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5 Reasons Why Slow and Steady Weight Loss Is Better

We often hear about diets and fads that are tailored to help you lose weight fast. However, this isn’t always the best way to lose weight for your body. While it might be more instantly gratifying, the best way to lose weight has been proven in some studies to be a rate of about a pound or two a week. Why is this the case, though? If you ...

5 Top Tips to Reduce The Look of Cellulite Naturally

I have been getting a lot of questions about how to reduce and/or get rid of cellulite especially on the thighs and buttocks.  First let me say it won't be easy but these 5 top tips will help reduce the look of cellulite and replace it with nice smooth, lump-free skin. What is cellulite? Simply put, cellulite occurs when fat deposits ...

Tips for Squeezing in a Workout for Busy Women

Being a woman in today's society means having to juggle an incredible number of obligations, from work to children to relationships and personal hobbies. You likely know how important exercise is for staying fit and happy, but it can seem next to impossible to find workout opportunities. Just because you can't make it to the gym for hours at a ...

Effective Fat Loss Tips For Women

Weight and fat loss is a battle that most women tend to have nowadays. But it’s not as hard as you can imagine. You can indeed effectively lost body fat naturally without pills, teas, body wraps, Albolene, waist trainers or gimmicks.  You want to find the right way to do it. The best way you can achieve such a result is to start changing ...

Top Fat Loss Myths Busted!

  A myth is any widely held belief or idea that a majority of people believe is a fact even though it isn’t.  Myths are either unproven or have proven not to work. If you are planning to shed some pounds, you may be tricked into believing what some ‘self-proclaimed’ health gurus tell you. While you might be tempted to ...

5 Reasons Why Lifting Weights is a Woman’s Best Friend

I constantly hear from clients, when asked about their fitness goals, that they want to lose weight.  Once I create their workout plan and they see the amount of weight lifting is included many immediately question why I designed their program that way.  They then express concerns about growing big and bulky. Testosterone is the hormone ...

5 Tips On How To Eat For Successful Weight Loss

  Everyone has heard the saying that 80% of weight loss is due to diet.  For a large part that is true because for the majority of us, our workouts take up about 4% of our day and the other 96% is typically not spent being as active.  That means the opportunity to continue to burn the calories burned during the active workout ...

Everything You’ve Wanted To Know About Intermittent Fasting

When you first hear the word fasting you immediately think? “Not planning on starving myself,” at least that’s usually the reaction I get when suggesting Intermittent Fasting to help with plateaus in weight loss.  Although, the only side effects to fasting is hunger, the benefits that you receive outweigh the discomfort of hunger pains. ...

What You Need to Know About the Ketogenic Diet

Keto, ketogenic, ketosis…these are all words that you may have heard recently. What exactly is a keto diet? Simply put, a ketogenic diet is a way of eating that includes a low amount of carbohydrates, a moderate amount of proteins, and very high amount of healthy fats. More specifically, your macronutrients levels (or “macros”), the ...

How to Get Lean With Cardio

Ah, cardio, the bane of gym rats everywhere. For people not looking for bulk, however, cardio is an invaluable tool to sculpting out the perfect summer bod. Apart from shredding fat, cardio plays an important role in producing lean muscle mass. The key to burning fat and gaining said muscle mass is to constantly bombard your body with challe...

Cardio Versus Weight Training For Fat Loss

The average gym goer would probably tell themselves "If I want to burn fat, do more cardio" and "If I want to build more muscle, I should lift weights". Well with this article, we prove that weight training tops cardio for fat loss for many reasons. Could Weight Training Strictly Be Used For Fat Loss? Yes it can. Here's why. WEIGHT ...

The Perfect Blend for Optimal Weight Loss

I get asked constantly about how to not only get started with a workout program but also the best way to lose weight.  It’s a simple yet complex answer at the same time.  Many people want me to prescribe a magic pill but sustained weight loss takes more than a simple pill. I’m going to share the perfect blend of what it takes to ...

How To Lose Weight Fast

I get this question from clients and associates alike about how to lose weight fast. What is weight? Your weight is simply your body mass times gravity.  If you get a limb amputated or weighed yourself on the Moon you would lose weight instantly but while you are here on this Earth you have to manipulate your body mass to lose weight.  ...

Tools To Stay #SummerStrong

Disclaimer:  This post is sponsored by Fit Approach in collaboration with Bob’s Red Mill.  As usual all opinions are my very own. It’s Summer time and I was waiting for this time of year.  School is out, the days are longer, and vacation time is finally here.  I wrote at the top of this month a post about 3 ways to stay #SummerStr...

Cardio 101: How to Use the Elliptical for Fat Loss

Elliptical trainers can be your best friends in the battle of the bulge, but when you don’t really know how to maximize your workout, you may be spending a lot of energy and seeing very little result.  Even though your time on the elliptical can burn about 773 calories an hour, many new users don’t achieve anywhere near this number ...

FFFC Get Lean in 2015 January Fitness Challenges

Hello my lovely FITALES!!!!  Welcome to the first fitness challenge in 2015.  I hope you are motivated, focused and dedicated to get this done because I know I sure am.  I am happy you are choosing to workout with us and I am confident you will see improvement at the end of each of these challenges. Disclaimer:  I am NOT a certified ...

Featured Fitale – Liz Taylor

FFFC:  Please introduce yourself to our readers (i.e. your name, occupation, hobbies, etc.).  LT:  Hi everyone my name is Liz Taylor. I will be 25 years old on Wednesday (yay!). I live in Charlotte, NC and work as an Office Manager and a wannabe author. I am currently writing my first book. I have a plethora of hobbies and find myself ...

FFFC August Beat The Heat Fitness Challenges 2014

It's been a minute since I published one of these regular monthly fitness challenges but no time like the present.  This month we have a nice challenge in store for you.  Before I get to them though, can you believe we are already in August???  This year is flying by and before you know it we will be showing off our brawn and muscles from these ...

Featured Fitale – Risa Bledsoe

FFFC:  Please introduce yourself to our readers (i.e. your name, occupation, hobbies, etc.). RB:  My name is Risa Bledsoe. I am a stay at home mom to three kids, ages 7 (daughter), 20 months (son), and 6 months (son). I am studying for my Masters degree in Clinical Counseling. I also write a blog about my life as a Christian wife and ...

How To COMBAT Emotional/Stress Eating – Google Hangout On Air Live

  Please join us as I speak to Life Coach TaVona Boggs of TaVona Denise about"How To COMBAT Emotional/Stress Eating" RSVP TODAY and watch it live. Date: Saturday, August 9th Time: 3 pm EDT/2 pm CDT Send questions to me on Twitter by tagging @DSTPRL and using hashtag #emotionaleating  once the event begins so I can ask LIVE ...