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Why am I losing inches but not weight?

Q: “I’m trying to lose weight but the scale never moves or moves little. I do 2x 50-minute exercise sessions per day, 5 times per week, in total I exercise about 500 minutes per week if not more, and do a mix of plyometric exercises, pilates and hand and ankle weights. 673 more words


Why I Broke Up with my Bathroom Scale

So last Saturday, Nic (my life partner and number 1 supporter) and I headed to Move after teaching my morning Yoga class. We have been planning to get a body composition analysis for quite some time now but never had the chance. 968 more words


Ch Ch Ch Ch Changes

I’ve started noticing some slight body composition changes. A couple weeks ago, I could barely make it through a work day in my jeans because they were so tight and uncomfortable. 196 more words


Meal Frequency: Does It Matter?

By Tim Skwiat, MEd, CSCS, Pn1

You’re ready. Whether it’s doctor’s orders, an upcoming high school reunion, a New Year’s resolution, a significant other (or, potential significant other), or that pair of skinny jeans staring at you in the closet, you now have the motivation that you need to get started on your weight loss journey. 1,369 more words


Warm Up Quickly

I call this movement the yoga plex or the microwave because it gets you warmed up quickly, stretches various muscles, and works on mobility on a number of joints. 26 more words

General Fitness

FUEL Like a Pro: Getting Lean After Down Time

After my most recent injury (hairline tibia fracture) I had some down time. Forced down time for an athlete is bad, at least after the first week, which can be thought of as recovery time. 1,783 more words

Body Composition

The Fat Loss Diet Part III: Carbohydrates, To Carb or Not to Carb?

No Carbs?

Low Carbs?

Some Carbs?

High Carbs?

Carb Cycling?

Carb Backloading?

As you are probably aware, the subject of carbohydrates and fat loss is sometimes a controversial and scary topic which leads to a fair bit of debate on the subject, where special diets emerge that starts trending. 1,404 more words