Diet & Weight Loss Scams: How to Spot a Diet Scam Quickly

September 22nd, 2008
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- by Joey Atlas
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Diet & Weight Loss Scams: How to Spot a Diet Scam Quickly

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I went through a bunch of diet & weight loss advertisements and notes I took over the last few months.

There are a handful of claims that these products or programs make – that are a loud signal for you to know that you are looking at a rip-off.

This is not a complete list – as I have more to add in the future – but so far these are the most frequently abused BS claims…

When you see them – just keep going – and don’t be fooled…

“Lose weight without diet or exercise!”

“Lose weight no matter how much you eat of your favorite foods!”

“Lose weight permanently! Never diet again!” <= this one can be true but most of the time it is NOT)

“Block the absorption of fat, carbs, or calories!”

“Lose more than 30 pounds in 30 days!”

“This works for everyone because it’s so easy!”

“Lose weight with our miracle supplement, diet patch or cream!”

What claims have you come across (or even tried) – that are clear rip-off diet or weight loss scams?

Just post below – because everybody reading this also wants to know… Just click ‘Comment’…

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Fat Loss Hoax: History Reveals Diet & Weight Loss Deception

September 16th, 2008

- by Joey Atlas: FORMER Yo-Yo Dieter
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Fat Loss Hoax: History Reveals Diet & Weight Loss Deception

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The latest research shows that 99% (99 out of every 100 people) of the general public is tuned into the mass media via 2 or 3 mediums, at minimum, at an attention level adequate enough to be influenced and/or (mis)led by it. …not surprising at all…

But in that statistic lies some sordid truths…

By mass media – I’m referring to TV News/Talk Shows, Commercials, Radio, Newspapers, Magazines, etc…

And since mass media is supported by the Big Money Players (companies with lots and lots of money to spend on, (and control) advertising, and indirectly – programming…)

You ONLY get exposed to “their products” over, and over, and over – and for every commercial or advertisement that is run – there are a certain number of buyers (you may have been one of those buyers at some point…) that these companies can ‘bank on’ – and hence they keep pouring money (that comes from the profits they generate from all the consumers) into this perpetual money machine…

People BUY – They TRY – They FAIL…

- and the cycle keeps repeating itself…

BUY… TRY… FAIL…

BUY… TRY… FAIL…

BUY… TRY… FAIL…

This may sound familiar to you – or you may have seen people you know, experience this demoralizing cycle…

The problem is – this prevents you from getting access to other products and solutions, produced by real professionals… individuals (not big companies or wealthy doctors who have lots of money to write a diet book and then spend millions of dollars on advertising)…

…real people that are ‘in the trenches’ – creating and perfecting their own fool-proof methods that actually deliver on the presented promises… and personally hold themselves accountable to you…

Thankfully, the internet is giving people like me a fighting chance to reach out to people like you – with unique solutions that actually work…

In the next few months – before the New Year arrives here in the US (the program will be accessible worldwide) – I’m going to be introducing my Fat-Loss/Dieting solution to the world… and the cycle me and you are gonna see together is…

DO… SUCCEED…

DO… SUCCEED…

DO… SUCCEED…

It’s not gonna be an just ebook or a motivational set of cd’s (I’ll be sending you a free ebook in the next few weeks titled ‘Confessions of a FORMER YoYo Dieter’: 3rd Edition, updated and revised) – so stay tuned for that…)

…this fat-loss/diet project will be new and much more powerful than anything out there – something you haven’t seen or heard of before – I guarantee it…

Yes – it’s gonna be centered around the TACTICS I’ve spoken about in the last few weeks – but attached to the TACTICS are going to be ‘lifelines’, seamless coaching ‘devices’, simple implementation tools, and other ‘mechanisms’ that I can’t mention yet… that just can’t be offered by big companies… – which will make your efforts automatically successful…

One of my friends saw the outline if this program on paper… these were her exact words: “Holy smokes, Joey – this is like the ‘HOW’ of fat-loss – this is gonna be huge… you’re gonna be a total hero, especially with women, how in the world did you come up with this?”

Before I sign off – You must know this – Me and my ‘wiz kid’ programming Ace, Erik – are working literally around the clock on this. My wife peeked her head out of the bedroom at about 2:17am last night/this morning to see if I was actually typing away at the keyboard – or if she was just dreaming – well, she wasn’t dreaming ;-) )

But – we are doing all this work now – because what we’re creating is what’s going to make this all finally work for you – …it’s going to make what you need to do so darn easy – you just can’t fail…

Mark 2009 on your calendar as ‘Your Year’ – it’ll be here before you know it and by the time it gets here – you’ll be set up for success and closing in on your goals, and those around you can follow along or be green with envy as you get your body and life into the shape you’ve been dreaming of…

Stay tuned for this free ebook coming your way in the next week or two… a friend of mine pulled the older version from my files and asked if he could share it with some people – they loved it – so I updated and revised it this past weekend and added some more material for you… You’re gonna love it – and it’s the perfect intro for the new program – you’ll be glad you got your hands on this!

‘Confessions of a FORMER YoYo Dieter’
3rd Edition, Updated and Revised

If you have any thoughts, comments or questions – just post them below by clicking on ‘Comment’ – and remember…

Who Loves You BABY!!??

Your trainer for life does…

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Lower Body, Core, Abs and Cardio Exercise COMBINED

September 9th, 2008

Lower Body, Core, Abs and Cardio Exercise COMBINED

- by Joey Atlas
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As you know – I love exercising outdoors – and today was one of my favorite workouts. I do this once a week for my legs, butt, hips, thighs, abs, core and metabolism boosting, calorie burning cardio.

I woke up at about 7am when my 4 year old, Darah, came in and climbed up on the bed to wake me up… I brushed my teeth, got my running shoes on – saw the girls out the door – then hit the pavement…

I did a brisk jog for about 1.25 miles AWAY from the house – broke a nice sweat – saw some other morning exercisers as well…

Then turned back TOWARD the house…

…and did 30 walking lunge touch-downs (15 per side)…

- followed by 50 brisk walking steps
- followed by 30 all-out sprint strides

…then I kept repeating ’til I got home:

- 30 walking lunge touch-downs…
- followed by 50 brisk walking steps
- followed by 30 all-out sprint strides

Now – depending on your fitness level…

…you can vary this many ways… For example, if you are an out of shape beginner…

You can do a brisk walk for 3/4 of a mile – AWAY from the house…

Then turning back toward your house, you can do modified, half-range walking lunges with a shin touch-down – 10 to 20 reps for starters…

Then you follow those with a brisk jog for about 20 to 30 strides…

…followed by brisk walking for about 50 strides…

You’ll only appreciate the effectiveness of this mini-workout AFTER you’ve done it. Let me know how you like it…

Some Secret Tools I Use

On another note – I’ve received A LOT of questions regarding readers wanting to start their own websites and newsletters – asking for my recommendation for online tools that are very easy.

My 2 all time favorites are (one is free to get started and the other is extremely cheap):

http://www.BlinkWebsite.com <=Click to Visit) - I WISH this was around 7 years ago when I first got started. This website building tool is so easy - a 5 year old can put together a professional site in an hour or 2 - it's an awesomely simple site and its free to start building your own site and free to get your own domain - and when you are ready to go live with your site - it's only a few bucks a months - if you are interested in starting a web based business - start here... EXTREMELY HIGHLY recommended...

My other all time favorite is:

http://www.EmailsForProfit.com <=Click to Visit) - I've tried 4 different email/newsletter services - and this one is tops - keep in mind - I'm a classic technophobe - so anything I use has to be dead easy for me. This service is downright 'dead easy' and super effective - for the low-cost - you'll never find anything else like this for your web communications and business building. SUPER HIGHLY recommended...

I’m using both of these services right now – and my life has become VERY easy with them…

Don’t forget to leave me your comments below about the leg, butt, hip, thigh, abs, core and metabolism boosting, calorie burning cardio workout I’ve outline above for you…

Your trainer for life – your trainer forever says…

“Don’t Be Like Everybody Else… Be Fit!

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Real Fat Loss Secrets: Do This and Lose Fat Non-Stop

September 3rd, 2008

Real Fat Loss Secrets: Do This and Lose Fat Non-Stop – Regardless of Age, Genetics or Body-Type

- by Joey Atlas
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Ok – you ready?

    Go into your kitchen…

  • Chop up a half a tomato
  • Chop up a cup and a half of lettuce
  • Add 1/3 can of chick peas (be careful which brand you choose)
  • Add 4 – 6 pre-washed baby carrots
  • Add a sprinkle of sea salt
  • Add a shake of black pepper
  • Add 2 shakes of balsamic vinegar
  • Add 1 tablespoon of olive oil

Mix and eat…

There – now you’re burning fat…

Easy right?

Yeah, I agree…

That’s EXACTLY what I just ate for lunch – and it was awesome…

It tasted great. I’m satisfied but not stuffed. My energy is at peak level – and I don’t feel sluggish like most people do after the typical mass population crappy lunch. I won’t be hungry for about 3 or 4 more hours and if I do get hungry – I just dig into my bag of tricks (tactics, actually) and I’m still on target – keeping my metabolism steadily burning right along…

The truth is – fat loss is really that easy – but I also understand you might have a lot of questions about that recipe and about other elements that are related to that recipe and the big picture of fat loss and ‘dieting’ – such as…

  • “When do I eat that, Joey?”
  • “Can I substitute something in that recipe, Joey?”
  • “I work the night shift, Joey – when should I plan this meal?”
  • “What about snacking before or after that meal, Joey?”
  • “What if I’m still hungry after that?”
  • “What about the other meals in my day Joey?”
  • “What if I don’t have all the ingredients?”
  • “What about my willpower, Joey?”
  • “What about the next day – and the day after that?”
  • “What if I get gas from this meal Joey – then what do I do?”
  • “What if I don’t like that, Joey – can you show me something else for fat-burning?”

There are more questions than I have space for here – and you probably have some specific questions of your own (you’ll have a chance to ask them below if you want to later…)…

But here’s what I have to offer you right now – as I sat down to eat this for my lunch – I started to think about what separates me and other successful “dieters” – or shall we say ‘good eaters’, from the majority of people who just can’t seem to get it together and make it all work in the name of FAT-LOSS?

The timing on this is great – and it has prompted me to issue a helpful warning for you…
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URGENT WARNING: Fat-Loss Dieters Are Being Targeted for Easy Profits

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Fat loss product and diet program marketers consider September and January as their ‘Gold Rush’ times of year – when in their words…
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“all the sorry ass yo-yo dieters, fatties and fitness wannabe’s are looking for their next magic pill, miracle gadget or ‘breakthrough diet’ – to help them finally drop all the fat and flab from their bloated bodies.”

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That’s a direct quote I pulled from a diet/weight loss industry, marketing forum… Mind you these folks are not health or fitness coaching pros – these are marketers who make their pay by preying on people’s weaknesses and desperation…

And during the next few weeks you’re going to see a relentless onslaught of bullshit promotions and marketing blitzes fueled by hard-selling sales tactics to make you think you’ve just found ‘The Thing That’s Finally Going to Work for You!”

Here’s my advice – straight from an industry insider, consumer advocate and someone who truly cares about YOU and your results…

Don’t fall for any of it…
Don’t allow yourself to be dazzled…
Don’t let your emotional guard down…
Don’t let yourself be fooled, robbed and cheated…

Yeah – I know you want something – I know you need ’some kind of help’ – to get you through the tough times and ‘over the hump’ – you want some guidance – you want a trusty adviser to turn to…

You want something that’s gonna show early results that can be easily sustained with an approach and methodology that is realistic and can followed anywhere in the world – the US, China, India, Brazil – WHEREVER!!

Its ‘Tactics’ That Work

This does exist – but its all about TACTICS… and not just a plan…

Every war that was ever won – was won because of TACTICS – not an overall battle plan…

Every company that has succeeded through both good and bad economic times – has done so with TACTICS – not a general business plan…

Every famous or successful person has climbed to great heights – thanks to TACTICS – not just a general life plan…

Every World Series, World Cup, Daytona 500, Stanley Cup, British Open or Super Bowl has been won with TACTICS – not an overall general game plan…

It’s TACTICS that separates the winners from the losers – the successful from the unsuccessful – the victorious over the defeated….

And its TACTICS that are going to be your true secret weapon – the missing link you’ve been searching for to help you reach your winners circle – your gold podium – your triumphant rise to your own personal championship…

For a few lucky people – simple strategies and techniques are enough to get the job done – but for MANY – as in the vast majority – they are not…

Strategies and Techniques are what I included in my book, ‘Fatness to Fitness’ – no TACTICS though…

You may be asking “Why no ‘tactics’ in the book, Joey – if you are touting them so strongly in this article?”

Here’s the deal – I wrote ‘Fatness to Fitness’ as my first entry in to the mainstream….

Leading with an arsenal of eye-brow raising TACTICS could have cost me my credibility, my reputation and ultimately my career… simply because these tactics are not commonplace in the mainstream media…

And that wouldn’t have been good for me or for you…

But for now here’s what you need to know about TACTICS:

  • Tactics make difficult tasks easy…
  • Tactics give you deadly leverage against your foes…
  • Tactics allow you to side step any danger that comes your way…
  • Tactics give you the winning state of mind because you can control any situation…
  • Tactics allow you to turn any possible point of failure into the perfect set-up for victory…
  • Tactics are your small bag of effective secrets that nobody else can understand…
  • Tactics give you shortcuts to certain points that others don’t even now exist…

See, there are several KEY reasons why so may people fail at fat-loss and dieting – and these TACTICS directly address those key reasons and simply wipe them out of the equation – clearing an open path for your permanent fat-loss success…

During the next few weeks – I’ll be posting more articles, info and insight about this topic right here – so stay tuned…

As I finalize this Fat-Loss program based on these TACTICS – we are preparing to open up the doors in time for the New Year here in the US – and the program will be open to people in every country – but spots will be limited… I’ll elaborate more in the next few weeks…

In closing – I would like to ask you to share your past diet and fat-loss attempts… What you tried… Why it failed you… And what you believe you need to get you to success… Just click ‘comment’ below my dashing head shot…

Your trainer for life,
joey atlas

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