How to Get Rid of Stubborn Back Fat

How to Get Rid of Stubborn Back Fat

Bra bulge. Muffin top. Love handles. Whatever you call it, that puffy extra layer of fat cushioning your upper and lower back can be maddening. Like belly fat, back fat can be hard for women to lose. But just as doing a gazillion sit ups won’t ...
Healthy Food Finds for Specific Cravings

Healthy Food Finds for Specific Cravings

Tell me what you want, what you really, really want. We’ve all been there: You’re trying to read a book, or pet the cat, or clean the kitchen floor. And you can’t stop thinking about”¦fill in the blank. For some people, itR ...
Sweet & Savory Brussels Sprouts

Sweet & Savory Brussels Sprouts

The bitterness of Brussels sprouts screams, “Char me!” — so do it. Be warned, though, that this garlic-roasted recipe doesn’t call for olive oil. Instead, you’ll be delighted by a secret sauce. The flavor combo creates a ...
How Clothing Can Help You Lose Weight

How Clothing Can Help You Lose Weight

Losing weight feels great. You have more energy, renewed health and stronger self-esteem–not to mention the bonus benefit of being able to fit into those skinny jeans again! Maybe it’s never occurred to you, but clothing can  be a good to ...
Attack Fat From All Angles

Attack Fat From All Angles

Don’t believe everything you see on TV. Though many infomercials suggest otherwise, fat is lost throughout the body — not just in one trouble area. You CANNOT train a certain part of your body to reduce fat in that one area.  Yes, your bo ...
How to Eat for Lean Muscle Gain

How to Eat for Lean Muscle Gain

Gaining muscle without gaining excess fat can be challenging, but it’s achievable with the right nutrition strategy. Beginners can experience significant improvements in muscle growth and fat loss simultaneously as their bodies adapt to new exe ...
Is Counting Calories Really Necessary?

Is Counting Calories Really Necessary?

It’s a common question for dieters: do I really have to count calories? As a personal trainer who counsels clients on nutrition, I feel that obsessing over numbers isn’t healthy. Knowing how your body feels, on the other hand, is. We̵ ...