Weight Loss

Here’s How to Fire Up Your Metabolism Today

The holy grail of body conscious people everywhere is improving the metabolism, but how easily your body eliminates calories depends on many factors. An efficient metabolism is inherited by some individuals. Men usually  burn more calories, even when sleeping, than females. And for most people, after age 40, their metabolism slows gradually. There are other ways to boost your metabolism, still including  your age, gender, or genetics to the equation.  Weight Training The body burns calories continuously, even without moving. In people with more muscles, this resting metabolic rate is much higher. Each pound of muscle requires only around 6 …

Weight Loss

An All-Natural Supplement to Lose Real Fat?

In addition to a healthy diet and consistent exercise, adding healthy supplements is a great thing. It gives your body the added nutrients it needs for optimal health and weight loss of excess pounds. Here’s a great supplement that I found… This Safe, All-Natural Supplement Aids in Deep Sleep while improving HGH Levels. A Non- GMO Product That Helps you Lose Weight… Many thousands of women & men enjoy taking this every day and there has been absolutely zero side effects reported. Its absolutely 100% natural, safe and effective. As always, if you have a medical condition it’s recommended to …

Weight Loss

5 Tips To Burn Stubborn Belly Fat Over The Holidays…While Still Enjoying All Your Favorite Foods

The holiday season is upon us.  From now until the New Year, we have lots of opportunity for celebration with friends and family, probably a few strangers as well. With all the festivities, how do you manage to stick to your diet and avoid putting on extra pounds? Or even better, still lose excess weight? Some media states that the average person gains 3-7 lbs. Another study showed that weight gain was more prevalent among those who were already overweight. Those individuals averaged an increase of 8 lbs. over the holidays. And what’s worse? These studies also found that many …

Weight Loss

3 Diet Tips to Lose Weight & Keep It Off

Ready for a healthy way to lose weight. Here are 3 diet tips to help you avoid frustration and plateauing while gaining lasting, successful weight loss. What’s the best way to lose weight in a healthy fashion?  Many diet plans and publications report to have all the answers to losing weight successfully and maintaining your weight loss. Stating that the secret to losing weight is to exercise more and eat less, some say that eliminating fat from your diet completely is the way to go, the rest say no carbs in your diet all together. So let’s dive into the …

Wellness

Is Bariatric Surgery Really An Easy Fix to Obesity?

So why do overweight people resort to the seemingly easy fix of bariatric surgery? Many times weight loss surgery is a last resort for patients who struggle with weight and have tried multiple diets failing to lose weight no matter the type of weight loss programs they ventured out on.  But what is the key to true weight loss?  That is even needed and necessary after bariatric procedures and surgery…  Let’s look at the most common type of bariatric procedures: Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass  This procedure includes adjustable gastric banding, sleeve gastrectomy and biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch.  Gastric bypass is …

Fitness

5 Fat Blasting Exercises at Do at Home & Melt Those Love Handles

By now we all know what HIIT workouts are,  although you might not understand exactly what they consist of. But if you do, you may be ready for an updated routine that easily fits into your day. Well you’re definitely in the right place! HIIT  is an acronym for high intensity interval training. These are workouts with very little downtime, they’re high intensity and are meant to keep your heart rate elevated. These are exercises done in bursts of energy, so they could be directly related to an interval training-style of exercising. They start with a slower pace and then …

Wellness

Never Underestimate The Influence Of Rest For Muscle Tone.

Exercise has so many benefits like improved mental clarity, improved heart health and it’s an amazing stress reliever.  Although, exercising every day, 365 days a year, isn’t the ideal workout routine either.  Yes, staying active is vital, but having off time or rest days are equally important. When you allow your body to have a rest day, you’re giving your body as well as your mind time to rejuvenate and recover. I’m sure it seems like taking a rest day will affect your progress, especially when you’re trying to meet a weight loss goal. Or even some type of guilt …

Wellness

5 Simple (But Important) Things To Remember About Mindful Movement

Being an active person or exercising isn’t just about pushing through miserable workouts or strenuous workouts each and every day. You should be choosing exercises that you enjoy, with variety, that put you in a great mental state. Exercise doesn’t have to be a daily event either. Making sure to get in at least two to three days of exercise in a week is also a very healthy amount of activity. So many people think that exercise is something that must be engaged in daily, strenuously, day after day. Perform activities you find enjoyable, where you’re connecting to your body …

Wellness

13 Reasons To Exercise That Have Nothing To Do With Losing Weight: Things I Wish I’d Known Earlier

The negative connotation that has been linked to exercise for years leaves many people dreading it and feeling instant negativity around it. Despite having no personal negative interactions with exercise. I see this a lot as a therapist. I’ve had so many patients that take pride in stating that they’ve never liked exercise, and even post-surgery or after an injury, they still dread the thought of physical movement and activity. Mind set is everything. Exercise and weight loss has been marketed with negative scenarios & connotations for years and years. Even those that are passionate about fitness or health are …