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Why might I not be losing weight on the bowflex body leanness plan?

Why might I not be losing weight on the bowflex body leanness plan?

Not enough time: The most common cause is that people give up too quickly because they become discouraged. Base success on the number of months using the bowflex rather than pounds lost. ...Read more

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To achieve tone, sculpted muscles, and overall leanness, is it better to do isolated workouts or a full body work out?

To achieve tone, sculpted muscles, and overall leanness, is it better to do isolated workouts or a full body work out?

2 Different Goals: For overall leanness, you must reduce body fat. This requires a diet that is relatively low in carbodydrates because carbs are stored in the body as triglycerides (also known as fat) for sculpted muscles you need to isolate and work out those particular muscles so that they hypertrophy (grow). ...Read more

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What are some healthy lunches you can grab from the grocery store besides frozen lean cuisines?

What are some healthy lunches you can grab from the grocery store besides frozen lean cuisines?

Fresh foods: A good lunch is lean proteins such as fish, turkey or chicken, mixed with greens at the salad bar. Another good choice is a black bean or quinoa salad with added vegetables, or almond butter on apple slices. Salads are healthful when high-fat additions such as cheese and oil are limited. You can also grab low-fat cheese to eat with an apple. ...Read more

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Are frozen diet meals like lean cuisine and smart ones actually healthy or is it just the marketing?

Are frozen diet meals like lean cuisine and smart ones actually healthy or is it just the marketing?

Can be: If you are working toward weight loss, frozen meals can be helpful since they have the calculated calories written on the box. Work toward lowering your calories to lose weight. ...Read more

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Why is lean meat healthy for people with osteoporosis?

Why is lean meat healthy for people with osteoporosis?

Lean meat isn't-: -a treatment for osteoporosis. It is a source of protein. The simplest treatment is Vit-D & calcium.BUT the most effective way to obtain proper treatment for you is to have a workup by an endocrinologist as there are many factors that enter into the plan of care: fracture history, family history,T-score, to name a few. Get an evaluation! ...Read more

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My age is 24, and my height is 5 feet 8 inches.couple of back years I was fine with my overall health but now I have become very thin and lean.

My age is 24, and my height is 5 feet 8 inches.couple of back years I was fine with my overall health but now I have become very thin and lean.

Ideal weight: depends on your physical activity and nutrition. For problematic weight loss, we consider glandular problems like thyroid disease and more serious problems like cancer. If you are concerned about your weight and health overall, you should see your doc in order to go over more medical information and a physical exam, to make sure there is nothing serious to be of worry. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Thinking about starting the mediterranean diet. Anything in addition you all would suggest? I want to be healthy, but still stay lean and fit...

Thinking about starting the mediterranean diet. Anything in addition you all would suggest? I want to be healthy, but still stay lean and fit...

Good diet!: Recent study on over 7500 people followed in spain compared the mediterranean diet ( nuts , olive oil, fish, vegetables, wine -glass per day), vs low fat diet. Fewer heart attacks and strokes! good diet ! low fat diets are archaic! low carb also beats low fat! good nutritional support can't recommend low fat! ...Read more

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What does it mean to "eat normally"? Most girls nowadays are starving themselves, but look lean and healthy!

What does it mean to "eat normally"? Most girls nowadays are starving themselves, but look lean and healthy!

BMI: keep it 22--26.: The BMI is a very useful as a guide to help determine if u r eating normally. Yes, there is enormous pressure for women to stay thin, and there is no better way than to starve. To be a successful model, it is close to impossible to be 'normal'. Arm size on tv appears 10% larger than actual: look at their arms. Interesting that 3/5 of americans have a BMI over 30. ...Read more

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Just before 3 years back i used to look healthy(overall appearance) but with the same diet now i'm looking sick and lean what can be the cause?

Go to the Doctor: I am sorry to inform you that without personal and specific information there can be no valid answer to this very broad and non-specific question. ...Read more