3 Reasons ‘Cheat Days’ Are Counterproductive

When you’re on a diet, cheat days are designed to act as a sort of reward for working so hard all week. Unfortunately, they tend to be counterproductive. In fact, people who indulge in cheat days are actually less likely to reach their weight loss goals. Here’s why: We always want what we can’t have […]

November 29, 2016 Post Comment Blog

Will I Burn More Calories If I Work Out in the Cold?

The idea behind hot yoga is that you burn more calories in the extreme heat. But does working out in the freezing cold reap better results? Research on the subject is varied, but experts say that it’s possible. “Your body has to work harder to increase body temperature, thus you burn more calories,” said personal […]

November 17, 2016 Post Comment Blog

Stop Making These 3 Excuses to Not Work Out

There’s so much to do and so little time. How can you possibly fit in a workout every single day? How bad could it be to miss just one? According to researchers in the UK, skipping just one workout can initiate a downward spiral, increasing the chance that you’ll miss another workout by 61%. A […]

November 8, 2016 Post Comment Blog

Do Our Appetites Influence Our Calorie Intake? New Study Says No

We get a lot of confusing messages about food and weight loss, perhaps nowhere more so than from the food industry itself. Those foods that claim they’ll help with weight loss by making you feel less hungry throughout the day, for example? A new study from researchers at the University of Sheffield and the University […]

November 2, 2016 Post Comment Blog