• Eating protein can boost weight loss

    You can win the weight loss game when you play by the rules. Nothing new to learn! You already know them – exercise to build muscle and burn calories, stay active throughout the day (move more) and take in the appropriate number of calories for your activity level and body type. Get extra points by […]

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  • Are 30 Minute Classes Enough to Lose Weight?

    Your life is busy, and it seems to get busier with each day that passes. That means you don’t always have the time or the patience for a daily workout that takes 90 minutes to finish. The good news is, you can still lose weight, still burn fat, and still strengthen your core while embarking […]

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  • Common Myths About Cardio

    Okay…so you’re eating the right kind of high nutrient food that your personal trainer swears by, your portions are correct, and you’ve become a cardio queen (or king) this past month…so why aren’t you reaching your weight loss goals? When it comes to cardiovascular exercise, you need to know how it works—in order to make […]

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  • Can you eat sugary fruit when trying to lose weight?

    Can you eat sugary fruit when trying to lose weight? Sounds like a no brainer but it turns out the answer might not be what you expected. Will an apple a day help keep pounds away? When we typically think of fruit, we think low calorie, healthy treat. While it’s true that fruit is full […]

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  • Should You Vary Your Workouts?

    It has been said that variety is the spice of life. Variety is also important when it comes to workouts. Here’s why you should switch it up. Chase the thrill of something new When it comes right down to it doing the same thing the same way all the time is just plain boring. Varying […]

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  • Getting more sleep can help you lose weight

    Sleep more, snack less. That pretty much sums up the research. Most adults need at least 7 to 8 hours of sleep each evening. Unfortunately for most of us, packed schedules mean we often get by on far less. Sleep isn’t just nice, it is necessary if you want to be your best – including […]

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  • Exercises to prevent hip pain

    Hip pain can make activities of daily living painful or even impossible. Exercise can help. If you have hip pain, exercise can improve flexibility, range of motion and even reduce inflammation. That means standing, walking and stair climbing will be a little easier. Some studies have shown that exercise may even help you delay or […]

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  • 5 Benefits of Walking

    Are you in a rut, stressed out about work or just feeling down that you’re not losing weight like you think you should? Many people that have weight loss and fitness goals make the mistake of turning their workouts into a full blown obstacle race or boot camp affair. Luckily, walking makes effective exercise simple. […]

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  • Will Wine Before Bed Help You Lose Weight?

    If you’re looking to drop your extra weight (yep, you still haven’t worked off indulgent second and third helpings of your mother’s potato casserole from Christmas), and you love wine, then you’re in luck! Learn all about how drinking wine at night can prevent excess snacking, and help you achieve your weight loss goals in […]

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  • Benefits of a Step Tracker

    These days it seems there are as many ways to count your steps as there are people counting their steps. Well, maybe not quite that many. Still, while the number of step trackers available might be a bit of an exaggeration, claims about their popularity aren’t. There is good reason for that. If you are […]

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