Blogs about Weight Management

Wednesday, October 09, 2013
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). 
Tuesday, August 20, 2013 • B4C 2N2, CA
Renita Collier's Blog
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Friday, August 16, 2013 • B4C 2N2, CA
Renita Collier's Blog
Time and time again I see people struggling to lose weight eating very few calories and doing tons of cardio. What gives? Shouldn’t the pounds be dropping? Well, not if your metabolism has been damaged through a faulty fitness lifestyle. Here’s what you need to know about your metabolism and how to fix it. What Causes a Broken Metabolism? To put it simply, a damaged metabolism is typically caused by prolonged excessive calorie restriction combined with excessive physical activity.
Wednesday, July 31, 2013 • Lancaster, PA 17603
Cause and Effects Fitness Blog
If you like eating egg salad, tuna salad, or chicken salad, instead of using mayonaise, try using plain greek yogurt instead.  1 tablespoon of mayonaise contains 10 grams of fat and 90 calories.