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Food Combinations For A Healthier Lifestyle

There is a lot of research that educates us on how to be fit and healthy as well as offer information on what to eat and what to avoid. Usually we end up with regurgitated material that inevitably says to eat more fruit and veggies and lay off the high caloric, high fat snacks. By now, this should be common knowledge but the newestContinue reading

Belly Fat Be Gone

If you are among the few who were blessed with phenomenal genes or have found the tricks of the trade for getting the much coveted flat abs, you are fortunate but certainly in the minority.

Around the globe, people continue to battle belly fat and science shows that the stomach or abdominal region is among the most challenging areas to lost unwanted fat and keep it off.

Fortunately there are some valuable exercise programs that can help you along, but more importantly, when it comes to getting rid of belly fat, the foods that you eat play a large role in the diameter of your abdominal area. With a few simple adjustments to your diet Continue reading

Shed Pounds by Eating Breakfast

Fat loss is on the top of many people’s lists these days. People will try all sorts of weight loss programs only to be disappointed with the results. Trend diets may give quick results but they are not a long term solution to weight loss.

Still the most effective way to successful weight loss is eating a well balanced diet including a healthy breakfast. It’s true when they say breakfast is the most important meal of the day and here are the reasons why.Continue reading

Nutrition for Post-Workout Recovery

Nutrition is always important but today we are going to focus special attention on when your training has just ended. Post-exercise recovery nutrition helps you start your next workout strong so you can keep improving on your best effort.

In order to maintain proper hydration and help prepare for the next day’s workout, it’s important toContinue reading

Eat Well, Lose Weight

It’s kind of funny, in a sad sort of way, that the number of ineffective, short-lived fad diets continues to grow. And they grow despite the fact that they don’t work, at least not as a long-term solution to losing weight. So, what are you supposed to do if you want to lose weight? Eat better.Yep. That’s it. Eat better.

Okay, seriously, it wouldn’t be much if that’s all I said. I believe we all know, deep down, that we need to eat better if we stand a chance of shedding those extra pounds. Don’t worry, this is going to be as common sense as it is easy to follow. No fad diet nonsense, just what works.

Food is nothing more than fuel for the body. It contains the vitamins, minerals andContinue reading

Have Fun Losing Weight

You know what isn’t fair? The fact that it’s so much more fun to gain weight than it is to diet and exercise. That has to be one of the real reasons why people don’t like to lose weight, right? I mean it only makes sense. If doing what it took to be at your ideal weight was more enjoyable than what it takes to gain weight, we wouldn’t have a problem with obesity.It doesn’t have to be that way anymore. Imagine if it wasn’t such a drag to get healthy, to lose weight, to eat right or to exercise. I’m sure you can see what a positive impact that could have on how much you weigh. Here are some ideas you can put to use to make it fun.Continue reading

It’s Time to Cut Ties with the Scale

It’s time to purge that elephant in the room: THE SCALE!

Whether it’s in the bathroom, the basement or in the bedroom, it’s taunting you. Every day it beckons for you to step onto it. It’s the first thing you think of when you wake up and we always want to hop on the scale before bed.

This obsession is one of the reasons you should cut ties with the scale; set it free so you can set yourself free of its chokehold.

Daily weigh-ins are meaningless. Most people trying to lose weight really want to see a change in their body composition: In other words FAT LOSS.

Female Before After FitnessBody composition changes cannot be detected by a scale on a day-to-day basis. Fat loss CAN be detected on a weekly basis, however, so if
you can have enough discipline to only hop on once a week, then you have my permission to keep your scale.

 

This is very tough however, so if you start to notice yourself weighing yourself more often, then hide it.

 

Did You Know that Your scale weight can fluctuate up to 5 pounds in one day!

 

This is due to:Continue reading

Goal Setting 101

Goal Setting 101

Setting goals will enable you to eliminate the distractions in your life and help you to focus on the really important things.  By knowing exactly what you want, you’re able to concentrate on specific areas with more accountability and focus. Goals allow you to get more things done so you can achieve more.  Who doesn’t want to achieve more?

We like to take one large goal and break it into smaller, Continue reading