I’m Fat, Not Incompetent!

Being a plus sized woman is difficult in today’s modern world.  Society’s expectations are at a record high, and we have the need to meet those expectations of people we have never actually met, much less like.   I have never been much the PTA mom type.  It’s just not my thing.  It makes me want READ MORE

Everything You Know About Lactic Acid Is Wrong

For a semi-serious athlete, Jeremy Rosenberg is not unusual. The Los Angeles-based book editor is a weekend warrior on the city’s soccer fields, but says he pays for it after most games. “A couple of hours after I play I feel like what I imagine a whirling dervish does: A post-ecstatic mental state combined with READ MORE

2 Main reasons you aren’t losing weight

One of my most COMMON complaints is from women who are eating well and exercising but still can’t lose weight. I have been here myself so I totally understand what you are going through! In my own personal experience and from talking to many other women going through the same thing, these are the 2 main READ MORE

Where does fat go when you lose weight?

“What’s the best diet for weight loss?” “How do I lose fat, not muscle?” “What is water weight?” With more than two in three adults in the U.S. overweight or obese — and about 50 percent of those folks actively trying to lose weight — it’s more important than ever to make sure you’re getting the most accurate information about weight READ MORE

6 Sneaky Reasons You’re Not Losing Weight

Food journal? Check. Regular workouts? Yes, indeed. Enough fiber to keep an entire army regular? You got it. I know how to lose weight. I’ve been writing about the topic for more than a decade. That’s why it was so frustrating when I noticed that the pounds were clinging to me like a codependent boyfriend, no matter READ MORE