Articles Archive for June 2011
A lot of our cravings are actually caused by too much insulin – initiated by foods with a high glycemic index.
Fancy Science words? lol, sorry! I let my nerdy science brain get in the way of my English speaking.
Here is the basic idea. When you eat sugar, your body produces something called insulin to bring your blood sugar levels back to a natural balance. Fiber, fats, and protein help to slow down digestion which in turns makes the blood sugar increase slower and thus the insulin response lower and …
As always – it is Monday – and that means we need a new recipe. This week’s recipe is from the Beachbody Newsletter. It is a recipe for the Mexican Frittata. Now I myself may not like eggs, but I’m pretty sure that most of the rest of the world does – so try it out!
On June 1st I did my first fit test and on June 23rd I did my second. The Insanity Fit Test is a series of exercises. Each one is timed and you do as many of that exercise as you can in that time. Then you get a break and do another exercise. I made a video after my first Fit Test – VIEW VIDEO
I am mostly very excited about my results. I really have to pick up the power knees and globe jumps. I ROCKED the Push Up Jacks …
In the spirit of #fitblog, an online twitter community of people that write about nutrition and fitness, we are doing a fitness challenge together as a community. I would love to involve everyone I know and more! The fitness challenge is a Free Ab Exercise challenge. I will be posting bi-weekly videos containing ab exercises for you to try out! I hope you join us in this free journey!
True or False – Fat Weighs More Than Muscle? Completely and totally false. So where does this common misnomer come from? And what can we actually expect when we are using a scale? Why does fat often get marked as weighing more than muscle?
Exercise, Women's Health »
there are many reasons that women should lift weights, right alongside men – but here are five to get you started. Lifting weights is extremely important for weight loss and should be alongside cardio exercises to really build muscle and boost your metabolism – not to mention that lifting weights also helps prevent a whole plethora of diseases
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My name is Ashley. I am a doctor in training and trying to live a healthier lifestyle! There was a time when I was sick nearly every week, persistently unhappy with my body, and rarely had any energy. Today I am healthier, toner, and more fit than ever before. Let me help you!
Working out will bring changes to the scale, but your body will undergo a whole multitude of changes. Measuring these changes will really let you see how far you have come. But how to measure each of these changes is the tricky part. Here is a video to demonstrate the correct way to measure your body as you lose weight!