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
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?
If you've just stumbled across this post, you can start at the beginning of this program by clicking here. You’ve made it through your first week! Congratulations! Hopefully you’ve been able to stay on track, and move past any slip ups! Challenge 1: It’s weigh in day!! Take all of the same measurements that… Continue reading Week 1 Day 7
If you've just stumbled across this post, you can start at the beginning of this program by clicking here. If you’re struggling with staying on track during the day, make sure you plan a really yummy (but still healthy) dinner to look forward to. I find it much harder to stay on track if I… Continue reading Week 1 Day 5
If you've just stumbled across this post, you can start at the beginning of this program by clicking here. You might be starting to lose motivation now, but it’s important to push through. Take another look at your goals and why you want to achieve them. Really think about them, and let them drive you… Continue reading Week 1 Day 4