4 ways to satisfy hunger and lose weight

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4 ways to satisfy hunger and lose weight

Your body uses food for energy. It stores any excess energy as fat. This means if you eat more food than your body needs for daily activities and cell maintenance, you’ll gain weight. Small changes can make a big difference. One extra biscuit a week can lead you to gain 5lb a year – cut that biscuit out of your diet and you’ll lose the same amount. You should think of weight loss in terms of permanently changing your eating habits. You can get your body to use up existing stores of fat by eating less and making healthier choices.

How to keep your core strong and why it’s so important

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How to keep your core strong and why it’s so important

It is not just about the abdominal muscles, but also training your back, your glutes, and the entire area that connects to your spinal cord and helps your body support your spine, so that the burden of supporting your body weight isn’t just placed on your bones. The core is actually made up of three sheaths of muscles: The upper abs, the side muscles, which are called the obliques, and then a very deep layer of muscles that support your spine.

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