Working out with Shawn Perine

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Shawn Perine is not only the editor-in-chief of three major fitness magazines--Muscle and Fitness, Muscle and Fitness for Her, and Flex Magazine--he is a man that practices what he preaches.

He is in incredible shape. Beyond incredible really. His keys to success: hard work and consistency.

So how many times should you hit the gym in a given week and still expect to see results? He says start with three times.

But Shawn says regardless of what you do in the gym, what you do in the kitchen or at the dinner table may be even more important.

He says your diet is very important, probably more than 50 percent of the key to losing weight and keeping it off. He says people who hit the gym hard and don't eat right struggle to lose weight whereas people who don't work out as much but eat well do much better.