Weight Gain Before Your Period – The “No Weigh-In Zone” for Menstruating Women

Women need to be especially careful with weigh-ins in the days before their periods, as this is prime time for water retention. For a discussion on how to lose water weight, check out this post… Although most women know when water retention has peaked, they may not realize that their bodies may be retaining water … Read more

Diet Soda and Weight Gain – Do Artificial Sweeteners Cause Weight Loss or Weight Gain?

In the article, Drinking Water and Weight Loss, I reported on research that proved that drinking water is an effective way to decrease hunger and lose weight. This week I wanted to answer the very common question, “Instead of water, can I drink 0 calorie beverages such as: Vitamin Water, diet sodas, diet ice tea, … Read more

Drinking Water and Weight Loss?

We, and many other weight loss experts, have touted the benefits of drinking water to lose weight. Critics, however, love to point out that there are no clinical studies to prove that drinking water and weight loss were connected. Unfortunately, they were right…until now. A recent study by researchers at the department of human nutrition, … Read more

Water Effects Workout Performance

If you have not read the article written by Blythe Alberg entitled, How Water Consumption Effects Fat Loss, I highly recommend that you do so. The article explains how we simply do not get enough water, how dehydration can short circuit fat loss results and exactly how much water you should drink when implementing a fat loss program. This article will explain how low grade dehydration can impact performance in the gym.

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