Weight Loss

How to Cut Weight Effectively: 8 Tips for Short-Term Weight Loss

Kinsey Mahaffey
Kinsey Mahaffey |
Cutting weight may not be the answer for long-term weight loss goals, but if you’re looking to lose body fat and increase muscle mass for an event that’s 2-4 months away, then doing a cut might be a strategy for you to consider.
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Weight Loss Nutrition

15 Foods High in Iron: Get Your Daily Values Effectively

Jacqueline Kaminski
Jacqueline Kaminski |
Iron is a mineral you often hear professionals advocating to get more of to avoid the risk of deficiency. But why? Why is this mineral so important and why should you make sure you’re getting adequate amounts in your diet?
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Weight Loss

How to Lose Weight Fast: Top 10 Steps for Success

Kinsey Mahaffey
Kinsey Mahaffey |
There are many reasons one might want to lose weight quickly, including (but not limited to): upcoming surgery, doctor’s recommendation, or even for an upcoming event or vacation. As a personal trainer, I’ve been asked some variation of the following ...
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Weight Loss Behavior Change

How to Lose Belly Fat: 10 Ways to Keep Your Waistline Trim

Dr. Allison Brager
Dr. Allison Brager |
You may have heard that abs are built in the kitchen. While this is partially true, it's not the full story. While a healthy dose of body fat is a sign of overall health and wellness, body fat ought to be evenly distributed (and not just in certain areas ...
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Weight Loss Nutrition

Best Foods for Weight Loss: The Top 15 Foods to Shed Calories

Jacqueline Kaminski
Jacqueline Kaminski |
When it comes to weight loss, or teaching clients how to calculate calories, the formula is quite simple. You must burn more calories in a day than you consume. This would put you in a calorie deficit. To lose 1lb per week, it is suggested to consume 500 ...
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Weight Loss

How to Lose Water Weight Effectively

Kinsey Mahaffey
Kinsey Mahaffey |
I’ve had many a client come into their workout in a panic because they seemingly gained 3-5 pounds overnight. The conversation goes something like this: “I can’t believe I put on 3 extra pounds yesterday,” says the client. “What do you mean?” I ask. They ...
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Weight Loss Cardio

Walking for Weight Loss: Burn Calories at Your Own Pace

Nicole Golden
Nicole Golden |
Sedentary behavior as defined as sitting or laying down (either at a desk, computer, television, or video game console) has been on the rise and has continued to increase after the COVID pandemic with the increasing prevalence of virtual/remote work, ...
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Weight Loss spotlight Youth Fitness

Youth Obesity: An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure

Pete Guzman |
This sentiment in the title from Benjamin Franklin is as true today as ever, especially when it comes to fitness and health. The past 50 years have seen a nearly triple increase in obesity rates for adults and youths, costing the American people $147 ...
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Weight Loss Nutrition

How Many Grams of Fat Per Day to Lose Weight?

Brad Dieter
Brad Dieter |
Fats. They often get a bad rep. But, contrary to popular belief, they are necessary to a healthy diet. Fats are the principal storage form of energy in our body. They support cell growth, protect our vital organs, are involved in hormone production, and ...
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Weight Loss Nutrition

Low & High Glycemic Foods: Glycemix Index And Load Explained

Brad Dieter
Brad Dieter |
The glycemic index is one of the most popular tools used in nutrition, especially in weight loss, glycemic control, and sports Nutrition. When you Google the term “Glycemic Index,” you will return almost 26 million hits, meaning this is one of the most ...
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