Did you know that you can eat all the food on Thanksgiving and still maintain your health and fitness goals? It all takes a little planning and you can gobble the turkey without any regrets. People are used to cutting calories to lose weight but did you know that you can also increase your caloriesContinue reading “Eat Your Way Through Thanksgiving”
Weight loss doesn’t have to be hard. In fact, there are a few things that, if you do them consistently, you WILL see change. Eat enough protein – so many people don’t eat enough protein. If you are trying to build or sustain muscle, especially as you age, you should get .8 to 1 gramContinue reading “A Simple Weight Loss Formula”
The Body Mass Index has been around a long time. It’s still the number one tool physicians use to determine whether patients are at a healthy weight. This is a problem. Because it’s not accurate! It’s a 200-year-old mathematical formula created for a specific purpose. Since then, its use has been called into question asContinue reading “Why BMI is Bogus”
This is going to be a hard message for many of you to hear especially if this is something you do daily. I’m talking about stepping on the scale. So many of us are preoccupied with that number. Our weight. Doctors use an age old formula to determine who is a healthy weight and whoContinue reading “Why You Shouldn’t Weigh Yourself Every Day”
We’re bombarded by marketing messages promising incredible weight loss in a matter of weeks. Whether it be a social media influencer’s latest challenge or a new app, we’re told we can lose weight fast. This may be true. If you severely restrict calories and do a ton of exercise, you probably can drop pounds butContinue reading “Why Getting Fit is a Long Game”
Are you stuck in a cycle of trying to diet but not seeing lasting results? Maybe you’ve plateaued and can’t seem to shed the remaining pounds? Here are the top reasons you might be having trouble losing weight.
When people decide they want to change the way they look, they typically start with the scale, weighing themselves and determining that the number they see needs to be lower. But, your weight is not the whole story. There are other more meaningful metrics that often get overlooked but if you pay attention to them,Continue reading “Why Your Weight Doesn’t Matter”
It’s a common misperception that running leads to weight loss. Not so fast. Cardio can initially help you lose weight but it’s not a sustainable approach long-term.
Too often we read the headlines about how to lose weight quickly or the latest diet that will trim inches from your waist. But, what about those who are actually trying to gain weight and/or muscle?