Archives for December 2014

Three Keys To Successful Dieting and Weight Maintenance

We’ve probably all heard that a calorie is just a calorie, and also the other side of the argument that you have to eat clean. Like most things, the truth is that happiness is somewhere in the middle. You can have your cake and eat it too. You just can’t have all cake all the […]

Tiramisu Oatmeal

One of my favorite desserts is tiramisu. It’s a wonderful, creamy concoction with lady fingers (AKA the rich man’s twinkie), espresso, marscapone, cream, and bittersweet chocolate. Hold on a sec while I imagine it… <insert crickets chirping> OK, back. It’s some good stuff. I’ve heard that each Italian family has their own secret recipe and […]

Are You Really Eating As Clean As You Think?

When losing weight, it’s good to eat 80 – 90% or so of healthy choices and leave a little room for some fun stuff should cravings arise. This gives you the best of both worlds – lots of vitamins, nutrients and good stuff that your body needs to feel good and run best along with some […]

How Long Should You Rest Between Weight Sets?

One of my favorite sayings is “Just because you can do something, doesn’t mean that you should.” Most of us have it ingrained that we need to keep moving, feel the burn, superset, keep your rest times short when working out. We take that to heart and rest 45 secs, 60 secs, 90 secs between sets. […]

Which Is The Best Option For Your Fat Loss Goals?

I love questions that make you stop and think, so I often have fun with this on Facebook to get other viewpoints and thought processes. This morning I posted an interesting question. Let’s take a hypothetical dieter and we’ll call him Bill. Bill needs to eat 2500 calories a day to lose 1 lb per […]