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ITG Article- "3 Ways to Tighten Loose Skin After Weight Loss"

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ITG Article- "3 Ways to Tighten Loose Skin After Weight Loss"

  Shedding pounds takes dedication, patience and persistence — especially if you’re going about it in a safe and sustainable way. That’s why losing even 1 pound is a success. However, losing 5–10% of your total body weight is likely to bring big health benefits, such as lower blood cholesterol, blood sugar and an improvement in overall blood pressure levels. Depending on how much weight you lose, there could be one not-so-pleasant result: loose skin. When a person loses a significant amount of weight, they can end up with loose skin either in their stomach or in other parts of their body, like their arms,...

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ITG Article- "Can You Build Muscle Without Carbs?"

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ITG Article- "Can You Build Muscle Without Carbs?"

Let’s start with the facts. You can build muscle on a ketogenic diet. And you don’t need any added carbs to do it.  Don’t believe me?  Just look at any of the countless bodybuilders who have built and maintained muscle on a low carb, ketogenic diet. Or…just keep reading. Because we’ve done the work - so you don’t have to. In this article, you’ll learn everything you need to know about how to build and maintain muscle on a ketogenic diet. We’ll tell you the secrets to building muscle the smart way - and how to support your gains with a low carb, keto diet.  OK then, let’s...

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Article - "7 Reasons Why Your Weight Fluctuates"

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Article - "7 Reasons Why Your Weight Fluctuates"

7 Reason's Why Your Weight Fluctuates So you invested in a set of the best bathroom scales to monitor progress on your health and fitness journey, but you're finding that your weight fluctuates massively by the day - or even the hour.If that sounds familiar, fear not. Whilst no-one enjoys feeling heavier some days than others or seeing a number creep up on the scale, daily weight changes don’t always mean fat gain - and there's likely a simple explanation.‘It’s a figure lodged in the mind that dictates if life is moving along the right path or not. 'At its...

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Article - "Is Weight Fluctuation Normal?"

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Article - "Is Weight Fluctuation Normal?"

What’s happening? Daily weight fluctuation is normal. The average adult’s weight fluctuates up to 5 or 6 pounds per day. It all comes down to what and when you eat, drink, exercise, and even sleep. It’s usually the result of food or water intake Your weight is determined by the number of calories you consume compared to the number of calories you burn. Eating a healthy, balanced diet on par with the number of calories your body uses daily may reduce your chances of significant weight fluctuation over time. But it can be a challenge to eat and drink in moderation every...

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Article - "How to build positive, long-lasting habits, according to psychologists"

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Article - "How to build positive, long-lasting habits, according to psychologists"

How to build positive, long-lasting habits, according to psychologists Stephanie Parker ,  Knowable Magazine  Aug 4, 2021, 8:35 AM For many of us, the past year has disrupted deeply ingrained habits. Some people report exercising less, others are drinking more. As we look forward to life returning to some semblance of normal, it's worth considering what scientists have learned about how to create good habits and break bad ones. Habits are like shortcuts — they're things we can do quickly and without thinking because we've done them so often they've become automatic, says behavioral scientist Katy Milkman of the University of Pennsylvania. One important...

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