Man Boobs, Estrogen/Oestrogen and BPA
Apart from simply excess fat, another thing to consider regarding man boobs is the amount of Estrogen Mimickers that we are absorbing from our environment.
These are chemicals that look enough like real Estrogen to fool our bodies into making hormonal changes
Men do produce a small amount of Estrogen in our bodies but we make predominantly testosterone.
Estrogen is a female hormone and it’s becoming increasingly widespread around our environment, food & drinks. It’s changing the balance of hormones in men, giving us larger breasts, smaller muscles, larger bellies, and less sex drive.
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The biggest Factor for losing body fat, is DIET.
Your diet accounts for about 80% of your fat loss, and the other 20% varies from exercise, lifestyle habits, sleep and stress reduction. It is absolutely possible to reduce body fat without making drastic changes to your lifestyle. I am a big believer in ‘Baby Steps’ & I’m not talking about children here. Exercise and physical activity is a crucial part of our overall well being, but it’s certainly not the be-all and end-all of fat loss.
By making small changes to our lifestyles in the form of ‘Baby Steps’ we can achieve amazing results as time goes on.
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What is HIIT?
(HIIT) is an advanced form of interval training and is a form of cardiovascular exercise. We use alternating periods of short intense anaerobic exercise with less-intense recovery periods. Usually HiiT sessions may last anything from 4-30 minutes. The majority of the workouts I provide will be set for a time of about 20 minutes. These form of workouts provide improved fat burning, glucose metabolism and improved athletic capacity.
A HiiT workout consists of a warm up period of exercise, followed by a period of high intensity exercise intervals which are separated by medium intensity exercise for recovery. Finally a HiiT exercise ends with a period of cool down exercise. The high intensity exercise should be done at almost maximum intensity. The medium exercise should be about 50% intensity.
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