Posts Tagged ‘green tea’

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Strip Fat in 4 Weeks – Top Tips

May 12, 2011

Pick 4 weeks where you have a ‘gap’ in your diary of social events to ensure you do not get tempted!  

Drink

No Alcohol, at all!

Drink 2 litres of water per day – No fizzy drinks!

In addition, drink at least 2 cups of green tea per day.

Food

No carbs after 6pm (unless you can fit this around your training program) – so carb up during lunch if you need to.

Always eat Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

Stick to the recommended daily calorie allowance (2500cal men, 2000 cal women).

Snack Healthy – No chocolates/sweets/potato chips – Snack healthy with fruit & nuts.

Workout

Do at least 3 hours of pure cardio workout per week in addition to your weights workout (aim to burn 500 calories during a workout).

Try to work as many muscle groups as possible in your exercise routine not just the Abs.

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5 Easy Steps To Increase Your Metabolism

February 21, 2011

Get you body burning calories from the moment you open your eyes in the morning to the second you head hits the pilliow at night – Follow these 5 easy Metabolism-Boosting steps that can be easily incorpoated into your every day life.

1) Start your day with half a grapefruit at breakfast, this reduces insulin levels whilst increasing your metabolic rate.

2) Have a cup of green tea mid morning instead of your usual caffine fix. Green tea contains catechin polyphenols these are plant chemicals that have been shown to boost metabolism.

3) Head to the gym during your lunch and train with weights, this will help keep the fat furnace burning as you rest. If you want to see big benefits incorporate this into your daily routine.

4)  Dont believe brussel sprouts should be kept just for Christmas -Incorporate them into your evening meal as they are high in vitamin C and protein levels and will help improve your metabolism.

5) Before you put your bedside light out at night drink 500ml of water -studies show this helps increrase your metabolic rates by 30%, speeding up weight loss.

Good luck and let us know how you incorporate these tips into your life style!