Tomorrow we kick off a challenging six week program. 2 teams of 7 will work individually and as a group to rally up by improving their body comps and weight. The person who creates the most change will win a years membership to Balance Personal Training's FIT LAB. Throughout our journey I'll be blogging our progress. Let's all rally around all these hard working individuals!
10 Tips for Losing Weight
Most people understand a weight loss program to mean starving yourself and doing cardiovascular training. But have you noticed that most of your friends who spend hours on cardiovascular for months, rarely manage to lose any weights. This is because they do not understand that a combination of resistance weight training and a powerful diet is 20 times more effective than a cardiovascular training. Here are ten tips covering all aspects of a good weight loss program which will involve,
Understanding proper nutrition
So, you want to lose 10 pounds!What to do? Well, notwithstanding the Holiday Season, there is plenty you can do to achieve your goal. You just need to allow yourself some time for implementing the first couple of changes and make sure you do not lose more than 1-2 pounds per week. Any faster than that, and your weight might be back sooner than later! If you “shed” fast, you do not build healthy life habits, you do not change your daily actions for a time long enough to imprint the new way of acting as your “usual” from now on.
With holiday season upon us, it is easy to get down on our body image. Many people gain an average of ten pounds during the holidays. With all of the delicious foods and beverages, it is easy to see why. I recently had my 41st birthday in November and many of my gifts were treats that I don’t eat regularly. Usually I will eat some and give the rest away. Sometimes I will eat it all. The difference now is that I am kind to myself regardless of what choice I make. I am a lot healthier for it.
Eating a big salad at least once a day is a great way to maintain healthy habits. Don't have time to cut up a salad every single night? Here's a way to make all the salads you need for your workweek at once. Follow these simple salad-making rules, and your meal will taste just as fresh on Friday as it does on Monday!
Your Thyroid… Is it holding back your weight loss?Hypothyroidism, Hashimoto’s and MoreHypothyroidism, and Hashimoto’s; what is the difference, and does it play a roll in your weight loss challenge?Have you been eating clean, exercising regularly, but still GAINING weight? Are you feeling lethargic and a little depressed?It could be your thyroid. The thyroid gland releases hormones that affect nearly every part of your body and if there is something wrong with it, losing or gaining weight can be more challenging.
So I recently shared I had added some new supplements into my routine to re-energize my workouts. Truth be told, I have been working out for over thirty years now, and it can sometimes be hard to stay focused.