Category: weight gain

Show Metabolism Who’s Boss: 10 Ways to Rev Up Your Metabolism

July 30, 2014 0 Comments
Show Metabolism Who’s Boss: 10 Ways to Rev Up Your Metabolism

By Betty Murray Are you frustrated with slow progress on your weight loss journey? If you’re struggling to burn excess fat, it may be due to a slow metabolism. Metabolism is the rate at which your body burns calories. A person with a high metabolism will have less trouble keeping the extra pounds off than someone […]

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Show Metabolism Who’s Boss!

July 30, 2014 0 Comments
Show Metabolism Who’s Boss!

By Betty Murray Are you frustrated with slow progress on your weight loss journey? If you’re struggling to burn excess fat, it may be due to a slow metabolism. Metabolism is the rate at which your body burns calories. A person with a high metabolism will have less trouble keeping the extra pounds off than someone […]

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Are Your Medications Making You Gain Weight?

July 28, 2014 0 Comments
Are Your Medications Making You Gain Weight?

By Betty Murray If you’re struggling to keep off the extra pounds, there culprit may be something you haven’t considered — your medications. There are several drugs that can cause weight gain and, ironically, many drugs used to treat conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure, seizures, migraines, and mood disorders are to blame for weight […]

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Are Your Medications Making You Gain Weight?

July 23, 2014 0 Comments
Are Your Medications Making You Gain Weight?

By Betty Murray If you’re struggling to keep off the extra pounds, there culprit may be something you haven’t considered — your medications. There are several drugs that can cause weight gain and, ironically, many drugs used to treat conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure, seizures, migraines, and mood disorders are to blame for weight […]

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This For That: Easy Ingredient Substitutions

July 9, 2014 0 Comments
This For That: Easy Ingredient Substitutions

By Betty Murray Sometimes success on your weight loss journey is more about the small changes in your habits than a total overhaul. Make small changes you can live with forever, rather than big changes that will be difficult to maintain. Did you know there are simple substitutions you can make in your diet that can […]

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What Happens on Vacation Stays On Your Thighs

June 24, 2014 0 Comments
What Happens on Vacation Stays On Your Thighs

By Betty Murray You’ve been saving up for your summer vacation and working hard on your beach body, now it’s finally time to pack your bags and get out of town. Even if looking good on the beach has been your goal the last few months, you still want to look good when you get home. […]

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Caffeine: The Good, The Bad and the Hyper

June 18, 2014 0 Comments
Caffeine: The Good, The Bad and the Hyper

By Betty Murray Many people believe caffeine can boost weight loss. Caffeine is the main active ingredient in may over-the-counter weight loss drugs, but does it really work? Can it really help you lose weight? Can it have negative effects on weight loss? This question has been asked for years, and multiple studies show results on […]

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Want to lose weight? Learn these 10 healthy eating habits

May 19, 2014 0 Comments
Want to lose weight? Learn these 10 healthy eating habits

By Betty Murray Weight gain is often tied to the many small choices we make day in and day out, rather than any one main cause. Seemingly “harmless” habits you may not even recognize can throw your whole diet off course, leading to serious weight gain. If you want to lose weight, incorporate these healthy eating […]

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The “F” Word: The Truth About Fat

May 16, 2014 0 Comments
The “F” Word: The Truth About Fat

By Betty Murray A focus on the word “fat” may actually lead to obesity, especially in young girls. In a long-term study, psychology researchers at UCLA found that young girls who were labeled as “fat” by 10 years of age were more likely to become obese as a teenager. The study, which was published in late […]

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Cardio or Strength Training: Which Comes First?

March 28, 2014 0 Comments
Cardio or Strength Training: Which Comes First?

By Betty Murray Weight loss cannot be achieved without a combination of cardio and strength training. Better said, losing inches, is dependent on a combined cardio and strength workout. Cardio burns more calories in a set amount of time, but weight lost through a strictly cardio workout regimen is contributed to both fat and muscle loss. […]

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