3 Reasons Your Weight Loss Program Isn’t Working

 

You got rid of the junk food , stuck to your diet, and you’ve been pretty good about working out…but you’re still not seeing any results. So what’s the deal?

Here are 3 reasons your weight loss program isn’t working:

 

1. You only do cardio.

I used to love running. I was totally addicted. It was all I did, and I did it A LOT. I look back on my scrawny arms and shapeless body and wonder what took me so long to get with the program.

Constant cardio is NOT going to work if you’re trying to change your body shape. Cardio can help you lose weight, yes, but you’ll be losing both fat and muscle. Muscle gives shape to your body and also helps you burn more fat over the course of the day. If you want the right kind of weight loss (fat loss not muscle loss), then spending hours on a treadmill or elliptical won’t help you.

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5 Things You Can Do RIGHT NOW To Be Happier

gratitipositivityThis post is a follow-up to the lesson of gratitude that I learned from my friend, Carly, earlier this week.

I believe we can use our trying times to teach us the beauty and importance of gratitude, but how do we actually make ourselves feel grateful for the little things on a daily basis?

We can’t just “turn on” gratefulness. It’s something we develop over time. It’s a choice, and it’s a lifestyle. So, where do we start?

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10-Minute Ab Workout [WOA]

Sometimes we just want to work our abs, and it’s so easy to squeeze in a quick core workout!

Here’s a 10-minute ab/core workout that I did yesterday. I made this one as a finisher for a Bootcamp class. It’s a great way to end a workout or to just get in some core work while you’re lounging around at home.

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