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What Is The Total Gym Diet Plan
Give me suggestions about diet plan and exercise to increase my muscle size and strength. I noticed only small development in 6 months of gymming.
Decrease processed carbohydrates, such as bread, pasta, cookies, and so on. Eat well balanced meals, including healthy carbs, fats, and proteins. Drink water.
Do weight intensive exercises with your major muscles, working to do each set to exhaustion. One or two sets, six to eight reps each, once or twice a week, so show excellent results in two months. You may not be using heavy enough weights. ...Read more
Refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more
Diet recommends: 1/4 plate as protein, 1/4 plate as complex carbohydrates (whole grains for example), 1/4 plate as vegetables, and 1/4 plate as fruit. Vary the complex carbohydrates to include legumes, potatoes, yams, and vary the vegetables in color. Aim for lean proteins- 3 ounces a serving of meat, chicken, fish. Try fresh fruits and vegetables, try to avoid fried foods and processed foods. ...Read more
I need a good diet plan I just had a baby 8 months ago I'm 152 5'3 and want to be 135 I go to the gym 3x's a week what the best meal plan for me?
See below: Reduce your carbohydrates, increase your protein, drink plenty of water. Stay away from protein drinks. You need to learn to eat correct. Cardio for 15 to 30 mins a day. See ww. Weighstation. Net for faq and diet plans that will help you. Read the newsletters for recipes see your md for follow up. ...Read more
Fat vs fit: You may want to gain weight but not fat. Lean body mass can increase with the combination of increase caloric intake and exercise. Resistance training and weights will help you gain mass. ...Read more
Fresh foods: A good diet plan includes one-ingredient foods. For example, vegetables, fruits, chicken, turkey, beef, fish, nuts. Stay away from pre-packaged and heavily processed foods. Drink water instead of soda and juice. Also, listen to your body and try to eat only when you're hungry, and then eat until you are satisfied, not stuffed. Eat slowly and wait 15 minutes before going for seconds. ...Read more
See Dr., and then...: Helpful weight loss diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and leafy lettuce (little or no salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball, because fruits have sugar. Drinks without calories include water and green tea. A calorie is a calorie, but surely avoid sugar & simple starch calories. ...Read more
Reduce weight: This is a repeat of what I have said before. My philosophy is that the best way to lose weight is not by dieting, but by changing your lifestyle to a healthier one. You don't need a drastic diet. Make small changes. Eat the right portions, eat 3-5 small meals a day, cut back on carbs and sugars, increase lean protein/veggie/fruit/water intake, and start doing some cardiovascular exercise. ...Read more
Eat calories more: Eat more calories than you need from good healthy sources such as nuts, lean meats, healthy oils added to your foods. In order to gain weight and not fat, you might need to challenge your muscles with exercise and strength training. You can calculate how many calories you need based on age, weight, and sex at many online sites. ...Read more
Will slow metabolism: Not eating will slow metabolism and will decrease the number of calories you burn. Eating small portions of healthy foods throughout the day will increase your metabolism to stimulate calorie burn. More calories are also burned when digesting protein. Another simple method is eat no more than 40-50 grams of carbs in a 4 hr period. The weight will come off slow, but steady. ...Read more
Not sure if you're asking about a weight-loss diet or one for general health but dr. Furhman's nutritarian diet is good for both: http://bit. Ly/1dhw9ht
minimize sugars, simple carbs from grains ;
Dr. Weil has useful info: http://huff. To/19ygs8y- see his "discuss that" link in his article.
It's best to choose organic foods- see http://bit. Ly/19xax7e
also see http://bit. Ly/gagviu. ...Read more
Best Diet: I believe that the best diet for healthy aging and disease prevention is a low glycemic diet (that means minimal sugar and refined foods), plant based, and proteins should come from plants, then fish, poultry (the breast without the skin), and then other lean meats with whole grains such as quinoa, millet, brown rice. Eat what mother nature makes, not man. ...Read more
Diets: what works?:
This is a vital question.
I fall on the side that says that most fad diets are dangerous.
One wants a diet that is scientifically sound, that leads to slow steady weight loss and contains some ability to maintain accountability to ones self and others.
It is well known that the weight watchers diet is scientifically sound and the south beach approach is also valid as a way to sanity and losing. ...Read more
No single best but:
There's no consensus on this;the truth is there's no single diet best for everyone as we're all genetically unique. What's great for one person may not work for another. I analyze the pros &cons of various diets on my blog (in progress): http://drrandybaker. Com/2013/01/20/diet-and-health/
that said, my favorite diet for most people is http://www. Drfuhrman. Com/library/what-is-a-nutritarian-diet. Aspx. ...Read more
Diet and exercise: Make half your meal vegetables and fruits. Go for variety. And keep in mind that potatoes and french fries don't count. Choose whole grains & limit refined grains. Pick the healthiest sources of protein. Drink lots of water. Stay active. Check out http://www. Sparkpeople. Com or http://www. Myfitnesspal. Com. They offers nutrition, health, and fitness tools, support, and resources that are 100% free. ...Read more
Many, in moderation: A balanced diet is best for a woman in her 50s. If she is a vegetarian, diet can also be nutritious if meat- or egg-free. Consuming more calcium and less fat, salt is important. A good site for information about healthy diet plans is http://www. Cdc. Gov/healthyweight/prevention/index. Html exercise is also important in the 50s and 60s and beyond as there can be weight gain even eating the same diet. ...Read more
Rainbow Diet: They say the best foods for you are the ones that are whole, raw and natural. There is a bounty of fabulous fresh fruits and vegetables readily available at the market- a rainbow of food! I read a great book that you can order. I make no money on this it's called:the rainbow diet by gabriel cousens. Dr. Cousens has a website: www. Thetreeoflife. Nu. ...Read more
Healthy choices: 5-7 servings of fruits and vegetables a day. 3-5 ounces of lean meat, chicken or fish as protein, or eggs, or 1 cup of milk. Complex carbohydrates in the form of whole grains, should make up 1/4 of your plate servings. 1/2 your plate should be fresh fruits and or vegetables. And 1/4 of your plate should be protein. Beans and legumes are also healthy carbohydrates. Avoid too much fat, fried foods. ...Read more
Create small goals, if you need to loose twenty pounds, work on the first five first. Loosing the first five gives you a sense of achievement and motivate you to keep going. Keep reminding your self why are doing this diet and what are the benefits. Also some time little rewards are very effective. For some women for example being able to fit in their favorite
outfit comfortably is all it takes. ...Read more
So would I: However, that is not healthy or safe or even reasonable. What is the rush or the fire, you may be putting your nutrition at risk to try and do that. A safer weight loss would be a steady 1-2 pounds a week over a longer period of time. You don't want to deprive your body of nutrients, calories, vitamins and minerals. ...Read more
That's too fast.: We generally like people to lose no more than two pounds weekly - so at most you should lose six pounds in this time frame to make your weight loss meaningful and long lasting. Losing too soon will likely cause you to gain it back eventually. Don't shoot yourself in the foot. Be patient and make it last. ...Read more
Nutrition plan: Drink at least 8 - 8 oz glasses of water per day. Try for 8 hours of sleep/night. Aim for at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 servings of fruit per day. Use whole grain when possible. Avoid sodas, alcohol & junk carbohydrates. Get in a good mix of aerobic & weight lifting exercises. ...Read more