First, let me make one thing clear, I am writing about this topic because it is a major pet peeve of mine. Consistently I have clients telling me, I burned “x” calories on “y” machine (calorie readings from cardio machines and/or heart rate monitors (HRMs)), isn’t that great?!?!? While I am happy for them, and… Continue reading Calories: How Many are you Really Burning
Food, what you eat can kill you, but can’t it also heal you? Just recently a coworker had a cardiac health scare. They had extremely high blood pressure, worked in an extremely high-stress department, and ate absolute garbage. On top of that they rarely exercised. Luckily it really scared the s*@* out of them, and… Continue reading Eat the Rainbow
Did you know that your body is the smartest machine on the planet?! It’s almost too smart for its own good. The body is constantly adapting and changing based on the environment, the activities you are doing, etc to maintain and even state, called homeostasis. Homeostasis is your body’s desire to be even steven, for… Continue reading Avoid the Plateau
“What gets measured, gets managed.” This simple quote gets to the bottom of…well, how to get rid of your bottom. The essence of this quote is in self-monitoring, or tracking and analyzing your habits. If a goal of yours in 2016 is to lose weight, the best way to accomplish this is by keeping A… Continue reading How To Lose Weight: Food Journals
Supplementation: What's What?.
Hi there! With all the different exercise and nutritional websites, books, diet fads, etc. it is hard to know what and who to believe. There is so much speculation and erroneous information out there that it is hard to know what information is right and what is rubbish. So when I find something that makes… Continue reading So True
It's happened to all of us, after making great strides in weight loss or muscle gain we suddenly hit a wall. What once worked to get you leaner and stronger no longer has the desired effect. Reaching the dreaded plateau. The time when doubt, and even worry starts to set in that all your exercise… Continue reading Reaching a Plateau. How Do I Get Past It?