Blogs about Weight Gain

Your Worth It. So am I.

A mother and fitness professional often have two very similar characteristics, selfless and challenging. No matter where you start, how prepared you think you are or how much knowledge you attain, occasionally we come to a stop or a loss as to what we do next. It may not be true of many, but I can speak from experience.  

How Alcohol Will Hurt Your Fitness Efforts

At the end of a long day, pretty much everyone enjoys kicking back and unwinding with a drink or two. Generally speaking, light to moderate drinking isn’t going to have too much of an impact on your overall health, so for many people it’s not a big deal. But for anyone with serious weight loss or muscle gaining goals, those few drinks can be disastrous to their progress. Packing on the Pounds

Gaining Weight Without Gaining Fat

Introduction

Sometimes People Want To GAIN Weight Too

You’ll see a lot of articles about how to lose weight and get in shape but let’s show some love for those that actually want to GAIN weight…yes, those people exist and they need our help too! When I got to thinking about this issue over my double cheese pizza and soda I thought “That’s it!!

How to Gain Weight: The Healthy Way

There is a lot of information out there that is supposed to teach people how to lose weight. Even though struggling with losing weight is a more common problem, there are a lot of people who struggle with the exact opposite and want to know what they can do to gain weight.

Caloric Intake Made Easy for Any Goal!

Proper caloric intake is not just beneficial to weight loss goals, but is necessary for survival, efficiency and optimal function in daily life. I think it is important to approach the topic of caloric intake with a diversity of goals in mind: caloric and nutrient intake for health, weight maintenance, weight loss, and/or weight gain. Like exercise, diet and nutrition is not "one size fits all," but is unique to each individual.

MYTH BUSTING

Break out of your Exercise Rut

BREAK OUT OF YOUR EXERCISE RUT.By Shane McLean, Certified Personal Trainer. Love exercise but sick and tired of not getting the results you deserve?  Making small changes in your current routine could be just what you’re looking for. Implement one or more of the following plateau busters next time you’re getting after it. Your body will thank you for it. 1.     Change the tempo

SLEEP- ARE YOU GETTING ENOUGH?

  Shane Mclean, ACE Certified Personal Trainer, T. Boone Pickens YMCAWhenever someone asked me what my hobbies were, I answered, “Can sleep be a hobby?” I seriously loved sleep that much. However, then I was a young man without a care in the world and hardly any responsibilities. How times have changed.

DID YOU INDULGE LAST NIGHT?

 Just a quick tip. If you over indulged last night please drink plenty of ice cold water. It will cut down on the carb bloat and limit your weight gain.