Weight Loss

3 Mental Preparation Tips for Weight Loss and Fitness

3 Mental Preparation Tips for Weight Loss and Fitness

According to the 2011 Food & Health Survey conducted by the International Food Information Council Foundation, 77 percent of Americans are trying to lose weight or avoid gaining weight. Despite their efforts, nearly 70 percent of Americans are overweight or obese. This is due to a variety of factors, but for many, it comes down […]

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5 New Ways to Increase the Intensity of Your Cardio Training

5 New Ways to Increase the Intensity of Your Cardio Training

For years, low-intensity steady state (LISS) cardio has been at the forefront of of the fitness industry as the favorite form of cardiovascular exercise. From the elliptical to light outdoor jogs, LISS is a favorite because it is simple, convenient and enjoyable. But unfortunately, it isn’t the most efficient method for burning fat. Higher intensity […]

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5 Fundamentals To Getting Lean Fast

5 Fundamentals To Getting Lean Fast

Need to strip off the fat to reveal you lean and muscular body as fast as possible? Don’t be a victim of the common misconceptions surrounding fat loss that will tell you to eat salad and spend hours on the treadmill at the gym. With these 5 tips, you can speed up your fat burning […]

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The Top 5 Anti-Bloat Foods

The Top 5 Anti-Bloat Foods

It’s finally summer and the pool season is here in Scottsdale, unfortunately there is a chance that as you put on that bathing suit you’ve encountered an uncomfortable experience – bloating. We all will experience bloating from time to time. Often caused by natural processes during digestion, bloating is typically triggered by the accumulation of fluid or […]

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3 Dieting Secrets for a Summer Body

3 Dieting Secrets for a Summer Body

No matter how great the workout program, a lean and fit summer body will never be achieved without the proper nutritional program and diet adherence. Many people resort to radical protocols to achieve a desired summer physique such as increased meal frequencies, nutrient timing, and cutting certain macro-nutrients; when in reality they should really be […]

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3 Signs of Overtraining

3 Signs of Overtraining

Overtraining is a serious issue that can lead to injury, catabolism and a variety of other health concerns, but for the average American who works an office job and gets the minimum physical activity requirements, it is highly unrealistic to reach this point. That said, for those who have been training extensively and performing high-intensity […]

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Burn More Calories with These 4 Metabolism Hacks

Burn More Calories with These 4 Metabolism Hacks

Your metabolism refers to how many calories you burn throughout the day. Your metabolism is comprised of several influencing variables such as your basal metabolic rate, the thermic effect of food, non-exercise activity thermogenesis, and the energy expended through conscious exercise or physical activity. Here are four metabolism hacks that will help you burn maximum […]

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What You Need to Know About a High Fat Diet

What You Need to Know About a High Fat Diet

Obesity has reached epidemic proportions and with it a linear correlation in cardiovascular and metabolic disorders such as type II diabetes, hypertension, atherosclerosis and various forms of cancers. To monetize this trend in obesity, a diet-based industry has boomed and propagated the marketing of an abundance of lackluster dietary recommendations and fad eating trends; the […]

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5 Fat Loss Tips Everyone Needs to Know

5 Fat Loss Tips Everyone Needs to Know

When participating in a Phoenix weight loss program, it is important to focus on the two main measurements: body fat percentage and lean muscle mass. To obtain a fit and lean physique, it is important to lower your body fat percentage while maintaining or increasing lean muscle mass. Here are the most important tips you need to […]

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6 Health Risk Factors of Having High Body Fat

6 Health Risk Factors of Having High Body Fat

Obesity is an epidemic that is becoming increasingly prevalent in our nation as our daily lives revolve around sedentary behaviors. Defined as a person’s body mass index being 30 or greater, obesity simply results from taking in more calories than are burned by exercise and normal daily activities. Being overweight or obese is much more than just a […]

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