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Can Fibre Help You Lose Weight?

Can More Fibre Help You Lose Weight? Or Is That Just A Shit Idea?

Think fibre. Think poop.

But is there more to it than that?

Can more fibre help you lose weight?

Or is that a pipe-dream filled with shit?

When it comes to losing weight, fibre is often confusing. On one hand you’re told it’s not that important. On the other, you’re told the polar opposite.

“You aren’t what you eat. You’re what you can eat, digest, and absorb.” is a phrase you’ll often hear.

So what’s the deal?

Should you give a shit about fibre? Or is it one more thing you can push down the priority list while you focus on calories?

In this article, you’re going to discover the answers to those questions, and more. In fact, by the time you finish your morning ablutions, you’ll have everything you need to know.

Here’s what’s in store:

  • What is fibre, anyway? A short and concise guide to the ins and outs of fibre.
  • How important is fibre for weight loss? The evidence-based view.
  • The benefits of fibre for health and how it could assist with weight loss.
  • A simple guide to net and impact carbs, including how to track fibre when counting calories.
  • Practical tips on fibre for optimal health.

Quite a lot to get through, so let’s get started.

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Ideal Weight Iron Paradise Fitness

How Much Should I Weigh? Finding Your Ideal Weight

At One Time Or Another You May Have Wondered, “How Much Should I Weigh?” But Does The Notion Of An Ideal Weight Even Exist?

You’re reading this because you’re making every effort to lose weight. To shift a few of the extra pounds you’ve gained in recent years. “…but how much should I weigh?” “What’s my ideal weight for my age and height?” These are the questions rattling around in your head. Some say to use Body Mass Index (BMI). Others, believe it’s worthless, and you might as well pluck a number from your ass.

But who’s right?

The journey to losing weight already feels a task of epic proportions, with more challenges-obstacles-barriers-and-battles than Frodo’s meander across Middle-Earth. Quite frankly, you could do without step one being such a mind-fuck, right?

And that’s where this article comes in. Because you’re about to discover the truth about your ideal weight. “How much should I Weigh?” will be a question you’ll never ask again.

So stick with me for the next 10 minutes and this is what you’ll discover:

  • Why living in the extremes is never a good idea. And why aiming for a more ideal weight is a positive step forward.
  • The reasons why, giving your ideal weight the middle-finger, might be the best thing you ever do.
  • How to use weight milestones on your way to your ideal weight.
  • Why you might be better aiming for ideal health, not an ideal weight.
  • The importance of realising your ideal weight is not a number.

If that sounds like it could be the answer to all your questions, then scroll on and let us burn fat, faster than the fires of Mordor.

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How To Take Creatine Iron Paradise Fitness

How To Take Creatine To Build More Muscle

Here’s The Answers to 7 Of The Most Common Questions About How To Take Creatine For Improved Performance And To Build More Muscle, FAST.

Creatine is one of the most researched supplements in health and fitness. Despite that, unanswered questions fill your head, and you’re confused. Quite simply, you don’t really know how to take creatine in the first place. Trouble is, getting credible answers is not as easy you thought.

You see, the world of supplements is one full of deceit, lies, and charlatans. Worthless pills, powders, and potions are the fuel for the deep, dark heart of nutrition’s murky underbelly. And conflicting information floods social media and the internet. So much so, you’re not sure who’s giving good advice and who’s just trying to sell you something. Am I right?

But you’re in luck my friend. Choose to read on and you’ll discover the simple, no BS truth about how to take creatine.

Here’s exactly what you’re gonna find out:

  • What creatine is and how it works.
  • Whether or not loading creatine is essential.
  • How to take creatine for improved gym performance and to build more muscle.
  • If the benefits of creatine are compromised by caffeine consumption.
  • What happens when you miss taking creatine for a few days / weeks.
  • How to take creatine if you have to make weight (bit of a niche point).

So, if you want the answers to those questions (and a few more), it’s time to scroll down.

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Is It Harder For Women To Lose Weight?

Is It Really Harder For Women To Lose Weight? Or Is It All In Your Head?

Is it harder for women to lose weight? A brave question for a man to tackle. Some might say fool hardy.

Truth is, this could go one of two ways.

If I say, “Yes. It IS harder for women to lose weight.” I’m heralded as a knight in shining armour. Finally, a man who appreciates the challenges women go through, without casting judgements, dispersions, or an eye roll emoji.

But if I tell you it’s all in your head and simply say, “just get on with it”, well you may never hear of me again. Burned at the stake in a fire of feminine vitriol.

So, with my reputation (and life) balancing on a knife edge, let me tell you what’s in store, should you dare read on.

  • Why it’s harder for women to lose weight (there’s a big hint at which side of the argument I’m on).
  • The role gender and genetics play in losing weight
  • Unique challenges that make it harder for women to lose weight.
  • 6 proven strategies to make weight loss easier for women.

So what’ll it be? Do you want to kill me, or keep reading? I hope it’s the latter.

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Can You Lose Weight While Eating Out? Iron Paradise Fitness

Can You Lose Weight While Eating Out? 7 Tips To Prove It’s Possible

Can You Lose Weight While Eating Out? Or Are You Simply Fighting A Losing Fat Loss Battle? 

You’re reading this because you’re fighting a losing battle. At least it seems that way. Trying to lose weight while eating out seems like an impossible task.

Life is throwing curve balls of fine dining, cake, and alcohol at a speed you simply can’t handle. Whether it’s business lunches, social events, birthday parties, leaving dos, weddings, or a fucking Tuesday, it’s all getting a bit much.

And if one more online coach tells you meal prep is the solution, you’ll start shoving Tupperware where the sun don’t shine. But does that mean you’re destined to remain in fat loss obscurity? Are your efforts to lose weight while eating out, a fool’s errand?

You’ll be pleased to know, there’s hope for you yet. Over the next few paragraphs of mildly amusing, and averagely crafted word-smithery, you’ll discover a few nuggets of nutritional gold. Namely…

  • Why your search for balance is fucked (sounds like a positive start).
  • Why most diet tips, tricks, and hacks never work. Especially, not in your scenario.
  • The unpopular truth about trying to lose weight while eating out.
  • Practical tips you can implement today, so you’re next meal out isn’t a nutritional car crash.

So if this sound like what you need, start scrolling.

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Should You Weigh Food Cooked Or Raw? Iron Paradise Fitness

Should You Weigh Food Cooked Or Raw?

Should You Weigh Food Cooked Or Raw To Track Your Calories Accurately?

There are some great unanswered question in the world. Such as, ‘What’s the meaning of life?” “Will there ever be a boy born who can swim faster than a shark?” And, of course, “Should you weigh your food cooked or raw?”

When you start out on your voyage of fat loss discovery, it doesn’t take long before this question rears its head. And, as is often the case with nutrition, everyone’s got a different view and rarely is there a consensus. But that’s not a fat lot of good to you. You need answers. And fast. Because, get it wrong, and your efforts to track those all important calories could be totally wasted.

So here’s what I propose.

Give me 10 minutes of your time and I’ll give you all the answers you’re looking for, and more. Sound like a fair deal?

And to whet your appetite, here’s a sneak peek and what’s cooking in this article (that’s not hint to the answer by the way).

  • Should you weigh your food cooked or raw? The short answer.
  • What happens when you cook food? And does that make a difference to whether you weigh it cooked or raw?
  • The practical approach to weighing food and tracking calories.
  • Should you even give a shit about whether you weigh food cooked or raw, anyway?

So, my friend, shall we begin our voyage of culinary discovery? Great… you best start scrolling.

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Artificial Sweeteners iron paradise fitness

Are Artificial Sweeteners Worse Than Sugar?

Artificial Sweeteners Increase Cancer Risk, Cause You To Gain Weight, And Lead To Genital Disintegration: Has Mainstream Media Soured The Sugar-Free Truth?

Oh my sweet sugar-free Lord. The media are at it again. Perpetuating myths, lies and untruths about the health implications of artificial sweeteners. Believe everything you read and you’ll be forgiven for thinking a sip of diet soda is going to lead you to get fat, contract cancer, and lose your genitals. So, I might have made the last one up. But the level of scaremongering is almost to the same level.

So, your Google search of “Are Artificial Sweeteners Worse Than Sugar?” led you here. And of all the articles among the billions of search hits,  you’ve stumbled upon someone who’ll give the real truth, with the BS and boredom sifted out.

Over the course of the next 10 minutes (yes I timed it) you’re going to discover the information mainstream media hides from you.

So if you’ve got 10 minutes to spare, this is what you’re going to learn:

  • The artificial sweetener myths fuelled by lazy journalist with no grasp of research.
  • What the evidence-based view of artificial sweeteners is and why you shouldn’t be worried.
  • Practical advice about artificial sweeteners and how to incorporate them in your diet.

Let’s get started.

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4 Weight Loss Tips For A Powerful Fat Burning Mindset

If You’re Struggling To Lose Weight, Try These 4 Weight Loss Tips To Create A Powerful Fat Burning Mindset

My guess is you’re reading this article because you’re struggling. Struggling to lose weight and keep it off. Maybe you’ve tried everything, every diet under the sun, and every hack on Pinterest. But still the weight won’t shift. So with your emotions and patience on a knife-edge you’re hoping these weight loss tips are the answer.

Well, you’re in luck my friend. Because in this article I’m confident you’ll discover exactly what you’re looking for. Although, I’m not going to give you pointless hacks that don’t work, or sell you some BS supplement. What you’ll get from this short article are weight loss tips that work.

So let me tell you what you’re going to find out.

  • The real reason you’re struggling to lose weight.
  • How to get your mindset right before you even start.
  • The secret to setting realistic expectations.
  • How to develop a powerful fat loss mindset to be free of self-doubt.
  • The truth about what it’s going to take to live a leaner, healthier life, for good.

That’s exactly what you’re looking for, right?

So let’s do this my friend.

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8 Ways To Motivate Yourself To Lose Weight

Here’s 8 Top Tips To Help Motivate You To Lose Weight Even If Life Seems Shit And It All Feels A Bit Pointless

You’re reading this because your efforts to diet in the past have failed. And now you’re searching hard for the will to go through it all again. In fact, you’re unsure if your emotions can take another failed attempt. It might even be the case you’re at your lowest ebb. Feeling depressed about your body image to the extend it’s impacting your life and overall happiness. Finding a way to motivate yourself to lose weight would be like finding the Holy Grail.

But you’re in luck. Because I’ve put together 8 Ways To Motivate Yourself To Lose Weight. And I’m going to share them with you right now.

Here’s what you’re going to find out.

  • The importance of getting your mindset right before you start losing weight.
  • How to make your journey uniquely your own, so you never compare yourself to others.
  • Multiple ways to get the support you need to make through the ups and downs.

Plus, a whole lot more.

So tell me. Does this sound like what you’re looking for?

Awesome, let’s get started.

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What To Eat On Your Rest Days Iron Paradise Fitness

What To Eat On Your Rest Days To Lose Weight And Build Muscle

Here’s 4 Top Tips So You Know Exactly What To Eat On Your Rest Days To Lose Weight And Build Muscle

You’re reading this because you’re unsure about whether or not you should switch up your calories on your rest days. You’ve heard that maybe you should cut back because you’re not as active. Although, you’ve also heard that you should keep calories up to fuel recover. Ultimately, you’re confused and wish someone would just tell you straight what to eat on your rest days. So I’m going to do just that. This is rest day nutrition sorted.

Here’s what you’re going to find out.

  • The right approach to calories and whether or not you should reduce them.
  • What you need to do with protein, carbs, and fat to keep losing weight and building muscle.
  • My 4 top tips covering exactly what to eat on your rest days.

So, now’s the time to make your next rest day, the best yet..

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