundamentals To Getting Lean Fast

5 Fundamentals To Getting Lean Fast

Need to strip off the fat to reveal your lean and muscular body as fast as possible? Don’t be a victim of the common misconceptions surrounding fat loss that will tell you to eat salad and spend hours on the treadmill at the gym. Losing weight takes time and is accomplished through hard work, the […]

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Alcohol: How it Affects Your Body and Tips for Smart Consumption

Alcohol: How it Affects Your Body and Tips for Smart Consumption

The fitness industry has long had a negative stance on alcohol consumption due to its lack of nutrition (empty calories) and ethanol content, the toxic metabolic by-product that can cause damage to your liver and inhibit essential nutrient absorption like amino acids and B vitamins, while also impeding upon muscle protein synthesis. And at 7 […]

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3 Dieting Secrets for a Summer Body

3 Dieting Secrets for a Summer Body

No matter how great the workout program, a lean and fit summer body will never be achieved without the proper nutritional program and diet adherence. Many people resort to radical protocols to achieve a desired summer physique such as increased meal frequencies, nutrient timing, and cutting certain macro-nutrients; when in reality they should really be […]

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4 Tips for a Flat Stomach

4 Tips for a Flat Stomach

If you’ve ever suffered from unwanted abdominal bloating, you know how uncomfortable it is when you try and fit into your clothes and how embarrassing it can be when you need to sport a bathing suit. Everyone desires a flat and toned stomach but many people are often confused about how to reduce their abdominal […]

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Burn More Calories with These 4 Metabolism Hacks

Burn More Calories with These 4 Metabolism Hacks

Your metabolism refers to how many calories you burn throughout the day. Your metabolism is comprised of several influencing variables such as your basal metabolic rate, the thermic effect of food, non-exercise activity thermogenesis, and the energy expended through conscious exercise or physical activity. Here are four metabolism hacks that will help you burn maximum […]

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4 Reasons You’re Not Losing Weight

4 Reasons You’re Not Losing Weight

If you’re one of the 186 million American adults who are weight conscious and would like to lose weight, then you have at some point struggled with the difficulty in doing so. Of these millions of adults, only 54% make an effort to consciously improve their body composition by employing methods like exercising, cutting back […]

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How to Calculate Your Basal Metabolic Rate

How to Calculate Your Basal Metabolic Rate

Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR) is the amount of caloric expenditure, or energy used, when at rest in a non-digestive state. Your BMR is the largest component of daily energy expenditure and is also highly variable depending on several individual physiological factors.  Of these factors, it can be agreed that the most influential on BMR is […]

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5 Easy Tricks to Burn More Calories at Work

5 Easy Tricks to Burn More Calories at Work

Your metabolism is the amount of energy (calories) your body uses to maintain its weight and body composition. Your metabolism is made up of three components. The first is the basal metabolic rate (BMR), second is the thermic effect of food (TEF), and lastly, the activity and non-activity thermogenesis. Sitting at a desk at work […]

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