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Make 2017 the Year of a New, Leaner You!



More than half of the country’s population has already made their New Year’s resolutions and are ready to put them into action to help them become healthier (by losing weight) and happier. Statistics say more than 90 percent of resolutions fail, despite the best of intentions.

If you want to be part of the 10 percent that succeed, you’ll need to know how to overcome the obstacles that stand in your way, preventing you from reaching your goals. These techniques will help you win the fight when it comes to reaching your goals.

There are some common mistakes almost all of us make when it comes to our diets, stopping fat loss and preventing us from losing weight. No matter what type of plan, your body needs these clean eating rules, backed by science, that apply to each of us.
(NOTE: If you’re over age 35, your metabolism is slowing down while we speak. So listen up, this applies in particular to you.)

Losing weight can be fast and easy if you think replacement vs. deprivation when it comes to addressing your not-so-healthy eating habits. And, we all know how long depriving ourselves lasts — not very long.

The Good News? These simple solutions can help you bust through your toughest weight loss challenges, no matter how old you are or how stubborn your metabolism is. You’ll not only lose more weight in less time; you’ll melt fat from those hard to reach places like the stomach, hips, and thighs. You'll do it without spending hours in the gym, or those dreadful juice cleanses that spike your blood sugar, making you even more ravenous than you were before you started.

If this is the year you promised yourself that you were going to do it, get ready, because these simple solutions are guaranteed to get you there. No more excuses! You're going to set a goal (be specific, such as 7 pounds in 7 days), and commit yourself 100 percent to work at it and achieve it.

Are you feeling determined and ready to lose a pound per day? If so, it's time to challenge yourself and take on the LynFit 7-Day Weight Loss Challenge.

LynFit Weight Loss Challenge

We've got 7 days of healthy, lean living challenges to help get you back on track fast, losing weight and melting fat. This 7-Day Weight Loss Challenge will help you become a weight loss expert by teaching you how to lose weight and keep it off. These lean living tips will help you accomplish all your 2017 health goals; from lowering blood sugar or cholesterol levels, to decreasing your inflammation. No excuses!

Weight loss is 90 percent diet and only 20 percent sweat equity, so it’s best to focus on your eating habits. You don’t need a diet; you need a lifestyle. The best way to clean up yours is to replace some of the not-so-good habits that are stopping you from reaching your goals. You may not even be aware they are negatively affecting your weight loss because of the affect these seemingly harmless habits have on your blood sugar levels, causing your body to become resistant to weight loss. It's also why diabetes and pre-diabetes numbers are skyrocketing at a faster pace than the national debt.

It's not how much you work out or how often you wear that FitBit® or go to CrossFit® class, that will help you lose weight — it's your diet.  

Here are the Top Three mistakes people make that prevent them from losing weight:

  1. They don’t pay attention to their meal timing.
    Slimming Solution: Time your meals. Plan to eat all of your meals between the hours of 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. This allows for a 12-hour fast every night, which is best for anti-aging and boosts weight loss. Meal timing is paramount, and it's best to aim for three meals and one snack daily.

  2. They drink way too much sugar.
    Slimming Solution: Replace those sugar-spiking juices and gourmet coffees with a cleaner, metabolic boosting, and much more delicious Double Chocolate Mocha Latte. This one simple change can help you lose 7 pounds in 7 days because of its nourishing properties that help lower blood sugar levels, block cortisol (the stress hormone that wreaks havoc on our waistlines), and boost metabolism by 25 percent.

  3. They overcomplicate their workouts and push themselves too hard, which makes them even hungrier.
    Slimming Solution: Treat a weight loss workout like brushing your teeth. Do it daily and make it such a habit that you can do it without thinking about it.

    These moves keep your body in working order by strengthening it as we get older.

    Warning: These moves do not require any equipment or expensive gyms, so you save time and money and get fitter fast. You’ll spend the time you normally would driving to the gym getting it done instead. This is the "no excuse" workout that anyone can do anywhere anytime. It's better if you incorporate these moves into your day.

    + Chair Squats
    + Door jam, counter top or desk push ups *Can be done on one leg for balance
    + Chair Dips
    + Chair Crunch a la Frog kick style or Crunch with your legs on chair
    + One Legged Side raises

    Aim for 10 of each and increase reps as it gets easier. You can also do a super slow technique and focus on the squeeze.

Don’t forget; lean bodies are not made in the gym, they are made in the kitchen. There is no reason to kill yourself or risk getting injured to get in shape. This is the year of working smarter not harder!  

This is the year you're going to do it. Are you feeling determined? All you have to do is follow the plan each day. You'll want to sign up for my free newsletter for inspiration and delicious metabolic boosting recipes. And be sure to follow me on social media (@LisaLynnFitness) for weekly contests where you can win free products and read all about others just like you who have transformed their bodies and lives.

A Fat-Burning Feast For New Year's Eve

The holidays are over and it's New Year's resolution time, and if you're like me, this year's resolution list includes eating healthy.

New Year's Eve is a time to go all out and do something special, but that doesn't mean it needs to be unhealthy. I've got the perfect delicious, good-for-you dinner that your whole family will love.

The best part is, the more you eat the healthier you'll be. Seafood is loaded with iodine that helps boost thyroid function along with tons of other health benefits.

Here's my fat-burning feast for New Year's Eve.....

APPETIZER: GRILLED CALAMARI ON SKEWERS
Servings: 4
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients:
(1 pound) Squid (calamari), tubes only
Salt and pepper
Extra virgin olive oil
(1) Lime, cut into wedges
Few sprigs fresh parsley, finely minced
Bamboo skewers, soaked

Directions:
1. Preheat grill. Wash squid, pat dry with paper towel. Cut squid into 2-inch tubes and thread onto bamboo skewer. Season both sides with salt and pepper. 2. Grill over medium-high heat for 4 minutes each side or until edges slightly charred. 3. Drizzle olive oil over cooked calamari, squeeze lime over and top with parsley.

SALAD: CEASAR SALAD

Ingredients:
(1/3 cup) Grated Parmigiano Reggiano
(¼ cup) Fresh lemon juice
(1 small) Garlic clove
(½ tbsp) Dijon mustard
(2) Anchovy fillets
(1 tbsp) Extra virgin olive oil
(5 tbsp) Fat-free Greek yogurt *optional

Directions:
In the bowl of a food processor add the cheese, the lemon juice, garlic clove, mustard and the anchovies. Turn the machine on and let it run for 15 to 20 seconds. Add the oil and yogurt and let the machine run for another 15 seconds. Makes 3/4 cups. Toss romaine lettuce in a bowl with this creamy Caesar dressing until coated and Mangia!

ENTREE: QUICK & EASY FISH STEW
Servings: 4
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes

Fish Stew

The variations are endless for holidays. I can add ½ pound of shrimp, mussels or clams, scallops, and especially king crab legs to the stew. If you do add shellfish, add them a couple of minutes before the fish. They need more time to cook and open. And add more liquid to accommodate the extra fish. Of course, I add more vegetables.

Ingredients:
(6 Tbsp) Olive oil
(1 medium) Onion, chopped (about 1½ cups)
(3 large) Garlic cloves, minced
(3–-4) celery stalks
(2) Carrots cut up into chunks
(1) 14-ounce can of whole or crushed seasoned tomatoes with their juices
(2 tsp) Tomato paste (optional)
(2–3 cups) Clam juice (or substitute chicken broth)
(1) ½ lb fish fillets (use a firm white fish such as halibut, cod, red snapper, or sea bass), cut into 2-inch pieces

Directions:
Fastest Method: Fast method for an Even quicker version: Saute onions, garlic, and red pepper flakes in olive oil. Add clam juice and marinara sauce as well as celery and carrots. When bubbling, toss in some fish (shellfish first). Simmer a few minutes and voila!

Longer method:.Heat olive oil in a large thick-bottomed pot over medium-high heat. Add onion and sauté 4 minutes, add the garlic and cook a minute more. Add parsley and stir 2 minutes. Add tomato and tomato paste, and gently cook for 10 minutes or so. Add clam juice, and fish. Bring to a simmer and simmer until the fish is cooked through and easily flakes apart, about 3–5 minutes. Add seasoning. Salt to taste. Ladle into bowls and serve.

DESSERT: LYNFIT PEANUT BUTTER BALLS

LynFit Peanut Butter Balls

If you make this recipe, we'd love for you to share it on our social media platforms: @LisaLynnFitness!

Eat, Drink, and Stay Healthy Naturally!

Eat, Drink & Stay Healthy Naturally

'Tis the season of overdoing it, and that usually means we end up getting sick. We seem to be exhausted all the time, and that almost always means we gain weight.

If you want to avoid getting sick this year, and you're determined not to gain weight, I've got great news for you — it's possible! All you have to do is let Mother Nature lend a helping hand. Throw out those metabolism-slowing, immune-killing, quick fixes and turn to your natural medicine cabinet instead. Plus, natural remedies aren't as likely to damage your liver and kidneys.

From aches and pains to low energy to just giving your metabolism the boost it needs to help you keep off those holiday pounds, even when you're not perfect — remember, a healthier life is a happier life. And, prevention is the best cure.

If you were to come over to my house and complain of an ailment or your child got an injury while visiting, you might be surprised to see me open up my medicine cabinet and proceed to pull out various natural remedies. After all, it's no secret that I have a love affair for alternative, natural treatments, and have been studying them for the past 25+ years.

Recently, a friend was asking me what I do when I get aches and pains, among other things. I rattled off some suggestions and talked about the things I keep in my home and use on a regular basis. She was amazed to learn that everything we put into our bodies has either a negative or positive effect on us — especially when it comes to losing weight and boosting metabolism.

She was also shocked to learn that some of the things we do every day can impair healing, which isn't good for aches and pains in the long run or slow down our metabolism, often causing weight gain or making it difficult to lose weight.

In a short speech, any medicine that says "anti" on the label can slow our metabolism and even affect liver and kidney functions over time. 

If you have a problem, LynFit Nutrition has a solution. Safe (safety should always come first) all-natural vitamins, minerals, and other supplements, naturally inspired and perfected by LynFit Nutrition. We help fix what ails you.

Some people never seem to catch "it." And, chances are, those same people are ones who use natural ways to stay away from those pesky viruses that prey on our weaknesses (like eating too much sugar when we're tired).

Research has shown that healthy habits, naturally supporting the immune system, can dramatically reduce "catching a cold." And, should you happen to catch a "bug," these same strategies can help in reducing the severity of symptoms. 

DEFENSIVE DIET

Choosing a clean, metabolic boosting diet is the number one strategy for staying healthy, combatting the common cold, and alleviating aches and pains. Doing so will boost your immune system and reduce inflammation, helping you to recover more quickly.

A clean, metabolic boosting diet means eating only real, whole foods — the way nature intended. 

The priority when it comes to eating healthy is to Power Your Immunity with Protein. It's critical to have at least one LynFit Complete Whey Protein Shake per day to feed and nourish your body. Doing so will also keep weight gain away.

The high-quality whey LynFit Nutrition uses in its Complete Protein Shakes and Lean Bars is the purest that can be found. While it boosts your metabolism, it also helps to boost your immunity as well. LynFit Nutrition Whey Protein is an excellent source of calcium, and calcium helps to lower blood sugar levels while building healthier, stronger bones. 

Each time you eat a LynFit Lean Bar you're getting one-third of your daily protein and fiber from a prebiotic source that will help to keep you regular and your gut healthy. They taste delicious and come in handy for those moments when you need comfort food. There simply is no other protein bar like it!

My personal Lean Bar favorite is Chewy Chocolate. It tastes like a Tootsie Roll® without the sugar. Sometimes, I'll twist it together with peanut butter — "You got peanut butter on my chocolate........." Just sayin....

Choose fresh vegetables and some citrus fruits, being mindful to stay away from powdered veggie products, juices and juicing, and canned or processed options due to them causing a spike in blood sugar levels. These spikes are awful for aches and pains and cause weight gain. They also lower your resistance by weakening your immunity. 

When it comes to fruits and veggies, it's best to eat the real thing. Your body will burn more calories in the digestion process. If you're trying to lose weight, stick to 1–2 servings of fruit per day, max, even if you're sick.

These healthy habits below will also help to keep you feeling full, so you don't overeat on the wrong kinds of food when temptation is at its peak.

  • Add plenty of natural herbs and spices to your meals, such as garlic and thyme
  • Use a mixed blend of cold pressed herbs instead of butter and saturated fats
  • Include lean, fresh, metabolic boosting proteins/meats (in addition to your Protein Shakes and/or Lean Bars). Free-range and organic are best, and watch your portion sizes. A serving size should be the size of a small deck of cards. 

Stay away from processed foods (this includes processed store-bought protein bars and shakes — you'll always get what you pay for), sugars, and most carbs. They will spike blood sugar levels and switch the pain switch on. Most contain additives that weaken our immune system. The best rule of thumb is to follow my LynFit Nutrition Plans and Resources for the cleanest eating possible.

And don't forget that you can find over 100 delicious, thermogenic recipes in my book, The Metabolism Solution.

LEAN SLEEP

Getting enough rest is one of the most important things you can do for yourself. It will help your body heal, regulate your metabolism, and kill hunger and cravings. 

Instead of reaching for drugs to improve sleep, swap out the nighttime medicines that clog your liver and negatively affect your weight loss with LynFit Lean Sleep. You'll have the best night's sleep ever, and it won't harm your health or slow your metabolism. 

LynFit Lean Sleep contains the perfect amount of melatonin to help you sleep without feeling groggy when you wake up. Lean Sleep is a proven regulator of brown fat that helps you burn more calories all day long. So you'll melt off belly fat — even while you sleep. So don't go to bed without taking 1–2 LynFit Lean Sleep (if you're struggling, you can take up to three per night). 

Before bedtime, be sure to:

  • Avoid foods and drinks containing caffeine
  • Avoid alcohol in the evenings
  • Eat dinner earlier in the evening to allow for optimal digestion
  • Turn off the television and anything that has bright lights before bedtime to help you relax (this includes tablets and phones)
  • Avoid stress at all costs
  • Do your workouts earlier in the day vs. later. You'll sleep better and burn more fat.

BOOST YOUR THYROID

Your thyroid produces hormones which regulate your body's metabolic rate as well as heart and digestive function, muscle control, brain development, and bone maintenance. It's imperative that we keep it in optimal functioning condition. LynFit Nutrition to the rescue with LynFit Thyro-Boost.

Thyro-Boost is a sophisticated blend loaded with more than a dozen adaptogenic herbs and natural ingredients. Adding herbs and natural supplements are a simple yet powerful way to boost the immune system, helping us to avoid colds, decrease inflammation (underlying cause of pain), and reduce hot flashes.

What is an adaptogenic herb? Herbs that are known as adaptogens are a unique group of ingredients used to improve the health of the adrenal system — the system in charge of managing your body's hormonal response to stress. This includes the thyroid, which is highly sensitive to stress. That's why when you're stressed it's harder to lose weight and more prone to getting sick.

Think your thyroid is fine and you don't need a little support? Think again. When it comes to your health, everyone needs this support in their personal medicine cabinet. You can read an in-depth summary of the benefits of LynFit Thyro-Boost here, and I'm sure you'll agree that it's a much-needed support that everyone needs.

YOUR DAILY VITAMIN D REQUIREMENT

During the winter months, it is very common to become deficient in Vitamin D, regardless of where you live. Taking the time to go out into the sun regularly will help the body create this essential nutrient naturally if your system is working correctly. 

If it isn't, or you aren't spending enough time outdoors (I say even if you are), it's important to take LynFit Vitamin D3 Boost, a high-quality vitamin D supplement that will help you get the vitamin D your body needs, along with an extra dose of immune health boosting blends. 

By taking two (2) LynFit Vitamin D3 Boost daily, you'll not only keep your bones strong, but you'll also help fight off the common cold or at a minimum, shorten the duration of it. 

THE WAY NATURE INTENDED

Sure, Tylenol® and other over-the-counter drugs might seem like a good idea, but what you don't know may hurt your health and make the pain last longer. These types of drugs may inhibit your body's healing process vs. helping it. Go natural instead, the way nature intended.

So, what's in that natural medicine cabinet I'd open if you came to my home and you had aches, pains, and ailments? You'd find LynFit Complete Shakes, Lean Bars, Lean Sleep, Thyro-Boost, and Vitamin D3 Boost. Simply put, you'd find your answer for how to eat, drink, and stay healthy!

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I always want to hear about your success stories. Please feel free to share them with me at Support@LynFit.com, complete with your before and after photos. And don't forget to share your LynFit experience on our social media platforms, @LisaLynnFitness. We live for your success, so Believe. Begin. Become. today!

Jump-Start Your Metabolism & Burn Off Excess Calories

Before I get started, I have to make my Lisa Lynn Public Service Announcement: You cannot lose weight and keep it off with exercise alone.....

Countless studies published in the Journal of Lipids prove that combination-ingredient dietary supplements, combined with metabolic boosting meal replacement high-quality, whey protein shakes or protein bars, help melt belly fat and boost weight loss 40 percent more than exercise alone. This is especially true if you are apple-shaped and store excess belly fat.

You can jump-start your metabolism and burn off excess calories with one simple upgrade to your fitness routine. The best part? You don't need to go out and invest money for a piece of fancy equipment to perform these explosive moves. You can use what you probably already have in your home.

And, let's be real — who doesn't need to burn off excess calories this time of year?

All you need is a mini-platform ranging in height from four inches to any height you can safely jump on or over. Even a step or stair will do. For the sake of describing the movements, we're going to call it a "hop box."

Research from the American Council on Exercise shows you'll burn 15 calories more per minute during your HIT-metabolic boosting workout when you include the hop box. The spike comes from the added challenge of simply jumping onto a specific target.

But be aware, this jumping revs up your heart rate because you're hoisting your body weight up against gravity.

It will work all your major muscles, especially abs, glutes, and quads, to propel you while building your smaller stability muscles (which are worked as you land) that are equally as important but almost always overlooked.

As you can see, a hop box can be a one-stop-shop for reshaping muscles, from head to toe.

You can easily add this to your current workout by doing your strength training moves on the box. This increases the intensity of the moves by simply changing the angles. Making subtle changes in your workout, like changing the angle, require more balance and power. 

FIT TIPS

  • Set a goal before you begin, such as ten repetitions of each move
  • Do "1-more" of each move than you did last time
  • Keep track of how many of each move you can initially do. Make a note of the extra reps you can do as you progress. This will help motivate you by allowing you to visibly see and feel how much stronger and leaner you're becoming.

THE HOP BOX WORKOUT

Intensity level: 8–9 — Start wherever you are and remember that anything extra you do counts as more. This is an eight on the RPE scale (rate of perceived exertion) out of 10.

Total time: 30 minutes — You can break it down into (3) 10-minute sessions.

You'll need:

  • A timer (the timer on your phone works great)
  • A step-stool, plyo box, or even a sturdy milk crate can work. Beginners should begin at 20-inches height or less. If you're more advanced, you can use 24–30 inches. If you're outside, a park bench is perfect.

How you do it: Before beginning each move, set your time to one minute and perform your first set, working as quickly as possible, using good form and aiming to complete the repetitions in less than the minute allowed. Use any remaining time to recover and rest before continuing. This is all about working smarter, not harder. Then, finish the remaining six sets, or as many as you can.

How often to do it: Perform this workout three times weekly, allowing one day in between. Short on time? Done one move daily for one minute. The goal is seven sets.

Warm up first: For three minutes, do as many rounds as possible of each of the following:

  • 10 squats
  • 10 single leg lunges onto the box (10 on each side)
  • Frog kicks

The Workout Movements

#1: The Burpee Box Hop (I call these "burp-up your last mealies")

  • Stand up in front of the box with your feet hip-width apart to begin
  • Crouch down and place your hands on the box, jump feet back to a plank position and do a full push-up (lower your entire body — thighs and chest — all the way to the floor). Push back up to a plank position and "hop" feet back up towards your hands. Stand back up and hop onto the box.
    (NOTE: Make sure to keep your knees soft and use your arms to swing yourself up onto the box and land with both feet securely on the box)
  • Step down on the other side. That's one!
  • Repeat at least 10 times or for one minute straight

#2: The Incline Box Push-Up

  • Start this move in plank position with your palms on the box. Lower your chest on the box until it touches it, keeping your elbows tight to your side (this way is best for beginners). 
  • Push yourself back up to a plank position. That's one!
  • Perform at 10 times without resting or as many as you can safely perform

#3: Box Step-Up

  • Stand, facing the box with your left foot on top of the box, knee bent, and arms by your side
  • Push off using your right foot as if you're jumping (exploding) onto the box and bring your bent, stable knee up to your chest (as if to give your knee a kiss). 
  • Lower your right leg back to the start position, making sure to land with knees slight bent (soft knees)
  • That's one! Continue on the same side for 4–5 reps and then switch legs, repeating on the other side.
  • Do two sets and rest for the remainder of the minute drill. If you finish early, allow your body and breath to recover.

#4: Tricep Box Dips

  • Sit on the edge of the box, facing away from it, with hands on the edge and fingertips pointing towards the floor.
  • Walk feet forward away from the box until legs are straight (beginners, keep legs bent to make it easier).
  • Keep butt close to the box as you bend your elbows behind you until your arms form a 90° angle
  • Push yourself up, using the box to push off as if you're pushing yourself down until you're back up to the starting position
  • That's one!
  • Do 10 reps and rest for the remainder of the minute

#5: On the Box Frog Kicks

  • Sit on top of the box, close to the edge with legs into the chest
  • Slowly lean your torso back and extend your legs out while making sure to keep your core tight
  • Explode back up to the starting position
  • That's one!
  • Do 25 reps and rest for the remainder of the minute. For beginners, you can secure yourself using your arms placed behind you and allowing yourself to push off using them.

Repeat the five moves above six more times......

You'll burn 250 calories (more if you're a male) in addition to tightening and toning your body.

Did you know that just because you're working out doesn't mean you'll burn fat? That's what fat-burning supplements are for. Want more accelerated fat burning? Try these simple steps to promote fat-burning vs. the fat released in your workout from being stored as fat in your cells:

  • Take (1–2) LynFit Cutting Edge and (1) LynFit Accelerator before your workout, then
  • Take (1–2) LynFit Cutting Edge immediately after your workout 
  • If you struggle with sore and achy joints, take (1–2) LynFit Pure Omega 3 immediately after you work out to help reduce inflammation. And, drink a lot of water or green tea.

Merry fat-melting and a healthier, stronger you this holiday season. We'd love to hear your story. Feel free to share with us, so we can join in on the celebration with you!

Make A Little Fat-Melting Magic This Holiday Season

Make A Little Fat-Melting Magic This Holiday Season

With a little preventative planning, you can turn this holiday season into a fat-melting event. In just three simple steps, the usual holiday chow fest (guaranteed to promote weight gain) can be turned into a fat-burning feast, if you play your cards right.

Slip in a few slimming detox steps that facilitate fat-burning, especially in the stomach area, and help you reduce weight without too much effort while flattening your stomach and speeding up your metabolism, and you'll be celebrating more than just the holidays this year.

You'll flush out accumulated toxins so your weight loss won't be slowed down one bit. In fact, you'll speed it up so you can enjoy a few treats with your guests. And, if you're attending festivities, be sure to be a good guest and share this information, or even bring extra with you.

FAT-MELTING EGGNOG — START YOUR DAY OFF RIGHT

Don't avoid your cravings this holiday season — feed them. You can have eggnog because this recipe isn't naughty at all. 

This specific recipe contains 24 grams of metabolic boosting protein and is extremely low-carb and very low in fat. Yet, it still has all those nostalgic holiday flavors we crave.

(2 scoops) LynFit Vanilla Complete Protein Shake
(5–6) Ice cubes
(½ tsp) Rum extract
(¼ tsp) Nutmeg (plus more to sprinkle on top)

Add all the ingredients into the blender and blend until thick and creamy. Sprinkle with nutmeg and serve.

This recipe always receives Five Star reviews at my parties!

METABOLIC BOOSTING, FAT MELTING COCKTAILS (or, as we like to say in the fitness world, "mocktails")

This cocktail is packed with lime, mint, and ginger so it will help you metabolize the fat you eat at mealtime. 

This very simple combination will shock you at how effective it is at helping you keep the pounds off during the holidays. Especially if you pair it with (2) LynFit Raspberry Ketone Cleanse before you indulge.

It will do more than just help keep you hydrated. It will also help curb cravings, boost digestion, prevent constipation, and detox your body. It's also great the morning after with a dose of LynFit Daily Power Shot.

Drink this fat-burning cocktail, made with sparkling water, before, during, and after your meals. Better yet, drink it each time you take your supplements. It's a powerful weight loss solution that will help keep you hydrated while moving nutrients through your body, keep you feeling fuller longer, suppress your appetite, and help to significantly reduce fluid retention.

(4) Limes
(15) Mint leaves
Fresh ginger (the size of your thumb)
(2 liters) Sparkling water
Ice cubes (optional)

Juice the limes, chop the mint leaves, and grate the ginger. Leave them for one hour to allow the compounds in the ingredients to activate and make a perfect metabolic boosting blend. After the one-hour period, add the sparkling water, stir well, and enjoy.

You don't have to starve yourself during the holidays. You just need to remember these slimming steps:

    • Avoid eating too late (for optimal health, eat between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m.)
    • Don't overeat, and take smaller portions of food (remember, your stomach is only the size of a fist)
    • Take your supplements at breakfast, again at lunch, and right before your meal (see the Gameplan below)
    • When in doubt, don't. Why eat foods that you don't love? After all, Thanksgiving is about giving thanks.
    • Remember the Three Bite Rule — You can taste anything for three bites. If you can't stop at three bites then don't start. This makes it easier to avoid trigger foods.

If you follow these simple rules and drink the metabolic boosting cocktail throughout the day, you'll be amazed at the results. You'll get a leaner, slimmer, more toned body fast. 

HERE'S YOUR HOLIDAY SUPPLEMENT GAMEPLAN

Mid-morning
Metabolic boosting cocktail (recipe above)
(1) LynFit Cutting Edge
(1) LynFit Carb Edge

Lunch
Metabolic boosting cocktail (recipe above) with your metabolic boosting Complete Protein Shake, or make your shake using the cocktail mixture
(1) LynFit Accelerator
(1) LynFit Cutting Edge
(1) LynFit Carb Edge

Pre-dinner Meal Boost
Metabolic boosting cocktail (recipe above)
(1) LynFit Cutting Edge
(1) LynFit Carb Edge

With Your Dinner
Metabolic boosting cocktail (recipe above)
(2–3) LynFit Raspberry Ketone Cleanse

Before Bed
(1) LynFit Lean Sleep
(1) LynFit Pure Omega 3

For delicious, thermogenic recipes for the holidays, refer to The Metabolism Solution. You'll be amazed at all the recipes you can find.

Have an awesome Thanksgiving and keep it lean — if you don't gain you never have to lose!

Holiday-Proof Your Weight Loss

You can avoid the weight gain slump this holiday season and blast fat instead.

Most people fall off the weight loss wagon because they stop doing the things that work. For starters, they stop taking their fat loss supplements at the very time they need them the most. Supplements are the secret weapon to guard against weight gain this time of the year. And here's why.....

When you stack LynFit Accelerator and LynFit Carb Edge together, you are flipping the weight gain switch off while turning the weight loss switch on. It's a natural boost that will help keep you moving, which is especially important during the holiday season because the more you sit, the more you eat.

The great news is this fat burning combo is exactly what you need this time of year, so don't leave home without this one-two punch.

Each time you take LynFit Accelerator, it's like turbocharging your metabolism. It tricks your body into thinking like a thin person, which helps you avoid overeating in the first place.

LynFit Accelerator boosts mood and energy, so you won't be reaching for the wrong foods that provide a false energy. It elevates mood, making you feel happier. And, when you feel happy, you eat less. Stress eaters take note; LynFit Accelerator doesn't just help preventatively; it also comes to the rescue should you have a bad eating day or spell — just like Thanksgiving through New Years. 

The Raspberry Ketones found in LynFit Accelerator:

  • Helps decrease the absorption of fat (you need this most when attending parties, so never leave home without it)
  • Supports thermogenesis in brown adipose tissue, meaning it helps your body burn fat by converting white (not-so-good) fat cells into brown fat cells, which helps you burn more calories — even at rest.
  • Supports appetite control and mood enhancement
  • Limits enzymes that turn carbohydrates into to fat

So, instead of gaining weight while you're being festive, you'll be boosting fat loss and increasing your much-needed energy while killing your hunger and cravings.

EAT YOUR CARBS WHILE STAYING LEAN

LynFit's Fat Burning Combo is a high-quality formulation that speeds the removal of carbohydrates and sugar from the blood by speeding up their uptake, so they get burned off faster and easier. This is the secret to managing your hunger and cravings while also boosting fat loss.

LynFit Carb Edge contains white kidney bean extract and over 15 other sophisticated ingredients that help balance and lower blood sugar levels. Lowering blood sugar levels is the best way to melt off stubborn belly fat. 

If you've been struggling to lose weight, the answer may lie in your blood sugar levels. I should warn you, however — blood sugar levels don't decrease easily. That's where the smart use of safe supplements comes in.

The ingredients found in both these supplements have been used for decades, and are still used in Europe to help treat elevated blood sugar levels and blood fats like cholesterol and triglycerides. They are the most effective way to lower blood sugar and have more uses than I could list here.

Who needs the LynFit Fat Burning Combo?

  • Anyone who wants to lose weight and melt fat
  • Anyone who lives in the real world and doesn't eat perfectly all the time
  • Anyone who wants their body to react better to carbohydrates (keeps blood sugar levels low)
  • Wine and alcohol drinkers
  • Anyone needing more natural energy
  • Anyone wanting to avoid weight gain this holiday season
  • Anyone looking to maximize their nutrient absorption
  • Anyone who wants to burn fat without harmful stimulants

LynFit's Fat Burning Combo was formulated with three goals in mind:

  1. Stop weight gain and boost weight loss
  2. Kill the hunger and cravings that can be experienced the day after you overeat or drink by ensuring your body is reacting to carbohydrate consumption in the most positive way possible
  3. Allow dieters and athletes to maintain their weight loss and lean bodies, even when introducing carbohydrates back into their diets (can you say holiday party?)

Suggested use from now through New Years, and beyond:

  • A.M. — (1) LynFit Accelerator and (1) LynFit Carb Edge
  • Midday Lunch — (1) LynFit Accelerator and (1) LynFit Carb Edge
  • 3–4 p.m. — (1) LynFit Carb Edge
  • Pre-party — Take as directed above and take an additional (1–2) LynFit Carb Edge one hour or 30 minutes before you eat (or indulge)
    NOTE: If you weight 200 lbs. or more, increase the dosage to (2) LynFit Carb Edge per serving instead of (1). If you feel that's too much, simply cut back the dosage (Signs that it may be too much include light-headedness or weakness). 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:

Q: Are there any products you recommend to take with the LynFit Fat Burning Combo?
A: Yes. The LynFit Fat Burning Combo has been formulated to work synergistically with LynFit Cutting Edge and LynFit Complete Protein. Really, this combo can be stacked with any LynFit product for your own unique stack. The combo works all by itself if you wish to keep it simple.

Q: When is the best time to take the Fat Loss Stack?
A: LynFit Accelerator and LynFit Carb Edge are best taken first thing in the morning, then again at lunch. It's super-critical that you take another LynFit Carb Edge right before you splurge, so take it before you leave the house to go to the party — where you're most likely to overeat. You can also follow the plan on the Advanced Metabolic Boosting Meal Plan. The most important time to take this combo is 5–15 minutes before your largest carbohydrate-laden meal.

Q: How quickly can I expect results from the LynFit Fat Burning Combo?
A: Most of our customers say they feel better right away, and they no longer fight with hunger and cravings the same day they start. If your body is used to you eating what it wants, when it wants, it may take you 24 hours to reboot those cravings. Most of the time it's psychological vs. physiological, but taking the combo helps. You'll begin to notice a leaner, lighter feeling with more energy and fewer cravings within 48 hours. You'll also notice your body is harder due to cellulite disappearing within 7–10 days. Remember, however, that it all depends on you remembering to take this combo each day, especially before cheat day meals and drinks.

Bottom line — you'll be able to navigate through this holiday season without gaining an ounce. And who knows, you might even lose weight. But you've got to remember to take them each day, especially when you're not eating clean. 

So, make this holiday season one your body will never forget. You'll be leaner, stronger, and, your clothes will still fit when January rolls around. All the while enjoying some carbs without gaining fat.

Overcome Your Toughest Weight Loss Challenges With The Right Plan

Overcome Your Toughest Weight Loss Challenges

The right combination of diet, strategic use of safe supplement stacking, and a little exercise can help you overcome your toughest weight loss challenges. Sluggish weight loss usually means a sluggish metabolism. Here's what you can do to help rev up your metabolism and boost your weight loss results.

Studies show that people who combined the right diet and exercise program lost weight, but when they combined it with the strategic use of specific supplements to safely boost metabolism, they doubled their weight loss in ½ the time. 

Losing weight is hard enough, but when you add to that low energy, depression, and bloating, it can stop you from losing weight and block fat loss, unless you do these things. (NOTE: If you have gained more than 10 pounds your body is telling you it needs a boost.)

REV UP WITH METABOLIC EXERCISE

We all need to exercise, but if your metabolism is sluggish, you need to exercise every day. Weight training in a metabolic fashion helps to tighten, tone, and build lean muscle tissue, which helps boost metabolism and reshape your body better than any other form of exercise. Metabolic exercise is also the best way to strengthen your posture and bones.

Metabolic exercise should be performed three (3) times for 30 minutes for each workout. I suggest doing them at home for the best results due to form focus and the consistency of home workouts.

Add cardiovascular exercise daily such as walking, biking, or rowing. In all honesty, I suggest walking because anyone can do it anywhere—no gym needed, equals no excuse workouts. Don't forget; your body require 10,000 steps every day. Are you getting in your steps?

CHOOSE PROTEIN, AVOID CARBS (UNLESS THEY ARE GREEN)

You should be eating 4–5 meals spaced throughout the day, but your food choices dictate the speed of your metabolism. A higher protein diet, thermogenic, helps keep your metabolism running strong, so you burn more calories all day. If your weight loss is stalled, you may need to change the type of protein you're eating.

That's where the LynFit Complete Protein Shake comes in. Drinking one (1) shake for breakfast can boost your metabolism 25 percent and block stress hormones that slow weight loss. If you prefer to chew your protein, LynFit Lean Bars are made with the same highest grade of pure whey protein as the Protein Shake.

You should also swap out your chicken for fish, and remember, the lighter and whiter the fish, the better for your metabolism.

HYDRATE, BUT LIMIT CAFFEINE BOOST

Research shows that drinking water can boost your metabolism by as much as 30 percent. Your body needs at least 10 cups of water daily. Avoid getting too much caffeine, which can dehydrate you. 

Delicious, thirst-quenching hydrating tricks can be found in the Wall Street Journal Best-Seller, The Metabolism Solution.

STACK YOUR SUPPLEMENTS FOR MAXIMUM RESULTS

There have been studies suggesting a connection between hypothyroidism and vitamin deficiency. For instance, research published in 2013 in the International Journal of Health Sciences found that people with hypothyroidism were deficient in Vitamin D and Iodine, to name a few.

It's suggested to compliment your thyroid medication with LynFit Thyro-Boost and LynFit Vitamin D3 Boost to nourish and protect your thyroid.

The following supplement stack can be added to other LynFit supplements and is safe to use if you're on thyroid medication.

  • Take one (1) dropper-full of LynFit Thryo-Boost three (3) times daily. One (1) in the morning within 30 minutes of waking, and again at mid-morning and mid-afternoon.
  • Take one (1) LynFit Vitamin D3 Boost at breakfast and another at lunch. 

    If you're using the LynFit Fat Burning Combo, you can add the LynFit Thyro-Boost and Vitamin D3 Boost to it safely.

LAST, BUT NOT LEAST, GET ENOUGH SLEEP

Not getting enough sleep can change your metabolism and wreak havoc with cortisol (stress hormones ) levels, which in turn, can cause fat to be stored in your midsection and stop you from losing weight.  

The National Sleep Foundation recommends that most adults get 7–9 hours of sleep nightly. LynFit Lean Sleep with Melatonin makes that easy while helping to melt fat off your midsection while boosting health.

For the best results, take one (1) LynFit Lean Sleep an hour before bedtime or by 9 p.m. nightly. I like to stack my LynFit Lean Sleep with one (1) LynFit Pure Omega 3 for maximum metabolic boost. I promise it will be the best sleep you've ever had, complete with awesome dreams.

This stack also helps boost healing and repair, so you wake up less achy and ready to live your life.

Are you ready to lose that weight? You've gotta boost it to lose it. And, we'd love to hear your weight loss stories. You can be that influence that helps others achieve their dreams!

Fun Fitness Challenge, Just In Time For Halloween!


I was asked by a social media follower recently what I would propose when it comes to ending the health care crisis in America. What would my health care initiative be?

Let's take a closer look at what a health care initiative truly is. A health initiative is any plan or program intended to improve our health care system and organization, based on the principle that superior health care and its systems could build healthier communities.

This is the problem with our country — we either live in denial, or no one wants to be honest about the big issues. We all overeat, and we don’t move enough. We don’t even get up to change the television channel or answer the phone anymore. We tend to overcomplicate things, making them practically impossible to "do the do," if you know what I mean.

I for one get overwhelmed, which incapacitates me and stops me from making the changes needed. My solution to the health care crisis in America is very simple yet highly effective. It works 100 percent of the time when used. I’ve learned to keep it very simple, and that’s exactly why this plan is so effective.

Are you ready for my healthcare initiative? Here it is — Prevention is the cure!

It doesn’t matter if you’re a Pilates Princess or King of CrossFit, our bodies are only as healthy and strong as our weakest issue. Everybody—translation, every person living on this planet, needs to be able to do these things to stay healthy and to try to keep ourselves out of nursing homes. Nursing home care is one of the most expensive health care costs we will face as we begin to live longer. Unlike our politicians, none of us can afford to skip over these facts.

For instance, if you’re not flexible, you will most likely end up getting hurt because of your inflexibility. Alternatively, if you’re like Gumby, but lack adequate strength in all of the right places, you may be slumped over and frail which is a dangerous liability. 

As fitness trainers, the first thing we do is assess what our client’s current fitness levels are, regardless of their goal. This is where most people take the wrong turn when it comes to getting fit. We all want to work on what we are already good at, but that’s not what needs the TLC. It’s the weakness that we need to address to prevent injuries and health issues from popping up and taking us off of our game.

Interestingly, we are all born with these gifts, but we lose these fitness levels over time due to not using or misusing them. That’s why kids love this fit test—because most kids can naturally do all of them. As we age, we lose this ability unless we pay close attention to doing the right things, which is address the most important issues.

Here are the Top Five exercises that everybody should be able to do. They tell the true story about your health and give away your real fitness levels, which determine the state of your health. Believe it or not, your body is naturally designed to do each of these moves. Try them, and let's see just how functionally fit you really are (Caution: Be very careful if you haven’t done these in a while. They aren’t as easy as they look. It may take time to get back into proper physical condition before you’re able to do it, but it’s a good test of how productive your current fitness program is).

  • Bend over and touch your toes. You should be able to place your palms flat on the floor without bending your knees, or at least touch your fingertips to the floor.
    What does this prevent? Bad achy backs and knees and prevents strains and sprains. This move tells you how flexible your hamstrings, hips and low back are, as well as the health of your spine.

  • Sit down on the floor without using hands and get back up without using your hands or crossing your legs. I even struggle with this if I'm not warmed up, but I never stop trying. The lack of being able to get off the toilet is the #1 reason most people end up in nursing homes, and I’m not going there! Are you? This tells us not only how strong you are but also how flexible. It takes both strength and flexibility to be able to do this.
    What does this prevent? Bad back and knees, keeping you fit enough to care for yourself without home health care. Less falls that fracture bones and fewer wheelchairs, canes or walkers.

  • Push yourself up off the floor; aka The Perfect Push Up, while keeping your body straight and stiff.
    What does this prevent? A strong core is the best prevention for bad backs and necks.

  • Sit-up from lying position (this is old school, but you need to do this to get up every day). If your muscles aren’t strong enough you’ll wind up using the wrong muscles, and that’s how you'll hurt yourself. Yes, you really can get hurt sitting up in bed. People hurt their necks all the time doing this. Sad, but true.
    What does this prevent? The sit-up tells you how strong your core is. Having a strong core prevents belly bulge, bad backs, necks, and prevents falls. Not to mention, a strong core looks great.

  • Lying straight leg flexibility test. When you raise your leg it should be straight and at a perfect 90-degree angle (without helping it to get it there—that’s cheating).
    What does this prevent? If you can’t get your leg straight at 90 degrees, it tells how inflexible you really are. This is simple science, and the solution is easy. It doesn’t require you to take up yoga for hours every day. (Try the LynFit Lazy Man's Yoga as shown in The Metabolism Solution)

    *Note: If you can’t do this, and you’re wondering why you ache all the time and your back or hip problems are not being resolved with physical therapy, chiropractic or cortisone shots.....you just heard your solution. You need to do this simple stretch daily, as often as it takes until you can. If you don’t, your doomed for back, knee and hip troubles, if you don’t have them already.

Be sure to drink plenty of water, as being dehydrated also plays a role in your flexibility (you can't knead dry dough). Remember to warm up a bit beforehand (a warm shower can do this or walk around for a bit until you feel warmed up).

If your aches and pains are past a 2½ on a pain scale of 1–5, you may want to consider taking the following supplements to help ease inflammation. Inflammation is most likely causing your issues to escalate.

Pain depletes your body of what it needs, making pain worse and making supplementing even more important than any other time. Whether you're sore from life or you’ve been injured, the smart use of safe supplements is not only good for quick pain relief; it’s also the best way to prevent pain from happening in the first place.

Make sure you have these natural remedies on hand so you can take them as a preventative daily:

  • LynFit Pure Omega 3: Take (1) capsule in the a.m. upon waking and another at night before you got to bed.

  • LynFit Lean Sleep: Take (1) tablet at 9 p.m. along with your LynFit Pure Omega 3. Sleep is where your body recovers. Sometimes you will ache because you aren’t healing, making it even more important to sleep soundly.

    LynFit Lean Sleep is made from high-quality ingredients, so you’re getting the best melatonin money can buy. Melatonin is a powerful antioxidant that helps heal and repair damaged joints.

  • LynFit Daily Power Shot: Take (1) shot daily mid-morning, or as soon as you wake up. LynFit Daily Power Shot nourishes and protects your body and feeds the joints while providing the energy needed to live your life.

  • And when all else fails, pull out the big guns—LynFit Recovery Agent. LynFit Recovery Agent is just that—an agent that speeds recovery. It contains elevated amounts of the most critical nutrients your body needs, in the purest form and highest quality. From Glucosamine and Glutamine to Turmeric, to name a few. LynFit Recovery Agent helps speed healing and repair while easing pain the same day you start taking it. Your pain can’t stop you anymore!

If you didn’t ace this test, your body is screaming for help. Start practicing by doing these fit test moves. Acing this is the best prevention when it comes to staying healthy and living longer, which always translates into happier lives.

Take this test regardless of how fit you are, and remember; it’s always our weakest link that takes us out of the game of life. For more info see the Wall Street Journal Best-Seller, The Metabolism Solution.

Remember, you didn't lose your fitness overnight. Getting it back will take time. Be patient with yourself.

Stay tuned next week for the exercise program that will help get you back on track so you'll be able to do these moves with ease.

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