What goals should beginners focus on?

When you first start thinking about weight loss and exercise, surveying the internet and pop culture for where to start can be an overwhelming nightmare of false advertising, over bloated claims of results, and general misinformation. It's understandable that for many it doesn't take long before just plain giving up. After all, cupcakes look and … Continue reading What goals should beginners focus on?

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Great resource for eating for weight loss – Reddit’s 1200 is plenty subreddit

If your goal going in to the New Year is to lose weight, a great resource is Reddit's 1200 is plenty subreddit. Even if your daily caloric goal is something other than 1200 calories a day, the subreddit provides great recipes and sensible portion sizes for anyone looking to watch what they eat. Also some … Continue reading Great resource for eating for weight loss – Reddit’s 1200 is plenty subreddit

“I just don’t have time to lose weight” – the worst excuse in the book.

People have this preconceived notion that they have to spend hours slaving at the gym in order to lose weight. So they love their number one excuse, "I just don't have time". The truth is, you cannot out-exercise a poor diet. It takes absolutely no time out of your life to cut the sugar and … Continue reading “I just don’t have time to lose weight” – the worst excuse in the book.

Finally, Some Good News About Winter

Ever get that feeling that just because you're hot and sweaty that must mean you're burning more calories? Well, it turns out the opposite is true. When the outside temperature is cold, our bodies need to work harder to maintain a warm internal temperature. That requires more energy, and therefore, burns more calories. In fact, … Continue reading Finally, Some Good News About Winter

Coffee – it’s all in what you put in it.

I often see clients sabotage their own weight loss efforts quickly and effectively by not being conscious of the way they are drinking their coffee. Coffee is fantastic - it's got zero calories, gives you a nice pick me up, has anti-oxidants, and helps suppress your appetite during intermittent fasting or when trying to skip … Continue reading Coffee – it’s all in what you put in it.