Weekly Exercise

Exercise of the Week: Cross-Under Planks

Planks are a fantastic way to build strength and stability. They are also one of those exercises that you can do without any equipment (and anywhere!), or you can add in weights, or modify and add different movements to challenge different parts of your body. This week's variation is a simple spin on a traditional… Continue reading Exercise of the Week: Cross-Under Planks

Weight Loss

What’s Shaking?! Can Vibration Therapy Really Help Weight Loss?

Vibration therapy for weight loss likely conjures up the image of a large belt placed around somebody's hips, shaking them. It likely also instills feelings of incredulity that it may be an option for weight loss, as videos of this now-antiquated method are usually shown in humor. It turns out, recent studies have uncovered evidence… Continue reading What’s Shaking?! Can Vibration Therapy Really Help Weight Loss?

Weight Loss

8 Reasons You’re Not Losing Weight

I am regularly faced with frustrated patients adamant they do everything right - eat healthy, exercise, limit desserts, and still can’t lose weight. But when we break it down into individual components there’s often an "aha moment" where the culprit is found. Here are some of the reasons all your hard work isn’t paying off:… Continue reading 8 Reasons You’re Not Losing Weight

Weight Loss

Almost Half of Americans Gained Weight in First Year of Pandemic

Obesity is an epidemic in America and new research now shows that the Covid-19 pandemic only exacerbated the problem. Before the pandemic started in early 2020, obesity in America had surpassed 40% for the first time in 2017-2018. In 2011, not a single state had reached 35% of adults being considered obese. In the previous… Continue reading Almost Half of Americans Gained Weight in First Year of Pandemic