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How To Control Hunger For Weight Loss Training And Nutrition Articles Iron Paradise Fitness

How To Control Hunger For Weight Loss

The #1 Challenge People Face When Losing Weight Is An Inability To Control Hunger. If You Have Trouble Sticking To Your Diet, You'll Want To Read This...

Are you finding it almost impossible to control hunger and stick to your diet?

Is willpower fading, and the urge to constantly eat, taking over every waking moment?

In this article, you'll discover why internal and external food cues are potentially ruining your efforts to lose weight.

But there's good news!

Because the vast majority of these cues are within your control. And I'm going to give proven solutions to help control hunger, for good. After you've read this article you'll be more confident in managing your diet and have the tools to successfully lose weight.

So, if you want to finally control your hunger and not let thoughts of food haunt you incessantly, read on.

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How Much Fat Can You Gain In A Day Iron Paradise Fitness Training And Nutrition Articles

How Much Fat Can You Gain In A Day?

How Much Fat Can You Gain In A Day Of Overeating? 

Eat more calories than you burn and you'll gain weight. This is a universal truth of energy balance. But how much? Specifically, how much fat can you gain in a day of overeating?

You're not a robot. And you'll never be perfect with your diet, despite the high expectations you set for yourself.

But a day of overeating can leave you hating yourself and feeling like you fucked up.

The morning after the night before consists of a nervous trip to the bathroom to assess the "damage".

But there's no need to feel that way. In fact, the amount of fat you can gain in a day isn't that much. So your dietary digression is unlikely to be the fat loss train wreck you've made it out to be.

In this article, you'll you'll learn the science behind overeating and how much body fat you can expect to gain after one day of pizza, wine, and ice cream.

So, if you want to finally put your mind at rest and stop beating yourself up when you overeat, read on.

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Maintain Body Fat Iron Paradise Fitness Training And Nutrition Articles

How To Maintain Body Fat While Eating More Food

Here's How To Maintain Your Body Fat Level After Dieting, Without Having To Restrict What You Eat

After working so hard to lose body fat, the last thing you want to do is pile it all back on. So whether your goal is to hold on to a single-digit body fat percentage, or simply to not slip back into your old ways, this article will teach you how to maintain your body fat level, while eating more food.

After all, you don't want to feel like you're on a perpetual diet, right? And you're not alone.

In fact, many people struggle to eat more after losing weight. Psychologically, you associate more food, with more calories, and more calories with an immediate increase in body fat and weight.

But that need not be the case. You can have your cake, eat it, AND maintain your body fat level.

In this article, you'll discover how dieting impacts your weight, and what's likely to happen during the post-dieting phase. More importantly, you'll learn the 4 simple strategies to maintain a healthy body fat percentage, 365 days a year. Follow the advice in this article and you'll:

  • Understand the impacts of dieting on your metabolism.
  • How increasing your calories can impact weight, but NOT body fat.
  • 4 practical strategies to maintain your current body fat without feeling constantly restricted.

So, if you want to find out more, read on.

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Cut or Bulk? The Skinny Fat Dilemma

To Cut Or Bulk? That Is The Skinny Fat Dilemma.

Should you cut or bulk? Lose excess body fat first, or dive straight into building muscle?

As with most fitness questions, there’s no definitive answer for everyone. Nuances and specific circumstances exist that are unique to you. But that doesn’t really help, does it?

You need guidelines. A framework. Like the plans to the Death Star.

Fortunately, this article is going to give you those plans. It’ll thaw you from your cut or bulk carbonite-like paralysis and make sculpting a badass body easier than shooting Womp Rats in your T-16 back home.

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Post Workout Nutrition: Your Definitive Guide

Is Post workout nutrition critical for making progress?

Post workout nutrition is one of those topics that comes up again and again. The bro's in the gym will tell you that it's super important and that you need to rush to grab that protein shake as soon as you finish your very last rep. Because if you don't then you'll miss the opportunity to make the most of your training.

But are the bro's right? Have they finally got an aspect of good nutrition right?

Well the short answer is NO. Once again, an aspect of your nutrition has been blown out of all proportion in terms of its importance.

So in this article I'm going to set the record straight. And you're going to get the simple, practical advice you need to make progress, without worrying about things that don't matter that much.

And that's important. Because getting in shape is hard enough. So you don't need a ton of information and rhetoric thrown at you that won't actually help you very much.

I promise you this article is free of post workout nutrition BS. And I haven't got a post workout supplement to ram down your throat. This is definitely not a sales pitch for a shitty product that won't have any effect on your progress.

Simple. Honest. Personal. That's the Iron Paradise Fitness way. And that's what you're going to get.

All the answers you'll ever need on post workout nutrition

So in this article, you'll find out all you need to know about post workout nutrition. Here's a look at what you can expect over the next few paragraphs.

  • Post workout nutrition timing. Is it important? And what's the best approach?
  • How to manage your macros for good post workout nutrition.
  • Post workout supplements. Are they essential?
  • Are protein shakes the only option for post workout nutrition?

And on top of all that, you'll get an insight into my own personal post workout nutrition. But don't get too excited, it's pretty basic. Although, it has served me well for the last 3 years and counting. So it may be basic, but it's goddamn effective!

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Pre Workout Nutrition: How to Fuel Your Workouts

Pre workout nutrition won't make or break your progress, but it can certainly help.

Pre workout nutrition is a topic that comes up again and again for debate. Because a lot of people think that it's one of THE most important aspect of your nutrition. And that assumption would be wrong. MASSIVELY!

There's a feeling amongst many people that if you don't have a pre workout drink before you hit the gym, then your workout will be rubbish. Because if you're not wide-eyed and wired like a crazed mad man, then you might as well stay at home, right? Well, that's what people would have you believe.

And on top of that, there isn't a supplement company around that hasn't got some form of nuclear juice to sell you. Is their claim that 'Atomic Detonator 2000' will take your workout to the next level a sound one?

This article is going to answer that for you, and more.

Because good pre workout nutrition is about more than a caffeine laden drink. You should be considering protein, carb, and fat intake at the same time. Striking a good balance across your macros pre workout is going to be much more beneficial to your progress than anything else.

All the answers you'll ever need on pre workout nutrition

So in this article, you'll find out all you need to know about pre workout nutrition. Here's a look at what answers you can expect to find over the next few paragraphs.

  • Pre workout meal timing. Is it important? And what's the best approach?
  • How to manage your macros for good pre workout nutrition.
  • Pre workout drinks. Are they essential?
  • Are protein shakes the only option for pre workout meals?

And on top of all that, you'll find a link to the Iron Paradise Fitness guide to the best pre workout drinks on the market today. Plus, you'll get the recipe for my own personal pre workout drink. But don't get too excited, it's pretty basic.

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Dieting on a Budget: 5 Ways to Lose Weight Without Going Bankrupt

Eating healthy can be expensive. So is dieting on a budget possible or just expensive pie in the sky?.

It's a sad fact that the healthiest food is typically the most expensive. Unfortunately, high calorie, nutrient sparse fast food is cheaper and more accessible than ever before. And for a lot of people this means the desire to eat healthily is quashed by the sheer cost. So is dieting on a budget even possible? Can you get the right food in the right quantity without breaking the bank? Or do you need to be a high roller to get in shape?

The simple answer is YES. Dieting on a budget is 100% possible. All it takes is a bit of planning and a little bit of imagination.

So whether you're looking to get leaner or build some muscle I'll show you how you can get results without spending the Earth. Because making good food choices and getting your diet on point will be the most important part of achieving results.

Now, it's important to say that although this article is about dieting on a budget, it's not about finding the cheapest and shittiest food possible. Because I could quite easily list out some cheap food choices and have done with it. But that's not my style. Ultimately, I want you to have nutrient-packed food that will make you feel, as well as look, healthier.

In this article you'll find out my top tips for dieting on a budget. All of them are simple and easy to put into practice.

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Does the Ketogenic Diet Work?

Does the Ketogenic Diet really work, or is it just another fitness industry gimmick?

The Ketogenic Diet seems pretty simple on face value. Eat a low amount of carbohydrate and increase fats, so you're using fat for fuel. But although it might sound simple, things are a little more complicated than that. So this article is going to cut through that complexity like a knife through butter (that's high fat so it's ok). Ultimately, you'll be able to decide if the Ketogenic Diet is one that will work for you, or whether it should be banished to the Room 101 of diets.

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For a lot of people, the thought of cutting out sugar is a nightmare. And you might well be one of them. Sugar graces all the foods you love. Just think donuts, ice cream, soft drinks, cookies, jams, cereals, and fruit (for some people). And I'm sure you've tried to give them up in the past. But that only lasts for a couple of weeks. And before you know it you're binge eating your way through your bodyweight in sugary goodness.

So can the ketogenic diet work for 'normal' people that like 'normal' food? Or is the ketogenic diet for those with an ungodly amount of dedication and are happy for forego life's delicacies?

In this article I'm going to answer those questions for you. And by the end of the article you'll know if the ketogenic diet is right for you!

So put your feet up, grab a couple of donuts, because they might be your last (or are they?...).

Here's what the article is going to cover:

  • What the ketogenic diet is.
  • How it works.
  • The pros and cons of the ketogenic diet.
  • How to set up a ketogenic diet if you feel it's right for you.

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How to measure body fat percentage accurately article

How Measure Body Fat Percentage Accurately

If you want to know how to measure body fat percentage accurately then you'll want to read this article.

Read on to discover 6 ways to measure body fat percentage accurately and the pros and cons of each one. 

To shift your body fat you must first know your body fat. Now I don't mean you should get to know your body fat on first name terms.  This isn't some form of new age approach where you give your body fat a name like Sophie and spend time talking to it and politely asking her to leave.

No.  This is about establishing your start point.  Your body fat percentage.  If you know where you are and where you want to get to, the process gets that bit easier.

Fail to get step one right and your fitness journey could be a path of long, protracted turmoil and stagnation.  And we don't want that to happen so let's get you off on the right foot.

In this article we'll be getting to know all about Sophie, sorry, your body fat percentage.  What it is, what's a good amount to aim for, why you need to measure it, and how the hell you measure body fat accurately.

Knowing your body fat percentage isn't 100% critical to a successful fitness programme, but it can be useful. And this is why I personally won't start a client programme without first understanding this piece of information.

So get ready to say your goodbyes to Sophie.  The bitch is gonna be packing her bags and getting ready to leave real soon.

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