The ‘Six Meals a Day’ Diet

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A ‘six-meals-a-day diet’ is one of your best options for losing body fat and gaining lean muscle mass quickly. While many diet plans call for eating just 1 – 3 times per day, that may not be the best option if your goal is to lose body fat and increase lean muscle mass at the same time (the key to look and feeling great).

Many bodybuilders, fitness competitors, and athletes eat 6 times per day. And there’s a reason for that: it works extremely well. Fueling your body with frequent small meals and snacks — spaced 2 or 3 hours apart — is one of the most effective ways to keep your metabolism boosted, speed muscle repair/growth, and maintain high energy levels throughout the day.

Here are a few of the major benefits of following a six meals per day diet:

  • Stable blood sugar and insulin production
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The Simplest Way to Lose Weight

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Weight loss is simple. Very, very simple… if you let it be.

Most people over-complicate the process of losing weight. They end up tired, frustrated, and demotivated.

Complex diets can work, but they certainly aren’t necessary.

Tortuous exercise routines can burn fat, but they’re often more likely to make you learn to hate the gym long before you get lean abs and sexy glutes.

Elaborate and expensive supplementation regimens can speed up fat loss, but most of the time the real benefits are minimal.

Too much complexity is a killer when it comes to fitness and weight loss. So let’s remove complexity right now and choose the super-simple path.

The simplest way to lose weight —not to mention one of the easiest, safest, and healthiest— is to eat very high quality, natural, unprocessed food at least 90% of the time.

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What is Runner’s High & How Can You Use It?

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Most people have heard the term “runner’s high” — the euphoric state a long-distance runner experiences during a long run — but many don’t really know very much about it. What is it exactly? What happens during the “high?” Do only runners get to enjoy it? Is there a way to trigger it automatically?

And, maybe most important of all, how can this unique feeling be used to get into even better shape?

Here are some frequently asked questions and their answers…

Where Does the Term Come From?

It was during the original 1970’s “running boom” that the term “runner’s high” became popular. It was even mentioned in the 1st bible of running: The Complete Book on Running, by Jim Fixx. In those early days, many hard-core distance runners became well-known for acting like “junkies” who were always chasing their next “high”… in other words, their next hard workout or race!

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5 Great Fat Loss Hacks: Lose Weight the Healthy Way With These Tricks

5 of the best fat loss hacks to lose weight faster!

Looking for a safe and healthy way to lose weight fast? Need some high-powered “tricks” for forcing your body to shed unwanted pounds rapidly? Then you’ve come to the right place…  🙂

It all comes down to optimizing your body for fast, efficient fat burning. In this case, “optimization” means giving your body what it needs to switch on its natural calorie-burning, fat-melting mechanisms (hormone production, metabolism, etc.).

Diet, exercise, and supplements — individually — can all help to optimize your body for rapid fat loss. But it’s the synergistic combination of all 3 that’s the real secret!

By doing things the right way, you’ll burn fat without sacrificing lean muscle tissue or damaging your metabolism. And you’ll lose weight without starving yourself or using other drastic measures that can risk your health and/or make you feel horrible.

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Echo: The First Smartwatch for Sports & Fitness Nuts

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In case you haven’t heard, “smartwatches” are the next big thing in terms of personal technology. At least according to some. They combine many of the benefits of the latest smartphones with those of the best fitness tracker bands.

But, so far at least, there aren’t too many smartwatches dedicated to the fitness/outdoor/athletic market. Luckily for us fitness nuts, GPS device-giant Magellan is changing that.

Their new “Echo” watch is a very cool and capable fitness-oriented gadget that’s bound to be a hit in our niche. If you hate trying to interact with workout apps on your smartphone while you’re, you know, working out you’ll really love this thing. It’ll track your heartbeat, pace, cadence, distance traveled, laps, and a whole lot more so you don’t have to.

It also tells the time pretty well.  🙂

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