Is Fast Fat
Loss Really Easy?
You've heard the
stories of people losing fat quickly, but is it truly as easy as they make it sound? Is fast fat loss really
that easy or is there some gimmick or trick involved? Fat loss can be fast, but it's not always easy. Here's
the truth about fat loss.
by Ed Scow, NSCA-CPT (aka The Fit Dad) - Fitness and Nutrition Expert to the true
superheroes - busy Moms and Dads! and Author of Fat Loss To Go
Do you remember learning to
ride a bike?
OK, bad example. Do you remember teaching your kids how to ride their bike? Or maybe you just remember the gist of learning to ride a bike.
Was it easy? Of course it wasn't. You probably fell off numerous times until you got your balance in check and
confidence in line to help keep you upright and going down the block. Until you had to stop and freaked out and then fell in your neighbor's
But it was simple, wasn't it? When it came down to it, all riding a bike entailed was balance, confidence and some
coordination and you were on your way.
Simple, but not easy.
There's a big difference between simple and
The same correlation can be
made when it comes to fat loss.
Losing fat is very simple, but it's not easy.
When it comes down to it,
weight loss entails consuming fewer calories than
you expend through your daily activities, diet and metabolism.
Sounds simple, right? But as you know it's not very easy.
Fat loss takes willpower.
loss takes confidence in
loss takes social
It takes having the right
exercise program in place, and actually doing it on a consistent basis.
loss takes the knowledge of knowing what to
eat and when and knowing what foods and drinks to stay away from.
Simple. But not
However, it can be done. All you need to do is understand that it's a simple equation and have the confidence
in yourself that you can achieve your goals and will stick to it when the times get tough and move on when
you mess up.
Plus you need to
do resistance training 3-5
times per week, while training your entire body in each fat loss workout, for 10-minutes, along with some form of cardio work
(preferably interval training because it delivers the most bang for the buck and gets you done
You also need to eat fruits and vegetables and get quality protein
from sources like turkey and chicken breast, lean sources of beef, beans, and nuts. In addition to eating breakfast everyday and limiting your alcohol
Simple right? You should be nodding your head.
fat doesn't take any fancy gizmo you see on
television, nor does it take some over-hyped fat loss supplement that's really just loaded with some form of
caffeine which jacks up your nervous system and makes you pee (thus losing water weight and not
Simple, but not easy.
That's the theory behind
all my training programs, including my e-book Fat Loss To Go, and always will be. The 10-minute workout program and diet information, when used properly, aren't easy, but is very
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The preceding article was written by Ed Scow, aka "The Fit Dad". To learn more about Ed's story, click here.
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