Blogs about Weight Management

Wednesday, October 23, 2013 • B4C 2N2, CA
Renita Collier's Blog
 At some point, we've all awoken from some kind of binge, perhaps surrounded by beer bottles, candy wrappers, or shopping bags, and asked ourselves: What the hell happened? How can rational, functioning adults totally lose control of their impulses?
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 • Prospect Heights, IL 60070
YoloFitness.org
I hear this statement all the time, “heavy weights with low repetitions will bulk you up while light weights with high repetitions will tone you up”.   Is there a difference in these two types of training?  The answer is yes – but it’s not about the way you look, it’s about the muscle strength vs. muscle endurance.
Wednesday, October 09, 2013 • Molalla, OR 97038-8565
The Bugatti Body
 Have you ever wondered why we have food cravings and why people battle with making good food choices?  Well researchers have discovered a critical link between the unhealthy connection between food and addiction- Dopamine.   Dopamine is the neurotransmitter associated with reward and pleasure.  Cocaine, heroin, and sugar all stimulate the dopamine transmitter that triggers cravings.    When we are about to eat 90% of the dopamine neurons in the Ventral Tegemental Area of the brain are stimulated.   The VTA transmitters branch out to other p
Thursday, October 03, 2013 • B4C 2N2, CA
Renita Collier's Blog
THE CORTISOL CONNECTION AND WEIGHT LOSS Working out hard, training for competition, contest prepping, juggling fitness, family and home, struggling with sleep while living a busy life, these are all stressors on our bodies (not to mention minds).