Let me start off by stating that this post is by no means meant to encourage anyone to lose weight. When it comes to weight loss, I'll be the first to tell you that health is not dictated by the number on the scale, and that plenty of people can benefit from paying less … Continue reading Weight Loss Inhibitors You May Not Have Heard Of
There is quite the variety of opinions regarding the ideal amount of protein intake for human beings. Some claim that you need 1 gram per pound of body weight, others claim that people only need 10% of calories from protein (i. e. 50 grams on a 2000 calorie diet), and many recommend amounts in between … Continue reading Should You Eat More Protein?
We all know that exercise can have positive impacts on a person’s health. Doctors often recommend to their sedentary patients that they incorporate some form of movement into their daily activities. But people who are new to exercise, especially women, tend to default to aerobic activity, some of which include running, elliptical, spinning, and other … Continue reading Is Resistance Training All That Good For You? Yes, It Is.
Gymtimidation. It’s a very real issue that lots of people, especially women, face. Why woudn’t we? If you’ve never before worked out at a gym, the people in the gym might seem big and smug, and perhaps you have no idea how to use the gym properly (or at least, without embarrassing yourself in front … Continue reading Conquering Gymtimidation