Fitness

How lack of sleep can impact your gains

Sleep deprivation occurs when you get less sleep than you need.  While sleep plays an indispensable role in good health and overall wellbeing, lack of sleep is a common problem affecting many of us. So, what really happens when you’re sleep-deprived? In this article, I’m going to highlight some of how a lack of sleep impacts your gains. Weight gain While...

Why you need to stop trying to lose weight until you first fix these four wellness factors…

On the surface level, weight loss seems simple. However, there is more into weight loss than just hitting the gym and eating healthy. There are fundamental factors you’ll need to address if you want to lose weight successfully. Stress One of the biggest impediment to weight loss is stress. Your weight loss program won’t yield any results if your stress level is chronically elevated.  Weight loss is...

Yes…Calories matter

For those of you who do not understand the role of energy balance, we will talk about it here. Calories matter despite what you have heard from many diet magazines. Calories are a measurement unit of energy. A calorie (kilocalorie) is the amount of energy required to heat up one kilogram of water one degree Celsius. The potential energy...