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5 Reasons You Aren’t Losing Belly Fat & Sweet & Tangy Salmon Recipe

Posted: July 23, 2016 in AWESOMNESS, calefitness, SuperFit Body Boot Camp
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5 Reasons You Aren’t Losing Belly Fat
When you set out to live a healthier, better life, part of your goal was to shed that belly fat that has plagued you all these years. However, try as you may, it sticks around like a bad habit. While extra belly fat is a deterrent to your self-confidence, it comes with an array of serious health dangers as well. From increased risk for cancer to heart disease to diabetes, unwanted belly bulge puts your life at risk every day.
If you’ve been struggling to kiss it goodbye, it may be for one of these five reasons.

Reason #1: Your Mediocre Workout

As long as you can remember, medical experts have recommended you get at least 30 minutes of exercise a few days a week. And for good reason. Much of the industrialized world has cut movement out of their lives in many ways, making it necessary to hit the gym in order to stay fit. However, if you think 30 minutes of light jogging on the treadmill three days a week is going to get rid of that belly fat, think again. To burn the flab, you’ll need to add strength training to your routine. Doing this will add muscle to your frame, which will help burn more pounds of fat. It will also put your muscles where they belong, which helps your belly look flatter.

Reason #2: Your Fork

Getting rid of belly fat can’t only be done in the gym. It requires a lifestyle change that includes being very cautious of what you put in your mouth. That means cutting out the processed foods, saturated fats, and whatever else is likely to cause fat to cling to your midsection. In case you’re curious, that includes too much healthy food also. Remember: everything has calories, and if your body doesn’t use it, it’s got to go somewhere, and your waistline is a likely candidate. But your fork isn’t the only thing that matters. Not drinking enough water is a sure recipe for belly fat. After all, there’s a reason a pudgy front is called a beer belly.

Reason #3: Your Stress Levels

When you feel stressed, it’s because something in your life is going on and you simply can’t let go of it until it’s resolved. Unfortunately, when you don’t let go of stress, fat doesn’t let go of you. It’s due to the chemical cortisol, which is released by your body when you’re facing stress. Harmless as a hormone may seem, this one kicks your appetite into gear and may even make it harder for your body to shed fat. So relax and help your waistline slim down.

Reason #4: Your Sleep Habits

Going to sleep is not exciting. Doing it feels like you’re doing nothing. But when you’re in the battle against the belly bulge, getting quality sleep every night is key. How important is it? When researchers concluded 16 years of research into the health of nearly 70,000 women, they saw that the women who slept five or fewer hours every night were at a 30-percent increased risk for gaining 30 pounds than those who got seven hours of shuteye on a nightly basis.

Reason #5: You’re Aging

This one is the hardest to accept, because there is nothing you can do to avoid getting older. With age, your metabolism drops, making it harder to burn off calories while at rest, but your appetite may not take a plunge. Making weight gain even more likely is the drop in estrogen and progesterone in women and testosterone in men. But don’t think aging means you have to simply accept weight gain.

By sleeping well, eating healthily, working out right, and cutting out stress, you can beat the odds and lose the belly fat that has taunted you, no matter your age. And I’m here to help. Call or email today to get started on an exercise program that will rid you of your belly fat once and for all. I’m here for you.

Picture This
Having trouble with motivation? Try this technique:

  1. Go through your photo albums and find a picture of yourself in your best shape ever. It may be a photo from your college or even high school days.
  2. Now go through your photos and find a picture of yourself in your worst shape ever. You may have to go through old shoe boxes of photos, since this photo may not have made it into your photo albums.
  3. Place the two photos side by side. You at your fittest; you at your fattest. Study the photos. Remember what it felt like to be in great shape. Remember what it felt like to be in terrible shape (you may be living that right now).
  4. Make a decision. Do you want to continue living your life in bad shape? Or will you shake off past failures and do what it takes to achieve the body you once had?

Share your two photos with me. Show me the great body that you once had and together we will get that body back.

Sweet & Tangy Salmon
Here’s a protein-packed dinner recipe that will help you shed bell fat. Serve with a side of dark leafy greens. Salmon is full of healthy omega-3 fatty acids and B vitamins. In addition to the health benefits, this salmon recipe packs a sweet and tangy flavor that is sure to please.
Servings: 2

Here’s what you need…

  • 1 fillet of fresh Salmon
  • 1 cup Lite Soy Sauce or coconut aminos
  • 2 tablespoons fresh minced Ginger
  • ¼ cup honey
  1. Combine the Soy Sauce, Ginger and Agave nectar. Place the Salmon in a pan and cover with the Soy marinade for 1 hour in the fridge.
  2. Prepare your grill. If desired, soak a cedar plank to barbecue the Salmon on.
  3. Grill over medium heat until cooked through and flaky.

Nutritional Analysis: One serving equals: 300 calories, 12g fat, 8g carbohydrate, .5g fiber, and 40g protein.


The big question I’m asked often is whehter or not it’s worth while to switch to organic food. Is there really a difference in quality and is that quality worth the price.


Pesticides: Even if you’re washing your foods you’re still eating a ton of pesticides which are extremely carcinogenic and terrible for your health.

Flavor: If you haven’t eaten organic go to the store RIGHT NOW and buy yourself some fruit and veggies. First you’ll notice they are generally shaped differently than you’re used to (gmos) and they taste COMPLETELY different .. better!

GMOs: If you’re not going organic you’re eating genetically modified foods 99% of the time. What’s being used to grow your food twice as fast and to twice the size is unhealthy and something you have to avoid at all cost.

General Health benefits: Countless studies have shown that organic foods contain higher concentrations of healthy substances such as antioxidants and Omega 3s that you’re body needs to function at it’s full potential.

The big question is, how do you know if you’re eating organic:

Go to health food stores (google search health food stores west island and organic and you’ll find places like TAO) and check the label of all your foods.


In order to carry this label foods must meet the USDA organic standard.

In the end, organic may cost you a little bit more but the healthy benefits far outweigh the price.

On top of that you are promoting something so much more important- you’re supporting the growth of animals in a humane way. Yes they will eventually be killed and eaten by you but they grow up normally, not shoved into small spaces where they can’t take a single step.

Eat Organic? YES, JUST DO IT!


Rock on!!



Here are 5 of the CHEAPEST and very healthy protein sources out there:

Tuna – Most cans have as much as 42 grams of protein in 1 can!

Beans and Lentils – which have TONS of protein and also have a boat load of fiber to keep your system running full speed with digestion

Eggs – You can go organic and pay just a little bit more to up the health factor, or pay less and still get a ton of bang for your buck. An egg has as much as 6 grams of protein, have an egg omelet with 2 whole eggs and 1 egg white and you’ve got 18 grams of protein .. BOOM

Whey – Whey powder is a HUGE money saver. If you calculated the amount of money you save from replacing a shake (that MUST have fruits and a fat source to be considered a healthy meal replacement) you would be blown away by how much money it will save you each month.

Cottage Cheese – SUPER cheap, easy to digest compared with most other dairy products and packed with our buddy protein.

When you go to the grocery store, fill your cart with protein sources. These are among the cheapest AND healthiest you can get so SPLURGE.

Make sure you’re getting a solid protein source at each meal and that will guarantee you’re burning 100X more fat daily.








Rock on!!