The Best Fats to Get Lean

Submitted by Chad on Wed, 03/23/2011 - 00:00

You might think that to lose weight, you need to cut the fat out of your meals. After all, fat is higher in calories than protein and carbs, and low-fat diets have been popular since the Senate Nutrition Committee first recommended them in the late 1970s. But research shows that a moderate-fat diet (with about 35 percent of calories consumed coming from fat) will help you drop pounds permanently, feel full longer, and avoid bingeing. The trick is to eat the right kind of fat to increase satisfaction and boost weight loss.


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TurboFire Workout

TurboFire® is the intense new cardio conditioning program from fitness innovator Chalene Johnson. She'll help you get leaner with exercises that burn up to 9x more fat than regular cardio does. And with more than 20 smoking-hot music remixes, TurboFire will pick you up and push you past your limits.

Chalene's New to Class option also gives you the breakdown on how to do each move with the right form.

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Salt: Taste Bud Thriller or Silent Killer? By Joe Wilkes

Submitted by Chad on Mon, 03/07/2011 - 00:00

The American Medical Association has estimated that a 50 percent reduction in sodium usage in processed and restaurant food could save 150,000 lives every year. So how much salt should we be consuming? Read on to find out how much salt you should consume, plus where extra salt gets hidden in food, and some tips on how you can reduce your sodium consumption.


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"What do I need for equipment? "

I get this question a lot and it depends on your Beachbody program. P90x requires the most equipment out of the Beachbody programs (weights, pull-up bar, push-up stands, yoga blocks, etc). The list below has the majority of equipment you'll need for about any Beachbody program.


Low Carb Cauliflower Rice Recipe

Submitted by Chad on Wed, 03/02/2011 - 14:25

This recipe comes in part from another blogger called Kalyn's Kitchen.  I eat Cauliflower Rice on almost a daily basis with my Low Carb P90x Diet.

Cauliflower is a great vegetable in the broccoli family with similar nutrition properties: high in fiber, vitamin C, sulforaphane (an anti-cancer compound), indole-3-carbinol (an anti-estrogen, which appears to slow or prevent the growth of breast and prostate tumors).



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