Fastest Way to Lose Weight

Well... is it diet or is it exercise?

We believe it is both, but we truly emphasize diet. Nutrition is vital to reaching your goals whether it is losing weight or gaining muscle.

"Exercise requires time and consistent effort, and it takes longer to see its results, said Stanforth. It also burns far fewer calories — and takes more time — than most people think. Alternatively, there are several high-sugar, high-fat, high-calorie foods that we can cut from our diets to see a pretty big change in our waistline, sometimes in a fairly short time period."

More: http://www.businessinsider.com/how-to-lose-weight-according-to-an-exercise-scientist-2016-1?utm_content=buffer01040&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer

 

Are You Getting Enough Sleep?

Are you getting enough sleep? ... or the "recommended" amount?

The National Sleep Foundation came out with new recommendations and age groups for sleep needs.

"The CDC labels sleep deprivation as a national epidemic, with 50 to 70 million Americans suffering and the problem still prevails."

Here are the recommended hours: http://www.cbsnews.com/news/national-sleep-foundation-new-recommendations-for-good-nights-rest/

Why Pay for a Personal Trainer?

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I could probably go on and on about the benefits of hiring a personal trainer and what kind of "value" you get for a monetary exchange. However, this article does a great job at pointing out six really great reasons.

1. Trainers provide accountability and motivation

2. Trainers provide expertise

3. A trainer will push you just enough

4. A trainer helps you identify and reach goals

5. A trainer will personalize your workout

6. Trainers can reduce the possibility of injury

More: http://www.moneytalksnews.com/6-reasons-hiring-personal-trainer-worth-the-money/2/

10 Facts About Coconut Oil

I get a TON of questions, almost daily, on coconut oil. Coconut oil is an excellent food to incorporate into your diet and lifestyle whether to cook with it or even to shower with it!

To help answer a lot of my clients' questions, I highly recommend this quick read on 10 truths on coconut oil: http://eatlocalgrown.com/2-coconut-oil.html?t=tp1