7 Reasons You Have Cellulite (and the fix)

If you have cellulite, you know you’re not alone. All you have to do is look around and you’ll see plenty of others who have the same lumps and bumps on their thighs that you do. But just because you have this in common with millions of others doesn’t mean that you have to be happy about it! Cellulite is one of the ... Read More »

9 Serious Dangers of Yo-Yo Dieting (and the fix)

Are you a yo-yo dieter? If so, you’re not alone. I know a now-thin woman who says she’s lost 1600 pounds. Ask her about it and she’ll tell you she lost 40 pounds, 40 times over the course of her life. Over the years she had gone to weight loss group meetings and tried every name brand diet. I've seen her eating nothing but ... Read More »

Is Your Brain Stopping You from Burning Fat?

If you’ve ever tried to lose weight or are working on it now, you know all about weight loss plateaus. They’re that annoying period when the scale won’t budge. It happens no matter how well you stick to your plan. Plateaus happen for a reason. Scientists have recently found that they’re the brain’s way of protecting us from famine. ... Read More »

How a Single Workout Session Can Benefit Your Brain

Are you the kind of person who doesn’t work out at all? If so, the idea of exercise may make you tired. Maybe you even get stressed when people say you should go to the gym. On the other hand, maybe you love to exercise. If so, then the idea of missing a day at the gym might make you sad. You may even run your life around your workouts ... Read More »

Walking vs. Running

You already know that any movement you do gives your mood a big boost and makes a big difference in your weight loss efforts. There's no shortage of ways to move your body but you may be wondering of your time is better spent walking or running? Either one is good, but which one is better? When it comes to only how many calories you ... Read More »

Why Building More Muscle Burns More Fat

You've heard it many times: "Build more muscles, to lose more fat" or "The more muscles you have, the higher your body's resting metabolic rate." Most weight loss tips and plans recommend building more muscles so you can lose weight. If you've ever questioned this fact and wondered how it all happens, this information is for ... Read More »

6 Healthy Reasons to Have More Sex

When you list life’s pleasures, there’s a good chance that good sex is high on the list. But did you know that beyond the obvious benefits, it's also a boon to your weight loss efforts? You don’t need your partner to chase you around the bedroom to have your sex life help you shed a pound or two. Here are some eye-opening facts about ... Read More »

When Your Body Burns Fat Where Does it Go?

We've heard it many times, phrases like "burn your fat" and "melt your fat." Does this mean that we burn fat to ashes or melt it to a liquid form? If so where does the end product of this action go? Does it convert to muscle? OR... Does it get excreted during your regular morning routine? There's a lot of misinformation about ... Read More »

4 Holistic Ways to Relieve Plantar Fasciitis (and avoid surgery)

Have you ever had foot pain that runs from your toes to your heel? Does it reach all along the bottom of your foot? Does your heel feel like it is bruised as if you've stepped on a rock? If so, you may be experiencing plantar fasciitis. It’s a common injury that affects many runners. It also happens to people who are ... Read More »

6 Ways Your Feet Are Asking You to Lose Weight

As much as we may love shopping for shoes, we as women, tend to dislike our feet. We spend a lot on foot creams and pedicures and complain that our feet are too big, or too wide, or that our toes are too long. The shape or look of our foot may be something that we can’t change, but our foot health is. There are a lot of foot ... Read More »