Try telling someone on a diet that losing weight is a piece of cake,
and you're bound to receive some dagger-eyed stares in return. But if you
find yourself on the dieting end of the spectrum, then you might want
to try out this interesting formula that can help you achieve your
weight loss goals:
1. Multiply the pounds you want to lose by the number of calories in a pound of fat: 10 x 3,500 = 35,000.
2. Divide the total by the days you'll diet: 35,000 ÷ 60 = 583.
3. Eat that many fewer calories each day.
According to the formula's creator, "The Hack Diet" author John Walker, losing weight can be achieved by using specific measures and
time limits to drop pounds. In a nutshell, the best way to lose weight is to find a way to gradually kill calories from your diet, and keep
them out. Simpler said than done, we think...
Did you know that using barbells for lower body exercises lets you lift a substantial amount of weight. "The issue with dumbbells for exercises like squats and lunges is that grip strength is a limiting factor," says Schoenfeld. Because your lower body is generally much stronger than your upper body, your grip strength tends to give way long before your legs do. But using a barbell eliminates that problem. Read more