Category Archives: fitness

The 10 MINUTE WORKOUT That Can Change Your Entire Body!

One of the things that people with a hectic schedules hate hearing the most is to “just make the time” to exercise. The reality is that no amount of wanting or willing or wishing can magically create that extra 25th hour in the day, or can spontaneously eliminate one of the many other priorities that are super-glued to your plate.… Read More

5 Exercises that Burn More Calories than Running

We all have that one familiar die-hard spandex-clad runner that we always see, pounding the pavement at the same time every day, rain or shine, snow or sun, freezing or breezing. Whether you love her, hate her, are her or wish you were her, rest assured that there are tons of other ways to torch calories and lose weight for… Read More

How to FINALLY Make Your Weight Loss Resolutions into Realities This Year

In the delirium of New Year’s inspiration (and New Year’s binge drinking), you promised yourself that this year, you’re going to make a fresh start. You’re going to stop just talking about losing weight – this year, you are going to make sure it happens. But now that the parties are over, the countdown’s complete and the year has officially… Read More

5 Surprising Reasons You Put On Winter Weight (& What to Do About It)

Why does it seem like you gain an extra layer of pudgy padding from more than just your puffy coat every winter? Cold weather seems to bring out the bear in all of us, causing us to want nothing more than to slow down, move less, eat more, curl up, get cozy and take a long snooze until it warms… Read More

Dread Exercising? 4 Ways to Make Yourself Do it – And Love It

It’s hard to find the time for things you really want to do.  It’s even harder to find it for things you really don’t want to. You know that exercise is really important for you, that you need it for weight loss and a great body, for energy, good general health, a strong heart and healthy bones, disease prevention, etc.… Read More

Santa’s Intervention

Mr. and Mrs. Claus at a recent parade Dear Santa, Hope this letter finds you and the Missus doing well. Thanks for the set of new wine glasses last Christmas. Nothing personal, but I’ll be re-gifting them to the in-laws this year. This way I’ll have enough money left over for a new pair of Jimmy Choo’s to donate to… Read More

Can Going Vegetarian Help with Weight Loss?

Question: Meat is high in protein, I know that is good for weight loss, but meat is also high in fat and cholesterol. If I stop eating meat and start eating only vegetarian, will it be easier for me to lose weight?   The SLIMQUICK Coach: Great question! The short answer is: “it depends”. The merits of eating strictly vegetarian… Read More

It’s Harder for You than Your Mom to Lose Weight

If you’ve been struggling to lose weight for a while now, than you’ve likely combed through just about every aspect of your lifestyle, trying to figure out where you’re going wrong. Are you eating too many calories? Have you indulged in too many carbs? Are you not exercising enough? You keep trying different diets, you’re tracking your steps, you’re exercising… Read More

Why Women Lose Out on the Incredible Benefits of Protein

In the last twenty years, the effectiveness of a good high-protein diet for successful weight loss and better health has become fairly common knowledge. And yet, despite this, the U.S.D.A. found that one third of women between the ages of 20 to 40 are still not getting their daily recommended amount of protein – which, according to many nutritionists, isn’t… Read More

Jumping Could Be the Most Effective Exercise for Weight Loss

  Remember that giddy, care-free sense of childhood pleasure you use to get as a kid from skipping rope, bouncing on a trampoline or playing a good game of hopscotch? Well – get ready to jump for joy ladies! According to a recent study out of Japan, jumping isn’t only the very best part of the Universal Happy Dance –… Read More