Beat Bloat With A Fiber-Full Diet
What happens when you combine the best kind of fiber for weight loss with a delicious flavor? You get people to up their fiber intake every day consistently.
I've been in this business for over 27 years. When I was studying to become a performance nutrition specialist and certified trainer, one of the first things I learned was if you can't get people to eat cleaner and better, then have them increase their fiber intake. While this sounds super simple, one of the reasons people are overweight to begin with is the fact that they don't eat enough fiber. Even the American Heart Association agree that we can all be healthier if we increase our fiber.
Here is what fiber can do for you:
- Keeps you feeling full which helps you eat less
- Improves health and metabolic issues, such as blood pressure, cholesterol, and even blood sugar
Researchers have proven that even people with pre-diabetes can greatly benefit simply by eating more fiber-rich foods, such as vegetables and some fruit to reach their quota of 30 grams daily. In today's busy lifestyle, that's almost impossible, but it's still necessary, and you should be paying attention to your fiber intake.
I find when it comes to losing weight, not consuming enough fiber is a huge issue, and researchers agree. Think what your dinner plate would look like if you had 3 ounces of chicken breast (think of a deck of cards). Since gluten isn't good for weight loss, that eliminates bread, pasta, and practically every grain you could buy. Your plate would be empty — unless you eat your vegetables.
I'm still amazed when I talk to grown ups who tell me, "I don't like vegetables." Well, neither did I. When I finally decided I wanted to lose weight I got sick of an empty plate. I began to try new vegetables until I found some (aim for 5) that I liked and was willing to eat. Now, 25 years later and 40 pounds lighter, vegetables are the first thing I reach for when I eat out (big salads). When I cook at home, my meals are 90 percent vegetables and 10 percent protein. Well, maybe not that severe, but you get my point. One thing that will never change is that we all need to eat a fiber-rich diet (30 grams daily). This is the secret to successful weight loss and keeping it off for life.
The issue is that very few people reach the 30-gram daily fiber goal. That's why I created LynFit Lean Bars and LynFit Chocolate Sauce. Using and eating these fiber-rich tools not only makes reaching your fiber quota easier, but they also keep you feeling fuller.
Fiber can help you lose weight, but it's important that you understand not all fiber is created equal. Not all fiber is good for losing weight and melting belly fat. Since fiber does contain carbohydrates, you'll want to choose the right kind — prebiotic — if you're trying to lose weight.
What makes this prebiotic fiber so special? It has carbohydrates that our bodies cannot digest. This makes them better for weight loss. Prebiotic fiber (found in LynFit Lean Bars and LynFit Chocolate Sauce) have a powerful effect on our health, as well as our metabolism.
Studies agree that this type of fiber can also help you lose body fat, but it must have certain properties. The prebiotic fiber found in LynFit Lean Bars and LynFit Chocolate Sauce contain specific fiber that feeds the friendly bacteria in our gut. These bacteria are called gut flora. Thanks to the recent probiotic hype, most of us are aware that having bacteria in the gut is healthy. However, what you might not know could be slowing your weight loss. Different types of bacteria play different and important roles in various aspects in your weight management, such as blood sugar control, immunity, and even brain functioning. Bacteria also aid in keeping us regular.
This is where the soluble fiber comes in. It passes through the digestive system practically unchanged, eventually reaching the friendly bacteria in the intestine, who end up digesting the fiber and turning it into energy (this is thermogenic). Nourishing these friendly bacteria in the intestine is known as the prebiotic effect. Just another way LynFit's program and products boost your metabolism.
The LynFit Lean Bar and LynFit Chocolate Sauce make losing weight faster and easier without having to think about it. The next time you grab a grocery store protein bar (they should be called lack protein bars) check out the label. You'll see why they only cost .50. They are primarily sugar and carbs. LynFit Lean Bars contain 10 grams of prebiotic fiber and the perfect amount of protein (19–20 grams). Yet LynFit Lean Bars have very few carbs and little to no sugar. That's why you can use them to replace a meal.
More information about thermogenic eating and a fiber-full diet can be found in The Metabolism Solution.
It's Time To Take A New Approach To Weight Loss
If you have tried every diet on the planet, and no matter what you do you just can't seem to lose weight or get rid of that belly fat, it's time to take a new approach. When it comes to losing weight and changing the way your body looks four simple steps could make weight loss practically effortless. No matter how old you are or how sluggish your metabolism is, this plan works every time.
I was recently on KTNV TV in Las Vegas where we discussed in depth this fast fat-melting approach. Below is a brief transcript of that interview.
HOST: What makes this plan so much more effective than the other plans that are available?
LL: This plan addresses the metabolism issues that are at the center of the problem. Being overweight, eating less in order to lose weight, low energy, age, being female as well as being a "diet researcher" (trying all of the diets) all affect our metabolism making it slower. With each issue mentioned, it makes losing weight impossible unless you address the underlying problem—the speed of your metabolism. But that's not all. This system is backed by science and address’s all of the issues we all struggle with when it comes to losing weight and keeping it off.
HOST: I struggle myself with issues like low energy and cravings. It seems like I have to work twice as hard as my friends to lose weight. I can't seem to get to the gym every day. Does Metabolic Boosting help overcome these issues? Do we have to exercise to lose weight if we use “The Metabolic Boosting” plan?
LL: I was 40 pounds overweight and had tried every diet including becoming vegetarian and over-exercising. I gained weight until I learned these safe, yet highly effective, all-natural methods that can boost even the most sluggish metabolisms. Including metabolisms that are negatively affected by hypothyroidism and menopausal symptoms. In fact, it's the only way to lose weight if your one of these types. No excuses needed.
Here are 4 Simple Steps that anyone can do—no exercise needed. In fact, the wrong exercise or over-exercising can slow down the process.
Step 1: Boost your Metabolism by 25 percent at breakfast with a delicious Complete Protein Metabolic Boosting Smoothie.
Only LynFit's Complete Protein has the right combination of high-quality protein, low carbs, low sugar and almost no fat. Unlike other store bought smoothies, LynFit's Complete Protein encourages weight loss vs. weight gain. That results in the 1 pound a day weight loss.
WHEN? 12 Hours after your last meal.
HOW MUCH? 2 scoops in coffee or water equal no excess calories.
Step 2: Take LynFit Accelerator and jump start your metabolism naturally.
This step accelerates the weight loss process naturally and is highly effective at recalibrating your appetite, which helps to keep you feeling fuller longer. LynFit Accelerator kills cravings while making it easier to burn fat easier due to the raspberry ketones in it.
WHEN? First thing in the morning with a Complete Protein Shake. You can take them separately, but for the best results it's better to take them together.
HOW MUCH? One capsule daily. Unlike other store-bought brands, you don't need as much, and you'll see better, faster results.
Step 3: Convince your body to burn off that stubborn fat with LynFit Cutting Edge.
This step pulls/lures the fat that's circulating in your system and drags it into the cells to be burned off and used as fuel. It also helps reduce cellulite, controls hunger, lowers cholesterol, and accelerates the fat loss process. Making it easier to lose that stubborn unsightly belly fat.
WHEN? Take this 3 hours after the breakfast
HOW MUCH? 1 capsule
Step 4: Boost, Block, and Burn by taking LynFit Carb Edge 3 hours after Step 3.
Carb Edge helps further reduce and control cravings while lowering blood sugar levels that are responsible for intense cravings. This step is specifically/strategically placed here mid-day as those are the times we crave the most, blood sugar levels rise and our diets get off course. Carb Edge has an added feature we all need…..it contains White Kidney Bean Extract. If you take it before you cheat and eat carbs, it blocks 65 percent of them from being absorbed, preventing weight gain. Imagine eating a whole donut and absorbing less.
WHEN: After Step 3 or when needed before meals.
HOW MUCH? 1 capsule
When you combine these four simple steps with a fuss-free, no-calorie-counting, delicious, thermogenic dinner, you're guaranteed to lose 1 pound a day.
The Metabolism Solution plan is the only plan that allows you to lose weight the very same day you start while you're learning how to eat for lifelong weight loss. Why wait to lose when you can lose weight today?
- Lisa Lynn
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Wouldn't You LOVE To Lose Weight Faster And Melt Belly Fat?
So, you've got the holiday weight gain still hanging around and now we've got Valentine's Day with all its chocolate coming up. Maybe you feel stuck. You feel like you're doing everything you can and you're just kind of stuck on that plateau. Wouldn't you LOVE to switch your fat cells from being stuck in "store" mode to "burn" mode? Your first step may not necessarily be making huge, drastic changes. It's the little things you start doing, one by one, and just doing them that will begin to make the difference you're looking for.
Fat cells do have a purpose. They release different hormones that play a role in everything from managing energy, controlling your weight, regulating mood to appetite. Believe it or not, fat cells are not your enemy. The trick is to get them to start acting like a thin person's fat cells in the "burn" mode rather than the "store" mode.
Here are 3 simple steps anyone can do to get their fat cells to go from "store" to "burn":
EAT THERMOGENICALLY: We all want fast, easy weight loss and it's guaranteed to happen if you eat thermogenically. I could dive into great details about thermogenic eating, and do in my book The Metabolism Solution, but let's start with one of those "little" things that I talked about above - Drink a whey protein shake every day. My LynFit Completed Protein Advanced Non GMO Whey has the lowest fat and carbs you'll find in any high quality shake. It not only boosts your metabolism, it also re-calibrates your appetite. So while you're learning how to eat thermogenically you're losing weight at the same time. Sort of like getting paid for on the job training.
EXERCISE METABOLICALLY: Put the brakes on weight gain and put the pedal to the metal on weight loss. There are weight loss workouts and then there are metabolic workouts. Metabolic workouts specifically boost your metabolism where others can actually cause weight gain. 3 days a week 30 minutes each is all you need and these can be done in the privacy of your own home. All of my LynFit metabolic workouts can be found in The Metabolism Solution.
MELT FAT WITH FUDGE: Yes, you read that correctly - Melt Fat with Fudge. But not just any fudge. It's all about swapping out the foods you can't live without with a better option. All you need is my protein powder, honey and just a bit of oatmeal. Mixed together, formed into balls and frozen, you've got the perfect substitute for when you're craving chocolate. Just thaw and pop in your mouth and you're out of that junk food funk. This recipe and other dessert favorites can be found in The Metabolism Solution.
So rather than trying to take giant leaps at one time, take it one step at a time and learn to do the little things that will help you lose weight faster and burn belly fat. Make sure and watch the video above with NBC CT for even more details on getting your fat cells into burn mode.
- Lisa Lynn
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Slim Down Post-Super Bowl: The Morning After Diet
"Prepare to Overeat". Yes, I said "Prepare to Overeat". You cannot live life in a bubble so there will be times when you will have to face the reality of overeating. For many of you, this past weekend was a prime example.
Did you know that this past Sunday was the #2 biggest eating day of the year? According to recent statistics, Super Bowl and non-Super Bowl watchers alike consumed 1,200 calories in snacks alone this past Sunday. Not only that, drinkers clogged up their liver with excessive consumption of alcohol. The worst part - the foods we chose to consume; pizza, avocados, chips, chicken wings, soda and beer, are the worst when it comes to losing weight.
Super Bowl Sunday is just one of many examples we could use. Birthdays, anniversaries, weddings, job parties, holidays - there's just too many to name all of them. Did you know that the mental struggle of trying to figure out what you can and cannot do at these "life events" can be just as traumatic as the overeating itself? That's why you need to go ahead and enjoy this life that God provided for you, but do it in such a way that recovery from these overeating events is guaranteed and any weight gain is minimal.
Here are 3 Super Survivor Tricks to stop weight gain before it happens when you overeat.
THE NIGHT BEFORE THE EVENT: WEIGHT LOSS BOOST
Drink a tall glass of water to help your body detox and pop (1) LynFit Lean Sleep with melatonin (5mg) to help offset the oxidative stress caused by over indulging and boost calorie burn.
Melatonin is an important brown fat regulator. Brown fat burns calories which is exactly what we need after a bad day of eating and drinking.
THE DAY AFTER THE EVENT: EAT THERMOGENICALLY
This can be as simple as drinking a clean whey LynFit Protein Shake to turn up the heat; boosting your metabolism and re-calibrating your appetite, which turns off cravings so your blood sugar level goes back to normal. Do not add juice or milk. Mix with ½ cup of berries for more antioxidant boosting power to help ease a morning after headache.
Bonus Boost: Open (1) capsule of LynFit Carb Edge and add it directly to your protein shake for faster absorption and better results. Carb Edge will help get those blood sugar levels back on track. And that hangover you're feeling - it's from excessive carbs and alcohol consumption which turns to sugar in our bodies when broken down. You can also take (1-2) Carb Edge before you cheat to block the absorption of unwanted carbs without nasty side effects.
Eating more sugar and carbs prolongs things so balancing blood sugar is the secret. For extra prevention you can take (1) Carb Edge before you start eating. It contains white kidney bean extract that helps prevent carbs from being absorbed so you can eat more at your event but absorb less carbs. Not that I'm suggesting that you eat more, but realizing that you more than likely will.
AFTER THE EVENT: DON'T EAT IN BETWEEN MEALS - DRINK WATER INSTEAD
Drink water or tea instead to fuel your slow, damaged metabolism. If you really overdid it at your event you can have a green apple to help regulate your blood sugar levels, but that's it. Remember, you probably ate enough at your event to last a week so you won't starve.
Think About It:
- It takes roughly 3 hours of walking for the average person to burn off 12 calories
- Each beer sets you back 150 calories and takes 1 hour to clear your system
- 1 chip dunked into dip is 80 calories
- 6 wings = 990 calories
- 2 handfuls of Cheetos™ takes 1 hour of intense running to burn off
- 3 sodas = 57 minutes of running to burn off
- 3 beers = 3 hours of running to burn off
Bottom line, when you overeat - and you will, take measures beforehand to plan and prepare your body as much as possible. Then in the days following, get right back on the plan and take the extra steps outlined above to help your body recover as quickly as possible.
- Lisa Lynn
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The Power Of Protein
Your weight loss just got easier and a whole lot faster with LynFit All Natural Complete Protein Advanced - Non GMO with metabolic boosting whey. Our unique "pure and clean" Complete Protein Advanced tastes irresistibly delicious and is the only whey protein of its kind that won't make you look like a bodybuilder.
The secret is in the quality and purity. While you preserve lean muscle you'll starve the fat so it leaves your system. This process makes the Complete Protein Advanced the first protein shake of its kind that is specifically geared for sluggish metabolisms or "hard losers". You cannot buy a better tasting, natural whey protein shake.
Are you ready to lose weight faster and easier without sacrificing taste? Now you can. If you are finally ready to lose 1 pound per day or break through that weight loss plateau and melt belly fat you can. LynFit's Complete Protein Advanced is proven to help burn off more calories and promote fat loss while making you feel fuller longer, while killing cravings before they begin.
Where do you start? You start by drinking a Complete Protein Advanced every day. It is the absolute best breakfast for your body because it feeds the muscle but starves the fat. Drinking a clean, pure, high quality protein shake acts like an imaginary meal that tricks your body into losing weight by jump starting your metabolism so your body has no choice but to shed weight.
WHY IT WORKS
LynFit's Research and Development Team and gurus perfected the new Complete Protein Advanced Shake. It does many critical things that other shakes cannot.
- It contains 24 grams of the highest quality non GMO without being genetically modified to safely boost your metabolism.
- It fills you up faster and keeps you feeling full longer while killing cravings before they begin.
WHAT MAKES LYNFIT'S COMPLETE PROTEIN ADVANCED - NON GMO DIFFERENT THAN COMMERCIALLY BOUGHT SHAKES?
LynFit uses only the very best in high quality whey isolate to start with. Unlike cheap powders we purify the whey which removes all impurities while preserving the amino acids that tell your brain you're full. It tells your body that if it wants more food it's going to have to burn fat in order to get it. You'll eat less and lose more.
We pay attention to the research and researchers agree that the role essential amino acids play is critical when it comes to preserving lean muscle which is what makes your metabolism work harder and encourage fat loss. That's why we use the very best whey protein isolate that's not genetically modified. Not to mention, it's hormone free.
WHY DO I FEEL HUNGRY 3 HOURS LATER?
That's the metabolic boost you're feeling and it's actually a good sign. It means your body is about to begin burning fat as fuel. Don't be afraid of being hungry. It's a good sign that your metabolism is beginning to work. We are not supposed to feel full all of the time.
WHY WHEY? CAN'T I JUST HAVE A YOGURT OR PRE-MADE SHAKE FROM THE LOCAL "JUICER" STORE?
While juicing might make it easier to get in your daily servings of veggies, juicing isn't the best for weight loss as it can raise blood sugar levels. Only whey has been proven to help with weight loss. Whey is the absolute best form of protein for your body because it contains the highest amounts of amino acids. It also has the highest per ration, which simply means it has the highest protein efficiency ratios, meaning it's utilized and absorbed better than any other source of protein.
Any other form of protein is 2nd best. Milk (all dairy), eggs, soy, pea are inferior forms of protein and that's why they do not work as well (if at all) when it comes to weight loss. Yogurts contain more sugars than doughnuts - sugars that slow your metabolism.
WHY CAN'T I FIND THE LYNFIT COMPLETE PROTEIN ADVANCED IN A STORE?
In one word - QUALITY. In order to sell products in stores successfully quality standards must go down in order for profits to go up. I drink these shakes myself every day, as well as my family, and I won't budge when it comes to quality. Selling them online only allows me to keep my hand on the high quality pulse without sacrifice. Most commercially purchased protein powders are not created with these high quality ingredients, so while you might save a few pennies, you won't get the results.
WHAT DOESN'T IT HAVE IN IT?
This is what really makes LynFit's non GMO Complete Protein Advanced different. You won't find any artificial sweeteners. Each batch is naturally sweetened with Stevia. You won't find any artificial colors. Complete Protein Advanced is made with pure raw unprocessed cacao and pure All Natural vanilla bean powder. You'll actually see flecks of these ingredients in the powder. You'll not only see the difference, you'll taste the fresh pure difference as well.
WHAT ARE SOME OF THE OTHER AMAZING BENEFITS OF COMPLETE PROTEIN ADVANCED - NON GMO?
- You'll feel healthier
- You'll have more energy
- Your mood will improve
- Your hair, skin and nails become healthier
- Helps in slowing down the aging process
- Helps stabilize blood sugar levels
- You'll feel less bloated or constipated
You simply cannot buy better whey.
- Low calorie - only 132 calories per 2 scoop serving
- Only 7 carbs per serving - great for low carb diets, diabetics, and anyone who craves sugar
- 25 grams of lean, clean protein
- 30 servings per bag (only $1.96 per serving)
- Non GMO and hormone free
- Gluten free
- Ultra filtered for purity
LynFit's Complete Protein Advanced is changing the way America loses weight because - IT WORKS. It's made in small batches using the highest standards. It's like growing your own vegetables that you use in cooking. This is why you'll see and feel the difference the same day.
This process is very expensive and that's why LynFit may seem more costly. But quality counts when it comes to weight loss and health. That's the LynFit difference. At $1.96 per serving (when not on sale) how can you go wrong? Where else can you get such a nutritious meal for under $2.00? That is a small price to pay for optimal health and rapid weight loss.
Order your Complete Protein Advanced today HERE and have it delivered right to your door. For complete nutritional information, click HERE.
- Lisa Lynn
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Fasting For Spiritual Renewal - Not Just For Weight Loss
Sometimes no matter how hard you try to focus on good and positive things all you can see is the bad. Seeing nothing but bad eventually leads us to focusing on self-centeredness, unable to hear our own inner voice. Fasting is more than just not eating meat on Fridays. Fasting is a way to leave behind that physical pain, those bad thoughts, that self-centeredness. Fasting removes our dependency from all things that block our sensitivity to the spiritual.
I want to take you on a little journey to give you a glimpse into my "why" when it comes to living a Leaner Lifestyle, even after I reached my goal weight. For me, and I'm guessing there are many others of you who would agree, reaching that goal weight was just the beginning. Weight loss was the physical renewal that was visible to everyone. The REAL renewal was what took place on the inside. Those deepest darkest places that no one else could see. That renewal was a spiritual renewal. No, not a religious renewal that was tied to a certain set of doctrinal beliefs or a religious denomination. Rather a true deep-rooted spiritual renewal that was directly tied to my personal relationship with a very personal God. A relationship that allows me to live a life of clean eating to honor my body rather than junking it up.
The Metabolic Boosting: Lose 1 Pound Per Day Plan (found in "The Metabolism Solution") fits perfectly with fasting lifestyles, making it easier to stick to your fast regardless of your religion. This in turn allows you to concentrate on the reason why you're fasting in the first place, keeping your body and mind healthy so you can focus on the more important things in life - renewing your spirit and not just focusing on your body.
For me, fasting brings deeper meaning to my life and helps me to hear God's voice more clearly, allowing me to live according to His will. In short, it brings clarity to my life. At my church, Northeast Community Church, we fast together as a community and as individuals. I would love for you to join with me this week spending time reading, reflecting and praying using this Daily Spiritual Renewal Guide (You may print the guide out directly from the link. Special thanks to Northeast Community Church for content).
Make sure you break your fast in as clean a way as possible by referring to the clean recipe in the Renewal Guide for the last day. Your system will have been purified and your spirit renewed. Let's not "junk" it right back up with heavy eating to only weigh you right back down again.
I am thrilled that you're taking this journey of spiritual renewal with me. I can't wait to hear your stories of how God worked in and through your life. I challenge all of us to dig deep and lose that excess baggage we've been carrying around. And not just of the unwanted physical weight variety.
For more information about fasting and weight loss refer to "The Metabolism Solution: God and Your Bod".
Note: During a time of fasting it's a good idea to decrease your workouts
- Lisa Lynn
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4 Simple Disciplines To Melt Belly Fat
The word discipline means to delay gratification. Discipline is your friend and shouldn't be avoided. It's a tool to help us get what we want, but in a way that is beneficial rather than harmful. In order to be successful in losing weight - getting us what we want - every area of our life needs discipline and self-control.
All of that sounds fine and easy. But when the rubber meets the road, or rather when the foot hits the scale, there are some decisions that must be made for us to successfully introduce discipline into our lives. Discipline means advance planning in a number areas: Food, sleep, how you spend your time; these are just a few areas that we have to practice advance planning in. You need a rock solid plan to stick to and you need to know when substitutions are necessary and what they are so you won't get caught off guard. I believe this plan of discipline will lead you to lasting weight loss and vibrant health.
Discipline also means planning your pain (workouts) and your pleasure (your cheat days). It's vital that you are honest with yourself when planning. Not being able to be honest with yourself is where most of the problems lie. In 25 years I've never had anyone journal what their "bad eating days" were truly like. They always tend to fudge a little or conveniently forget exactly what their eating day was like. Yet they can't figure out why they can't lose weight. We should be as honest about our cheat days as we are proud of our perfect eating days.
Willpower is a muscle. Just like any other muscle, it must be worked to be made strong. If we don't exercise it it cannot withstand the constant pressure of everyday unplanned living that we put on it; to the point that it eventually tears, breaks or falls apart. The sad part is that when our willpower tears, breaks or falls apart, so too do our dreams in many cases. Remember what we said in the very first paragraph - "discipline is a tool to help us get what we want in a beneficial way that is never harmful"? No discipline + no willpower = faded dreams and lost hope.
But here's the best news - perfection doesn't exist! That's right, I said it - perfection doesn't exist. Because the thing about discipline is that it doesn't recognize failure. That's why you mentally and physically plan ahead so that when imperfection occurs you're ready for it and your discipline kicks in knowing that, hey okay, this is that blip that I knew beforehand was going to happen. Now, on to the next positive milestone!
As much discipline as we do need, it alone is not enough. Just as a car needs an engine for it to even start, it has to have some vital fluids and maintenance to keep it running smoothly. Here are 4 things, that in addition to having the discipline engine engaged, can accelerate your weight loss:
Go to bed at the same time everyday
With school starting back this is the perfect time to visit this area of your life. And, it is one area that can usually be planned pretty regularly. Any disruption in the routine, even small ones, can result in a restless night. Sleep is when our bodies naturally recover from the day's activities and stresses.
And what do we do when we can't sleep - we reach for that over-the-counter sleep aid. But did you know that those over-the-counter sleep aids actually slow weight loss and leave you feeling groggy when you wake up? If you are having a hard time falling asleep or find yourself waking up in the middle of the night and can't go back to sleep, take LynFit Lean Sleep 45-60 minutes before you go to bed. It's a natural "good for you" sleep aid that actually aids in weight loss and melting away belly fat. Read "The Metabolism Solution" to learn more about this natural alternative and its positive effects on weight loss.
Keep your colon clean
Eating clean but your stomach isn't flat? You are most likely constipated. A disciplined routine of regular eating and exercise works wonders here. But sometimes we all need a little extra help when it comes to staying regular.
First, it's always good to make sure you're eating adequate amounts of vegetables every day (10 servings). But sometimes that's impossible to do. Again, that's where that advanced planning comes in - we've got a substitute plan - LynFit Raspberry Ketone Cleanse. Take 2-3 Raspberry Ketone Cleanse every day with your dinner and you're guaranteed to stay regular, in a natural and safe way. Doing just this one thing helped me lose 3-5 pounds and made my stomach flatter.
Another little tip: Drinking hot water with lemon every day also guarantees a smooth morning, if you know what I mean. Sometimes, even though we're awake, not everything seems to be awake :)
Control the cravings
Can't stop eating? The more you think about it the more you eat? I totally understand this one. To this day I struggle with it. That's why I devoted so much of my book to managing head hunger. And trust me; it is all in our heads. If you're not careful, what's in your head will ultimately find its way into your stomach.
For that extra "umph" to defeat the head games take LynFit Omega-3 at 3pm to stop those cravings before they begin. We should all be taking Omega-3 anyway for optimal health, even if you eat salmon. And don't forget your dogs too. I have 4 of them and they get Omega-3. It helps in so many areas:
Hair, skin and nails
Inflammation (aches and pains)
Blood sugar control (which helps kill cravings)
As an added bonus, take Omega-3 before you sleep and you'll wake up pain-free and feeling like you've slept like a baby.
Exercise the right way for a flatter stomach by week's end
Yes, LynFit metabolic boosting exercise is the secret to seeing results fast. Remember, we talked about planned pain - workouts. One of the biggest mistakes people make is not doing the right kind of exercise to achieve their weight loss and fitness goals. I find that they either over exercise, which causes more stress on their body which contributes to weight gain, or they under exercise, which stops any results dead in their tracks.
Want to see results start to happen? Do LynFit metabolic boosting workouts 3 times weekly, along with a daily "good for your body" core walk (the core walk is explained in detail in "The Metabolism Solution"). You'll not only lose 1 pound a day, you'll also feel and see visible results in 1 week. That's the LynFit Guarantee - if you follow my plan 100% you'll get results faster than surgery! Not to mention - it costs a lot less and you don't need to take all that time off from work.
So, are you ready to lose that weight? I can help you! It's time to get disciplined for weight loss!
- Lisa Lynn
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Detoxing Your Body With Natural Alternatives
Spring cleansing means detoxifying your body, mind and spirit. Detoxing is an ancient tradition and has been known to be an "extraordinary-mystical" experience. Jesus did it, Plato did it and so did Gandhi! They said it gave them clarity of thought and made them feel more peaceful and created vibrant health.
Detoxing your body is also the best way to slow down the aging process and jump start your weight loss. My first goal with every client is to get them to feel good so they have the energy to make lifestyle changes that will ultimately affect their weight loss and melt fat from their waistline.
How do you know if you need to detox? Here are the telltale signs that your body is begging you to detox:
- Bloated, feeling heavy, constipated or irritable bowel symptoms
- Depression, moodiness, lack of focus, can't concentrate
- Tired, lack of energy
- Muscle aches and pains
- Sleep problems
- Skin eruptions, eczema, nail or hair problems
- Sick often
- Hard to lose weight
I recommend certain proven techniques that help your body detox. Detoxing has always been the best way to recharge, rejuvenate, and renew. Anybody can benefit from a detox. The body is coming out of what might be called hibernation. It's a way you can jump-start your body and your weight loss for a more active life, and a healthier life.
There's a big difference between dieting and detoxing as the effects on the body are quite different.
ANCIENT TRADITION MEETS NEW-AGE NEEDS
A study of anthropology gives plenty of evidence. In Chinese medicine, fasting is part of preventative health care. For many ancient cultures, fasting helped people "lighten up" after a long winter, shedding the extra winter fat layer that provided warmth.
Our bodies naturally detoxify every day because detoxification is a normal body process of eliminating or neutralizing toxins through the colon, liver, kidneys, lungs, lymph glands, and skin. Our metabolic processes continuously dispose of accumulated toxic matter.
However, the environmental toxins of modern-day life - the pollutants, chemicals, other synthetic substances - are more than the average body can handle. Our bodies don't know what to do with foreign substances, so it will store them outside of the regular elimination system, so we don't get poisoned. Those poisons start building up in our body fat.
If you feel "congested" from too much food - or the wrong kinds of food - you may want to detoxify. If your energy level is low, if you have been taking many medications that have not been eliminated from your system, even a simple weekend detox may help you feel better fast so that you crave eating healthy and exercising. Not to mention how focused and peaceful you'll feel. (For more information on a total Metabolic Cleanse, click HERE)
Here are FIVE safe, natural alternatives that make detoxing easier:
- Start by knowing your numbers. If you're not feeling well it helps to know why. That's why I'm suggesting that you know your numbers. Not your weight or body fat, but rather your Omega-3 levels. We've all heard that Omega-3's are the secret to optimal health as they help lower total cholesterol, ease inflammation, increase energy and boost mood as well as benefiting your nails and hair. But what you might not know is that your Omega-3 levels may actually be hurting you. I suggest that every client start out by taking this highly accurate simple home test that will provide you with your ratio of Omega-3 and Omega-6 (results in 2 weeks) which is the key to detoxing your body. When we feel better and ache less you won't need toxic drugs to ease symptoms. I searched and found the best deal for you to get 2 kits for the price of 1 by clicking HERE. Be sure to sign up for their 100 days of heart health while you're there.
- Kick constipation/IBS naturally with fiber. I suggest mixing Sunfiber every morning in your LynFit Complete Protein Shake along with a ½ cup of raspberries to reach your daily fiber quota. What makes Sunfiber totally unique is that it's the only fiber that's truly invisible (no taste and no gritty texture). What I love most about Sunfiber is that it will not impede with protein digestion. Sunfiber will also help improve the growth of beneficial gut bacteria and it dissolves fast!
Lisa Tip: If you suffer from constipation or IBS symptoms, in addition to mixing Sunfiber every morning with your Complete Protein Shake, take the LynFit Raspberry Ketone Cleanse at dinner for the best results.
- Ease joint aches and pains naturally with antioxidants and other pain fighting ingredients while detoxing. Joint aches, arthritis and headaches are the #1 complaint I hear every day that keep people from eating healthy and exercising. You can bet I take this very seriously. There are natural alternatives such as LynFit Recovery Agent that provide fast relief without rebound pain or side effects. You can help your body recover naturally with proven ingredients such as Glucosamine, L-Glutamine, Curcumin and Bromelain, to name a few, and all contained in LynFit Recovery Agent. It helps repair damaged tissue, enhances immunity and speeds healing while inhibiting joint inflammation.
- Food is always your best medicine so choose organic whenever possible and aim to eat more green vegetables versus fruits as fruit can also raise blood sugar levels. Elevated blood sugar contributes to intense cravings, moodiness and fatigue. You really are what you eat so focus on eating 10 vegetables daily and lean, clean white fish with lots of fresh water. I recommend drinking at least 4 cups of green tea daily or hot water with lemon to help your body eliminate toxins that make you feel so bad.
Getting lean and staying healthy is about eating right and staying active so be sure to get some exercise every day. Your body will thank you and your weight loss will be enhanced when you use safe, natural alternatives whenever possible.