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Summer 2018
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Taking the guesswork out of fat loss, Fitness magazine’s special FATLOSS issue covers everything you need to know to shed that unwanted fat and finally get that toned, lean body you’ve always wanted. In depth features tackle all the important elements of a successful fat loss plan, including high intensity exercise pro- grammes, practical diet tips and eating plans, supplementation plans and info to help you achieve your goals. It has all the info anyone will ever need on how to achieve sustainable fat loss the healthy way.

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3 min.
live life with no regrets

If you’re a regular fatloss reader you may already know a bit about me. In the Spring 2017 issue my story was profiled in an article titled “Tales from a chronic dieter”. If you missed it, here’s a small extract: “I’ve been down the diet road a few times in my 36 years on earth. During this time I’ve amassed many ‘fed up with being fat’ milestones, most notably 20-odd failed New Year resolutions, my attempt at pre-wedding weight loss, and two efforts aimed at bouncing back from pregnancy weight gain. While still a work in progress, these multiple attempts to transform my diet have taught me many lessons. And with each new programme I refine my approach as I work towards achieving my ‘ultimate best body at 40’ goal.” February 12th…

5 min.
experts say...

I’VE LOST COUNT Q Is there anything more practical I can do to lose weight than counting calories? Yvette While many people make a New Year’s resolution to improve their health by eating less and counting calories, the actual science behind effective weight management is far more complex. We all have unique bodies with different metabolisms and individual needs. It’s not just about following a mathematical formula of: body weight equals calories in and calories out. Calories do count, but they are far from the whole picture. Over the years study after study have shown that diets based on the same amount of calories, but of varying composition with different proportions of fat, protein and carbohydrates, result in different amounts of weight loss. That’s because the calories-in-versus-calories-out energy balance theory of weight loss fails to consider…

4 min.
ramp up your fat loss

There are certain fundamentals when it comes to fat loss. While you can lose fat by sticking to most of these fundamentals, there are ways that you can cheat a little and still enjoy some results. It’s taking advantage of the law of averages – if you’re doing most of the stuff right for most of the time, then chances are you will lose some weight. Here is how we can make sure we’re doing the best we can. DIET It simply cannot be overstated that diet is the single most important fundamental when it comes to fat loss. We could rattle off the clichés for the next nine pages: you are what you eat , you cannot outtrain a poor diet, it all starts in the kitchen, you cannot outrun a…

3 min.
fat loss   facts

times two The degree to which following a vegetarian diet is more effective than a carnivorous one for weight loss, according to researchers from the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine in Washington DC in the US. 9 The number of genes that have a ‘snowball effect’ on weight gain if a person already has a high body mass index (BMI), according to McMaster University researchers. The effect of these nine genes may be amplified by four times, based on the findings of the study that looked at 37 genes that are well established as modulating body mass. The study was published in the American Journal of Human Genetics . 5% The amount of body weight obese people should lose to see major health benefits, according to researchers from Washington University’s Centre for Human Nutrition…

1 min.
slim gym gear up!

Pretty cool We are loving Puma’s pretty range of gym gear in soft grey and nude tones FIT TECH Sports Support Take on the new year with Cotton On Body’s High Impact Workout Bra With mesh panels and no underwire for support and shape as well as padded straps for comfort, this is Cotton On Body’s highest impact performance bra yet! Available in 10 different prints and colours with matching shorts and tights, working out never looked and felt so good. Available at Cotton On stores.…

7 min.
fat-loss cheat sheet

Since publishing the first issue of Fatloss magazine back in 2012, we’ve shared the weight-loss and transformation success stories of over 60 women in the previous six issues. Their approaches to diet and exercise have often been as varied as the women themselves, but the outcomes have always been the same – improved health, a new body, greater self -confidence and a new lease on life. There’s obviously a lot we can learn from these real-world experiences, which is why we went back into the archives to review every transformation success story we’ve ever published. We dug out the nuggets of wisdom and insights shared in these motivating and inspiring stories to serve them up here in the ultimate fat-loss cheat sheet. TIP 1: BUDDY UP Charmain Smith got a training partner – a…