Weight Loss

17

Mar

Is Soy Healthy?

As more people move to a vegan or vegetarian diet, plant-based alternatives to meat-derived food are gaining popularity. However, alongside this increasing demand are questions regarding the health benefits and overall safety of many foods. Soy is one such plant that has come under heavy scrutiny, with conflicting reports on both its benefits and drawbacks. [Read more]

10

Mar

Five Psychological Tricks To Get That Workout Started

Most of want to get regular exercise — or at least we think we do. But when the moment comes to actually commence a workout, inertia and lack of motivation often win out. The solution may lie within you already. Leveraging your own mind against the problem is a good idea. Here are five practical, psychological tricks to employ to get you to exercise more. [Read more]

03

Mar

7 Ways To Change Your Life

When you think of changing your life, you might think of something big like moving to a different country, quitting your job, or leaving your relationship. These things are definitely life-changing, but you don’t have to go to those lengths to change your life. Here are seven things you can begin doing today. [Read more]

25

Feb

Why A Personal Trainer Might Be Right for You

Whether you’re a veteran gym-goer who knows your way around some free weights, or you’re a newcomer who’s trying to reach a fitness goal for the first time, you may be wondering whether a personal trainer is worth the money.  Depending on what your goals are, your personal ideas and tendencies when it comes to fitness, and where you’re at in your fitness journey, a personal trainer may be someone who can help you reach those goals faster and in a safer way.  [Read more]

18

Feb

Five Reasons Why You Should Eat Less Sugar

Clinical studies have found that increased sugar consumption has a direct impact on weight gain. High fructose corn syrup increases the risk of obesity significantly and has several other negative health effects. Below are a few more compelling reasons why you should consume less sugar: [Read more]

11

Feb

Five Reasons Why You Should Eat More Eggs

For many years now, eggs have received a bad rap due to their high cholesterol levels. Health experts thought that cholesterol from food sources was risky for heart health. However, this theory has since been disproved. As a result, nutritionists now encourage people to eat up to 3 whole eggs per day, especially eggs from free-range hens. Below are a few reasons why you should eat eggs regularly: [Read more]

04

Feb

Five Psychological Tricks To Generate Motivation For Exercise

Exercise can be difficult. But oftentimes, the hardest part isn’t the workout itself, but mustering up the motivation required to get started. What’s needed in situations like these are some mental tricks to get you moving. Here are five psychological tips for generating the motivation for exercise. [Read more]

28

Jan

The Crucial Elements of Recovery

Recovery is arguably the most important part of a workout plan.  It’s where growth occurs, as muscles rebuild themselves and adapt and strengthen for the next workout.  Without recovery, muscles can be overworked and you may not see the results you want.  In order to make the most of recovery, however, there are several crucial components to include.  Without these components, you are leaving benefits on the table and not taking full advantage of your time off. [Read more]

21

Jan

Lose Weight with these 12 Healthy Tips

Although there are no healthy tricks for drastic weight loss, there are several steps you can take to reduce your weight and increase your overall health. Below is some of the best weight-loss advice to date: [Read more]

17

Dec

Pushing Past the Plateau: 8 Tips For Restarting Your Weight Loss

Hitting a weight loss plateau can be disheartening and frustrating, especially when it persists for several weeks. However, reaching a plateau is a natural part of the weight loss journey, and you can usually push through it by trying a few simple lifestyle changes. Here are eight tips for restarting your weight loss when you’ve hit a plateau. [Read more]