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(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 [...]
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 [...]
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 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.
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?
At CalorieKing we are so proud and deeply moved by our members’ successes. We often ask our community to nominate another member whose story has inspired them. This time it is “Deba’s” turn. She had such a profound change in her thinking along with her weight loss journey that she has given speeches on the subject to students. We are delighted she’s shared it with us
Why not take the stress out of Valentine’s Day by dropping the unrealistic expectations and commercial nature of the holiday? Let's take a step back and remind ourselves about what the holiday is really all about, and find new ways to express our love without adding to our waistline. CalorieKing will be your guide!
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.
Super Bowl celebrations don’t have to be scary for dieters! Even though there are tasty treats around you, if you are prepared with a plan for smarter choices you can come out of it a winner. Here are our Best Choice suggestions: Appetizers: Most Super Bowl parties will have a lot of appetizers on offer. [...]
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, [...]