• Blog,  Nutrition,  Weight Loss

    Curb Your Sugar Cravings

    If you are trying to stick to a plan, cravings are often the biggest hurdle. It doesn’t help that we transition from one “sweet” holiday to another. For those that love sweets, this can be a particularly challenging time with Valentine’s Day around the corner. For most people cravings primarily occur late at night, during a mid-day slump, or just before your menstrual cycle. The causes of these cravings can vary widely but hormonal imbalances like low blood sugar and…

  • Blog,  Exercise,  Weight Loss

    Shed The Fat

    We’ve all heard the old adage about weight loss: it’s calories in and calories out….eat less, exercise more! So why is it still so darn hard to shed even a few fat pounds sometimes? It turns out that there are a variety of factors that can contribute to fat gain, some of which set up a vicious cycle that makes it increasingly difficult to break out of and shed the fat. Let’s take a look at the 6 big players:…