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When Willpower Doesn’t Work: Get a Weight Loss Buddy

Summertime gatherings are tough for those of us trying to stay healthy. There’s always a pile of food and a group of friends ready to hand me a plate or a drink, not realizing I struggle with keeping my calories within my daily allowance. Sometimes willpower needs a little nudge doesn’t it? You know what you need to do but you need some help to get there. The CalorieKing Blog is here to tell you it is o.k. to ask for help.

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.

Tone Up for Summer in Five Minutes a Day

One of the best ways to start or continue an exercise program is to make it easy to fit into your day. For this reason five to ten minute works are a great way to improve your fitness. Combining stretching and strength training with your cardio is great for your health. The CalorieKing Blog will give you some tips on quick strength training to get you started.

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!

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 [...]

The Truth About P90X

(Editor’s Note) Our fitness expert Jonathan Ross is out there in the trenches with folks just like you and me looking for workouts that fit our needs and motivate us. Through the eyes of a certified trainer, he takes a look at the latest fitness trends and products to take us past the hype and [...]

The Importance of Exercise and Weight Control

We talk a lot about how your diet affects your weight loss. It’s important to remember exercise is also key in weight loss and management. Persons who exercise regularly lose more weight and keep it off longer than non-exercisers. Here are some brief notes to keep in mind: • Exercise also improves general health and [...]

Are You Trigger Happy?

The CalorieKing Blog tackles emotional eating triggers. Learn how to recognize your eating triggers and how to control them as you diet.

Unrealistic Expectations and Goals

Unrealistic expectations and goals are a one-way ticket to disappointment, frustration, self-doubt and failure. Research shows that setting your weight loss standards too high increases the risk that you may just give up altogether. CalorieKing will help you recognize what is unrealistic and what is reality.

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?