Under normal conditions, your body gets its energy from the calories in carbohydrates, fats, and proteins which are slowly digested and absorbed within the gastrointestinal system. As long as you are eating the right (real, natural) foods like meats, eggs, veggies, nuts, and cheese those calories are available for energy-- not stored as fat. But when you add alcohol to … [Read more...]
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How to Avoid Weight Loss Confusion
It's January 2014, diets and diet products are all over television and internet. There are so many new pills, and products being advertised it makes your head spin. Many have terms like 'Fast Start' or advertise the secret weapon in the form of a 'proprietary' shake, but only if you “ORDER IN THE NEXT 5 MINUTES!!!" One such commercial goes on and on with how it helps you to … [Read more...]
Should You Drink Protein Shakes?
If you’ve spent more than 5 minutes in any gym in America, you’ve heard people discussing protein supplements. Perhaps you’ve even been part of the conversation. Perhaps while sipping on a protein shake, you were talking about your favorite protein to your protein-loving friend who was about to buy a big spanking-new jug of the latest and greatest protein...while they … [Read more...]
“I’m Not Fat, I’m Big Boned!” — Have You Ever Heard This?
"I'm Not Fat, I'm Big Boned!" Is there any truth to it? Ellen, a Personal Trainer Food Customer in Wyoming shared her story with us. We thought her experience can help you de-bone this big-boned claim... once and for all. Here's what she wrote: "I'm just big boned." We utilize this phrase to try to explain, justify, or make excuses for our less-than-desirable height … [Read more...]