Effective workouts can be hard to come by on your own, especially if you’re new to the process and don’t have a strong support group to help you out. This is where personal health coaches and trainers can become invaluable.
Health problems are the leading causes of death around the world. Obesity, which is a preventable lifestyle condition, is the leading cause of preventable death, behind smoking. Avoiding obesity is possible through healthy eating and custom meal plans for weight loss. Here are some of the healthy eating strategies you can incorporate into your customized weight loss plan.
Many people struggle with weight loss, but this is often because they’re focused on one thing and one thing only: losing weight. While losing weight may seem like the obvious goal of a weight loss program, it’s important that you’re looking for other factors in a fitness program to help you keep the weight off.
There’s no doubting the value of weight management. Rather than being just a few extra uncomfortable pounds, excess weight carries legitimate risks. In fact, dropping between 5% and 10% of your weight has been proven to lower your chance of developing heart disease. This is just one of the many benefits of choosing a weight loss program. However, what should you look for in order to figure out which one best fits your needs? Are all weight loss programs essentially the same? No.
Here are four examples of different medical conditions and some of the ways that exercise physiologist treat individuals with them.
If you are looking to lose a significant amount of weight, you probably already know all of the reasons to do so. Fat loss helps decrease blood pressure, reduces the risk for heart disease, and boosts your mood. We could go on and on. Regardless of your motivations for workouts, the fact is workouts don’t always work out.
One commonly misunderstood concept that gets dieters in trouble is metabolism. Let’s talk about what this term really means and how it can affect your own personal weight loss practices.
When was the last time you left food on your plate? If you’re like many Americans, the answer may be never. Eating to clean your plate can be a hard habit to break. But think of the unnecessary calories you can save by changing this habit! Find out more in this week’s blog on ending your membership with the “clean your plate” club.
About 54% of U.S. adults are currently trying to reduce their weight, and a large percentage are also trying to build muscle and develop a healthy lifestyle. If you’re trying to build muscle but have found it challenging to find the right exercises and workouts, you’re certainly not alone. Here are just a few reasons you may not be building muscle — as well as what you can do about it.
The World Health Organization’s definition of obesity is having a BMI greater than or equal to 30. (BMI greater than or equal to 25 is considered overweight). And currently, more than one in three adults are considered to be obese. Though the weight loss process can certainly be an uphill battle, it’s encouraging to understand the potential mental and physical benefits your new lifestyle can have on your overall well-being and sense of self.