The first thing people do when they’re trying to lose weight is cut out calories, but it needs to be done the right way in order to work. If you cut out too much for an extended period of time, your body will enter starvation mode. What is Starvation Mode? When the body isn’t… Continue reading Starvation Mode
Water is important, but a lot of people don’t know just how important it is. Not drinking enough water can affect your kidneys’ ability to function properly and is even the leading cause of kidney stones. Drinking plenty of water is one of the easiest ways to avoid UTIs (urinary tract infections) as it flushes… Continue reading Drinking Water and Weight Loss
Disclaimer: I’m not a trained professional in either nutrition or fitness. All of these views are my own, and based on my own experience with trying to live a healthier lifestyle. We all know how it goes, you’re in high school, eating chocolate, pizza, and obscene amounts of everything that you shouldn’t. You don’t… Continue reading Getting Started in your 20’s
Most of us have heard the statement that “muscle burns more calories than fat”, but just how many more calories does muscle burn than fat, and what does that mean? Let’s start with the numbers: Calories burned per day by fat: 2 calories per pound of fat Calories burned per day by muscle: 6 calories… Continue reading Muscle Burns More Calories than Fat, But How Much?
Last night I discovered something about myself - I can run 1.6km with no breaks. I haven't done this in 8 years, and I didn't think I had it in me, but I do! When I was younger, 16-18, physical activity just had to be done. I was actively involved in the Royal Canadian Sea… Continue reading You CAN Do It, You Just Forgot! – Pushing Yourself