Posts tagged “Calories”

Serving Size – Half a Cracker

Nutrition Facts Label

Pay attention to serving sizes when looking up nutrition facts. Often times serving sizes are smaller than how much you’ll actually eat or drink – like half a bottle of juice. Packaged foods are especially bad about having unrealistic serving sizes on them. Many packaged foods which are clearly designed to be eaten by one person in one sitting will show nutrition facts that say there are two or more servings in the package! So make sure you always check how many servings are in the package before you buy it or eat it to make sure you don’t end up eating more calories than you wanted to.


Pouring on the Pounds!

Don't Drink Yourself Fat. NYC Juice Ad

Drinks are an easy way to consume hundreds or even thousands of extra calories a day. A single bottle of juice often contains about 280 calories, or about as many as a small meal. A Venti Peppermint Mocha with whole milk and whipped cream from Starbucks packs an insane 520 calories! That means black porn you are consuming about a quarter of your daily caloric intake in one drink. Think about that. Drinking that drink every day will lead to gaining about a pound of fat a week! Drink water or low calorie drinks, or if you just have to have that Venti Peppermint Mocha at Starbucks, just make sure you compensate for it by eating less somewhere else.

Smash that “more” link to watch a … great New York City anti-high-calorie drinks commercial.
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Burnin’ Those Calories! Making Cardio Fun Again!

After finishing 30 minutes on a treadmill, I expect to walk out of the gym to find that construction projects have finished and all my friends have aged. 30 minutes on a treadmill feels like years to me, so who can blame you for dreading going to the gym if that is what you have to look forward to? Especially since you’re already busy enough?

But it’s still important cartoon porn to work cardio into your exercise program.  You’re never going to reach and maintain your goals if you hate the physical activity you do.  Here are some fun ways to get exercise and burn calories.

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If you can’t do it for the rest of your life, it isn’t going to work

When it comes to diet and exercise, if you can’t do it for the rest of your life, it isn’t going to work. This should make sense. If you start a restrictive diet to lose weight, get down to a weight you are happy with, but then go back to eating the same type and quantity of food you used to, you will gain weight again. Also, if you go to the gym, but hate what you’re doing there, you aren’t going to keep going (and you’re probably going to be pretty lazy about what you do while you are there).

The way you lose or gain weight is pretty simple. If you consume more calories a day than you burn, you’ll gain weight. If you consume fewer calories a day than you burn, you’ll lose weight. It’s really that simple. You don’t mobile porn need a restrictive diet, extreme exercise, or diet pills – just focus on (1) calories, (2) cardio, and (3) strength training.

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