Weight Loss

15 Things All Badass, Fearless Alpha-Women Do Differently From Other Women

15 Things All Badass, Fearless Alpha-Women Do Differently From Other Women

There’s a quote by Laurel Thatcher Ulrich that states: “Well-behaved women seldom make history.” It’s a often posted on Pinterest boards and slapped onto cards with women in 1920s-fashion kicking up their heels in unison. But for me, this sentiment is more than encouragement to go on a girls trip and go wild; it’s a […]

What Happens to Women that go from Cardio to Weight Training

What Happens to Women that go from Cardio to Weight Training

A fitness instructor has posted a stunning transformation on Instagram, proving to her followers that lifting weights won’t make women “manly.” Rebecca Catherine Smith, who has more than 49,000 followers on the social media site, said she’d often “spend hours on cardio machines” in a bid to get rid of fat but “never saw results.” She […]

Memorial Tribute: Marthe Sundby, inspirational and heartbreaking, passes away from liver cancer

Memorial Tribute: Marthe Sundby, inspirational and heartbreaking, passes away from liver cancer

International Champion of fitness and bodybuilding, Marthe Sundby(42), chose to be open about her disease of liver cancer, died on September 12, 2017. “Marthe left a little after 8 o’clock today early. She will be very missed”, says Kim Torgersen. Sundby received a lot of support after several posts on Facebook and in an interview, where she […]

Lose Weight Knowing Your Body Type: Ectomorph, Endomorph or Mesomorph.

Lose Weight Knowing Your Body Type: Ectomorph, Endomorph or Mesomorph.

Women naturally have more fat than men, which can make fat loss a bit harder. On the other hand, losing too much fat can be detrimental to the normal functioning of the body – the body-fat ranges for optimal health are 14-30% for women and 6-25% for men, so getting too obsessed with dieting can make […]

Losing Fat and Gaining Muscle IS Possible: Here’s How!

Losing Fat and Gaining Muscle IS Possible: Here’s How!

There are a lot of reasons to work out, including improving health, burning fat, gaining muscle, and just simply feeling better. Many of us have multiple goals at once, and luckily, a lot of these logically go hand-in-hand. Losing fat and gaining muscle, however, seem to be a little conflicting. When you’re trying to lose […]

Dr. Christine Lydon: Yale Graduate and Fitness Personality

Dr. Christine Lydon: Yale Graduate and Fitness Personality

ABOUT CHRISTINE LYDON, MD Since receiving her medical degree from Yale in 1994, Christine Lydon, MD has made it her life’s work to educate people about sound nutrition, effective training techniques, and healthy approaches to permanent weight loss. A fitness personality and physique model with a long list of television and print credits, Dr. Lydon […]

Raise Your Metabolism and Burn More Calories

Raise Your Metabolism and Burn More Calories

[via caloriesperhour] When our main source of energy, our blood sugar (glucose), runs low, the process of metabolism turns our body fat into energy. Conversely, when our supply of blood sugar runs high, the process of metabolism stores excess energy by turning it into body fat to be used another time. Or, all too often, […]

Weight Training And Aerobics

Weight Training And Aerobics

Is it wise to practice weight training and aerobic exercise on the same day? That issue is surprisingly contentious in the sports world. Many competitive athletes, their coaches and athletic trainers have come to believe that aerobic exercise, if practiced in close proximity to strength training, reduces the ability of muscles to strengthen and grow. […]

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