Can Vegetarianism Help People Lose Weight?

The number of obese people in the United States (and around the world) has increased dramatically in the past few decades More »

Helping Hands for Weight Loss

Moving more and eating less is the weight loss mantra, but sometimes it’s nice to have a helping hand to keep you on the straight and narrow More »

Do You Know How Many Calories You’re Actually Eating?

During one of our many recent conversations about nutrition and fitness, my wife wondered why food labels always had whole numbers for calorie content More »

 

Fitness Secrets: Get Fit Slowly Style

runningheart_web People ask me all the time how I managed to lose weight and get so fit. I’ve written about it all over the place on this blog, but never in just one place. The story behind my transformation is actually pretty boring. I didn’t take any pills (this time) or stick to a diet program like Weight Watchers, Atkins, or South Beach. There were no detoxifying drinks or colon cleansers either. In fact, I still drink diet soda and I don’t really care which whole wheat bread is the best, as long as it’s good. Nope, my story is very simple....

This Post is About Food

wpid-Nutrition_136-300x185 Guess what? I have lots of food photos and thoughts to share this week! I think I’m due for a Wednesday, Thursday and Friday update. Wednesday: My favorite breakfast. Total calories: 335 (two slices of whole wheat toast, 1/2 T butter, 1 egg w/ feta, spinach, 2 pieces of bacon) Two oatmeal cookie balls (my own recipe, no photo): 140 calories Dinner: my usual mexican fajita shared with Josh: about 899 calories Exercise: insanity workout Total calories: 1,275 Thursday: Breakfast was four oatmeal cookie balls (my recipe, no photo...

Finding My Groove

Insanity_Fit_Test Today marks week four, day two of consistent exercise with Insanity. That is, 6.5 workouts, most of them are 40 minutes long. And I’m reminding myself that I’ve been here before. last time, I made it 14 weeks. I was seeing improvement and then it stopped. I don’t remember why exactly (something to go back and read) but I’m telling myself that this doesn’t stop when the calendar fills up or when 60 days are over. If I’m being honest, it will take a full year of consistent exercise for me to really...

Helping Hands for Weight Loss

Weight-Loss-Tips-That-Can-Help-You-Lose-Weight Moving more and eating less is the weight loss mantra, but sometimes it’s nice to have a helping hand to keep you on the straight and narrow. Here are three ‘helping hands’ for weight loss that can help you reach your goal. Diet Pills Taking diet pills can be a bit of a weight loss minefield as some can be dangerous and even approved medications can have side effects. If you do feel like you need a boost it’s best to talk to your physician or a chemist about the options available to you. One popular weight...

Can Vegetarianism Help People Lose Weight?

horn of plenty The number of obese people in the United States (and around the world) has increased dramatically in the past few decades. And as just about all overweight people know it’s not too easy to lose that excess fat once you’ve got it. Many frustrated people turn to drastic measures such as going on a crash diet or getting liposuction and a tummy tuck. However, there is no need for one to do anything so drastic. A much better choice for most people is to go on a vegetarian diet as it’s one of the simplest and safest things...