Lisa Lynn

Specialist in Metabolic Disorders and Personal Training
Blog Posts

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Rule #1: Always do your homework.

Never buy a supplement on impulse. Here are some questions to help you make the right decision:

  • Do I need it? Have you been...
Added to Nutrition, Wellness on Thu 07/05/2012

Summer is finally here, but if you are like many of us, you may not be feeling ready to bare your skin. Luckily, you can be beach ready in as little as two weeks!  The key to losing weight is...

Added to Weight Loss, Diet on Fri 06/22/2012

Are you struggling to lose weight and wish you could shed those stubborn pounds? Do you feel fat and bloated even though you exercise and eat balanced meals? Do you experience cravings for ...

Added to Weight Loss, Diet, Fitness on Wed 05/16/2012

Flat abs are really made in the supermarket! Supermarkets sell over 50,000 items, yet studies show that if you have more than 100 items in your refrigerator and cabinets combined, you’re...

Added to Nutrition, Weight Loss, Diet on Sun 04/01/2012

Keeping your metabolism supercharged is the answer to keeping the extra pounds from making it to your stomach, hips and thighs. If your metabolism is in high gear, it will burn the extra calories...

Added to Nutrition, Weight Loss, Diet, Fitness, Metabolism on Mon 03/12/2012

Is stress affecting your body? The answer to this question is a big “YES! The number-one complaint that I am hearing these days is: “I am under so much stress and it is causing me to overeat. I am...

Added to Weight Loss, Alternative Medicine, Wellness, Stress on Tue 02/28/2012

Being hungry and craving sweets are two of the main reasons people fall off their diets. In many cases, the real reasons for cravings sweets or thinking we are hungry is because we don’t feel good...

Added to Diet, Mental Health, Fitness, Wellness on Fri 02/10/2012

No matter what type of diet or fitness program you choose, the fact of the matter is you still have to eat less calories than you burn off if you want to lose weight. The truth is you don’t even...

Added to Nutrition, Weight Loss, Diet, Fitness on Fri 01/20/2012

The average person gains 7-10 pounds between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day.

 

It is easy to put on weight, but it’s not so easy to take it off come January. The holidays are...

Added to Weight Loss, Exercise, Holidays on Sun 12/11/2011

What would you say if I told you that your energy drink contained a half-cup of sugar, excessive levels of caffeine, unidentified stimulants, red food dye and taurine, among other health-harming...

Added to Nutrition, Diet, Wellness on Sun 12/04/2011

What’s more frustrating than working out hard and gaining weight? Many people end up larger and heavier because they exercise so intensely that they are ravenous after the workout and wind up...

Added to Weight Loss, Fitness on Mon 11/28/2011

From Thanksgiving onward, do you feel like you have a food hangover from overeating? The average person gains 9-12 pounds from Halloween through New Year’s Day. If you’re not careful, you will not...

Added to Nutrition, Weight Loss, Diet, Fitness, Holidays on Tue 11/22/2011

Want to lose weight? Stop eating sugar. When we eat sugar, we hurt our weight-loss efforts in two ways:

  1. We cause our fat cells to go into storage mode.
  2. We stop fat-burning....
Added to Nutrition, Weight Loss, Food Addiction on Sat 11/12/2011

Meal-replacement shakes are an effective, easy way to drop pounds. They teach you how to eat less and lose weight quickly and permanently – and the right shake can boost your metabolism by 25%....

The reality is that if you want flat abs, you have to push away your plate and get sweating at the gym.

 

My clients often ask me what exercises they can do to shed their love...

Added to Weight Loss, Diet, Fitness on Mon 10/17/2011

Hypothyroidism may be the reason you’re overweight, but it’s not an excuse! I too have battled with a “dead” thyroid my whole life so I understand how frustrating it can be. You can still lose...

Let’s be honest here, most of us eat protein bars not only because they are convenient, but because we hope that they will help us lose weight. These bars were designed with endurance athletes in...

Added to Nutrition, Diet on Fri 09/16/2011

All day long, I hear, “It was just a little,” or, “I only have it once in a while.”

 

The reality is that if you are trying to lose weight, you are still having whatever “it” is...

Added to Weight Loss, Diet on Wed 08/24/2011

We all know that the trick to losing weight is to eat less. But how – especially when you feel like you are starving?

 

One of the most important things I can teach you is that...

Added to Weight Loss, Diet on Wed 07/20/2011