Your 14-Step Guide to Weight Loss During Training

  By Lynda Wallenfels Your fastest self on the racecourse is light and lean. Combining “light and lean” with “strong and healthy” is the Holy Grail of optimal performance, and together work to create those peak moments you train so hard for. While under-fueling is the fastest route to over-training, over-fueling will not make you…

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5 Things to know about weight-loss

There’s so much information/misinformation about losing weight. Here are the things nobody told me; the things that I wish I’d known when I started losing… Throw Away Your Scale No, seriously. Throw it away. For me (and I think for many people), the scale was just a way to torture myself and continue my cycle…

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The 5 Worst Pieces of Weight Management Advice

It all sounds so good, the endless promises and guarantees that by just following a miracle diet you’ll lose weight fast, keep it off—and get that bikini body, instantly.  You’ve heard it all before and seen many fad diets come and go, but one thing is certain, the fads never last .. and the weight…

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How to Snack for Weight Loss

Originally posted on equilibrium fitness:
To snack or not to snack?…That is the question.  The answer?  Yes…but snack smartly. If you’re eating three straight meals a day with no snacks in between, you could be sabotaging your weight loss.  If you’re exercising, this may especially be the case.  Why?  Because long gaps in eating makes your blood…

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Stop Binge Eating

If you can’t stop binging, then the first thing you need to stop doing is dieting. Diets do not work. Just to clarify, when you go on a diet, your intention is to eat a certain way for a temporary period of time, usually until you reach your weight goals. This sort of thinking will…

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Essential Fatty Acids Are Vital for Muscle Growth and Fat Loss

What are Essential Fatty acids and are they really essential? Why bodybuilders need EFAs to maximize muscle and assist with fat loss. You are selling your results short by not giving your body all the nutrients it needs. I am talking specifically about the nutrients that are “essential” to the body. Essential nutrients are nutrients…

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4 Fats that burn fat or help you lose weight…

1.       Omega-3 fats Omega-3 fats help you burn fat by helping your body respond better to a hormone called Leptin (Leptin is the Greek word for thin) and… Leptin tells your body (your brain) to suppress your appetite making you eat less so you can maintain or lose weight and… Leptin increases your metabolism by…

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Hemp Protein for Healthy Muscle Growth

Hemp protein contains all 20 known Amino Acids including the 9 essential Amino Acids (EAAs) our bodies cannot produce.  Proteins are considered complete when they contain all 9 essential Amino Acids in a sufficient quantity and ratio to meet the body’s needs.  Hemp seeds contain an adequate supply of these high quality proteins (EAAs) for a well…

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Hemp & GLA: Good Fat for Weight Loss

More than 66% of Westerners are overweight, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).  While a sedentary lifestyle and poor dietary choices can contribute to Westerners’ expanding waistlines, there may be more to the story. Research has found that a deficiency in the Omega-6 Essential Fatty Acid, Gamma Linoleic Acid (GLA), can actually inhibit…

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