- Life isn’t fair, but it’s still good.
- When in doubt, just take the next small step.
- Life is too short not to enjoy it.
- Your job won’t take care of you when you are sick. Your friends and family will.
If you’re trying to diet and finding it too tough to restrict calories because you’re always starving, fiber may be just what you’re lacking. “It keeps you feeling fuller for longer,” says Sandra Meyerowitz, MPH, RD, a nutritionist and owner of Nutrition Works in Louisville, Ky. “You don’t get as hungry as quickly, so it helps when somebody’s trying to cut back on calories.”Continue reading “Fiber: The Diet Workhorse”
When you’re struggling to walk down the stairs the day after a tough workout, should you view your soreness as proof you worked hard, or as a sign you overdid it? The truth is somewhere in between. Let’s learn about where soreness comes from and how to keep it from making you miserable.Continue reading “Why Your Muscles Get Sore and What You Can Do About It”
Diagrams That Make Cooking So Much Easier
Including easy ingredient substitutions, meat cuts, and more.
Nutritionists would call a three-margarita meal a no-no. We call it the highlight of our week. Lots of so-called food faux pas—eating until you’re good and stuffed, skipping breakfast to save time—are things we need to do once in a while to survive.
Sure, unhealthy eating habits can cause everything from weight gain to sluggishness, as Charla K. Schultz, RD, a dietitian at the Women’s Health Clinic at the Mayo Clinic, helpfully points out. The good news is that with minimal effort, you can make up for most not-so-good food decisions. Put these damage-control strategies to work and start gaining healthy food habits.Continue reading “Do You Eat Too Much? Break This And Other Bad Food Habits”
Everyone is looking for that elusive, magic weight-loss trick. The only “magic” weight-loss trick I know of is strength training – weight-bearing exercise designed to build and strengthen your muscles. That’s what this section of my site is all about toning and firming those muscles!
Continue reading “Toning Overview” Muscles work miracles on your metabolism. For every pound of muscle you add, you automatically burn and extra 35 to 50 calories per day. The reason? Muscle demands more energy than fat does. Therefore, the more muscle you build, the more calories you body burns.
Muscles work miracles on your metabolism. For every pound of muscle you add, you automatically burn and extra 35 to 50 calories per day. The reason? Muscle demands more energy than fat does. Therefore, the more muscle you build, the more calories you body burns.
Your Dinner Made Healthy in 5 Steps you think you’re eating healthy meals, but aren’t sure?
If your weight loss has slowed, or even stopped, then there’s a good chance that you haven’t been eating as healthy as you should be.
I’m going to end the guesswork for you, once and for all, with my 5 steps to a healthy meal.
By following these 5 guidelines you’ll know that your meals are healthy and fitness friendly. And as a result you’ll experience healthy weight loss.