How important is calorie counting?

   September 25, 2016    Tuesday Weigh In    No Comments

Energy balance plays a central role in health, and that alone determines body weight. Energy balance is described as the relationship between the amount of calories you consume and how much you burn. This important relationship has three possible outcomes: achieve, lose or maintain weight. Since body weight and body fat percentage have an important […]

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Top 5 sources of good carbohydrates

   September 24, 2016    Tuesday Weigh In    No Comments

Carbohydrates are the main source of energy in the body. In recent years, carbohydrates have gotten a bad reputation as the macronutrients that causes weight gain. The slightest hint of eating carbohydrates in a diet conjures lectures by nutritionists gym on the benefits of going low carb. The reality is that the balance weight has […]

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Beach body

   September 24, 2016    Tuesday Weigh In    No Comments

A beach body is best described as toned and muscular and fit. Although the beach season is a special time of year, the same rules that are used to get in shape for months not to apply the beach during the spring and summer. Getting a beach body requires a combination of cardiovascular exercise, strength […]

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Is it wrong to eat the same thing every day?

   September 23, 2016    Tuesday Weigh In    No Comments

There is ample supply and almost endless food available to us Westerners, both in terms of quantity and variety. With so much to choose from, why many of us stuck eating the same thing every day? When a healthy diet, described the term “balanced” is thrown around a lot. A balanced diet is one that […]

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Top 5 ways to increase nutrient intake

   September 23, 2016    Tuesday Weigh In    No Comments

Nutrients are substances that the body uses to regulate the essential functions of life such as: the production of hormones, immune system, vision and energy metabolism. Without adequate levels of essential nutrients, it can not function optimally. Certain nutrients also lower the risk of disease and improve overall health. For example, fiber reduces cholesterol and […]

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Starting a workout routine morning

   September 22, 2016    Tuesday Weigh In    No Comments

For many, waking up at 4 am for a morning workout sounds pure evil. For others, starting the day with a morning session of sweat is the only way to go. Although it is not ideal for everyone, morning workouts are a great way to avoid overcrowding, gyms afternoon and start the day in a […]

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Calorie Calculator

   September 22, 2016    Tuesday Weigh In    No Comments

Calories are a measure of the energy used to quantify the amount of food we eat and how hard we strive for physical activity. This simple relationship between the amount of calories you eat and burn is known as energy balance and plays a very important role overall health. Energy Balance Energy balance is the […]

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Calorie intake is the same as the healthy eating?

   September 21, 2016    Tuesday Weigh In    No Comments

There seems to be some confusion about the difference between calorie intake and healthy eating. Although closely related, the two concepts are not always the same. Many people mistakenly believe that limits calorie intake and forcing weight loss equals healthy eating habits and lifestyles of sound. While controlling calorie intake is mandatory for weight control, […]

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Blog: Secrets of the diet / exercise – Secret # 5: There is no such thing as the “best” exercise routine

   September 21, 2016    Tuesday Weigh In    No Comments

is best defined as “the type most excellent, effective or desirable or quality “and when it comes to exercise, everyone thinks that their approach is the most excellent or effective. With an almost infinite amount of workout routines to choose from, one of them has to be the best, right? The secret The secret is: […]

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Do I have to eat less to burn fat?

   September 20, 2016    Tuesday Weigh In    No Comments

There is a common misconception of what the phrases, “lose weight”, “fat burning” and “increase muscle tone” mean. While many try these three sentences as separate goals, the truth is that they are different ways of saying the same thing. Weight loss is a reduction in body fat; fat burning causes a decrease in body […]

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