September 16, 2014

Are your genes making you fat?

Ever wondered how two people on the same diet can have different weight? How a diet can work for one person, but not for another? If you’ve been struggling to maintain a healthy weight, you may have been missing some vital clues. Our genes determine a large percentage of our health potential. We have genes that tell out bodies whether to store fat or burn it easily, whether the messages from our stomach to our brain will send the signal […]
November 7, 2013

High Intensity Interval Training for Weight Loss – Power Up!

When I talk to people about their exercise habits, I get two basic themes over and over: “Um,……..does getting up from my desk count as ‘activity’?  or “I’m at the gym for two hours a day, four days a week, doing weights and aerobics and my personal trainer is upping the intensity……but I haven’t lost any weight yet. Do you think I need to do more?” For the Answer A – absolutely. Our body’s are built to move and bad […]