Weekly Exercise

Exercise Of The Week: One-Arm Dumbbell Row With An Exercise Ball

Using dumbbells while on a stability ball instantly adds a new element to the exercise. This week's variety of exercise is a simple bent over, one-arm row while on a stability ball. Grasp a dumbbell in one hand and position yourself so the exercise ball is under your stomach and hips. You'll know the ball… Continue reading Exercise Of The Week: One-Arm Dumbbell Row With An Exercise Ball

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Weight Loss

What Is The Actual Nutritional Value Of Fast Food?

We all turn to fast food when our days are too long, we didn't have time to grocery shop or the idea of cooking is just too much. Why not? It's easy, fast and filling. But as I discussed in my last post on fast food, it's having a major impact on obesity in this country.… Continue reading What Is The Actual Nutritional Value Of Fast Food?

Weekly Exercise

Exercise Of The Week: Dumbbell Fly Using An Exercise Ball

This week we'll tackle a dumbbell fly using an exercise ball. Start by sitting on an exercise ball with a dumbbell in each hand Slowly roll down making sure that your head and shoulders are on the ball and your feet are planted firmly on the floor in front of you Hold the dumbbell straight… Continue reading Exercise Of The Week: Dumbbell Fly Using An Exercise Ball

Weekly Exercise

Exercise Of The Week: Seated Shoulder Press

This week's exercise is the seated shoulder press. To complete this exercise: Sit on the end of a bench or use chair that supports the back. Hold dumbbells in each hand, with palms facing outwards, at shoulder level Push weights overhead until arms are straight and in line with shoulders. Don't lock elbows completely Return… Continue reading Exercise Of The Week: Seated Shoulder Press

Weight Loss

Maintaining Weight Loss

Highlights of this post: -Two factors impact whether your body maintains weight loss: human evolution and your body working to ensure survival. -The hunger hormone ghrelin increases as we lose weight, as the body resists dieting -Ghrelin levels do not adjust over time -People who have lost weight require less energy to maintain their 'new'… Continue reading Maintaining Weight Loss