The closer you get to your goal weight, the more muscle you lose in proportion to the fat that you lose, which begins to lower your metabolic rate and your fat-burning capacity. This is when dialing in the details makes a big difference. Those details combine diet and behavior strategies that will rev up your metabolism to break the weight-loss barrier and help you lose those last 10 pounds.
If you have put on a few pounds and are feeling uncomfortable from all the holiday cheer, you can incorporate these quick fixes to help relieve bloating and water retention.
The holidays are here, and as a result, you may find yourself falling behind on your fitness. After all, your schedule is most likely packed with parties, shopping and other festivities that seriously cut into your gym time. But, here’s the deal… you can have your fruitcake and stay fit too.
The core is the centerpiece to any physique. A toned and flat tummy only shows as a result of discipline in diet and training. There are so many different ab workouts and programs that promise a six-pack, but what does it actually take to attain one? And, what does it take to keep a set of lean, flat abs all year?
Rather than simply giving up on goodies this holiday season, try these clean ingredient swaps and suggestions to slim down your holiday favorites. Happy baking!
Little did I know at that time, that not only was it more than OK for me to work out while pregnant, but it would actually increase my energy, decrease my sickness and help to keep the weight off. The great news with pregnancy is that you can maintain your fitness levels— or if you have been a couch potato, it is a great time to start being active.
The holidays can be a time of happiness riddled with guilt, especially when it comes to food and parties. There’s so much good food that only comes around once a year, but then there are those feelings of regret when we indulge too much and see the scale go up. Is there a way to enjoy the holiday parties and family gatherings without gaining weight?
Instead of giving into every holiday indulgence you come across, try to tame your sweet cravings with one of these holiday protein smoothies instead!
Dr. Jennifer Haley, a board-certified dermatologist, answers a few common skin-related questions sent in by FitnessRx readers!
According to a recent Weight Watchers’ report, the average American gains seven to 10 pounds between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day. I think it starts even sooner than that with Halloween. We start off the season with a few binges on Halloween that only increase our cravings for more sweets as we head into the holidays. This does not have to be you— not this year!