Ever wonder why you workout and don't notice a change in weight? There are many reasons for this. First of all, your body composition - what your body is made of: fat, muscle, bone, water, organs - is the main thing you should be considering.· Eating plays a huge role in weight loss or weight gain no matter how much you workout, so keeping track of what you eat is pivotal.
This weekend is yet another healthy eating test as everyone tends to bring out their best, normally unhealthy foods for the big game. Here are a few tips and tricks from us at the KewlFit office on how to avoid over doing it this weekend.
Today is Friday February 1st. That means its SuperBowl Weekend. There are so many who live for this weekend. Every year counting down and looking forward to the game, the commercials, the parties and of course the food. Isn't it funny that watching athletes in top physical condition leads to sitting around with chicken wings, bean dig and bear. This weekend can be hard for so many who are watching their weight. So what is your plan to get through????
As hard as it can be, the best way to make it easy is by having a plan to get through the day.
My new favorite app to help with healthy eating is Fooducate. It is a great way to see if the foods you are buying at the store really "meet the grade" when it comes to healthy eating. With this app, you can scan the bar code on the foods you want to buy. The app then gives the food a "grade". Just like the grades you received in school an "A+" is the best. So, when I am shopping, I may scan an item to see if it meets the grade. If it doesn't, the app will suggest other similar items that may have a better rating.
Let the revolution begin! January 31 is Fat Loss Revolution day.After a lot of blood, sweat and tears (and tapped adrenals), the final version of my new book, Fat Loss Revolution, is officially being released and launched on January 31. Yay!
NOTE: The following is a dangerous activity – do so at your own risk!Items needed: hammer, big rock, bat, axe, sledge hammer, or shovel; safety glasses, leather gloves and protective clothing; your body weight scale; and a park or backyard.
Many aren’t familiar with the term brown adipose tissue (or brown fat) but recent studies from Harvard Medical School have brought this interest to the mainstream media. Brown fat, once thought only to be located on infants and hibernating animals has now been found on adults. The tissue’s main function is to maintain body temperature and can be activated and seen through PET-CT scans after the individual has been exposed to cool temperatures.