Saturday, July 10, 2010

Seeing Is Believing If You Want To Burn Fat - Or Is It?

As with a good number of the stuff we do in life, we depend heavily on our sight as the deciding factor in whether or not we believe something. This is regrettably the case in attempting to burn fat too. The old cliché is a picture is worth a thousand words, right?

Well, when we stare at that picture of that buff guy or hot babe on the cover of the hottest fitness or weight loss product, something takes place. We get jazzed. We may even get very jazzed!

Sadly, this is something that many in the fitness business are counting on. They know it and employ it to their huge advantage. The process is straightforward: Put a great looking and in-shape guy or girl on a product and it will sell like hot cakes. The vendors don't even need to tell you that you'll get to look like that girl or guy -- they already know your subconscious will assume it will happen. When you're anxious to take off fat, this is a simple game for the fitness industry to play.

Of course, several weeks later if it doesn't work, you will probably begin to lose hope and realize that it's going to be tough to keep up with the unrealistic and overly harsh rules. You've got a life, right? Sure, you would like to lose fat, but you have a job, perhaps a family, and other interests in life. Don't get me wrong, I love a great fat burning workout, but I know you don't want to spend hours every day for the remainder of your life working out!

All of this happened to me several times over when I was younger. I wasn't pleased with my body, wanted to lose fat, and was in search of the most efficient way to get lean, tough, and healthy, but while not devoting too much time in the gym, or needing to follow extreme diet plans for long periods of time.

After years of testing on myself, friends, relatives, and strangers, I assembled some of the techniques that I found to work best at burning fat and in the least amount of time, for myself and the others that I worked with. What prompted me to do this was an unbelievable amount of frustration I know thousands of others are experiencing right now.

How so? To answer that, I need you to recognize the psychological factors of what we are confronting in the world of health and fitness.

What do you call doing the same thing over and again and expecting a different result? The answer is: Insanity In some ways, the fitness industry is driving you insane in your quest to burn fat and get a slim, strong, and healthy body. Their promises are too good to be true and many times they can't usually provide them. They are over-promising and under-delivering all too often.

It's a big psychological game that the fitness industry is playing, and it dates back to when we were kids. When we were children, we were all taught that we could do anything we wanted to do when we grew up. Your parents may have even told you that you can attain anything you yearn if you just believe in it strongly enough. I know mine did.

While this can supply enormous inspiration in life's pursuits, it can also be used against you by others, and without your knowledge. You are mostly a product of your genetics. Just as Richard Simmons could never play in the NHL, a guy like Woody Allen could never win a heavyweight bodybuilding competition.

The truth is that they can lose fat and get in the best shape of their life, but their genetics determine much of what we look like when in that best shape. But this isn't what the fitness gurus will typically tell you -- they need you thinking that anyone can look like a genetic freak of nature... if you just follow their plans, that is.

Now, I am not saying you are doomed by your genes. Everyone can make surprising improvements in their physiques with proper exercise and nutrition habits. It's when we start comparing ourselves to the gals and guys in the magazines that we get into problems, and get lost in that continuing circle of sensationalism and hype all too prevalent in fitness and fat burning nowadays.

As I mentioned before, you've got a life. You're a busy person. We all are. We live in a fast-paced society, we're in the information age, where we have so many things to do and so little time to complete them. I don't know about you, but I notice myself attempting to stuff everything I do into those few hours between getting up and going to sleep. It's not easy.

Then come along the fitness gurus telling you that to burn fat and get in great shape you've got to work out every day or close to it. You need to do aerobics or cardiovascular exercise to burn fat, many times a week. You've got to get on the weight machines several more days a week, so that you are literally working out 5 to 6 days a week. If you want it, you've got to do it, so they say.

I'm here to tell you that this isn't so! Many of these plans also will tell you that you've got to stick to some crazy diet to burn fat. This might include cutting all or most of your carbohydrates, ingesting loads of supplements or other magical weight loss potions. Then, when their programs don't deliver, they'll tell you that everyone is different and that you've got to find what works right for you. Wait a minute -- weren't they just telling you that their program promises the body in the infomercial?

What they are doing is keeping you in that fitness insanity that I described earlier. They keep you doing the same thing (trying the next hot product or workout and diet regimen) and promising the same super fat burning results. If it doesn't work, they recommend the next latest and greatest thing. And too many people go on to that next miracle product or promise and the fitness business uses this to their benefit!

Unfortunately the fitness industry, in many ways, has become a cycle of hype and sensationalism. Sure, there are some good-hearted trainers and professionals out there, but even some of them are being controlled by the gym owners, magazine publishers, and vitamin companies. That's where the money is! Even if they are attempting to help you, they can become unwitting victims to the system.

They advertise their plans, products, and diets by showing the cream of the crop in the genetic gene pool. Hey, if it worked for that guy or gal with the fantastic figure or build, it will work for me. I fell for it, also, many times, until I did some major research and experimentation as I mentioned before.

Finally, I awakened and discovered for myself the strategies that few people are aware of. Secrets that will never dominate the fitness industry's general recommendations because they are unpopular with the people that control the industry. Why?

Because these techniques of mine won't sell lots of silly exercise gimmicks, gadgets, or magical potions. Fat Burning Furnace students are educated in the proper application of short, progressive, and intense weight training, eating a diet full of nutrient rich foods, drinking tons of water, and getting plenty of quality sleep and relaxation.

But our subconscious mind is powerful, and you have to be skeptical. Even today, I can get sucked in to a compelling late night TV ad, even though I know better. So you've got to be aware.

If people would pay more attention to proved principles like those in the Fat Burning Furnace program, and devote less time to the latest “butt buster” or “fat stripper” on the market, we'd all be healthier, leaner, stronger, and happier for it. And we'd also be burning a heck of a lot more fat in the process.

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