You may be trying to eat well and exercises or even follow a nutrition plan and training regime to an absolute Tee, but no matter what you do the weight just des not seem to want to budge. Instead, you find yourself getting crazy food cravings, you are frazzled, emotional, tired, stressed, even when life is peachy in other aspects.
Sound familiar? So many women complain about symptoms like this and talk about it with their girlfriends as an accepted norm, however even though symptoms are very varied, they may be an indication that there is an imbalance of hormones happening.
Hormone imbalance in women can come about for many reasons such as yo-yo dieting, lack of sleep, stress, pollutants, chemicals, poor nutrition to name a few. And in many cases (particularly from my own experience) imbalanced hormones generally go unnoticed and cause determent to your body under the radar, in many cases, doctors will dismiss any underlying issue without any diagnosis.
The secret is out of the BAG…literally! Well, it’s really no secret, but I have a few little things that live in my gym bag that I just cannot live without. So if you are a beginner or a gym veteran, some of these are essential to help make sure you keep your workouts on track.
There is ALWAYS a clean shaker bottle in my gym bag. I opt for a shaker instead of a water bottle because if I want to mix up any of my supplements, then it is much easier to do so in a shaker. It’s so important to stay hydrated not only during your workout but throughout the whole day, so a shaker or some form of a water bottle is definitely a MUST.
So you start on a weight loss journey and at the beginning, you are making significant progress. But at some point, your progress begins to stall or even come to complete stop. That weight that initially started to fall off now feels like it’s holding on for dear life. You feel like you are doing absolutely everything right, and you can’t figure it out.
However, if you want to keep the number on the scale moving along a little longer then here are some things that may help you bust through that plateau.
So you may be following a training and nutrition regime to a Tee or just simply eating healthy and getting active but you get to a point where you can not lose any More fat and you don’t know what else to do. How can you be doing EVERYTHING right and still not getting results?
Don’t worry! I know the feeling as I have been there myself. And, it can be very discouraging, I know. But even when you think you are doing everything correctly, chances are that you may be missing something small that can be stalling your fat loss significantly.
Here are 9 factors that you may be overlooking that might very well be contributing to your fat loss plateau.
In today’s society we seem to cram as much into our days as possible before we schedule in our workouts or RnR activities. However, you should make your health a priority!! You need to start scheduling in workouts AND RnR activities before any other commitments. But working out doesn’t mean that you need to have access to a gym. Using your body weight or buying a few simple pieces of training equipment will take you far.
So, if you don’t have access to a gym, but still want to tone your legs and butt. Try this workout!!! You will find more at-home workouts in my program Body By Nina. Obviously you can do these at a gym as well… 😉
Have you ever caught yourself spending hours working out yet you still can’t seem to get results? I think we have all been there at some point. But in fact, you don’t need to spend hours on end working out to get the desired results that you are looking for. The fact is that our bodies are great at adapting to anything we throw at it so there are a few things we can do to keep our metabolism cranking and our body fat burning.
Below are my 9 ways to get the most out of your workout and crank up your fat loss.
The 6-pack! The one thing that we all want, a nice taught flat tummy with a few baby abs popping out to show off in bikini season (or all year round). But abs always seem to be the hardest body part to maintain because they are forever hidden under a layer in hibernation just waiting for the day they can pop out and be shown off to the world.
Here are my top 9 tips to help you have amazing abs to show off all the time…
Cardio… that little 6 letter word that many of a dread! Well, I know I do. I spent a year doing endless hours of cardio to try and achieve my desired results; I was indeed a cardio bunny, but I still did my weights as well. But with working full time, running a second business and trying to live a healthy life, who has time for hours upon hours in the gym? Well, let me tell you there is another way.
A lot of you are as busy as I am, and that’s why Body By Nina is perfect. If you struggle to fit everything into your day, the workouts in Body By Nina allow you to get the most ‘bang for your buck’, and the cardio will give you results without taking up too much of your time… How?
Well, three years ago I was introduced to HIIT style cardio training. So what is HIIT do you ask?
If you have cellulite first thing is first. Don’t freak out, it’s OK, and it’s a very common problem for women of all ages. About 80-90% of all women and about 10% of men, to be precise. Many women associate cellulite with being overweight, and yes excess body fat can make cellulite more visible, however, cellulite can appear on women of all shapes and sizes. So what’s all the fuss about?
Well, the good news is that cellulite is not harmful in any way. It is just normal fat beneath the skin however as the fat pushes against the skin and tissue it causes it to bump and pucker. But let’s face it it’s still not pretty so how do you get rid of it?
Here are some of my favorite tips for helping reduce the appearance of cellulite.
Ladies its time to embrace the curves!! If you don’t have let then let’s build them, and if you do have them let’s make sure you are toned and perky 😉
Because well let’s face it.. nobody every wrote a song about a small butt… but hey, if you have a small butt it doesn’t matter, as long as it’s toned. And we can work on that together!
In case you have not noticed already, I LOVE training glutes. Over the years, I have learned many techniques and exercises that can really help you build a more shapely, one behind. But what really counts is the basics, getting these down packed will send you on your way to building your dream booty in no time.