Reasons behind weight loss resistance- part III. Low fat oxidation rate

The third factor that effects weight is fat metabolism. Reduced fat oxidation levels have shown an effect on obesity and weight gain. Since we tend to consume more fat than our body needs at any given time, our body stores the extra fat to be used at times of need. The fat stored in the body is … Continue reading Reasons behind weight loss resistance- part III. Low fat oxidation rate

Perfect Ab workout

Today my daughter and I could not come to agreement on what fun activity we should do together. She wanted to ride on her tricycle and I wanted to do Core exercise, so here is what we came out with, a perfect Ab workout, "Tricycle crunches". These crunches will work all your core muscle, including the transverse … Continue reading Perfect Ab workout

What does living healthy mean?

I have been talking and writing about living healthy for a while now, and I have been practicing it for a lot longer and I think it is time to explain about what living healthy really means. Can you say that you are living a healthy life when you are eating healthy and exercising regularly? … Continue reading What does living healthy mean?

Toddler sumo squats

A big challenge that parents, or in fact anyone who their priority is a child, is not having enough time to work out. If you are a working parent, you have very little time in a day with these precious ones, and I know it is a struggle to chip away from this time to … Continue reading Toddler sumo squats

Diet, Exercise or Both??????

Once again, it is January and all you can hear and see on TV, social media, radio, etc. Is about weight loss by dieting. I have seen programs that promise you to lose weight by following a 21 day diet plan. But are they real? Would you really lose all your unwanted fat in 21 … Continue reading Diet, Exercise or Both??????

Is it our food industry, our parents, our jobs, or our kids, that are making us gain weight?

 We are all looking for something or someone to blame, when it comes to our weight and body. If I could have a dime for every time that I heard you will never be able to completely lose your pregnancy weight and be as fit as you were pre-pregnancy, I would be rich today, and … Continue reading Is it our food industry, our parents, our jobs, or our kids, that are making us gain weight?

How much exercise a day? Exercise myths part IV

The word on the street is that we should work out at least 30 minutes a day to lose weight or keep the weight off. Right??? We can answer this question when we have a better understanding of types of exercise and how our body reacts to each one. There are studies that suggest 75-150 … Continue reading How much exercise a day? Exercise myths part IV