Fad diets to avoid at all costs

During my time as an internet moderator for a weight loss support group, I've learned a lot about fad diets. Before joining the group, I had absolutely no clue what intermittent fasting was or how ketosis actually worked. The group I moderate has nearly 10,000 members from around the globe. It's a great group. But … Continue reading Fad diets to avoid at all costs

Battling the elements – heat, humidity and exercise when trying to lose weight

For fitness tips this weekend, I want to talk a little about what the humidity does to our bodies - especially for women, hormones and those who are trying to lose weight in this summer heat. My ankles were so swollen last night that I realized it must have been the humidity and the combination … Continue reading Battling the elements – heat, humidity and exercise when trying to lose weight

Best fitness apps to help you track food and lose weight

This week, I surveyed my fitness group which has over 10,000 members from around the world on what their favorite app, website or blogs for fitness information are. The responses are still coming in - and I thought I'd compile a list together for everyone. This is something I really enjoy doing and was doing … Continue reading Best fitness apps to help you track food and lose weight

Why your scales don’t seem to budge, but your body is changing

Have you adjusted your eating habits by cutting out foods like pizza, pasta or bread? Are you working out more every day? Have you done all the right things you're supposed but still not seeing changes on the scale? Or maybe you've noticed that your clothes are baggier than usual and you have more energy … Continue reading Why your scales don’t seem to budge, but your body is changing