We previously shared how sodium can impact weight loss efforts. What we eat has a huge effect on our body, especially if it is loaded with sodium. Foods that are high in sodium are often processed, and can also be high in extra fat and sugar that pack on the pounds. Add in the high… Continue reading 6 Low Sodium Snacks
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
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?
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
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