Whether your goal is to lose weight, lose body fat, tone or gain muscle, it’s advisable to incorporate some form of progress tracking. Sometimes it’s hard to tell whether we are actually making any progress and often times we are not the best judge of our progress.
You decided to you want to lose some weight, but you are trying to figure out how long it will take you to reach your goal. In this post, I'll explain what are some realistic expectations when it comes to how fast you can lose body weight and provide you with some basic calculations you can use to estimate your rate of weight loss.
Use these calculators to calculate your BMI, calorie needs and calories burned.
To keep getting stronger, building muscle or improving any aspect of your fitness, there needs to be a progressive overload. Progressive overload simply means that there needs to be some kind of progression over time in order to imporve what you are trying to imporve. You can't expect to see any imporvements if you never change your workouts.
I was inspired to write about this very important topic after recently talking to two of my new clients with a history of stress fractures and menstrual cycle irregularities. These issues are surprisingly common, so I decided to write a blog post about it and hopefully raise some awareness and help other women who are in a similar situation.