5 Weightloss Motivation Tips

Losing weight should be simple; the math tells us that all we have to do is burn more calories than we take in. If it truly were that easy, no one would be struggling the way millions do every single day. Staying motivated, especially if you have more than 20 or so pounds to lose, [...]

By | December 3rd, 2012|Categories: Health & Fitness Coaching, Weight-Loss, Well|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Army physical fitness standards lowered

Wired magazine is reporting the Army has commissioned research for a experimental weightloss program where they will inject Brown fat into their recruits to help them weightloss. WTF? Wow, I thought the whole point of Army indoctrination was to go through boot camp and to become an "Army of One". And I thought [...]

By | February 1st, 2012|Categories: All Blogs, Benny's Blog, Weight-Loss|0 Comments

Workout & Fat Burning

Incorporating weight training into your regular exercise program can help burn unwanted fat pounds for two reasons. One reason is the muscle fiber and the second reason is an increase in your metabolic rate. Weight training, or as some refer to as strength training, should be performed a least 3 times per week. Although a [...]

By | January 5th, 2012|Categories: Active, All Blogs, Benny's Blog, Weight-Loss|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Our widening waistlines: Eating out the smart way

We are eating out more than ever now and the restaurant industry gets no less than 46 percent of every dollar we spend on food - up from 25 percent in 1955. What's worse, in an effort to edge out the competition, many eateries offer mega-sized servings that are laden with fat and calories. (See [...]

By | September 27th, 2010|Categories: Diet & Nutrition, Weight-Loss|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Our widening waistlines: Eating out the smart way

Vitamin D may boost weight loss

Vitamin D may boost weight loss. News study. Researchers measured blood levels of vitamin D in 38 overweight men and women before after an 11 week diet in which they consumed 750 fewer daily calories than their estimated total caloric needs. Result. Higher levels of vitamin D were associated with greater weight loss while following [...]

By | August 19th, 2010|Categories: Weight-Loss, Well|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Eating right but still gaining weight

You're eating heart-healthy fish, snacking pretzels and drinking soymilk/almond milk. So how come you're still gaining weight? The answer very likely lies in how much you're eating. "People are so focused on fat or carbs, they're blind to the huge portions of [colonel-dense foods they are being served," says Barbara Rolls, Ph.D., co-author of The Volumetrics Weight- Control [...]

By | August 19th, 2010|Categories: Diet & Nutrition, Weight-Loss|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Hormones: Are they the cause for your weight gain?

They affect cravings, metabolism and your ability to maintain your weight. Here's how to make them work in your favor. As your body's master chemicals, hormones can have a profound effect on your emotions, appetite and metabolism. It’s easy to blame the occasional mood swing or candy craving on your hormones.  After all, your body is being [...]

By | February 24th, 2010|Categories: Featured, Weight-Loss|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Fusing asian and mediterranean diet for a simple way to eat healthy

You have promised yourself yet again to lower your cholesterol levels and/or lose weight, but you feel tempted when you see others eating unhealthy or maybe you smell steak grilling? There's no reason to feel guilty; more and more people—me included—prefer a plant-based diet (think whole grains, beans, nuts, fruits, and vegetables) augmented with lean [...]

By | February 24th, 2010|Categories: Diet & Nutrition, Weight-Loss|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Womens fast weightloss workout #1

The Top 10 Benefits of Strength Training for Women Women are finally warming up to free weights, and recognizing strength training as a major player in the battle against fat loss. Here are the top 10 benefits women receive from strength training: 1) Increased Metabolic Rate- adding muscle increases metabolism naturally. 2) Increasing and Restoring [...]

By | December 15th, 2009|Categories: Active, Weight-Loss|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Strength training vs. Cardio; Why strength training will always trump aerobics

Strength training vs. Cardio aerobics, here's why strength training will always trump aerobics Strength training is important, it builds muscle which prevents injury and keeps our bodies healthy. Most women, when faced with the task of fitting an appropriate exercise regimen into their tight schedules, tend to focus their limited time on those activities that [...]

By | December 10th, 2009|Categories: Featured, Weight-Loss|Tags: , |0 Comments