Innovative Fitness 2015
Posted on 06/12/2016 at 12:00:00 AM
Losing fat isn’t easy…I don’t have to tell you that. You’ve been striving for a fat loss goal for longer than you’d like to admit.
To work towards your goal, you slave in the gym and watch what goes in your mouth every day. But what if you could drop 100 calories or more by making a single change to your meal or snack? It is possible. You’ve just got to know where to swap. Check out the list below to find out nine easy swaps that will make your diet drop 100 calories instantly.
Ready? Get swapping!
Food Swap #1: From Bread to ToplessNo, you don’t have to give up bread altogether. If you want to quickly watch 100 calories slide off your meal, all you’ve got to do is toss the top piece of br...Read more
Posted on 02/27/2016 at 12:00:00 AM
Are you plagued with unwanted pounds, despite your best efforts to eat healthy and get fit? You’re not alone. Millions of others across the globe, just like you, are struggling to shed weight in an uphill battle.
Here are 7 Sneaky Reasons You’re Gaining Weight…some of these might surprise you.
Sneaky Weight Gain #1: Sucking on Cigarettes. You may think it’s common knowledge that smoking helps you stay thin. However, you may be surprised that this is actually a common misperception. Recent research has shown that contrary to the long-believed lie that smoking keeps you thin, it actually leads to weight gain. This happens by interrupting your body’s metabolic function and causing it to be insulin-resistant. I...Read more
Posted on 02/13/2016 at 12:00:00 AM
Sometimes, your metabolism works against you even when you think you’re doing everything right.
It’s time you took a good, hard look at how your metabolism really works.
Check out the metabolism myths below and then use your new knowledge to put your metabolism to work…
Myth 1: Metabolism Works from 9 to 5Difficult as it may be to believe, your body’s metabolism does not stop working when you do. In fact, your metabolism works all day, every day. If it didn’t, you wouldn’t even have the energy to get out of bed in order to read this article. (You are out of bed, aren’t you?) Also the time of day that you eat isn’t what makes you gain pounds. It’s what you eat. So if you think you can...Read more
Posted on 02/06/2016 at 12:00:00 AM
You’d like your eating plan to work for you – to get you the results that you want without lots of complicated steps. The good news is that lean eating does not mean complicated eating…it just means eating smart.
Read on for the NEW rules of lean eating that will make fat loss second nature. And don’t worry, lean eating can still be very delicious. In fact, you’ll find many of your new, lean meals to be better in flavor and more satisfying than your old, fattening eats.
1. Eat the RIGHT Type of Carbs
There is a hierarchy for which carbs have a place in a lean diet and which carbs will only fatten you up. The success of your eating plan rests squarely on which of these carbs you regularly include in your diet.
Posted on 11/21/2015 at 12:00:00 AM
It’s here – whether you’re ready or not. Just look at the seasonal shelves in your favorite store. Retailers like to call it ‘holiday season’ but let’s be more accurate.
Weight Gain season begins now and runs straight through New Year’s.
The next two months will bring ample opportunity for you to expand your waistline. Of course the choice is yours.
Why discuss it now and not mid way through December? Because now is your opportunity to plan for the weeks ahead. Once the craziness begins, you’ll be too busy to put a plan into action.
So let’s take this moment of clarity, this calm before the storm, to outline a two-part plan that will save your waist from unwanted holiday inches.
Part ...Read more
Posted on 11/14/2015 at 12:00:00 AM
It’s hard to avoid sugar when many common foods secretly contain loads of it.
You know that eating an excess of sugar will derail your fitness progress and quickly lead to an increase in body fat, but recent studies are proving that sugar is much more dangerous than we once thought.
Your risk of heart attack doubles when 20 percent or more of your calories come from sugar, according to a new study published in JAMA International Medicine.
That is no joke! So with obesity and heart disease on the line, let’s uncover the 7 common foods that you didn’t know contain sugar.
1. Fruit YogurtYogurt is packaged and marketed as a diet food for women, which is outrageous. The pretty little packages may be low in fat, but just one ...Read more
Posted on 11/05/2015 at 12:00:00 AM
The latest trends in fitness are leaning toward the ‘shorter is better’ philosophy…but do dramatically shortened workouts really get the job done?
No one can deny that the days of spending hours running, biking or doing any other number of slow, cardio-based exercise sessions (Jazzercise anyone?) are long gone. We simply don’t have the time, and have come to realize that these long, drawn out workout sessions don’t give us the best return on our time investment.
But how much of this desire for short, efficient workouts stems from shortened attention spans or just plain laziness? Is there true science behind the claims that 10 minute workouts deliver results?
In fact, there is a slew of new research that poi...Read more
Posted on 12/05/2014 at 12:00:00 AM