When you decide you want to shed a few pounds, what is typically the first thing you do? Lower your calories. Eat less. Maybe you move more, too. But, what if I told you the secret might be the complete opposite of what you think you need to do? A recent study showed that despiteContinue reading “How Eating More Can Help You Lose Weight”
Is there such a thing as too much protein? It’s a good question especially at a time when it seems like everyone is talking about protein. It’s touted as essential for building muscle, and it is, but also as a weight loss strategy due to its ability to make you feel full. But, as withContinue reading “Perils of Too Much Protein”
I made it. The first weekend on the Busy Babe Sugar Cleanse went pretty well! It was a bit harder to stick to my meal timing with a flexible schedule on the weekend but I fit it all in.
I have had a breakthrough in terms of my fitness goals, and the Cronometer app was the difference.
As promised I’m sharing the outcome of my 45-day Athletic Apex Transformation Challenge. In only 45 days, I managed to gain 1.24 pounds of muscle, reduce my body fat from 15.2 percent to 14.9 percent.
My fitness challenge is nearing the end. I’m reflecting back on the journey and looking forward to the final results.
I love to lift. Nearly every day, the first thing I do when I wake up – 5 a.m. on weekdays – is head to the gym. Currently that health club is Athletic Apex – New York, located in DestiNY USA in Syracuse, New York. This place is amazing but part of its draw is the specially-trained personal trainers it has on staff.
The start of a new year means rededicating yourself to whatever dreams, goals and objectives you want to achieve. For me, a new year happens twice annually – fall, when school is back in session, and Jan. 1. This year, my New Year’s resolution is to attempt to establish realistic goals that I can reach over the course of the entire year, or at least that is my overarching commitment to myself.
New season means new busyness and with that comes a few new workout challenges. Recently, I’ve been finding that I’m absolutely exhausted.
It’s back-to-school season. The kids start next week and I have already finished one week of teaching at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. For me, this time of year is a reset, much like the New Year is for most. It’s a way to get back into a routine and try to recommit or commit to something new. This year, my new commitment involves trying for the 98th time to be better about my diet.