My last post discussed how important a healthy diet is for weight loss, more important than exercise. But that doesn’t mean exercise isn’t important too. Exercising will help speed up your results, it’ll give you more energy, it’ll make you happier, it will help you burn more calories (muscle burns more calories than fat), and… Continue reading Starting a Fitness Regime for Beginners
Last week I wrote about Positive Reinforcement to help you achieve your goals, but this week let's talk about the other end of the scale, Negative Reinforcement. As I'm sure you're aware, Negative Reinforcement is the concept of punishment for bad behavior, and sometimes we need to be held accountable for our actions when Positive… Continue reading Negative Reinforcement
Lets be honest, working towards a reward is fun. Sometimes our ultimate reward of losing weight and feeling good is a far way off, so adding in small incentives can be a great way help to boost your motivation. It's important to predetermine your rewards though. Simply saying, "I've been working hard, I deserve to… Continue reading Positive Reinforcement
We’ve made it two whole weeks into our 12 Week Challenge!! You may be starting to veer off path now, but hopefully your weigh in results will motivate you to KEEP GOING! Everyone who has weighed in has made tremendous progress, and you should all be extremely proud of yourselves! The top 3 Challengers this… Continue reading Week 2 Weigh In Results – 12 Week Weight Loss Challenge
I've heard many times that drinking warm lemon water every morning is good for you, and can actually help you lose weight! But what does it actually do? How does it actually help? Well, here's a quick rundown of the health benefits of drinking warm lemon water every morning! Helps digestion by flushing the… Continue reading Health Benefits of Warm Lemon Water
First off, lets define processed sugar. Processed sugar is any form of sugar that isn't naturally in fruits and vegetables. This includes candy, soft drink, cake, ketchup, BBQ sauce, and of course, plain sugar from the bag! So what happens to your body when you stop eating processed sugar? What Happens to Your Body? Risk… Continue reading What Happens When You Quit Processed Sugar?
Exercise is something many people loathe, but it really doesn't have to be that way. The trick is to find something you really enjoy doing, and the way to do that is through trial and error. I've used workout DVDs, Youtube workouts, paid home workout plans, lots of cardio, personal trainers, and gym memberships and… Continue reading Finding the Exercise that’s Right for You