Category: Optimal Weight

Intrinsic vs Extrinsic Motivation: Which Matters More in Fitness and Health?

Motivation plays a vital role in reaching and keeping a healthy and fit lifestyle. It acts as the driving force that propels you towards your goals — whether that’s reducing your body fat, getting stronger, reducing your blood sugar, or controlling stress.  However, staying motivated can sometimes be […]

How Does Carrying Extra Body Fat Affect Your Health?

While stigmatizing people based on their body size is wrong, it’s equally important to be aware of the potential dangers of having too much body fat — especially on your cardiovascular health, blood glucose levels, and hormone signaling, among other things.  Before diving into the effects of having […]

On A Weight Loss Plateau? 10 Ways to Overcome It

On A Weight Loss Plateau? 10 Ways To Overcome It Tiffany Joy Yamut, RN I remember starting a low-carb diet for the first time. I was overweight, had acne, and had high levels of fasting blood sugar. During the first six months, I lost weight successfully. My hard […]

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