Lose Butt Fat – How I Lost My Fat Butt

Maybe you have the same experience as I did, you know, sitting on your butt too much. A couple of years ago I was starting out building another of my businesses and I got into the habit of sitting on my butt trying to get the business going. I was working 12 to 14 hours per day, most of this was sitting repairing laser printer parts, in addition to that I was eating fast food, things like pizza, fried chicken and other assorted unhealthy foods.

Well, I don’t have to tell you, before long I had developed this huge fat butt. My waist size when from a healthy 32 to 36 inches and my butt went with it. As someone who was always into running, healthy living and eating properly that was unacceptable, I had to get back to living healthy again. Look, the money was good, no complaints there, but my body was bearing the brunt of this success.

So I got back into the gym, with the help of a personal trainer who gave me a few pointers I had a new exercise routine. One subset of this new exercise routine was to lose butt fat and lose it quickly. Before I give you the exercises to lose the fat of my butt I want you to take a look at some exercise experts who have their own take on losing butt fat.

The exercises in this article are great for losing butt fat, I tried using a number of them when I was trying to lose butt fat, the lunge in particular with slight modification was excellent for me to lose the extra butt fat. Keep reading I will reveal all shortly. However, you and I know that video demonstrations are excellent for exercise routines and with that in mind take a look at the following video showing butt exercises.

As you can see the lunge is featured in most exercise routines aimed at firming up the butt, as stated earlier I used the modified lunge primarily to lose my fat butt. I used varying weighted dumbells when doing the lunges, I started out with two 20 lbs dumbells, then move it up to 25 lbs, then 35 lbs in each hand.

I did ten repetitions for each lunge. In addition, I did the walking lunge, ie instead of standing in one place and lunge I walked and lunge with the weights in hand. The following Dr. Mercola video demonstrates a walking lunge with dumbells in hands, rake a look.

As you can see from the above video the walking dumbell video is not for the faint of heart. Those are the lunges I used to lose butt fat when I developed my fat butt back a couple of years ago while building up my laser printer repair business. If you want to lose extra fat off your body take a look at this fat loss program…

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How Sleep Affects Weight Loss

As I was working 12 – 14 hours a day, it dealth with the overeating during those long work days, what was left unsaid was the lack of sleep I was getting, today post will focus more on how sleep affects weight loss.

We have been subjected to the saying “you snooze you lose” in reference to being on the ball regarding competing in business. To stay ahead of the competition you need to put in the hours, you need to burn the midnight oil, our society is bombarded with these mantras. I am not going to debate the truth or lack of truth to these statements; however, I want to address the issue of sleep as it applies to weight loss.

How sleep affects weight loss is rather interesting from the aspect that several studies have shown that lack of sleep hinders weight loss. On first blush, this makes lots of sense because if you are asleep you can’t eat, unless you sleepwalk, but that’s another topic.

During my long worked days which I mentioned above sleep deprivation was replaced by taking risk-taking to keep me stimulated, things like fast driving to stay alert, making rash business decisions which, by the way, came back to haunt me, similar things are done by those of us who lack the proper amount of sleep. Next let us take a look at a video explaining the science behind weight gain and the lack of sleep, take a look.

With the current record temperatures and high humidity working out can cause an increasing drain on our energy, to compensate for this more sleep is required; however, the longer summer days works against that. More sunshine causes us to stay up later, depriving us of much-needed sleep. The scientific proof in the video above is backed up by other sources such as the following article, an excerpt from the article written by Amy Korn-Reavis is below, take a look.

As someone living in the northern hemisphere and you go on vacation in the tropics where there are high humidity and high temperatures, you probably find that you are drained of energy because of the weather. Yes, I empathize with you because I experienced the same thing when I was on vacation in Barbados after living in Canada for over 20 years.

As a result, you need more sleep while in those conditions, however, to see all the sights and sounds in these strange countries we sleep less stay up later and gain weight while on vacation. How sleep affects weight loss comes down to one thing, being awake leads to eating, whatever the reason and the science behind it.…

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Should you Exercise when you are Sick?

I am often amazed that such a small thing can have such a devastating effect on the human body, something so small that it can’t be seen with the naked eye, it requires a microscope to see it, I am referring to the cold and flu virus. No matter how big and strong you are it can lay you out like a fallen log.

For the last two days, yesterday being the worse, I was laid up in bed with the flu, for me exercising was not an option, I was so weak I stayed in bed all day, venturing out for twenty minutes to get some over the counter medication and a few groceries. Normally I am energetic and spry yesterday I was doing the old man shuffle, my stride was cut to half its normal length and my feet were closer to the ground when I lifted them than they normally are, my fear was that a good gust of wind would blow me over.

This brings me to the issue of, should you exercise when sick. On this issue there are three camps, one camp says yes, one camp says no, and the third camp says yes under certain conditions. I will present all there camp points of view in the following two articles and video.

Clearly his position has some merit to it, however, your doctor should be the final decision when it comes to your health, I know, some of us hear what the doctor says and go out and do what we want to do.

Should You Exercise When Sick?

My opinion on this is that being sick is the body’s way of telling you things are out of sort and its time to slow down and assess your situation. I could be that the illness, in my case the flu, could have been brought on by too much stress in your life. The immune system is stimulated by stress; however, too much stress and you begin to get sick. With not enough rest, the immune system becomes compromised making us susceptible to illnesses such as the flu and colds.

In my case, I didn’t follow my routine of getting extra rest last weekend so the flu virus that was floating around in my environment seen to latch onto me. Should you exercise when sick? I would say, if you go to the gym, no, you can spread your germs around if you are in the infectious stage Since few of us know when that stage has passed then we should do our best in preventing it being transmitted to others.

If you exercise at home, if you can manage it light exercise maybe ok, provided your doctor thinks it’s ok, if you can manage it. For me exercise was not an option, I was too weak and lacking in energy.

Clearly, there is no clear cut answer to this question, because the nature of the illness determines is you should exercise, example, if you had major surgery exercising, could make your illness worse, if you are too weak to exercise no, in the end should you exercise when sick, depends on you and your doctor.…

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