This topic came up last night and, as a trainer, is something that can be very frustrating for the trainer/client relationship.
You are working as a team and workouts and cardio are going great and gains are being made and the body shape is changing.... BUT... the client isn't losing weight.
My personal work with a client starts with setting a fitness/activity goal and a weight goal (if need be).
Marketing, one of those things that can create confusion especially in our world of fitness. Here is what I think are some of the phrases we hear in fitness that may confuse consumers. We have all seen it from the words "toning" "lean" "weight loss" and the most infamous, "long lean muscles". Also "six pack abs" "bigger", "stronger", "shredded", and just get "jacked". I don't know if you noticed, but marketing words used as my examples definitely target specific genders.
People argue about carbs, fats, and everything in between.However, almost everyone agrees that protein is important.Eating plenty of protein has numerous benefits.It can help you lose weight (especially belly fat), and increase your muscle mass and strength, to name a fewThe recommended daily intake (RDI) is 46 grams for women, and 56 grams for menHowever, many health and fitness experts believe that we need much more than that.Here is a list of 20 delicious foods that are high in protein.
So the other day I went over the meaning of FITTE and how to apply that when designing your fitness routine. If you haven’t read that one don’t worry…you can wait for the movie version when I release it in theatres in the summer. Now I want to go over some strategies or behaviors you can adopt in order to help keep your weight loss goals on track.
Traditionally speaking, when it comes to exercise, men have dominated the lifting weights world. This occurred mainly due to men being allowed to participate in sporting activities while women were not allowed to because it was not considered “lady like” and it was illegal (Illegal for Women to Lift Weights).