5 Ways to Get Over Your Weight Loss Plateau

weight loss plateau

Well, I hit my plateau a few weeks back and I am still struggling to get past it. The plateau I am speaking of is the one where you can’t seem to lose another pound… a weight loss plateau. I started off strong, quickly lost 10lbs, and then NOTHING!!! The frustration is enough to drive you mad. I have […]

ABSI: The New Measure of Health

ABSI: A Body Shape Index

ABSI is the latest measure of health to be released. Otherwise known as A Body Shape Index, ABSI gives a more complete look at your risk of health complications due to weight. Before ABSI we had WC (waist circumference) which didn’t account for height, and before that there was BMI (body mass index) which didn’t […]

Anorexia Diet Tips Sound Just Like Mainstream Diet Tips

anorexia diet tips

The web is full of diet tips, some healthy and sensible, and others just downright crazy. I thought we would play a little game of guess which diet tips are from an anorexia diet site (pro-ana) versus a mainstream diet site. I think you’ll be surprised. Guess if the following diet tips are from a […]

Shirtless Summer Workout 5: All About Abs

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Day 5 of the Shirtless Summer workout series is here! Today’s workout will help you get your abs in shape so you can take that shirt off this summer. Like last week’s workouts, these will be Tabata style so you can either add it on to your existing workout program, or use it to get […]

3 Reasons Your Scale Is Useless


We’ve all been there, weighing in only to find that the number on the scale has gone up not down. You think to yourself… “But I ate so well this week” or “I worked out really hard every day this week!” You’ve probably even been told by friends that muscle weighs more than fat and […]