If you are thinking of gastric or lap band surgeries, make sure you do your research first. We are a society of fast-fixers. Nowadays, with all the world’s knowledge at our fingertips, we have become a society of people who want things immediately, with as few complications as possible. This ideal applies in our dating… Read More Five Things to Know Before Undergoing Weight Loss Surgery
Gummy vitamins are no longer just for kids, but how much is too much? I have to be honest with you, I love the taste of gummy vitamins. I don’t know if it’s because of childhood nostalgia, or because it feels like I am eating healthy candy (the two go hand in hand, obviously), but… Read More Is it Possible to Overdose on Vitamin Gummies?
Dirty keto is basically keto lite, for those of us who can’t bear to part with processed foods. Unless you have been living underneath a rock this summer, you have heard of the keto Diet. Every year around bikini season new diet fads pop up, and this year the keto diet basically took over the… Read More Can the Dirty Keto Diet Work for You if Regular Keto Didn’t?
Tips and tricks for surviving a triathlon. A triathlon, as defined by Wikipedia is a multiple-stage competition involving three continuous and sequential endurance disciplines (mostly swimming, cycling, and running for a specific distance). Why would someone put themselves through this torture you ask? First off, you get bragging rights. It isn’t easy to swim, then… Read More How to Fuel and Refuel Before and After a Triathlon
When it comes to weight loss, metabolism can be your best friend or your worst enemy. Ask anyone who has ever attempted it, and they will tell you the most difficult part of losing weight is keeping it off. Maintaining weight loss is so hard because of all the external factors, since it generally involves… Read More Five Ways to Speed Up Your Metabolism
Can a ketogenic diet be harmful for athletes? As anyone with Facebook knows, ketogenic diets are currently everywhere. In fact, just yesterday I wrote an article on the pros and cons of the keto diet. And I would be remiss if I didn’t state once again, that I think fad diets are a short term solution… Read More Is the Keto Diet Safe for Athletes?
The keto diet trend is currently in full swing, but is it healthy? These days it seems like everyone and their mother is on the ketogenic, low or no carb diet. There are photos of carb-less meals all over Instagram, and I can’t tell you how many of my girlfriends are sharing their progress on… Read More Pros and Cons of the Keto Diet