Weight Loss

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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The Spot Reduction Myth and How to Effectively Lose Fat

The Spot Reduction Myth and How to Effectively Lose Fat

Despite what fitness advertisements and commercials may tell you, there is no way to reduce body fat from a specific area. As unfortunate as it sounds, no amount of crunches, side bends or body contour wraps will remove subcutaneous fat from a specific desired location. Our bodies store body fat as an overall percentage of […]

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5 Healthy Snacks That Top Celebrity Trainers Swear By

5 Healthy Snacks That Top Celebrity Trainers Swear By

Snacking can either be your greatest friend or foe when following a healthy eating plan or trying to lose weight, since the choices you make when snacking can either dramatically increase your calorie consumption throughout the day or stave off cravings and provide satiety until your next meal. One group of people that has to constantly watch […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Macronutrients

Everything You Need to Know About Macronutrients

“Does it fit your macros?” is a popular question posed by many fitness enthusiasts and professionals today. But what is a macro? A “macro” is the abbreviation for macronutrient, which is a nutrient that provide calories or energy and are substances needed for growth, metabolism, and other physiological functions. There are three macronutrients that are […]

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Importance of Calorie Counting

Importance of Calorie Counting

Calorie counting… it’s a love/hate relationship. Let’s look at why many people “hate” calorie counting.  When calories consumed are monitored, it forces people to take responsibility of their actions and habits, which can be a daunting awareness factor. You wake up and immediately venture to the kitchen to brew your morning cup of coffee. The […]

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High Protein Diets & Recipes

High Protein Diets & Recipes

When sports supplements, vitamins and protein powders are concerned there’s a lot of misinformation and false marketing aimed at increasing product sales.  It’s important to note that you can achieve any and all of your fitness goals, even the seemingly unattainable ones, through a natural diet and proper fitness training program.  To give you an […]

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