3 Ab Exercises You Should Never Do

When it comes to the abs, you might think that any exercise is a positive thing, right? Wrong. There are definitely good ab exercises and bad ab exercises. On the other side of the coin, there is also a right way and wrong way to do them. Learn the differences and you'll be better able to achieve results without pain and ... Read More »

5 Reasons to Sleep Naked (No, They’re Not Gross!)

It is no big secret that sleep plays an important role in our health. Without sufficient sleep, our bodies begin to break down. Getting less than seven or eight hours of sleep each night, especially over time, has been linked to some serious health issues. A 2010 study published in the Annals of Epidemiology showed that regularly getting less ... Read More »

Why Fat Loss is Tougher For Women: 5 Steps To Losing Weight Like a Man

It can be so frustrating – your guy decides he wants to lose weight and he seems to shed those pounds with barely any effort. You, on the other hand, just look at a bowl of ice cream and gain a dress size!  Don't worry, step 3 will eliminate this phenomenon. While it certainly doesn’t seem fair, there is a reason behind it. You aren’t ... Read More »

6 Things You Can Do Before Noon to Lose Weight Faster

Ever wake up on 'the wrong side of the bed?' I think we all have at some point. It is critical when this happens to just stop and breathe and take the time to get into a positive head space. This is imperative because starting your morning out right on a regular basis may be one of the most important factors in achieving your weight loss ... Read More »

Is ‘Silent Inflammation’ Destroying Your Health And Your Waistline Too?

A little inflammation may not seem like a big deal but there's a lot more to it than most people realize! Inflammation plays a role in a wide range of health conditions, including things like arthritis and appendicitis - diseases with “itis” at the end which form the names of specific inflammatory conditions. But, did you know that there are ... Read More »

Do THIS Before Breakfast To Burn Fat All Day Long

Want to burn more fat, build more muscle, and increase your aerobic capacity in a fraction of the time it takes to run three miles? You can! And that barely scratches the surface of the gains you can realize from high-intensity interval training (HIIT). HIIT Benefits For the past 20 years, numerous studies reveal the amazing benefits of ... Read More »

8 Reasons Your Skin Wants You To Workout

Look, it’s no secret that regular exercise is a hallmark of a healthy lifestyle. Regular workouts boost the immune system, promote cardiovascular health, reduce stress, increase stamina and energy, and offer a whole host of other benefits. But let’s focus for a minute on your body’s largest organ—your skin. Regular physical activity brings ... Read More »

8 Ways to Boost Brain Power

One of my favorite authors, Mark Twain, once quipped, “Of all the things I’ve lost, I miss my mind the most!” It's easy to chuckle at his humor—until we experience an embarrassing “senior moment” first hand and the truth of his statement rattles our reality. Alzheimer’s, dementia and plain old memory loss have become major concerns—and ... Read More »

Conquering Weight Loss In Menopause

Let's face it... Menopause is one of the less glamorous parts of womanhood and this is when many really start to notice a weight gain. You can exercise and try to cut back on food intake but it's a tough realization that the weight simply is not as easy to lose as it used to be. One of the reasons for weight gain during menopause is the ... Read More »

Conquering Diabetes Through Weight Loss

Did you know that nine out of 10 people who are newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes are overweight? The American Diabetic Association estimates that 80% of the 15 million individuals who suffer from Type 2 diabetes are significantly overweight and that the obesity contributes greatly to the development of the disease. It is no secret that a ... Read More »