Many older adults seem to use their weight gain as an excuse for getting older.
I’ve been a weight loss coach for over 10 years and have seen many succeed and many fail only because they weren’t yet mentally ready to change. Of those who succeeded, every single one logged their daily meals. It kept them on track. I cannot stress enough how important food journaling is. I cannot stress enough how important it is to get in all your meals and I cannot stress enough how important it is to know how your food is prepared. It’s that simple. Now there is a study that confirms this. These three simple, yet effective habits make all the difference!
America…we have a problem! And the ONLY way to fix it is through eating a healthy diet and exercise.
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Ready to lose weight? Here’s a good read to start you off on the right path. Preparing For Weight Loss
How much should I be exercising? This question gets asked quite often and the best response can be found in this article. How Much Should You Exercise
So you’ve been busting your butt in the gym and eating a healthy diet, but the pounds just won’t come off. This article might point you in the right direction to solving your issue. 4 SURPRISING REASONS WOMEN CAN’T LOSE WEIGHT
It seems to be a common practice for many gym goers to only work the muscles they see when they look in the mirror, (i.e., biceps, chest, and quads) and neglecting the muscles on the backside. Working the body in this manner can create imbalances in strength and poor posture which can lead to injury.
One way to make certain you train the body equally is to train opposing muscle groups together, (e.g., chest and back, biceps and triceps, or quadriceps and hamstrings). One of my favorite training protocols is “opposing muscle supersets”. Training two opposing muscles back to back without rest for three to four sets.
Whatever your method of training, don’t forget about the muscles you can’t see in the mirror!