You've been working out and eating right and you've lost some weight. The last few weeks, however, have found you at the dreaded plateau, or even worse, you've started to gain weight. Your personal trainer has made some changes to your exercise program in an effort to jumpstart your metabolism, but nothing has been working. You are out of ideas and quickly getting frustrated. There is a real fear that you are going to get completely disgusted, throw up your hands, and say, "forget it, I'm done", and let all your hard work fall aside. Nutritional counseling could be your saving grace and may very well be the unsung hero of weight loss and healthy living. Nutritional counseling does not just address what you should eat and not eat. It delves further into the "whys" behind your eating habits and patterns.
You might have heard a lot of talk about meal plans and how they can help you lose weight. However, you still might not fully understand the value of working with a nutritionist and coming up with daily meal plans to follow. Doing so can make a big difference in your life and your weight loss plan; these are just three of the main benefits that you'll enjoy if you work with a professional and get in the habit of making -- and following -- a meal plan.
Most people think of dieting and eating healthier foods when they think of the words "meal plans". One of the most important and often overlooked aspect of meal plans is the concept of scheduling your meals and snacks for the
There are many misconceptions when it comes to weightlifting. Many people think of the big, bulky body-builders strutting their stuff at the gym or flexing in the mirror. However, when it comes to health and weight loss, weightlifting and strength training
If going back to the gym after having a baby is giving you nightmares, or if your old routine isn't working like it used to, and you don't know where to turn, you're not alone. It's important to understand that your
It's a bold statement, of course, but the benefits of weightlifting are not restricted to muscle-bound bodybuilders who spend all day at the gym. Weight training has many benefits for people of all ages, body types, and athletic abilities-- it
It's June now. How are you doing with those New Year resolutions you made last December? You're not alone if you've slacked off a little. In fact, many have already abandoned the weight-loss goals they set for themselves at the onset of the new year. If you started out 2015 with good intentions, but you're now too discouraged to follow through with them, don't lose hope. You may just be using the wrong approach. So many people believe that weight loss is like a tool, something easily picked up and put down when it has served its purpose. But successful weight loss isn't about simply doing something until you achieve a desired number on the scale or fit into a certain dress size and then give it up.
A New Year’s resolution is a commitment that a person makes to one or more personal goals & is set apart from other resolutions in that it is made in anticipation of the New Year and new beginnings. People committing themselves to a New Year’s resolution generally plan to do so for the whole following year. Generally, it is interpreted as a positive lifestyle change. A 2007 study by Richard Wisemen from the University of Bristol showed that those who set New Year resolutions shared a much higher success rate when they made their goals public and got support from their friends.