In exercise ads, weight loss promotions, and even on treadmills telling you about this magical fat-burning zone that solves all of your problems. This magical zone they refer to is when you walk or do any low-intensity exercise that does not elevate your heart rate above ~60%, then you are burning mostly fat as fuel. […]

September 17, 2021

Would you ever take Calculus without ever taking Pre/Calc and Trig?  You might get by for a while, but eventually, you will get lost in the process and not pass the class.  The same goes with dieting. If you don’t have an understanding and ability to execute the nutrition basics to a healthy diet, then […]

September 17, 2021

Dieting is essentially the process of purposefully reducing caloric intake in hopes to reduce body weight. The constant pattern of dieting and regaining the weight is known as “yo-yo dieting” or “weight cycling”. For the purpose of this article, I will use the term weight cycling. Approximately 10% of men and 30% of women will […]

September 6, 2021

Your thyroid creates hormones that play a variety of different roles within the body. The thyroid can create too much or too little hormones  resulting in thyroid disease such as hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism, thyroiditis, and Hashimoto’s disease. What is the thyroid? The thyroid is a small gland located at the front of the neck, right above […]

April 29, 2021

The fitness and dieting industry thrive on your insecurities, and have managed to figure out how to keep you coming back for more (hence more money for them). But before you purchase your next groundbreaking shake or start the next fad diet, take these 3 things into consideration first! 1)     Are you prepared […]

March 22, 2021