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When to Exercise: Consistency is Key!

Many people debate the best time of day to exercise – is one time or another better for calorie burn? The truth is most sources agree there is no significant data that shows the time of day a person exercises makes a difference in the efficiency calorie burn. The main concern is finding a time that feels right for you and sticking with it. Learn more about when to exercise from the CalorieKing Blog.

Wendy’s 30 Day Challenge

The CalorieKing Blog would like to give a warm welcome to Wendy Post, a CK Staffer who is passionate about healthy living! She's got fitness on the mind this month and would love to tackle it with you!

How Much Do You Know About Strokes?

On average every 40 seconds someone in the United States suffers from a stroke. Strokes are the fourth leading cause of death and a leading cause of disability in America. Despite the toll it takes on our society many of us don’t know what they are or what the warning signs might be. Let’s get [...]

Eight Tips to Get Fit in the Workplace

We may not consider work as a place where we could get fit – it’s nothing but a rat race of meetings and emails right? Your workday may be packed, but finding a way to fit in fitness is not only for the sake of your health, it also helps to make work a more [...]

Is Your Personal Trainer Bullying You?

We've seen it all the time on TV – trainers screaming at someone to finish that last minute on the treadmill or in a person’s face picking away at a person’s psychology regarding their fitness level. Because at the end of the show there are radical transformations, we think “Maybe I need that kind of approach to boost my fitness levels.” Have you ever had a drill sergeant style trainer that ended up scaring you out of exercising?

Show Your Love Without the Calories!

Valentine’s Day is often associated with romantic dinners and chocolates. If you’ve pledged to work on a healthy lifestyle, be careful not to turn your love into love handles this holiday! If you or your Valentine are unlikely to stop at one or two and could demolish a whole box in a sitting, make this Valentine’s Day about showing your love without the calories. CalorieKing.com has some helpful tips to consider.

Love Connection – Sex and Exercise

It’s Valentine’s Day and hearts are the topic. Everyone knows exercise is good for your heart so we won’t put you sleep with yet another reading of the heart-healthy benefits of exercise. Instead, with love in the air today, the topic is how better fitness equates with a better sex life. CalorieKing Fitness Expert Jonathan Ross will tell us all about it.

You Don’t Have to be a Pro Athlete to be Fit!

The pro athletes we see playing in the Super Bowl are capable of pushing their bodies to the limit. Clearly these guys are “in shape.” They train year round to endure the rigors of a pro season. Perhaps we can be fooled into thinking their level of fitness – or any pro athlete in the sport of your choice – is what we need to aspire to when we start adding exercise into our daily routine. Not so! We simply need to get moving. CalorieKing Fitness Expert Jonathan Ross will break it down for us.

Dealing with Weight Loss Plateaus

The weight loss plateau is one of the toughest challenges facing those on a weight loss journey.  It is so disheartening to feel like you have been doing everything right – eating healthy, staying fit and avoiding temptation – and yet the scale has stopped moving. What is going on here?? As Allan Borushek explains, [...]

Fad Diets – Why They Fail!

Or the 15-Day Cleanse? Every year we hear about a new fad diet claiming to detox you or help you drop the weight fast. And every year we consider one of them. Why do we do that? It’s simple. The fad diet tells us that with a simple pill or liquid or plan that we’ll lose the weight without the hard work. It promises to “reset” our system and that we might look like the incredibly thin, perky person that peddles it. The fact is while you may indeed drop some weight, there is nothing in a fad diet that will help sustain your weight loss goals. We'll tell you why they fail us.