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Lose Weight Working Full-Time Iron Paradise Fitness

Lose Weight Working Full-Time: 15 Ways Get In Shape At Work

15 Ways To Lose Weight Working Full-Time. The Blueprint To Build Your Best Body Ever, And Maintain, Even If You Work Insane Hours.

Trying to consistently work-out, eat the right foods, and keep on top of your health can be tough. Especially when you work long hours and barely have time to breathe. But it is possible to lose weight working full-time. And in this article you'll discover exactly how.

Right now, your schedule is packed. One look at your Google Calendar and you're greeted with a wall of meeting invites and social commitments. It feels like you have to schedule time to wipe your ass, so how are you supposed to find 90 minutes to train, or prep food for the week ahead?

And to make matters worse, the only advice you get is from a 20 year-old Personal Trainer who doesn't have any appreciation of what life is really like. Of course, it would be great to train like they do, and having your Mum cook all your food. But that's not the real world.

So here's what I've got for you.

15 practical tips you can implement today to kickstart living a leaner, healthier life. 15 ways to lose weight while working full-time.

Ready? Let's do this. But don't skip around. Read the whole article top to bottom, because each point is important.

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How Long Should You Rest Between Sets To Build Muscle?

Here's What The Science Says About How Long You Should Rest Between Sets If You Want To Build Muscle

If you want to know what the latest research says about the optimal amount of rest between sets, then read on. Because, in this article you'll discover the difference between the bro-science and science-science.

Here's the key takeaways from the article:

  • Gym folklore is outdated bro-science. And the rigid rules around rest intervals have no basis in science.
  • Researchers compared 1 minute and 3 minute rest intervals across a number of different exercises. Assessing their impact on strength, size, and endurance.
  • Participants taking the longer rest between sets build significantly more muscle and saw improvements in strength.
  • If your goal is to build muscle, then incorporating a longer rest between sets will be advantageous.

So, if you want the detail on those points, start reading.

And if you take a slightly longer rest between sets, you might even be able to read the whole thing. And by all accounts, that should be good for the gains.

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Eat More To Lose Weight. Is It Really Possible?

Eat More To Lose Weight. Is It Really Possible?

Losing weight is pretty simple, right? Reduce calories and move more. Do that and the pounds will melt away like never before. But, despite reducing calories and hitting the gym, you hear talk of a different approach. An alternative that sounds far more appealing... Eat more to lose weight? Now THAT sounds like a diet you can get excited about. But before you head off into the donut glazed sunset, you need a little more information.

Because, it might not surprise you, but it might not be as straightforward as you've been led to believe.

So, in this article, you'll discover the missing pieces of the puzzle. How it's possible for the strategy of 'eat more, lose weight' to actually work. Sadly, it's not magic, it's very much explainable.

Here's what you're going to learn.

  • What triggers a slow down in metabolism and reduces weight loss to a snail's pace.
  • How the stress caused by dieting and exercise can impact weight loss.
  • The 5 reasons the 'eat more to lose weight' approach, results in more progress.

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No Energy To Workout? The 4 Reasons You're Too Tired To Train

4 Reasons You Have No Energy To Workout And What You Can Do About It.

You're fucked. The tank is empty and you're running on fumes. Simply put, you have no energy to workout. But you NEED to train. After all, your goal of building a leaner, healthier body won't materialise sat on your butt watching Netflix Box Sets. So you drag your limp, almost lifeless carcass to the gym. Trudging from machine to machine with all the excitement and fervour of a limp, wet lettuce.

So how can you address the issue? Work is stressful. And keeping all your plates spinning at once, feels like an impossible task. Efforts to train 3-4 times a week seem like a work of fiction, Neil Gaiman would be proud of.

But there's light at the end of the energy-less tunnel.

Often, the reason you have no energy to workout is not because you're lacking a special supplement, it's something far more basic. But that's a good thing, because basic things are easy to resolve. So, in this article, you'll discover the 4 main reasons you have no energy, and more importantly what you can do to rectify the situation.

Here's what you'll learn;

  • Why your desire to train hard is leaving you with no energy, and creating barriers to success.
  • How over-looking the basics of nutrition results in lack-lustre, ineffective workouts.
  • Why no energy to workout can point to a more fundamental concern that needs attention.
  • What supplements can be beneficial if you still have no energy, despite addressing the basics.

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How Much Weight Can You Lose In A Month Iron Paradise Fitness

How Much Weight Can You Lose In A Month, Safely?

How Much Weight Can You Lose In A Month, Safely? The Evidence-Based Answer

Whether you want to slim down to fit into those trusty pair of jeans, or feel good for a big event on the horizon, the desire for rapid weight loss is understandable. After all, dragging your fat loss out longer than necessary doesn't sound like fun for anyone. So it begs the question, 'how much weight can you lose in a month?'.

But that's only part of the dilemma. Because even if you could lose 10kg in a month, like the fad diets promise, it doesn't mean you should. At some point there needs to be a consideration, for when faster and faster weight loss, starts to negatively affect your physical and mental health.

So, in this article, you'll discover how much weight you can lose in a month, without damaging your health. And it might be faster than you think.

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Total Body Workouts Iron Paradise Fitness

The Top 8 Reasons To Do Total Body Workouts

8 Reasons Why Total Body Workouts Can Help You Optimise Muscle Growth And Burn Fat In A Fun, Time-Efficient Way.

You might think total body workouts are an ineffective way to achieve your body goals.

Since time immemorial, you've been conditioned to believe hammering a specific body part into submission is the best (and only) way to train.

But full body workouts can be one of the best workouts splits for building muscle and losing fat in a time-efficient way. Often requiring less overall time commitment than more traditional ways of training, they can be the perfect fit for your time-crunched schedule.

In this article, you'll discover 8 reasons why a total body workout might be the simple, effective solution you've been searching for. And, if you stick around to the end of the article, you'll be able to grab a free 4 week beginner's training programme, designed around optimal total body workouts.

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RER Iron Paradise Fitness

RER (Respiratory Exchange Ratio): What Is It? And Should You Care?

RER (Respiratory Exchange Ratio) Determines Whether You're Burning Carbs Or Fat For Fuel. But Is This Important? And Should You Care?

The Respiratory Exchange Ratio (RER) might be something you've never heard of. Simply put, it's the mechanism determining whether fat or carbohydrate is being utilised for fuel at any given point in time.

You might think that if you could manipulate RER to predominantly burn fat, then you're on to a winner.

Is this how you turn yourself into a fat burning machine and cheat the system?

Is fat loss heaven finally here?

Unfortunately, it's not that simple. As you'll discover in this article, RER is important, but not to the extent where you'll be able to defy science. Sorry... it's the truth.

What you WILL find out over the next few minutes is how RER works. And more importantly, you'll be empowered with more knowledge in relation to fasted cardio, how the body burns fat, the importance of recovery, and more.

Here's what this article covers:

  • What is RER?
  • How RER affects weight loss with high carb or high fat diets.
  • The truth about fasted cardio and why RER is further proof it is no more beneficial for fat loss.
  • How a lack of sleep could affect RER and result in muscle loss.

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No Energy To Workout Iron Paradise Fitness

Reach Your Fitness Goals In 7 Easy Steps

Reach Your Fitness Goals In 7 Easy Steps. What Starting Iron Paradise Fitness Taught Me About Building Your Best Body Ever

You might think building your best body ever has nothing in common with  starting a business. But you'd be wrong. In fact, there are clear parallels to be drawn. So here's 7 things I learned from starting Iron Paradise Fitness that might help you reach your fitness goals.

Nothing worth doing is easy. Be that building muscle, losing weight, or following your passion in the fitness industry. One thing I've learned over the years is that being successful is not simple.

Having the will to reach your fitness goals, or any goal for that matter, takes more than desire. That inner drive is important, but you need more.

You see, reaching your fitness goals requires a multi-faceted approach, including skills you might not have.

The journey will be tough. And harder than you ever thought. WAY harder.

But despite all the challenges, obstacles, and trip wires, achieving your goals is never a bad thing. And those trials and tribulations only make victory taste that much sweeter.

The road to sculpting a leaner, healthier, and stronger body can seem daunting from the outset. There's so much to think about, from how many calories to eat, through to what to do in the gym. And it can feel incredibly overwhelming. Like a dark cloud hanging over your head. So, this article will give you a little clarity, reduce the overwhelm, and help you focus on what's important in reaching your fitness goals.

So let me guide you through how these 7 steps built the foundations of Iron Paradise Fitness. And how they can be the build the foundation of your best ever body.

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Active Not Losing Weight Iron Paradise Fitness

Should I Skip Breakfast To Lose Weight? What 14 Studies Say

Should I Skip Breakfast To Lose Weight? It Works For Some, But Not Others. So What Does The Research Say?

You're reading this because you want to lose weight in the fasted possible way. And with so much talk of fasting potentially being the fat loss miracle you so desperately want, you wonder, "should I skip breakfast to lose weight?"

Some say YES, and that fasting is the best thing since the sliced bread you didn't have this morning. Whereas, others cling onto the old adage of 'breakfast being the most important meal of the day.'

But who's right?

Is anyone right?

Or is this yet another nutrition debate over nothing?

In this article, you'll find out what the research says from both sides of the fence. Then, you can make up your own mind, based on the facts.

Here's what you'll be reading about over the next few minutes.

  • Why the pro-breakfast crew will tell you skipping breakfast is BAD.
  • The unbiased view of the research.
  • Why fucking up your routine might be a good idea, breakfast or no breakfast.
  • Does breakfast make you less focused?
  • Why skipping breakfast might fine for retaining muscle, but sub-optimal for building it.

So whether you're reading this with your morning cornflakes, or at 12pm as you take your first bites of food for the day, scroll on if you want the definitive answer as to whether or not you should skip breakfast to lose weight.

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Atomic Habits Iron Paradise Fitness

How To Build Atomic Habits For Sustainable Weight Loss

Here's 4 Takeaways From Atomic Habits By James Clear That Will Change The Way You Approach Weight Loss

Atomic Habits could, quite literally, change your life.

Most people think the key to sustainable weight loss lies in the perfect diet, macro split, or training programme. But this short-sighted view ignores the biggest piece of the puzzle.

Your day-to-day habits.

Think about it... If you fail to make healthy eating and exercise an engrained, automatic part of daily life, you'll always be fighting an uphill battle. Struggling with willpower constantly. And scraping the barrel of motivation all too often.

But what if there was a simple way to build good habits and break bad ones? Becoming the person you want to be and building the body you dream of, would be a hell of a lot easier, right?

James Clear's book, Atomic Habits, IS that simple method.

This article is a summary of my key takeaways from the book. I'd encourage you to get a copy and read the full text for yourself, as I won't be able to do it true justice here. The concepts in Atomic Habits revolutionised the way I approach life and achieving my goals. And I hope it has the same effect on you.

Over the next few minutes you'll discover;

  • The Science Of How Habits Work
  • How To Form Atomic Habits Using The 4 Laws
  • Making Atomic Habits Stick For Long-Term Success
  • Practical Application For Achieving Your Weight Loss Goals

So, let's see how to form Atomic Habits by learning from the Habit-Jedi (that's not me by the way).

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