The Truth About Low Carb Diets

The Truth About Low Carb Diets

Carb depletion can result in rapid weight loss (but remember, it is not random weight loss we want, it’s fat loss). If you consume, during the course of a day, a supportive mix of proteins, carbs and essential...

Staying Fit

Staying Fit

Let’s face it, by now we all know that we need to be exercising for better health.Fitness and exercise is no longer a “craze”, but a critical part of our daily lives, hectic as they may be. We want maximum results...

How and Why Diets Make You Fatter

How and Why Diets Make You Fatter

First, let’s start with “metabolism”. Your “metabolic rate” is the speed at which your body burns through calories. Your basal metabolic rate is the amount of calories your body burns just to stay alive, like...

Power Steps

Power Steps

Steps of Power. That sounds cool, doesn't it? It sounds like if you walk, jog, or even run up a series of steps and WHAM!!! You are empowered! Resolutions. I bet you made one about a week or so ago with good...

Being Better

Being Better

Content Adapted From: Phil Kaplan “Be better” – two simple words that can make a world of difference in your life, your relationships, and your health. For the purpose of this article we are going to focus on the...

The Truth About Low Carb Diets

Carb depletion can result in rapid weight loss (but remember, it is not random weight loss we want, it’s fat loss). If you consume, during the course of a day, a supportive mix of proteins, carbs and essential fats, the carbohydrate foods break down into glucose. Some of that glucose goes into muscle and the liver where it is stored as glycogen. As you move, think, and breathe, your body calls upon that glycogen and as you eat carbs the glycogen stores are replenished. (Glucose is the...

Safe Supplementation

If you are already at a healthy weight, congratulations. For most people weight loss is on their minds – and for good reason. Statistics tell us that despite the billions of dollars spent each year in the weight loss market, U.S. obesity rates continue to rise. Many popular products offer quick fixes but fail to provide promised results leaving us disappointed and with feelings of failure. What’s more, some of these products have undesirable side effects, wreak havoc on the body’s...

Staying Fit

Let’s face it, by now we all know that we need to be exercising for better health.Fitness and exercise is no longer a “craze”, but a critical part of our daily lives, hectic as they may be. We want maximum results out of the time we spend working out. Getting the most out of an exercise program includes proper amounts of aerobic activity, strength training and flexibility. Aerobic exercise challenges and strengthens the heart and lungs. The heart becomes a more efficient pump and the body...

How and Why Diets Make You Fatter

First, let’s start with “metabolism”. Your “metabolic rate” is the speed at which your body burns through calories. Your basal metabolic rate is the amount of calories your body burns just to stay alive, like when you are sleeping. It doesn’t count getting up to go to the bathroom…just the amount of calories your body burns “not to be dead”! We’re talking the energy your body needs to repair cells, to breathe, to keep your heart beating, brain functioning, etc. Basal...

Power Steps

Steps of Power. That sounds cool, doesn't it? It sounds like if you walk, jog, or even run up a series of steps and WHAM!!! You are empowered! Resolutions. I bet you made one about a week or so ago with good intention. But if you want results, if you don't want to be saying "what resolution?" in a matter of weeks, then you need empowerment. While the walk, jog, or run up the steps of power might not be without it's unexpected obstacles, by continuing to put one foot in...

Being Better

Content Adapted From: Phil Kaplan “Be better” – two simple words that can make a world of difference in your life, your relationships, and your health. For the purpose of this article we are going to focus on the concept of extraordinary health. After all, what do you really have to work with if you don’t have your health? The pursuit of health, high energy and relentless mental and physical well-being is something we all can relate to. Get clear on any outcome and you will realize that...