Blogs about Weight Management

New accreditation to GRAFTS for Weight Management Exercise Specialist

Proud of being the Education Director of the leading vocational training provider for professional credentials in the fitness industry in Greece with the variety of fully accredited certification courses. The last addition is the Weight Management Exercise Specialist certification that provides an international recognition through the European Register of Exercise Professionals.

Embrace The Silly You

People have a misconception of what exercise is---and it doesn't necessarily happen in a gym or with fancy equipment or with wearing expensive workout clothes. Thank GOODNESS our bodies really aren't very smart. Our bodies don't really know whether we are lifting weights at an expensive gym (while taking selfies) or if we are putting away groceries. It only knows that it is working against force.

Should I Eliminate ALL Carbs?

  I always find it interesting to browse the online forums of health and fitness websites. It gives me an idea of what kind of questions are on people’s minds. Typically on these forums you’ll have someone new to fitness ask a question and the forum members give their feedback. One particular discussion I saw recently peaked my interest.  The question posed to the group was “I’m having trouble meeting my daily carb recommendations.

Best Bariatric Surgery Centers To Get Safe Weight Loss Results

Gym less & Gymless 2 Transcend Transformations

    

Exercise FAQs

With so many of you embarking on a new exercise journey, today I want to answer some frequently asked questions on how to exercise properly so you can make this year your healthiest year ever! Q:  How Long Do I Need To Exercise For?Depending on whether you're performing full body or training specific muscle groups, a strength training routine should take anywhere from 30 minutes to 1 hour to complete.  Add another 10 - 60 minutes if your including cardiovascular (aerobic) activity. 

Forget Your Resolutions This Year!

 Boy, did 2016 fly by!  This was a year filled with many ups and many downs.....a true roller coaster ride of a year!  But, we've made it through!  I really can't believe we're almost in 2017!

Yo-Yo Dieting Dangerous for Women's Hearts, Study Says

Yo-yo dieting may increase the risk for coronary heart disease and sudden cardiac death in post-menopausal women, according to a study presented to the American Heart Association on Tuesday. Although previous research focused on the heart risks associated with obesity, study leader Dr. Somwail Rasla of Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island questioned whether women with normal weights could be putting their hearts in danger by on-and-off dieting.

ACE Approved International Continuing Education Course on Exercise and Weight Management

The international full-day workshop entitled 'Exercise for overweight and obesity: Bridging theory into practice' based on EuropeActive standards at level 5 is now an ACE approved continuing education course (ACE 0.9 CECs) for health and fitness professionals around the globe.https://www.acefitness.org/professional-resources/continuing-education-course-directory/provider-detail.aspx?pars=Alexis+Batrakoulis

Tired of Trying to Lose Weight (Part I)

Tired of Trying to Lose Weight (Part I)