Weight Loss

What is the Paleo diet?

Anytime you hear the word Cross Fit, you inevitably hear Paleo Diet, and vice versa. While most of us are familiar with what Cross Fit is, we may not completely understand what the Paleo Diet is all about and why so many people sing its praises. Paleo, short for Paleolithic, refers to a specific type…

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How to Get Beach Body Ready in Three Easy Steps

A clean diet and intense workouts are the key to a beach-ready body. Summer is around the corner, so don’t wait until the last moment to get in shape. Most people need at least six weeks to see optimal results. Depending on your fat to muscle ratio, you’ll need to do more cardio, lift heavier,…

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Analyzing Atkins

Everyone jumped on the bandwagon of the Atkins Diet a few years back, and many trainers have worked tirelessly since to get them to jump back off. As in any diet, there are aspects that warrant fantastic results and some that are ignored because those results may do irreversible damage to your body. This article…

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Calories: A Love-Hate Relationship

This article is written to shed light on something people often overlook. Here I will define what a calorie is, the proper view on calorie counting, and general ideas on weight gain and weight loss. Calorie There is a misconception on what a calorie actually is. The common, ill-informed perspective is that caloric intake is…

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Holiday Love Handles

It’s tough to say ‘no’ to holiday cheer when it comes in endless cookies and endless calories… but how can we refrain from retaining all that weight? Personally, I’ve found it to be fairly simple. It’s a matter of making a few key decisions, and being a bit smarter about what you choose to consume.…

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Beginners Guide to Middle-aged Fitness

Prologue This is an introductory workout, diet, and weight loss program; meaning this is what we need to do to get you started! The routine should suffice for about a month, at which point you should re-evaluate your current level of health, goals, and amount of time that you can spend exercising. This workout is…

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