There is no magic pill when it comes to losing weight or getting in shape. Fortunately, there’s something even better: It’s high intensity interval training (HIIT). No, this isn’t one of those workout trends that will be outdated next year. Nor is it a workout designed by some exercise “guru” who promises you that you’ll […]
Angela lost 20 pounds and lots of body fat
Transformation of the Day: Angela lost 20 pounds. Her body fat percentage went from 38% to 24% and she no longer has to take blood pressure or diabetes medication. She has taken control of her life and her health. Check out how she did it. After many years of uncontrolled hypertension and countless hospitalizations, Coach Anthony Elfonzia […]
Update: Mickey lost 76 pounds
Update: We featured Mickey’s story back in 2014 and now she’s giving us a recap and an amazing update. She kept 62 pounds off for 2 years. Recently, she started working on her new fitness goal that has led to her losing 14 more pounds in 7 weeks and gaining 2.8 lbs of muscle. After not […]
The Basics: Calorie Intake for Fat Loss vs. Muscle Gain vs. Maintenance
This article breaks down the basics of calorie counting. When you’re interested in weight loss and muscle gain, learning about all about calories and learning about nutrition in general will serve you well. Calories are the essential units of energy that are found in all foods and are necessary in maintaining the body’s function. According […]
Measure Your Progress Without the Scale
It is very easy for us to become obsessed with our weight as a number and start to weigh ourselves every day. Stepping on a scale isn’t the only way to judge whether you are making progress or not. In fact, it isn’t even the best way to know how much fat you’re losing and […]
6 Ways to Lose Weight Without Counting Calories
Even though creating a caloric deficit is vital for weight loss, counting calories is easily one of the most tedious parts of losing weight. I recommend that you track your calories and what you eat, keeping an actual goal in mind in terms of calories, carbs, fat, etc. This is become much easier to do […]
Yanica lost 40 pounds
Weight Loss Transformation: Yanica lost 40 pounds and has transformed her body with fat loss and muscle gain. She looks amazing and says that weight lifting has been key to keeping her curves. Her story is also proof that it’s not just about numbers on the scale. Check out more of what she had to […]
Can Diabetes Hinder Weight Loss?
In America alone, roughly 30 million people have diabetes according to a 2014 CDC report. That estimate includes diagnosed or not. Did you know that it’s estimated that 30% of people with diabetes are undiagnosed? Diabetes is a terrible disease that claims close to 3.5 million lives every based on United Nations Health Agency statistics. It’s also a […]
What is Fasted Cardio?
Will Cardio On An Empty Stomach Accelerate Your Weight Loss and Fitness Efforts? Fasting in general is a somewhat controversial subject. Either experts are against it or support it being done as part of an overall wellness regime. Depending on what you are trying to achieve, periodic fasting may actually boost your results. There are some studies and books […]
Spot Reduction: Can you really just lose belly fat?
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 […]