Blogs about Weight Gain

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.    

WOW

. Currently it is estimated that we, the average human being cosume 67% of our total calories from wheat, corn and soy and there by products. No wonder we are getting fatter. Do your body a favor and consume some green vegatables and lean protein this weekend 

3 WAYS TO GET MORE PROTEIN IN YOUR DIET.

 If your losing at losing weight, you need to eat more protein. If your looking at gaining some muscle, you need to eat more protein. A good guide is 1 gram per ound of body weight. So if your 210 pounds and want to lose 20 pounds, you will need 190 grams of protein per day. Here are 3 ways to get more into your diet.

FINDING ACTIVITY

 We all lead busy lives. Between work, family and the time we spend helping others, we have little time to devote to our health and wellness. This can lead to stress and weight gain, two factors that often go hand-in-hand. However, we can start to reverse this by just being more active.