weightcrafters.com/news | Wed, 04 Apr 2018 03:07:07 EST
The moment you bite into something tasty, your brain wants... no, demands more of it. Instantly self-control goes completely out the window. And every bite is followed by the desire for more. Learn more about food addiction, the eating disorder nobody thinks about...
weightcrafters.com/news | Tue, 27 Mar 2018 16:29:16 EST
Weight loss is as much about mindset as technique. Trainers, experts and healthy living enthusiasts share their top motivation strategies for weight loss in this definitive guide to keeping it on the rails...
weightcrafters.com/news | Sun, 30 Apr 2017 00:00:00 EST
Seniors frequently question whether starting an exercise program will be safe. Can seniors truly benefit from a fitness routine? How old is too old? In truth, some of these are valid questions - but others should be very quickly dispelled.
weightcrafters.com/news | Mon, 25 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EST
We've said a lot about diet pills and weight loss medications in the past, but today we're going to take a closer look at the various medications and pills out there, and give you an honest-to-goodness summary on what works, what doesn't, and why.
weightcrafters.com/news | Wed, 10 Feb 2016 00:00:00 EST
Some of them are blatant, intentional deceptions, while others may appear to be harmless and even seem like common sense. Either way, falling for these myths can hurt your progress and make losing weight a lot harder than it needs to be.
weightcrafters.com/news | Tue, 15 Dec 2015 00:00:00 EST
Sleep deprivation isn't just a convenient excuse when you get a case of the yawns. It's a genuine health condition that affects your body and your mind in significant ways. So before you set an extra alarm on your phone and stay up that extra hour playing video games or out with friends, take a minute and read on.
weightcrafters.com/news | Wed, 25 Nov 2015 00:00:00 EST
For many of us, the holiday season signals the beginning of a month-long event where the diet goes out the window and the calories don't count. Unfortunately, they do count - the average American will gain 5-9 pounds by New Years...
weightcrafters.com/news | Sat, 14 Nov 2015 00:00:00 EST
More than a third of American children and adolescents were either overweight or obese as of 2012. In 2013, 42 million infants and young children worldwide were overweight or obese. At current rates of increase, this number is expected to reach 70 million by 2025.
weightcrafters.com/news | Wed, 07 Oct 2015 00:00:00 EST
Just how important is exercise in your weight loss plan? That could depend on your NEAT factor. Learn more about Non-Exercise Activity Thermogenesis and how it can help you reach your weight loss goals...
weightcrafters.com/news | Wed, 12 Aug 2015 00:00:00 EST
If the headlines are to be believed, a desperate Coca Cola wants fat people to stop worrying about their diet and focus solely on exercise. It sounds absurd - but before we dismiss the concept entirely, let's take a step back and see if we can learn something here.
weightcrafters.com/news | Wed, 29 Jul 2015 00:00:00 EST
When most people think about core exercise, they think about six-pack abs. That's probably because your abdominals are the most obvious showing point for a toned core body. However - this does not mean they should be the focal point of your training.
weightcrafters.com/news | Sat, 25 Jul 2015 00:00:00 EST
Avocado is garnering some pretty outrageous claims on the internet. Whether you love them, hate them, or are completely oblivious to them and want to know more - read on to get the low-down on Avocado.
weightcrafters.com/news | Fri, 24 Jul 2015 00:00:00 EST
If you're still clinging to soda pop despite all odds, new research has just given you one more reason to can it once and for all. That's because striking new data has linked sugary drinks and artificially sweetened drinks directly with increased cases of Type 2 Diabetes.
weightcrafters.com/news | Tue, 10 Feb 2015 00:00:00 EST
A lot of women are throwing away 50% of the benefits of their workouts - and never even realize it. For all of the sweat, panting and muscle cramps, over half of the gains to be had simply disappear, unattained...
weightcrafters.com/news | Mon, 22 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EST
We've all seen Low-Fat foods for sale in the store, and just assumed that they are better for losing weight than the regular stuff. If you want to lose fat in your body, you need to stop eating so much fat - right?
weightcrafters.com/news | Fri, 17 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EST
Can those crash diets be just as good? Conventional wisdom says that losing weight slowly over time is more likely to result in a healthier long term outcome - but a new Australian study is bucking that concept for lack of evidence.
weightcrafters.com/news | Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EST
Let's talk about the difference between physical activity and exercise - a common confusion for most people. Years ago, physicians would rarely recommend exercise for end-stage renal disease (ESRD) patients because they thought they were too unstable to handle the intensity of exercise. However, in the last couple years, physical activity and exercise has been shown to help renal patients rather than hurt them.
weightcrafters.com/news | Wed, 09 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EST
Beginning a training program can be a huge investment of time and effort - so what type of exercise should you choose to maximize your benefits and make sure you get the results you're working hard for?
weightcrafters.com/news | Wed, 21 May 2014 00:00:00 EST
There is a lot of misconception in today's world that being part of a healthy lifestyle means going all out and either depriving yourself or over-exercising in order to 'look perfect'. Coming from a person who did it all, I can assure you that those things will not bring you a happy lifestyle.
weightcrafters.com/news | Mon, 03 Feb 2014 23:41:47 EST
What's your excuse for not making it to the gym on a consistent basis? Locker room too smelly? Eye candy not sweet enough? Music volume making your ears bleed? Feeling intimidated by buff bodies crowding the free-weight area?
weightcrafters.com/news | Mon, 06 Jan 2014 23:41:47 EST
If you are looking for one very efficient piece of exercise, look no further than the kettlebell. Kettlebell workouts are famous for burning fat by increasing lean muscle while building balance and grace. Plus it is an amazing stress-reliever!
weightcrafters.com/news | Tue, 11 Jun 2013 00:41:47 EST
For years, I've been telling you that all you have to do is make your health a priority, and this would magically give you enough time to work out... Sorry. What I should have said, is you have to eat the frog.
weightcrafters.com/news | Mon, 21 Jan 2013 23:41:47 EST
With the continual spike in technology (and no real end in sight), there's a lot of debate about the use of technology in different sectors and whether said technology helps, hinders, or just distracts...
weightcrafters.com/news | Tue, 26 Jun 2012 00:41:47 EST
VO2 Max is the maximum amount of oxygen you're able to deliver (or process) to your muscles when you're working your body at its hardest. The more you can process, the faster you can go, or the harder you can work.
weightcrafters.com/news | Mon, 05 Mar 2012 23:41:47 EST
Eating fat won't make you fat, any more than eating money will make you rich. Calories make you fat - but that's just one point on our list. Read on for more habits to ditch in your quest for better health...
weightcrafters.com/news | Mon, 28 Nov 2011 23:41:47 EST
Despite having her right leg amputated at age five, Bonnie St. John became the first African-American ever to win Olympic medals in ski racing at the 1984 Paralympics. Bonnie is also the author of five books, a highly sought after keynote speaker, a television and radio personality, a business owner, and the single mother of a teenage daughter. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Harvard, won a Rhodes Scholarship to Oxford, and served in the White House during the Clinton administration.
weightcrafters.com/news | Tue, 01 Nov 2011 00:41:47 EST
I find a great deal of motivation and inspiration from the Rocky franchise, so I thought it might be fun to list the lessons I learned from the different lessons I've learned over the years from watching and re-watching all of the movies...