• Losing Weight as a Couple: Double Trouble or Twice the Determination?
    Fitness,  Health

    Losing Weight as a Couple: Double Trouble or Twice the Determination?

    People tend to gain a couple of pounds when they find themselves feeling comfortable in a relationship. If you feel like you and your partner have packed on some extra weight recently, it might be time to make some changes. Working out together is an option, but it comes with its benefits and drawbacks. If you want to capitalize on the former and work on reducing the latter, you need to have a good game plan. 1.      Approaching the topic The way you approach this subject can mean the difference between a huge fight and full cooperation. People don’t like it when the topic of weight is brought up. This…

  • 8 Reasons You Can’t Lose Your Belly Fat
    Featured,  Health

    8 Reasons You Can’t Lose Your Belly Fat

    Over the last couple years, I’ve noticed a disturbing trend. My belly was getting bigger and it kind of snuck up on me. Over the last few months, extra work has been put in to reduce the belly. With my 42nd birthday around the corner, my health has taken front and center. Below are a few reasons my belly fat might have increased. Eating the Wrong Foods I’ll admit, for a while my choice of foods was atrocious. Too many starchy carbohydrates and bad fats are a recipe for that midsection to expand. Instead, get plenty of veggies, choose lean proteins, and stay away from fats from red meats. Choose…

  • Losing Weight After 40
    Daddy Talk,  Featured,  Health

    9 Ways to Lose Weight After Turning 40

    Today is the start of a new school year for my kids and I’m starting something new also. Less than two months, I’ll be turning the BIG 40 and I’m taking it very seriously. For starters, I’m going to the gym four times a week starting today. In the process, I’ve put away the cigars, yes, I loved having an occasional Black & Mild. As we all know, the older you get it’s harder to lose weight and I’ll prove that theory wrong. Moving forward, I know I’ll have to change a lot of my ways and admitting it is the proper first step. Below are a few things I’ll…

  • Beat The Bulge While Enjoying The Holidays
    Health

    Beat The Bulge While Enjoying The Holidays

    The average American gains 10-15 pounds between the first of October and the new year. Considering that more than 75 percent of people who make New Year’s resolutions state weight loss as one of them, that is only adding more to the weight people want to lose. If you are one of those people who want to get fit in the new year, don’t set yourself back before you get started. Beat the bulge during the holidays with a few simple steps. Get to moving If you don’t work out, now is a good time to start. You may not lose any weight over the holiday period, but you are…