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Why Men Lose Weight Faster Than Women

Why Men Lose Weight Faster Than Women

Ladies, if you’ve ever tried to lose weight with your man then you have likely experienced this diet frustration: YOU dieting your brains out to lose a pound while HE gives up beer for a week and drops a pants size. What is the meaning of this cruelty?!

A new study, published in the Journal Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism, confirms that, yes, men do lose weight faster than women. Not only that, they became much healthier overall than women by the end of the eight week period. Read More

The High Sodium Food You Don’t Know You’re Eating and Why You Should Care

The High Sodium Food You Don’t Know You’re Eating and Why You Should Care

You know that eating too much salt is not healthy but do you actually know why? I will give you a quick explanation. You may be shocked to see the high sodium food you didn’t know you were eating. Read More

Oil Pulling. The Basics and My Personal Goal.

Oil Pulling. The Basics and My Personal Goal.

Maybe you’ve heard of it or know someone who’s tried. Or maybe you have no idea what I’m talking about. Oil pulling has become a bit more mainstream and I’ve decided to check it out.Read More

Healthy Hiking Fuel

Healthy Hiking Fuel

Hiking is not only a great form of exercise but an active way to share time with someone. It can be a great date activity, a way to be active with your family or a healthy, fun way to travel and explore different areas.

The question I get asked most often is: What are some healthy snacks and meals I can pack on my hike?Read More

Have Back Pain? Stop Doing Sit Ups!

Have Back Pain? Stop Doing Sit Ups!

You want to achieve that ultimate goal of 6 pack abs. You regularly start doing a ridiculous amount of floor sit ups and crunches. I can pretty much guarantee 2 things will happen.

  1. Unless you significantly change your diet you will not achieve this goal.
  2. You will eventually experience back pain.

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Why Losing Weight Slowly Lasts

Why Losing Weight Slowly Lasts

We live in a world of instant gratification. We want something and expect it immediately (or at least in 2 days via amazon prime). But lasting weight loss doesn’t work that way. Most likely, you’ve tried some sort of diet and lost weight quickly only to gain it back. That is not success. Fast weightRead MoreRead More

Eat THIS to Lose Weight

Eat THIS to Lose Weight

Rather than focusing on cutting things out, let’s talk about adding THIS into your diet. It isn’t glamorous and certainly isn’t new information. But thinking of it in terms of weight loss might make THIS food a bit more attractive.Read More

HIIT or Be Fit. The What and Why of HIIT Training.

HIIT or Be Fit. The What and Why of HIIT Training.

High Intensity Interval Training.  AKA HIIT What is it? Why should you do it? I’ve got a 30 day challenge that will change your body!Read More

Healthier Happy Hour Tips

Healthier Happy Hour Tips

  Healthier Happy Hour You are so good all week but the weekend…oy vey. So, here are some tips on how to do the happy hour thing without ruining all of your hard work.Read More

Bedtime Snacks that Won’t Make You

Bedtime Snacks that Won’t Make You

You are trying to eat healthy but you find yourself feeling very hungry before bed. You’ve heard you shouldn’t eat at night and don’t want to derail your efforts but you need a little something to stop the grumbling in your stomach. Is it OK to eat at night? And what should you eat? HereRead MoreRead More