Body Composition

Body Composition

For Faster Weight Loss - Know Your BMR

Losing weight can be tough. Unfortunatley, there's no quick-fix. No magic pill. And no one can do it for us.

It all boils down to one simple equation: Calories in vs. Calories out.

Bottom line - It's a numbers game. The first step is to find out your Basal Metabolic Rate, or BMR. BMR represents the energy required to run your body - beat your heart, blink your eyes, grow your hair, and just be alive.

Cardio for Weight Loss - Fact vs. Fiction

A new client told me today that she wants to only do aerobics because she wants to get toned and lose weight, FAST!  I hear this SO often, and ladies, it’s a MYTH!

Myth: Aerobics, like running is best if I want to get a tight, shapely body and lose weight.
Fact: To lose fat and change the shape of your body, you must do resistance training.

How Much Time Should I Spend Working Out?

How should I spend training?   What should my weekly routine look?
How much time you spend really comes down to how long you've been on a regular program and what your goals are. For example if it's been six months since you've worked out, you'll need to take it slowly. Start with a walking program of 3-5 days per week for 10-20 minutes, building up to 30 minutes, 5 times per week. After that, bump it up to 200 minutes per week.

Weight Loss - Why You're Not Winning at the Losing Game

"Why am I not losing weight?" 
It is a quite possibly the number 1 question / complaint I hear from new clients.  They'll typically follow it up with, "I try to workout 5 days a week and I eat right - what am I not doing right?"
Does this sound familiar?  

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