SingleDad.com is dedicated to Men’s Health, Diet and Exercise programs that will help keep you in the best shape of your life. This month, our Fitness for Dads article reviews the latest weight loss program for the Dad who wants to stay at optimum health without starving. Read more.
Fitness for Dads: Start Losing Weight Without Starving
SingleDad.com is dedicated to Men’s Health, Diet and
Exercise programs that will help keep you in the best shape of your life. This
month, our Fitness for Dads section reviews the latest weight loss program for
the Dad who wants to stay at optimum health without starving. Read more.
The eating plan to burn fat and lose
The fact is, you can
feel better than you do today; you can have more energy; you can improve your
long-term health prospects; you can even get lucky more often, with better
results. And food-the right kind of food-is your ticket; all the secrets are
Always Eat a Man’s Breakfast
No more Lucky Charms or Cocoa Puffs-what you want is some protein and fat.
Scrambled eggs and a few sausage links will keep you fuller longer than an airy
right! You need to eat more! We’re talking three good snacks and three
healthful meals. But what do you serve during the bowl game if you can’t have
chips and dip? Mixed nuts-especially almonds-will satisfy your craving for something
crunchy while helping to build muscle.
Say No to Starches
Stay away from foods like pasta, white bread, and potatoes, they make you fat.
If you must have pasta, make yours whole-wheat. Same goes for bread, and swap
white potatoes for sweet potatoes. Just don’t eat too much, eat in
I know, I know, yes, you do have to hit the gym, and no, lifting beer cans
during happy hour doesn’t count. The muscles you build will not only improve
your performance, they’ll stroke your metabolism so you burn calories long
after your workout is over.
Think Before You Eat
Don’t just go for the sweet stuff like the stale cookies left over from the
holidays, eat what tastes good and what’s good for you. Always take your time
eating; you’ll stay fuller longer.
It’s the easiest way to drop weight fast. The cravings are hard at first, but
it gets easier-especially when you see the results.
It’s ok to Have Fun Once in a While-or Once
Don’t disregard those cravings for too long, otherwise you’ll be
miserable and you might fall off your new plan forever. Just splurge
reasonably-two slices of pizza, not the whole thing.
Never, Ever Drink Sweetened Soda
But go ahead, have a glass of wine now and then. Even low-carb beer is fine
too, but in moderation.
Your body needs it. Of course, some fat is good while others are bad. It makes
you feel full, and helps control your appetite.
If you’re not a runner per se, it is much easier to alternate between hard and
easy running instead of going for a long run-especially if you don’t like
running. Plus, you’ll be done faster and burn more fat. Break your speed limits
by boosting your speed with intervals. You’ll not only get faster, but your gut
will flatten in no-time.
Richard “RJ” Jaramillo, is the Founder of SingleDad.com,
a website and social media resource dedicated to single parenting and specifically for the newly divorced, re-married, widowed and single Father with children.
RJ is self employed, entrepreneur living in San Diego and a father of three children. The mission of SingleDad is to help the community of Single Parents
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