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Belly Fat Blasting Breakfast

Posted on 09 January 2009 by Jason White

If you want to burn the fat off your belly you need to burn THIS into your brain first.

Eat breakfast. I eat 6 eggwhites with broccoli every day. I take black coffee and a cup of dry cereal to go with it. Even when I am pressed for time I still get breakfast in even if I just fry a couple eggs.

I think the important thing to remember is that I make time for my breakfast. It is that important. It works.

Look, you can make fat loss as difficult as you like. You can make it out to be super complicated if you choose.

But one of the easiest things you can do to start melting the fat off your frame is to start eating a breakfast that boosts your metabolism and sets the tone for fat loss all day long.

Now, there’s a very good chance you’re nodding your head in agreement with me, saying something like, “That’s great. I know that…. But what the heck do I eat?”

Glad you asked

Here are three simple fat fighting breakfasts from Registered Dietitian Jayson Hunter:

1- Cottage cheese mixed with real fruit

2- Hard boiled egg and yogurt mixed with real fruit

3- 2 pieces of fruit and a scrambled egg wrap

Seriously, would that be so hard? Don’t you think you can manage that in the morning?

Well, if you can’t Jayson, who is the Head of R & D at Prograde Nutrition, has another suggestion. You can use a nutritious meal replacement shake like Prograde Lean.

I’ve checked it out and it really has a delicious chocolate flavor. In fact, I know Prograde spent 6 months developing Prograde Lean just to get the taste right.

Ok, so there are 4 options for a Belly Fat Blasting Breakfast. Enjoy!

Yours in health,

Jason

PS – Remember, Prograde Nutrition is currently having a BIG 10.9% off everything January Celebration Sale to celebrate the New Year and the fact they are now shipping to the UK, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand.

Yes, that’s 10.9 as in January of 2009

Here are some other details I want to make sure you know about:

- Again, you receive 10.9% off all Prograde products.

- It will run from Thursday, January 8th until Thursday, January 15th at 11:59pm EST.

- Yes, that 10.9% off will be applicable to SmartShip orders. But it only applies to that first purchase. Not ongoing.

- The coupon code you enter at checkout is:

012009

- The website is http://strengthnation.getprograde.com

- If you want to check out Prograde Lean right away go here:

http://strengthnation.getprograde.com/lean

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BBC NEWS | Health | Vitamins ‘may shorten your life’

Posted on 16 April 2008 by Jason White

BBC NEWS | Health | Vitamins ‘may shorten your life’

Just when you thought everything was safe. There is a new study that examines the ability of a regular multivitamin supplement to prolong life. This is a very interesting argument and one that you should not miss. What the scientists did was look at studies that have already been completed to determine if certain vitamins like vitamin A and E helped prevent death. They actually found that they didn’t prolong life and even INCREASED the eventuality of death!

Holy crap, now my vitamins will kill me?

Well, actually no they won’t kill you as there is a compelling argument against the study in this BBC report, but they just might not do you any good either.

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For the (Fit) Boozer in You…

Posted on 28 February 2008 by Jason White

Beer

I come from a long line of drinkers. In fact I have a very fond (at first, then terrible later) memory of one Adirondack winter when I was about 6 years old and my father and my uncle were in the woodshed chopping wood. It was a family event and our two families were out in that shed just hanging out.

There’s not much to do up there especially in winter and especially when you have to feed two wood stoves 24/7 to keep the house warm.

So my cousin who was my age exactly suggested we go inside and ask her mother for beer to give to our dads and then just drink the beer ourselves. Mischievous by nature I thought her idea was brilliant and agreed. We almost got stuck when my aunt who was completely unfazed by our request for brewskis asked us which kind they asked for….”uh, uh, uh the green ones!” I stammered. It worked!

Two green bottles in our hot little hands and we tore out of there like we had just stolen The Crown Jewels. Mischievous AND Athletic by nature I immediately went to the shed, stuck the bottle in my teeth, bit down on to the cap (I know, it did hurt), and started climbing the door hinges to the two wooden planks that sat astride the support beams. Those two little slats added up to about 12 inches across of “loft space” and rested there about 10 feet off the ground. Grinning like a soon to be drunken elf I sat to work prying the top off that bottle giggling at everyone’s gaping face holes. I mean they were just so shocked.

The whole thing had happened so quickly, I was fast “he was fast” and I had a beer “where the heck did he get that beer?” I think deep down they were really amused and never thought I would actually pull it off. Nor could any of them climb up there like I did. Top off I drank that whole beer up on that loft and immediately started to wobble. I don’t remember much after that (duh) including how I got down. I DO remember being inside later that evening and everyone basically making fun of me for being drunk and I remember screaming at them to stop and I remember crying because I was so dizzy and I couldn’t shake it.

I guess I sobered up eventually. And this is sort of the long way around to say that: I enjoy drinking. Which is difficult for me because I also enjoy being lean. And if it is one thing I have always told you it is that DRINKING MAKES YOU FAT.

You might enjoy drinking too. I am not the trainer that is going to yell at you for drinking. UNLESS you are trying to lose weight and then we have a problem. It can be reconciled though and I have a secret weapon to juxtapose the two: Remember my Holiday Weight Loss guide on Fox 5 Good Day New York? In it I suggested that you take Vodka on ice if you are trying to lose weight and you really, really want to drink. And then of course I found a cool blog post that supports the idea:

Check out The Low Cal Cocktails on Vital Juice Daily It is a cool post about how to make some choices that will keep you in cups without completely ruining your weight loss efforts.

Enjoy!

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Preaching to the Converted

Posted on 23 February 2008 by Jason White

In this blazingly fast talk from Dr. Dean Ornish you will hear something you probably already heard: Americans are getting fatter. But the there are two very interesting pints about this talk. One is that since we are exporting our culture we are also exporting the diseases we suffer as a result of carrying so much extra weight. Cardio vascular disease is now more prevalent in some places in Africa than the AIDS epidemic. And the part that I am fascinated with is the series of slides that show the rise in obesity in America by state in the 1990′s.

I first saw these slides at the NSCA convention in Las Vegas when Thomas Incledon gave his presentation on how his lab will analyze your blood work to determine your nutritional needs. But he went through them very slowly. Dr. Ornish blazes through them like the rest of his talk so you can see the rise in obesity bloom like a flower. It is fascinating.

The good news…by training with me you are actively participating in your health, and ultimately your wellness, staving off the ill effects of our country’s slow slide into inactivity.

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How New Yorkers Stay Thin

Posted on 08 January 2008 by Jason White

Now that’s New York thin!
Lean Body

I am so glad you are here! Like many New Yorkers you might be wondering:

‘Since I live in the greatest city in the world how can I become the greatest me in the world?’

Well you have certainly come to the right place. Since the late 90′s I have been teaching New Yorkers how to get into and stay in the the best shape of their lives. Being a thin New Yorker is all about feeling fantastic as you walk down the street. And all of my clients have achieved this goal with my expert guidance.

Wouldn’t you like to be the one that turns heads as you walk into a party? How about finally losing those nagging 5 pounds that you can never seem to keep off? Wouldn’t it be nice to not have to think about your body for once and just know that your body is in the best shape it has ever been in?

Being fit, staying thin, looking good and feeling good about yourself is how you perform at your best and New York wants nothing more from you than your absolute best.

Take a minute to Download this FREE Guide to How New Yorkers Stay Thin. It is a short read, but it is Jam Packed with usable information that will show you how you can look, feel, and BE your best in no time.

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