There are ads, commercials, books, magazines and videos galore that make promises to get rid of your love handles, slim your inner thighs, boost your booty and get rid of that upper arm jiggle. It is normal to find exercise regimens that target the legs or the abs or tone other specific parts of your […]
6 Reasons Why Women Should Lift Weights
One of the most common myths surrounding women’s fitness has to do with weight lifting. It’s shocking how many people still claim that women either shouldn’t lift weights at all or should only do so if they want to bulk up (Bulking would be hard for most women to do without serious supplements due things […]
What is HIIT?
HIIT or High Intensity Interval Training is rising in popularity amongst the masses at supersonic speeds. Besides body weight training, HIIT is the top fitness trend of 2014. This upbeat, fast-paced method requires dedication, commitment, stamina, and endurance, but the results are well worth the effort. How Is It Done? With HIIT you alternate between high […]
The Number One Drinking Mistake Affecting Your Weight
What is the number one mistake? Not Drinking Enough Water! Water – it’s all around us. We see it in rivers and oceans, it flows freely from our faucets, it purges into our basements during violent storms. We’ve always heard how pivotal it is to our overall health and yet somehow most of us fail […]
6 Ways to Maximize Calorie Burn at the Gym
Many people work out hard at the gym to burn calories. However, they do not see the good results they expect. Each person’s body if different so I can only talk to you from the perspective what works for most people. You will have to use trial and error to determine what really works for you, […]
What is the Keto Diet?
The ketogenic diet, better known as the “keto” diet, is a diet that was originally developed to help people with difficult to control epilepsy (specifically, children with epilepsy). It is a high-fat, moderate protein, low carbohydrate diet. Here’s why it has been recommended for epilepsy: Carbohydrates are important for brain function, usually in the form […]
Are the Green Tea for Weight Loss Claims True?
If you were to believe all the advertisements, infomercials and half the websites on the Internet that are connected to a product with green tea, you might think that it is the magical answer to weight loss. It can be hard to separate fact from fiction when it comes to evaluating products and supplements aimed […]
6 Things That Bodybuilders Can Teach Us About Weight Loss
Losing weight is a huge undertaking and it can be really intimidating to go through on your own. There are lots of things that you may feel like you need to learn in order to reach your goals in a reasonable amount of time. If you are trying to lose weight, I suggest that you […]
Fact or Fiction: Are There Really Foods that Will Speed Up Your Metabolism?
Responsible for how fast your body burns calories and fat, metabolism not only affects your current weight, it also determines how fast you will lose weight, how many calories you can eat per day, and how well you maintain your weight. With all of these factors relying on your metabolism, there are a lot of […]