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6 Reasons You Aren’t Losing Weight

Losing weight can be tough.  You have been at the top of your weight training and healthy eating plan for the past month, so you expect to see results. But what if you step on the scale and realize that you haven’t lost weight as you had hoped? Weight loss is not as easy as many people perceive it to be. If you don’t see any progress even ...

5 Reasons Why Women Should Build Lean Muscle

Women in the gym tend to steer clear of anything that involves lifting weights. If you've ever been to one, you've probably noticed that. Maybe you're a woman yourself. When someone suggests that you start lifting, the first thing you think is that you don't want to bulk up and start looking too manly. Pixabay The truth is, women ...

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 ...

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 Top Tips to Lose Body Fat

Forget about weight loss! It’s a term that’s constantly being thrown around in the media, making it to the top choice for New Year resolutions every year. Instead focus on fat loss. What’s the difference you may ask? Weight is the number you see when you step on the scale. It fluctuates depending on which day of the week it is and ...

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. ...

Does A Vegan Diet Make You Lose Weight?

People try a number of different diets and other methods of losing weight, but not all of them are created equal. A vegan diet can be an excellent way to not only take great care of your overall health, but also shed a few unwanted pounds. However there are a few things you should know before trying out a large diet change like this. In ...

Top 5 Weight Loss Mistakes To Avoid

As a certified personal trainer I get asked all of the time by clients and people I meet how to lose weight.  The formula is factual and basic but many seem to hit a pitfall with their own weight loss journey so I want to share some common mistakes my clients and people whose weight seems to yo-yo and provide solutions so you either can stop ...

3 Tips For the Ultimate Fit Body and Mind

Disclaimer:  This post contains affiliate links. It is actually quite amazing that the activities that support a healthy body are also the same activities that support a healthy mind and brain.  It may not sound like much but as our bodies’ age, it doesn’t function at full capacity as when we were in our early 20’s.  The same goes ...

The Power Of A Fitness Community

We often put a lot of pressure on ourselves to achieve our fitness goals, which should be the case since it is an individual accomplishment. However, it is as important, if not more, to surround yourself with others that want you to reach your fitness goals as much as you do. The slightest support or motivation from others can make the ...

How to Warm Up Before Exercising

  When it comes to exercising such as weight training, strength training, cardio, calisthenics, cross-training, running, cycling, or any other form of physical activity for that matter, warming up is, without question, one of the most important things you should do, and for good reason. We all know how beneficial physical exercise ...

10 Critical Things To Know About Exercise

Numerous people begin exercising without performing some important activities first.  They plunge into exercise eagerly, unaware that they may be setting themselves up for injury if they don’t perform these important activities before starting Before you embark on your own exercise regimen, here are 10 crucial things that you should ...

7 Amazing Exercises for a Full Body Workout

As you can imagine, there are so many exercises and variations, it’s sure to make you dizzy but don’t fret, we have compiled a list of some of the most effective total body exercises. You will find that these exercises have a lot in common such as they are basic moves, don’t require equipment, just body weight and are compound ...

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 Lose Weight With Technology

Disclaimer:  This post contains affiliate links. Technology has reached the state of having the power to help you with almost every aspect of your life. With it getting so smart, it has become possible for you to follow up on your daily habits in order to correct and improve them. Fitness shops are full of various gadgets that you can make ...

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...

5 Surprising Ways to Lose Weight You’ve Never Thought Of

By Alex Moore There are nearly endless ways to get healthier, but the main goal behind weight loss diets are quick ways to lose weight while cutting corners and reducing calorie intake. However, as soon as the diet is over, you may just end up gaining the weight back. Luckily for you, we’ve put together a brief weight loss guide to ...