Seven amazing high-intensity moves that will energize, burn 400 calories and reduce fat

What's the fastest way to burn off calories and stubborn fat? High-Intensity sculpting moves done in an interval format and cardio like jumping rope and you'll transform a total-body strength workout into a super-sculpting 45-minute circuit fat blasting routine. Do the circuit four times in order, resting for a minute after each round. Warm up [...]

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Your weight gain problem and how to solve it

You just can't lose the weight despite proper eating and exercise, you simply cannot lose your extra weight. What's going on - research shows that many factors can contribute to this situation — and when you treat them, the weight will likely begin to disappear.   Hypothyroidism More than 26 million Americans suffer from hypothyroidism, [...]

Scale should not dictate your happiness

I love this video and all that it makes me think about regarding weight. As I've said before, I think the scale lies! It only gives you one data point and so many people weigh themselves daily and are either in a good mood or bad mood based on the scale. There are much better [...]

By | September 13th, 2014|Categories: All Blogs, Christy's Blog, Microblog|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Scale should not dictate your happiness

How to lose 500 to 1000 calories a day

Funny Smile You Are Losing Weight Fitness Center Sign (Photo credits: Journal If you write down everything you eat, research has shown, you can cut your intake by 500 to 1,000 calories a day. And you'll keep the weight off: Food journaling is one of the successful behaviors used by people in [...]

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

Low carb with greens and homemade salad dressing

Eating low carb is a snap when you use vibrant greens, crisp-tender vegetables, lean proteins and crunchy nuts are quintessential ingredients for sensational salads — salads that deserve sensational dressings homemade dressing. Homemade salad dressings may not be as convenient as bottled varieties, but they have fresh flavors and more taste per serving, so you [...]

By | November 13th, 2012|Categories: Diet & Nutrition|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Avoid food products containing artificial food substances

Michael's Pollen's Food Rules #3, Avoid food products containing ingredients that no ordinary human would keep in the pantry such as: Xanthan Gum, Cellulose, Ethoxylated Diglyceride, Calcium Propionate, Ammonium Sulfate. These products were designed to extend shelf life and may or may not be hazardous to your health but there isn't any research on their [...]

By | July 9th, 2012|Categories: Benny's Blog, Diet & Nutrition, Healthy|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Turning Set-Backs Into Set-Ups

After being consistent and dedicated to my plan for 9 weeks, I had a set-back.  Although I've been working out hard and dieting (please don't think I'm eating low-cal!), the scale doesn't seem to be matching my efforts and it was suggested to me that I may have a thyroid issue.  I admit, I have [...]

By | November 1st, 2011|Categories: All Blogs, Christy's Blog|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

A Lesson from My Daughter

Today as my daughter was crying hysterically in the car, I realized that she was so focused on one thing that she couldn't think about anything else at that moment.  She knew she wanted her "blankie" and kept repeating it over and over.  I was driving and tried to get her attention by singing, pointing [...]

By | November 1st, 2011|Categories: All Blogs, Christy's Blog|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

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