Posts tagged "weight loss"
Diet Trends: Pass or Try?

Diet Trends: Pass or Try?

This year, athletes and celebrities praised the gluten free diet as the panacea to nearly everything—from winning top tennis tournaments to red carpet ready for the Oscars. Plenty of studies showed our erratic sleep patterns make our waists bigger. Almost every health magazine welcomed back fats to our plates while vitamin D seems to aid...
Enjoy the Holidays, Skip the Weight Gain

Enjoy the Holidays, Skip the Weight Gain

Let’s face it: There is a general acceptance you will add few extra pounds during the holidays. But so what? You have worked out the entire year so any indulgences are backed up by your higher total energy expenditure (TEE). It sounds unfair, but no matter how active you are pre-holiday season, you will end...
Thanksgiving Dinner Face-Off

Thanksgiving Dinner Face-Off

If you watch your weight, and your food choice includes a salad, there is a good chance you will select the bowl of greens and veggies. Unfortunately, sometimes healthy food can be a diet sabotage if you are not careful. Top that salad with a few dollops of high calorie dressing, a sprinkle of croutons,...
The New Belly Fat Diet

The New Belly Fat Diet

You see it, you feel it, you can even pinch it. It is that pesky belly fat we all complaint about – no matter gender, age or whether you are overweight or even thin. Why does this annoying fat sit right there in the middle of the body for everyone to see? Are there some...
Time Off From Bilateral Exercises

Time Off From Bilateral Exercises

The fitness world has moved to circuit training (eight to 10 exercises performed one after another without rest); high intensity training (short burst of maximal intensity followed by recovery periods at low intensity); and multi-joint exercises (exercises that use more than one joint/muscle at a time). What do all these exercise approaches have in common?...