‘Help! I’m not losing any weight, but I’m dieting and exercising’

By: Tammy Tredoux - Womens's Wellness Contributor  PART 1 This is a question that I have been asked many times by some of my clients.  Unfortunately the answer is not simplistic.  The body is an amazing machine, however each one works differently.  So to fully understand why you’re packing on the kilos, let’s answer a … Continue reading ‘Help! I’m not losing any weight, but I’m dieting and exercising’

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Forging Abs Of Steel

Everyone strives for that elusive six pack; it is the first thing most clients ask their trainers for, who in return oblige by having their clients do endless amounts of sit-ups and crunches. Unfortunately if it were that easy every person on earth looking for a six pack would have been sporting a set of … Continue reading Forging Abs Of Steel

The Myth Of The Flat Tummy

Deception How your stomach appears when you look down, in the mirror, or from the side is based on many more factors than your body fat or body type. Your tummy’s appearance can be affected by things like: anterior pelvic tilt, certain foods, fluid retention, and the way your body responds to exercise. That being … Continue reading The Myth Of The Flat Tummy

13 Easy Ways to Lose Water Weight (Fast and Safely)

The human body contains around 60% water, which plays a key role in all aspects of life (1). However, excess water retention (edema) is a common side effect of chronic inflammation (2). Also known as fluid retention, edema can be caused by food intolerances, poor diet, toxin exposure and diseases like kidney failure. Women may … Continue reading 13 Easy Ways to Lose Water Weight (Fast and Safely)

The Scale Of Things

How much do you weigh, and why? For too many people, scale weight means so much more. Our emotions get involved. Certain numbers make us happy, others make us feel awful. The scale is so misunderstood that the device itself becomes another source for our emotional and psychological struggles with our transformation goals. The numbers the … Continue reading The Scale Of Things

6 Foods That Cause Inflammation

Inflammation can be good or bad, depending on the situation. On one hand, it's your body's natural way of protecting itself when you are injured or sick. It can help your body defend itself from foreign invaders, and can stimulate healing. On the other hand, chronic, sustained inflammation in the body can be harmful. It … Continue reading 6 Foods That Cause Inflammation

Other Factors That Influence Scale Weight

Understanding that the weight you get from a scale is influenced by various factors can help you better comprehend why the scale can be your biggest foe in the “Battle Of The Bulge”.   Scale weight changes constantly throughout the day. Any figure that the scale reports to you is merely a snapshot, a moment in … Continue reading Other Factors That Influence Scale Weight

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25 Evidence-Based Weight Loss Tips

The weight loss "industry" is full of myths. Over the years, however, scientists have found a number of strategies that seem to be effective.   Here are 25 weight loss tips that are actually evidence-based. Drink Water, Especially Before Meals It is often claimed that drinking water can help with weight loss, and this is true. Drinking … Continue reading 25 Evidence-Based Weight Loss Tips

OatSo Magic

About the magic of oats (Avena sativa L) Most foods that are healthy work from the inside of us after we eat them. Oats work wonders for our bodies both from the inside and the outside. From the inside Oats are low fat somewhere between 130 and 170 calories per serving. Of course, the calories … Continue reading OatSo Magic

Colloidal Oatmeal Cream Recipe

This is an amazing moisturizing cream recipe. I highly recommend this formulation for dry, damaged skin and/or winters itch. Besides being all natural, this colloidal oatmeal cream recipe contains ingredients that will help protect, soften, nourish, heal and rejuvenate the skin. Making your own homemade cream is fun, rewarding and easy. Use this on your … Continue reading Colloidal Oatmeal Cream Recipe