What is GLUTEN?

  Not feeling yourself lately-having a hard time remembering or just feeling foggy? Blaming your mood swings and irritability on being too tired? Has your tummy been upset and bloated? These are just a few symptoms that can be the beginning of developing a gluten intolerance. Has your athletic performance been suffering? Some basic everyday sysmptoms that might go un-noticed until more sysmptoms start piling on. So- What is Gluten? What are the symptoms- and how do you avoid foods that have it. Our article below is short and to the point and will help you get a better understanding of exactly what [...]

4 Secrets to Keeping Your Meal Plan Intact During the Holiday Season

Holidays are not exactly the ideal times to watch what you eat, or to go on a diet. They are days that are ideal for friends and families to come together and socialize, and a huge part of that socialization is eating and drinking. So, the idea is to be disciplined without coming off as a killjoy. Here are 4 Secrets to Keeping Your Meal Plan Intact During the Holiday Season Do not skip meals. While it might make sense to do so prior to going to a holiday party, skipping meals actually has the opposite effect. People who do not [...]

2017-04-20T23:06:17+00:00 December 5th, 2014|Categories: Weight Loss|Tags: , , , , |

Strength & Endurance Training- The Beginners Guide

Building both strength and endurance isn't always an easy feat. Over the last handful of years, workouts and fitness styles have been created to help anyone achieve this. But WHY should we be training in such a fashion? How do you put this type of training into action? Here in our Strength & Endurance Training- The Beginners Guide you will read about the benefits of incorporating strength and endurance training.   strength- the quality or state of being strong, mental power, force, vigor, moral power, firmness and courage en-dur-ance- the power to withstand pain or hardships; the ability or strength to continue [...]

Drink your Way to Weightloss

Drink your Way to Weightloss- try these easy make recipes to help cleanse your body of toxins and reduce symptoms to help prevent conditions before they start. It's a great feeling to get rid of fluff anf flab and to lose a few pounds along the way.   Lemon water- Helps boost your metabolism by increasing your metabolic rate- Try this recipe when you wake up each morning: 8 oz water + 2 t lemon juice + 1 t honey- mix- enjoy   Cinnamon- stabilizes your blood sugar, helps you feel satiated and reduces cravings. Cinnamon is also a natural [...]

2017-04-20T23:06:17+00:00 December 1st, 2014|Categories: Weight Loss|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Superfoods to Achieve Weightloss

Eating your way to weightloss is what everyone wants to hear. Consuming the right foods can help amp up your calorie burn and help stop those nasty cravings. Here are some Superfoods to Achieve Weightloss Superfoods to Achieve Weightloss Kale- is very high in beta carotene, vitamin K, vitamin C, and rich in calcium. Kale is a source of two carotenoids, lutein and zeaxanthin. Kale, as with broccoli and other brassicas, contains sulforaphane (particularly when chopped or minced), a chemical with potent anti-cancer properties. Boiling decreases the level of sulforaphane; however, steaming, microwaving, or stir frying does not result in significant loss. [...]

2017-04-20T23:06:17+00:00 November 16th, 2014|Categories: Weight Loss|Tags: , , , , , |

Why Are We Gaining So Much Weight?

Why Are We Gaining So Much Weight? The onslught of obesity as a whole has become increasingly concerning. In just a short period of time, we have transformed from a relatively fit population to one that is exploding at the seams. From 1980 to 1991 obesity rose in men 8% to a total of 21% and 9% in women to a total of 26% of the total population . In a single year from 1999 to 2000 the obesity rate skyrocketed to 28% of men and 34% of women. To put this into perspective, the obesity rate in 1960 was less than 1% of [...]

2017-04-20T23:06:17+00:00 November 15th, 2014|Categories: Weight Loss|Tags: , , , , , |