Whether browsing the Internet, surfing through 500 channels, or flipping through your favorite magazine (or tabloid), you’ll find them everywhere: weight loss supplements that offer quick and easy solutions to shedding unwanted pounds. Simply p... Read more
You've been sticking faithfully to your calorie range and exercise plans for awhile now, but you're not seeing the results you want on your scale. Meanwhile, your weight -loss buddy is happily watching the pounds melt away week after week. No... Read more
If I told you that there was a way to burn more calories, lose more fat, and improve your cardiovascular fitness level while spending less time doing cardio, you’d probably reach for your phone to report me to the consumer fraud hotline, right?... Read more
Good nutrition provides the foundation for your goals, whether you want to lose weight the healthy way or fuel high-level physical activities. Unless you eat “the right stuff” at the right times, you aren’t going to get very far in... Read more
The scale can be a valuable tool in any weight-loss journey. It can tell you where you started and help you track your progress. It's the tool people use most as a measure of success--or failure.
As useful as the scale can be, don't forg... Read more
I'm really just focusing on Calories, Carbs, Fat and Protein, as they are what is listed on our food intake page. Should I also be worrying about Sodium and other things that aren't listed? It's hard enough to track the 4 that are on the list. If....... Read more
The key to fat loss and cardio is low intensity and longer duration.You can gauge your intensity by counting the # of words you say between breaths. Ideally, 6-7 words/syllables for fat-burning. My fave phrases (when I don't have someone to chat with... Read more
I try to eat a full serving of protein (15g) every 2-3 hours to insure fat loss not muscle. It also keeps you full all day long and its best to set a schedule so your body knows when to expect it. There should be an equal carb/protein ratio when eve... Read more
If you’re trying to eat healthy and/or lose weight, you need to know quite a bit about fat—both the kind you eat, and the kind you’d like to lose.But it seems that many of us don’t really know as much as we need to. In this study, for example, 77% of... Read more
If you follow health and fitness news, you’ve probably seen the cover story in the current issue of TIME magazine: Why Exercise Won’t Make You Thin.Unfortunately, this article is riddled with headlines and statements that seem more designed to attrac... Read more
This week’s Aspire and Inspire team BSG BONUS BLOG requires us to write about whatever we would like! I was rereading some old blogs that I had written under a different username and thought that I would repost this one here. Here goes:
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WELL I JUST HAD TO TRY SOMETHING A LITTLE DIFFERENT SO I BOUGHT THIS BOOK AT THE USED BOOK STORE FOR .50 CENTS. I LASTED ALL OF 4 DAYS BEFORE I KNEW THAT I REALLY MISSED HAVING MY APPLE AND PEANUT BUTTER SNACK. AND HAVING GRAPEFRUIT ONCE A WEEK DOES... Read more
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