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We are quickly getting through the 10 Habits of Highly Successful Fat Loss.
Today is number 7!
Will it be the lucky one that helps you make that all important change?
Let’s find out.
With the weekend starting tomorrow there will be endless temptations for the extra beer or perhaps skipping the gym and there’s nothing wrong with that, but in sticking with tradition here are the first 6 to help you stay focused:
1 – They Write Things Down.
2 – They Say No.
3 – They Don’t Listen to Every Single Opinion.
4 – They Use Common Sense.
5 – They Make Their Own Meals.
6 – They Avoid Looking RIGHT At Snacks.
Habit Number 7: They Eat More Protein & Fibre.
This crucial habit moves away fro mthe psychological aspect and highlights one of the physiological traits they possess that aids in their continued success.
Apart from some of the obvious benefits of eating more protein and fibre being:
1. Greater muscle mass and lean tissue.
2. Less belly fat.
3. Greater strength gains from training.
4. Better bone density and less risk of osteoporosis.
5. Better brain function.
6. Better Digestive (Gut) Health.
7. Lower Blood Pressure.
8. Better sleep.
9. Stronger tendons and faster recovery from injury.
They both provide this last and most important benefit:
10. Less hunger and lower calorie intake.
Otherwise known as Satiety.
They also help in your bodies hormonal regulation of Insulin and although both will have an effect in spiking insulin, when combined the spike won’t be as high and it will allow you to control your appetite more, thus resulting in more promoted fat loss.
The majority of people don’t eat enough protein, but almost everyone fails to eat enough fibre.
To get the optimal amount of protein per day take your weight in LBS and multiply it by 0.8 to get your desired grams for the day. As for fibre you will want at least 10-12.5% of your total carbohydrates intake to be of the fibrous variety.
So for every 10g of carbs 1-1.25g should be fibre.