A high school friend of mine passed away from a heart attack two weeks shy of her 30th birthday.  I ate to numb the pain because I am an emotional eater. However, one day I stopped eating and realized I am 30 years old, 250 lbs, morbidly obese, and I do not want to die […]

1. How long have they been a trainer? 2. What kind of Shape is the Trainer in? 3. Can or Has the Trainer ever done the exercise they are training you in and do right? 4. Do they have Testimonies of client results? 5. Can or will they help you with your Nutrition/Eating Program? This […]

Weight loss is the reason many people exercise in the first place. But it’s certainly not the sole benefit of an exercise program. Bryant says the long-term goal of weight loss is sold too heavily to people starting fitness programs, and that can be discouraging. People have trouble sticking with something if they don’t see […]

The incidence of type 2 diabetes is on the rise, which experts largely attribute to the rise in obesity. Type 2 diabetes, which is responsible for 90 to 95% of all diabetes cases, is more common in adults, but as rates of childhood obesity increase, more young children are being diagnosed with the disease. The […]