Calorie Restricted Weight Loss Diets and Cheat Days

by Jayson Hunter, RD, CSCS Cheat days are being incorporated into more weight loss programs because of some of the success that certain programs have achieved with it in their program. The idea at first was to give you a mental break from your strict diet.  Some programs are very strict  and, m...

How Your Thyroid Affects Metabolism and Fat Loss

by Jonny Bowden The thyroid got a lot of attention in the media back in 2007 when Oprah Winfrey announced she had had a thyroid condition, and with good reason—the thyroid is your metabolic gatekeeper. This small, butterfly-shaped gland, located in your neck, is responsible for keeping your met...

3 Tips to Stop Yo-Yo Weight Loss and Regain

Weight regain always happens to serial starvation diets. And, your long-term health is at risk.  Quick weight loss methods NEVER work long-term and they are not worth damaging the only body you have.   Your self esteem also takes a hit with every weight loss/weight regain failure.     Accordin...