Ever wondered what causes hot flashes and night sweats (aka hot flashes while you sleep)? Previously hot flashes were thought to be as a result of low estrogen levels (and many women were given estrogen to combat this) but they are actually as a result of dropping estrogen levels – similar to an addicts drug withdrawal! This does not necessarily mean you have consistent low estrogen, but more likely you have an excess and you experience significant drops at times. [Read more…]
What is you’re why?
There is one BIG question to ask yourself when you embark on a fitness goal or a weightloss goal and that is WHY.
Why are you doing it? what is the motivating factor?
And why is the why important? [Read more…]
What is the key factor in belly fat? Stress!
You could be a women eating all the right things, organic, grass fed, vegetarian – and still struggle with belly fat – and you don’t have to be overweight for this to happen, you can be thin too!
Now, let me be very clear, it’s not that your consuming too many calories, or eating too many carbs or even because your not exercising – its the stress!
By going along the traditional route of dieting and exercising more, or harder, is exactly the wrong approach to take off this stubborn belly fat. [Read more…]
Cutting calories? Research shows that 70% of the weight you lose through “traditional” calorie restrictive diets is coming from your loss of lean muscle tissue.
Why is this significant? [Read more…]