By Gabe Sanders Ph.D., NSCA-CSCS While shaming people for their weight should never be tolerated, conveying the idea that obesity is ok, is not true and is the wrong health message!
By Gabe Sanders PhD, NSCA-CSCS Strength training improves sleep, which improves muscle health.
By Isaac Floyd BS Some people have conquered the successful habits to weight loss, and this behavior comes naturally to them, others not so much.
By Jonathon Stavres PhD, ACSM-EP-C Yoga has also been suggested to improve weight loss, stress, and even lipid profiles (Manchanda & Madan, 2014).
By Jonathon Stavres MS, ACSM-EP-C Lean mass is thermogenic, which means that it burns energy during rest. Therefore, increases in lean mass may increase resting metabolic rate, which is a major component of weight management.
By Gabe Sanders PhD, NSCA-CSCS Consuming high sugary foods is detrimental to weight loss. You (only you) need to determine what works best for you so that you can reduce or eliminate sweets and processed high sugary foods from your diet; in order to maximize your weight loss results.
By Gabe Sanders PhD, NSCA-CSCS NEAT can be as simple as the amount of calories you burn walking from the car to work, or washing the dishes and getting the mail. The activities that you do throughout the day matter and they can significantly impact your health over time.
By Gabe Sanders PhD, NSCA-CSCS The problem with gaining 1-2 pounds during the holiday season is that most people do not lose that weight at the beginning of the new year. Therefore, your goal this holiday season should be “Maintain, don’t gain!”
By Gabe Sanders PhD, NSCA-CSCS The problem with eating a large amount protein in one sitting is that your body will only absorb and use a certain amount of that protein consumed; the rest of the calories from the protein will be stored as fat.