Category Archives: Weight Loss

All Day, Every Day! Save 100+ Calories at Every Single Meal

Cutting calories doesn’t have be a confusing battle. Whether it’s morning, noon, or night, these helpful swaps will make a big difference in your total calorie count for the day. It might be difficult at first, but with time you’ll find that these switches feel like second nature. Make one at every meal, and you’ll… Read More »

How Your Car Helps You Lose Weight

Driving can definitely cause weight gain. If you’re bored on long work commutes or road trips, snacking or hitting the drive-through can make the time pass. And sitting in traffic all the time doesn’t quite burn calories the way running does. It doesn’t have to be this way! Here’s how your car can actually help… Read More »

7 Foods to Eat When You’re Exercising Less

There is always an offseason in training when athletes can find themselves a few pounds heavier than they prefer. First, remember to match your caloric intake with your energy expenditure. During the offseason, try to make sure your diet consists of a better balance of foods, and use this time as an opportunity to try… Read More »

How the Cold Weather Can Help You Slim Down

Harley Pasternak: OK, Here’s the Least Amount of Exercise You Can Get Away With… Winter Is the New Bikini Season: How to Get Fit When it’s Freezing Before Your Next Shopping Spree Master This Move from Celebrity Trainer Erin Oprea I spent the first 30 years of my life in Canada, so as you can… Read More »

The Best Plant-Based Sources of Protein

In some circles meat is king when it comes to high-protein eating (just ask any Paleo dieter), but animal foods are not the only way to get this muscle-building nutrient. Plant proteins such as beans, whole grains, fruit, nuts, and seeds have many benefits: In addition to offering up lots of digestion-helping fiber, they may… Read More »

Afternoon Mistakes That Pile on the Pounds

You do all the right things in the morning to prevent weight gain like eating a hearty breakfast, but if you want to keep those extra pounds from squeezing their way under your jeans, here are some things to avoid in the afternoon. An afternoon minimeal: Having a snack between lunch and dinner is a… Read More »

3 Morning Mistakes That Slow Down Metabolism

Metabolic rate is affected by several factors including age, weight, and genetics. Although there’s not a whole lot you can do about those things, there are still choices that can cause metabolism to fire up or fizzle. If losing weight is your goal, avoid these metabolism-slowing mistakes in the morning. Eating too late: Skipping breakfast… Read More »

Waking Up to Water — It’s Crucial!

Aside from avoiding your snooze button, it’s time you make water a top priority each morning. While its importance is no secret, sipping water first thing in the morning that can significantly alter your day — for the better! Whether you’re looking to lose weight or simply stay healthy, here are the exact reasons why… Read More »