After 18 months of dedicated diet and exercise changes, I decided to get a closer look at my body composition. I signed up for a Bod Pod scan and a MedGem test.
What creates more physical progress? Training within your limits or pushing yourself to complete muscle failure.
One of the first things people tend to do when starting a new diet is cut carbs or fats. But manipulating your carb and fat intake instead of getting rid of it all together may be better for your health.
The female body is a complex balance of hormones that keep us not only physically healthy, but mentally as well. Exercise can help you lose weight and change your appearance, but it can also boost your body’s most important chemicals.
A few days of stiff legs and tender arms can seem like a small price to pay for long-term muscle gain. But is that period of pain post workout necessary to gain muscle?
If you are willing to push your comfort zone and test your limits in your workouts, you can teach your muscles to push heavier and heavier weight.
Despite all the fancy names and claims, every fad diet has a breakdown of calories and nutrients that lead to certain results. Before you commit to a new meal plan, take a look at some of these fad diet breakdowns.
What sounds like a quick solution can actually have serious long-term consequences that are difficult to undo. Getting skinny doesn’t always mean getting healthy.
When you’re on the path to weight loss, feeling extra hungry is part of the territory. You’re eating less than your body wants to induce fat loss and your mind is definitely taking notice.
After a week of strict dieting and workouts, a drink on the weekend can seem like a harmless way to let loose. But alcohol, like anything else we put in our bodies, carries its own calories and long term effects we should be aware of.