3 Week Weight Loss Course

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Day 15 of the 3 week weight loss course.  Yay! You made it! It wasn’t so bad, right? Remember, the past 3 weeks has just been a basic understanding of starting your weight loss journey.  Now you have most of the tools you need to get started losing weight. I’m sure most of you already started which is AWESOME!

Now, since you’ve finished, retake the the weight loss assessment test.  Hopefully, you’ve turned most of the trues into false. If not, go ahead and read through week 1 again.

Stay tuned for more great weight loss tips, health advice and weight loss funnies to come.  I plan to start listing my favorite exercises with pictures, great recipes and fantastic how to articles.  I hope you’ve enjoyed the 3 week course.  I’ll be posting the graduation button soon so check back!

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Muscle groups and exercises – Day 14

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Day 14 of the 3 week weight loss course, muscle groups and exercises.  When weight training or strength training, it is important to split your body into muscle groups.  I split my body into 6 main muscle groups.  There are over 600 muscles in your body but only a few are major muscles.  I only [...]

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Weight Training Tips – Day 13

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Day 13 of the 3 week weight loss course, weight training tips. Strength training and building muscle is very important for any weight loss routine. Muscle burns fat much faster than fat burns fat. We all know that though. Follow these basic weight training tips to integrate into your workout. I suggest doing 30 minutes [...]

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Top cardio exercises – Day 12

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Day 12 of the 3 week weight loss course, top cardio exercises.  Cardio is important when trying to lose weight. It burns calories, burns fat and is just great for your body. I recommend doing cardio 3 to 4 days a week for at least 30 minutes a day.  I also recommend starting slow.  Start [...]

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Why stretching is important – Day 11

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Day 11 of the 3 week weight loss course, why stretching is important. Whenever you workout, you are told to stretch before and even after your workout. Why is stretching important? Stretching your muscles has many benefits and should be done whether you workout or not. Before you workout, stretch all of your muscles as [...]

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Tracking calories – Day 10

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Day 10 of the 3 week weight loss course. When tracking calories, you first need to know three things, Your Basal Metabolic Rate, the amount of calories in the foods you eat, and how many calories you burn during your daily activities. Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR) is simply the amount of calories you burn by [...]

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Meal replacement shakes and recipes – Day 9

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Day 9 of the 3 week weight loss course. The first 3 months of my weight loss journey, I committed to substituting one meal (sometimes 2) a day with a meal replacement shake.  It was cheap and easy for me to stick with. I rotated meals each day, one day I’d have a shake for [...]

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Glycemic index and weight loss – Day 8

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Day 8 of the 3 week weight loss course, Glycemic index and weight loss. The glycemic index (GI) ranks foods (carbs) on a scale of 1 to 100 based on the extent they raise your blood sugar.  High GI foods are bad and low GI foods are good when it comes to how your body [...]

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Portion control diet tips – Day 7

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Day 7 of the 3 week weight loss course. You’ve learned how to eat less on day 6 so let’s go over some portion control diet tips.  Don’t think of this as a diet though.  Make this a lifestyle change. 1. Use a smaller plate.  Instead of using your adult sized plates during meals, place [...]

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