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[LivFit] Approach To Weight Loss

By |2017-09-11T12:13:47+00:00August 31st, 2017|Exercise, Healthy Eating, Recipes, Stress, Weight|

All this month we are sharing our views on health through nutrition, something we call [LivFit]. Our [LivFit] seminar is our most popular health class and this fall, we are teaching a new and improved version of it. In order to introduce you, or remind you, of our [LivFit] approach to health, we are [...]

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Beat Weight Gain For Good!

By |2016-11-15T18:03:18+00:00August 23rd, 2016|Chiropractic Care, Healthy Eating, Stress, Weight|

As summer memories are packed away, we look forward to autumn as another chance to restart healthy habits.  Instead of rehashing previous information, we want to put a twist on it and draw attention to several bad habits that we tend to adopt over time. Many chiropractors believe that recognizing these patterns can assist individuals [...]

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Five Essential Elements of a [LivFit] Dinner

By |2016-11-15T18:03:18+00:00January 20th, 2016|Exercise, Healthy Eating, Weight|

In our Roanoke, Virginia chiropractic office, we have the opportunity to teach our healthy eating and living principles in our [LivFit] seminar series. During our sessions, we frequently hear the question, “What do I make for dinner?” Here are FIVE rules to help keep your family "living fit" as you decide what to make for [...]

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Detox: A Fresh Look at Starting Over

By |2016-11-15T18:03:18+00:00January 8th, 2016|Chiropractic Care, Healthy Eating, Recipes, Weight|

As a New Year’s resolution, we often look to clean up the mess we created during the final few weeks of the year. Between the holiday parties, family get-togethers, and all of the leftover Christmas cookies, things can easily get out of hand. So how do you detox? How do you clean up the inside [...]

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The Ultimate Guide to Carbohydrates

By |2019-01-25T11:44:18+00:00October 5th, 2015|Healthy Eating, Weight|

Do carbs make you fat? Yes! This is a universal truth in the world of nutrition. Almost every new catchy weight-loss program will require you to reduce your carbohydrate intake as a means of burning fat. However because carbs are one of the three macronutrients (fat, protein, and carbs), they are necessary to sustain [...]

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Chronic Stress

By |2016-11-15T18:03:18+00:00September 22nd, 2015|Exercise, Healthy Eating, Stress, Weight|

“If I'm this fat, then why am I so hungry?” I've heard this question countless times in my career, and it is a good question. If you are storing too many calories around your waist, hips, and thighs, why does your brain signal that you are hungry? Most importantly, why does it send the signal [...]

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Lose Weight by Exercising Less

By |2016-11-15T18:03:18+00:00September 7th, 2015|Cycling, Exercise, Running, Weight|

Are you trying to lose weight by exercising? Unless you enjoy those long hours of steady-state cardio in the gym or on the road, you should stop! You are wasting time and slowing down your metabolism. What if you could burn more fat in less time? High-intensity interval training (HIIT) could be a way for [...]

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Bathroom Scale: To toss or not to toss?

By |2016-11-15T18:03:19+00:00February 2nd, 2015|Weight|

“I Do Not Care About My Weight!” This statement was emphatically spoken at one of my recent [LivFit] seminars. The idea behind this proclamation is that weight is not a complete indicator of an individual’s overall health. Many believe there are other ways to determine if a lifestyle or weight loss plan is working. If [...]

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Protein Intake for Fat Loss – Part 1

By |2016-11-15T18:03:23+00:00January 13th, 2014|Healthy Eating, Vitamins and Supplements, Weight|

Can you really eat more to lose weight? Is it possible to feel full, satisfied, and not grumpy while burning fat? Yes, you can with protein. In [LivFit] we call protein “anything that had a face.” It used to run, swim, or fly, it used to live on a farm or in the wild, or [...]

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The Dreaded New Year’s Resolution

By |2016-11-15T18:03:23+00:00December 31st, 2013|Weight|

It’s that time of the year again, when we make a resolution to improve ourselves in one or more areas of our life. Our resolutions often don’t have a great track record, causing many of us to not even bother. But for those who are sick and tired of being sick and tired, we want [...]

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