What is Best Option to Lose Fat, not Muscle

There are dozens of diets to lose weight. Most of us want to lose our fat and not our muscles. Many of these diets shed pounds. Some produce yo-yo effects that are not desirable. Others use muscle mass to produce … Continue reading

Are Flabby Bat-Wing Arms Permanent?

As we age, we tend to gain extra fat. Some of that fat is around our mid-section. Sometimes it resides in our butts. For a few, there is a drooping, flabby strip hanging from under our biceps. For a few, … Continue reading

Weight Loss and Alcohol

How many times have you exercised and had a beer, or other alcoholic beverage, immediately afterward?  I have – many times.  In some of the running clubs I have belonged to, it was tradition to have a beer (or two) after … Continue reading

Weight Loss – How Your Basal Metabolic Rate Can Affect Your Ability to Lose Weight

The Basics:  A short list of those things that can affect your basal metabolic rate. Your basal metabolic rate is responsible for 70% of your total calories burned every day. Genetic and environmental factors can cause your basal metabolic rate … Continue reading

Weight Loss – How Alcohol Impairs Your Ability to Lose Weight

The Basics:  Many of us like to have an occasional beer or glass of wine – but, is it wise when you are trying to lose weight.  Here is the overview you need to know. Alcohol shuts down your metabolism … Continue reading