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”

How Much do You Really Need to Walk to Lose Weight?

BY MARC LINDSAY Regardless of age or fitness level, a dedicated walking program coupled with proper nutrition can be an excellent way to lose weight. To do it right and reach your goals, you’ll need to make sure you’re walking far enough, at the right intensity and paying attention to your diet. Here’s what you need to know and how to getContinue reading “How Much do You Really Need to Walk to Lose Weight?”

Common Question: Should I Do Cardio First Or Weight Training?

It all depends on your goals. In a nutshell: If the primary goal is to increase aerobic endurance or lose weight, then you should perform cardiovascular exercise first. If the primary goal is to increase muscular strength, then you should perform strength training first. Factual Info – By now you know if you want toContinue reading “Common Question: Should I Do Cardio First Or Weight Training?”

8 Bad Habits That Kill Your Metabolism By: KEVIN GRAY

You may already suspect your metabolism slows as you age. According to research published in the Public Health Nutrition journal, you’re right. In a review of data on energy expenditure, researchers found simply getting older is associated with progressive declines in basal metabolic rate. On top of that, there are many daily habits that canContinue reading “8 Bad Habits That Kill Your Metabolism By: KEVIN GRAY”