Many people dread the holidays, as they fear putting on too much weight or not being able to enjoy themselves. However, it does not need to be a case of losing weight OR enjoying the holiday period. It is possible to do both!
In our recent blog on the principles of building muscle for women, we introduced the concept of the RPE Scale. This is something that many personal trainers learn about when acquiring their certification.
Many women today are looking to add muscle and make their bodies more defined. However, it seems that much of the advice you can find online is tailored to men.
There is much misinformation when it comes to weight loss. In the 70s, 80s, and 90s, experts demonized fat. However, we're now entering a new pro-fat era. With education, we can make better decisions about which fats we should and should not consume on our weight loss journey.
Carbohydrates, such as white bread, white rice, sweets, and soft beverages, have been blamed for everything from our rising waistlines to heart disease and the epidemic of Type II Diabetes. But the fact is that not all carbohydrates are created equal, at least not from a nutrient point of view.