Fitness Facts — Dieting

Gaspari Nutrition’s Guide to Counting Macros

You’ve heard of counting calories, but are you familiar with the term “counting macros”? If you’re new to this whole fitness journey, talk of macros might seem like a foreign concept. Counting macronutrients has been around for a while, and it is commonly used by those looking to lose weight, bulk up, or even look… The post Gaspari Nutrition’s Guide to Counting Macros appeared first on Gaspari Nutrition.

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How Much Protein Should A Woman Take?

Let’s get one thing out of the way first and foremost. On a biological level, there are significant differences between male and female bodies, and it isn’t just the shape or presence of certain organs. Metabolism, biochemistry, a host of other concerns are quite a bit different between genders. Social gender issues completely aside, there… The post How Much Protein Should A Woman Take? appeared first on Gaspari Nutrition.

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What Is the 3-Day Military Diet?

The military diet is a dieting program that has been gaining popularity in recent years. In essence, it is a fairly simple regimen. For three days out of each week, you are restricted to a very low number of calories. During this time, you are supposed to eat from a list of recommended foods. Some… The post What Is the 3-Day Military Diet? appeared first on Gaspari Nutrition.

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How Long Does It Take to Get Six-Pack Abs?

When you think of a truly fit, in-shape athlete, action hero, or soldier, one of the things you always picture, along with significant biceps, is a six-pack. For various reasons, a primary one being mass media, a six-pack has been a symbol of excelling in physical fitness and strength for quite some time. Does one… The post How Long Does It Take to Get Six-Pack Abs? appeared first on Gaspari Nutrition.

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Why Am I Gaining Weight Even When I Exercise?

You’ve taken every HIIT class at your local gym, you’ve tried spinning, you run/walk on the treadmill, and you’ve bought at-home workout DVDs to help you get fit and stay healthy. You lift weights and do everything you know is right, but when you step on the scale, you don’t see any changes. What’s wrong?… The post Why Am I Gaining Weight Even When I Exercise? appeared first on Gaspari Nutrition.

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How to Increase Testosterone Naturally

Testosterone. Most men know they have it and that it is what makes them biologically male, but what happens when you suffer from low-T levels? Most men start losing testosterone incrementally after 30 years old, but them at risk of health complications like erectile dysfunction, low muscle mass, type II diabetes, obesity, and more. So… The post How to Increase Testosterone Naturally appeared first on Gaspari Nutrition.

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What Is Metabolism? How Does It Affect Weight Loss

The term “metabolism” has become part of the fitness vernacular, thrown around at weight management classes and fitness centers as well as water coolers and cocktail parties. Generally, people use the term to refer to the speed in which calories are burned. This, of course, leads to metabolism envy of thin people who appear to… The post What Is Metabolism? How Does It Affect Weight Loss appeared first on Gaspari Nutrition.

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How To Lose Fat Without Losing Muscle

Here’s a fun mathematical problem for you: How do you subtract one thing but gain another? Shedding fat from your frame is not an easy feat, but losing fat while gaining muscle could be the greatest fitness challenge of your life. Yet, while losing weight and not muscle are two different goals, you can do… The post How To Lose Fat Without Losing Muscle appeared first on Gaspari Nutrition.

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Can I Bulk And Cut At The Same Time?

One of the oldest-running debates in the world of bodybuilding involves a method called “bulking and cutting.” A quick search of the internet will show you that bodybuilding experts are sharply divided on this subject. The subject is made even more confusing by the fact that both sides have good arguments. Both sides also have… The post Can I Bulk And Cut At The Same Time? appeared first on Gaspari Nutrition.

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Do Men Lose Weight Faster Than Women?

Have you heard the rumor that men lose weight faster than women? Everyone has heard it, those stories about women who enter the gym with their boyfriend or husband, start a diet at the same time and do the same workouts, but their male counterpart winds up losing double the pounds that the woman does.… The post Do Men Lose Weight Faster Than Women? appeared first on Gaspari Nutrition.

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7 Common Mistakes that are killing your Fat Loss Goals

When trying to shed pounds, people do crazy things, like cutting massive amounts of calories, yo-yo dieting, and stressing themselves out until they lose sleep. Then, upon hitting the fat-loss plateau, they struggle to come to terms with their own actions and choices. If this sounds familiar, then you might also be committing one of… The post 7 Common Mistakes that are killing your Fat Loss Goals appeared first on Gaspari Nutrition.

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What is IIFYM? – The secret to a 100% built for your body diet plan

We’re all familiar with the wide array of diets that are either overly-simpl, or overly-complicated. Some track calories almost like an accountant tallying overhead and expenses, while others are predicated on eliminating some scapegoat (such as gluten, carbohydrates, or animal products). Of course, the most traditional of these misguided diets is the fixation with eliminating… The post What is IIFYM? – The secret to a 100% built for your body diet plan appeared first on Gaspari Nutrition.

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