Fitness tips and training methods, this video focus' on do's and don'ts for fat loss and muscle gain.
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Darin Steen: Hello, there is Darin Steen here with you in Nutrition section of your Fat Loss Lifestyle video Exercise Library. We have heard a lot of comments out there by fitness professionals about how important nutrition is. Some say it's 70% of your fitness fat loss game. They say abs are made in the kitchen, they say you can't work yourself out of a bad diet. I think it's really true, if I can focus on one area, or all of the areas that are important in this body transformation system, it will be that nutrition is the most important. You have to focus on a few basic things, you got to clear your confusion. It's not that difficult. My goal here in this little short video is to give you a really nice space to go forward. Through our bunch of stuff out there but hopefully it's stuff that you heard before. I am just going to reinforce some things that you heard. Try to take away some of the other things that are misinformation for you. And that is let's just start with, what I think the number one weapon in your nutrition holster is and that's carbs cycling. So with our Fat Loss Lifestyle Program, we got a work up sheet in the Exercise Library section. You need to do your Interval Cardio, first thing in the morning, two or three days a week on opposite days that you are training resistance, do them separately. Because the key here is carbs cycling and that is strong and starchy carbs on the days that you train intensive. Wait when you need the energy and need the energy to recover from the intensive weight training workouts where you tore your muscles down. The starchy, starchy carbs are the carbs that you typically think that you should stay away from. Brown rice, Boiled rice, Whole Grain bread, Dark rye, Pumpernickel, Oatmeal, yarns and sweet potatoes, may be a red potato, Bananas. Those are all starchy carbs. You want to throw those in, in the middle of the day and right after the intensive workout on these resistance workout days. Right after the workout, is the nice window, and then also in the middle of the day. Don't throw in too many starch carbs, first meal and last meal, okay. You need to boost your metabolism by getting up and getting active. Kick butt workout somewhere in the middle of the day, beginning of the day, doesn't matter. But those are the rule of thumbs for throwing in starchy carbs, okay. Now, on days you don't train at all or days you do Intense Interval Cardio as our exercise video library, interval cardio section will show you how to do. You want to do it first thing in the morning two reasons why, is for one you get it done and excuses don't come up. And number two you are in a fat burning mode because you haven't had starchy carbs for about 8 and 10 hours. So you step that Interval Cardio session up by being in the fat burning mode by eating no carbs with your last snack in the night. And you could have probably no starchy carbs in your 6 O'clock typical dinner time. So it just fibers vegetable and green leaves. So therefore when you wake up the next morning you are in the fat burning mode. It's a great strategy, okay. So you want to stay away from the starchy carbs on those days. Cardio days are non active days, and you want to, make sure you can combine protein and carbs together but you stick with just the fibers and vegetables, green beans and the salad, carbs for those days. That's carbs cycling in a nutshell, it will actually boost your fat burning metabolism into that atmosphere that's never been before. It's very simple. Now, how much protein? Now we need to back up and say we need the unprocessed foods that don't come in boxes and containers. So raw is good for you. For the most part we want to try to go organic. In some areas typically the protein, the eggs and meat try to go organic. I know most people can afford, really who think they can afford, feed organic all the way through the day. But it's definitely worth it, you want to stay away from foods that come out of box and wrappings