The Pros and Cons of Drinking Coffee For Weight Loss

BY LAUREN KROUSE While the potential health benefits of coffee are well-known — sharper cognition, lower risk of developing chronic conditions like dementia, and Type 2 diabetes, even a longer lifespan — exactly how coffee might affect your weight-loss plan is a little more complicated. As it turns out, scientists are still sorting out the pros and cons of upping your coffeeContinue reading “The Pros and Cons of Drinking Coffee For Weight Loss”

5 Plant-Based Breakfast Ideas With 25 Grams of Protein

BY SARAH SCHLICHTER, RD Plant-based diets are increasingly popular since they have a host of health benefits, including lowering the risk for illnesses like diabetes, heart attacks and certain cancers. Even a couple days of plant-based eating can help your health and the environment. Unlike a vegan diet, plant-based eating can include foods like eggs and dairy and small amounts of meat. There’s aContinue reading “5 Plant-Based Breakfast Ideas With 25 Grams of Protein”

The Best Workouts For Your 30s, 40s, 50s and Beyond

By: Kevin Gray As we age, our bodies change, so our training and nutritional plans should change, too. When we’re younger, we’re more resilient and better able to compensate for muscle imbalances and for skipping warmups and cooldowns. As we age, smart training becomes more important — not just for feeling good, but also for health and longevity. DuringContinue reading “The Best Workouts For Your 30s, 40s, 50s and Beyond”

Your Go-To Cleansing Guide for That Post-Halloween Candy Binge

By LiveWell Labs Everyone has been there at least once in their lives. You’ve overindulged, and now you feel miserable. While you wish you could take it back, you’re stuck with a yucky feeling from too many treats. The day-after-Halloween candy-hangover is a force to be reckoned with. While you can’t undo your choices, you can takeContinue reading “Your Go-To Cleansing Guide for That Post-Halloween Candy Binge”

It’s A Snack Attack

By: Yours Truly You know one of the best ways to prevent from grabbing your favorite snacks late at night? The answer is very simple…… STOP BUYING THEM AND BRINGING THEM HOME! It’s harder to access food that you don’t have. If you are anything like me, I’m not leaving the house late night forContinue reading “It’s A Snack Attack”

5 Diets and 5 Recipes For 35-Minute Dinners

BY DANIELLE OMAR, RD Cooking healthy homemade meals that comply with various diets — from low-carb to vegan — doesn’t have to be time consuming. That’s where focusing on just a few ingredients — think lean proteins, fiber-rich veggies and satiating fats — coupled with easy cooking methods such as one-pan roasts and stir-frys comes in handy. These five meals clock in under 360Continue reading “5 Diets and 5 Recipes For 35-Minute Dinners”

Walking, Running or Biking: Which Is Best For Weight Loss?

BY KEVIN GRAY If you’re trying to lose weight, there are many options that can help you accomplish your goal. But all of them include the tried-and-true combination of diet and exercise. For the former, it’s important to eat a varied diet that’s high in nutrients and tailored to your caloric needs. For the latter, youContinue reading “Walking, Running or Biking: Which Is Best For Weight Loss?”

Hitting a Serious Fitness Plateau? These Might be the Reasons Why

By: FitOn It can be incredibly frustrating to dedicate hours to your fitness routine but still not see toned muscles or a dip in the scale like you’d been hoping for. Or, sometimes, we can start a new workout regimen and see results really fast, only to see them slow down drastically or come toContinue reading “Hitting a Serious Fitness Plateau? These Might be the Reasons Why”

Intermittent Fasting Accident…Oops!

Factual statements according to the Medical News Today is provided. Please read before listening to my shenanigans. 😬 What is intermittent fasting Intermittent fasting (IF) refers to a diet schedule that cycles between not eating and eating. Cycles of intermittent fasting can be hourly or daily. Types of intermittent fasting There are a number ofContinue reading “Intermittent Fasting Accident…Oops!”

5 Signs You’re Eating Too Little For Weight Loss

BY KELLY HOGAN, MS, RD If you’re trying to lose weight, it seems to make sense to cut as many calories from your diet as possible. Unfortunately, it’s possible to eat too little, which not only makes it harder for you to achieve a healthy weight, but it can also cause other health problems. In otherContinue reading “5 Signs You’re Eating Too Little For Weight Loss”

Say Bye-Bye To That Belly Fat

By: Ethan Bowman (Body Fit Boot Camp) Want to make your belly fat vanish before your eyes?  Uncomfortable fat around the stomach is one of the most common body frustrations that my new clients complain about.  What’s tough is that losing body fat is a slow and steady process, rather than an instantaneous fix.  However…afterContinue reading “Say Bye-Bye To That Belly Fat”

4 Common Lunge Mistakes to Avoid

BY LAUREN BEDOSKY Lunges are a great lower-body exercise; they strengthen the glutes, quadriceps and hamstrings, though different variations emphasize certain muscle groups over others. Unlike lower-body exercises like squats and deadlifts, where the stronger of the two legs can easily compensate for the weaker limb, lunges force each leg to take turns doing theContinue reading “4 Common Lunge Mistakes to Avoid”

Our Favorite Cardio: Jumping Rope

By Naturally Toned LLC #Tonedbabes, did you know that Jumping rope can burn up to 1,000 calories per hour, making it one of the most efficient fat-burning workouts available. Unlike other forms of interval training that are much more stressful on the body, Jumping rope has some awesome benefits. Such as it tones muscles throughoutContinue reading “Our Favorite Cardio: Jumping Rope”

11 Ways to Prevent Weight Gain During Shelter-At-Home

BY LAUREN KROUSE As countries around the globe attempt to “flatten the curve” of the novel coronavirus pandemic, many of us are hunkering down in accordance with shelter-at-home orders. While losing weight is certainly still doable during this time, a smart goal to focus on instead is maintaining your current weight. “It’s normal to feel high stress andContinue reading “11 Ways to Prevent Weight Gain During Shelter-At-Home”

Which Body Type Are You & Should it Determine How You Workout?

By: FitOn Have you been working your butt off trying to lose weight, tone your body, or kickstart your metabolism only to be disappointed with your results? If so, you are so not alone. So many people embark upon their health and fitness journey with big goals, and when things don’t go as planned, itContinue reading “Which Body Type Are You & Should it Determine How You Workout?”

Your 6-Week Belly Fat Blasting Walking Plan

By: Jessica Smith Melt off belly fat faster with this progressive walking plan, created by Jessica Smith, a certified personal trainer and creator of the “Walk On: Walk Off Belly Fat 5 Days A Week!”program, that combines the power of interval training with the belly fat-blastingeffectiveness of walking. YOUR WALKING GUIDE When it comes toContinue reading “Your 6-Week Belly Fat Blasting Walking Plan”