Category: weight loss

Can stress make you fat? Here’s what you can do to fix it.

When we are stressed, we tend to make poor nutritional choices that can actually increase our stress levels and cause other problems. Levels of “the stress hormone,” cortisol, rise during tension-filled times. Known as the “stress hormone,” it starts signalling the body to replenish your food supply. Chronic stress can turn overeating into a habit. Unfortunately, excess cortisol also…
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What no one tells you about Lower Back pain at the gym

Do you hate weight-lifting? Do you drag your self to gym on weight day? Chances are, you’re experiencing too much pain after it. Worse still, you might be experiencing pain in your back. Wouldn’t it be better to get the most out of your workout by eliminating that discomfort? Here are some reasons why you…
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Hormones and weight gain – is it time to quit?

Women work as hard as men to lose weight and to keep fit, but often struggle a lot more. This was credited to slower metabolisms in the past, or to hormones which require a womens body to retain a certain level of fat. This the struggle with those last 5 pounds. Over my years as…
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