Get AMPED: November Workout Playlist

November Workout Playlist

There’s nothing like a good beat to get you through a tough workout. If you’re like me – you enjoy upbeat tunes all the way through to keep the blood pumping and the oxygen flowing!   Below I have a 10-song workout playlist for you to enjoy this month 😊 And just to make sure […]

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7 Ways to Break a Weight-Loss Plateau

how to break a weight-loss plateau

Have you ever felt defeated at the hands a dreaded weight-loss plateau? You are not alone! It is a common occurrence when dieting: you eat less and workout to lose weight…it works well for a while…and then suddenly…NOTHING! No more weight-loss — despite your best efforts! When this happens it’s time to bring in the […]

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How to Burn 100 Calories Right NOW!

burn 100 calories right now

    Let’s be honest – weight loss isn’t fun. So for me, anything that makes it seem less daunting wins in my book. Reading something that says do THIS much exercise and burn THIS many calories, makes it almost MOTIVATING – especially if you’ve cheated and eaten something you shouldn’t have (face palm). It […]

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HOW TO: Increase Flexibility and Quality of Life!

  Most people aren’t sure why EXACTLY they should stretch – they are told it’s good, so they go along with it. But before you spend hours in a painful hamstring stretch or injure yourself contorting your body in strange positions – it is important to know WHY you are doing it.   So before we proceed […]

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How to Increase Calorie Burn After Exercise

EPOC

  I was doing some research on the importance of specific heart rates for performance and fat oxidation, when I came across a curious topic: the Afterburn Effect. I vaguely remembered the concept, but was instantly intrigued to find out more – the research behind it.   Okay so now I’m guessing you’re intrigued too… […]

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MACRONUTRIENT RATIOS: Do the Math and SUBTRACT the FAT!

MACROS

  Question: Could counting MACROS be the key to maximizing your fat loss or weight lifting efforts??   Answer: Very likely, yes 🙂   Why: All of us consume macronutrients because the food we eat consist of carbohydrates, proteins and fat. Obvious, right? Well the difference between someone burning fat or building muscle or getting fitter […]

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