Dr. Becky’s Fitness Blog

Dr. Becky’s Fitness Blog

5 Things to Know Before You Start a Low-Carb Diet

There is no doubt that reducing my carb intake has made a world of difference in how I feel, and low-carb dieting is a very effective weight loss strategy. But, if you’re just getting started on a low-carb diet, there are some things to consider. In this post, I will share five things that are good to know before you go low-carb.

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7 Things Successful Dieters Don’t Say

The words you use shine a revealing light on the beliefs you hold in your head. Successful Dieters not only create a new way of acting but also a new way of thinking. This is reflected in the words and phrases that they use.

If losing weight has been a chore for you, you’ll be happier with your results if you to tune into the words you use on a daily basis and remove the following negative phrases from your vocabulary.

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250 Carbs vs 25 Carbs | What They Look Like | How They Affect You

There are three macronutrients that provide the majority of your daily calories. They are carbs, protein, and fat. Each nutrient has a different effect on your metabolism.

By dropping your carb intake from 250 grams per day to 25, your metabolism shifts from relying on glucose for energy to burning fat for fuel. In this post, I’ll explain why it makes sense to lower your carb intake and show you what a 250-carb day looks like compared to a menu that provides 25 grams.

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Belly Fat- How Much is Too Much & How To Get Rid Of It

If you have a growing belly, it is partially due to a special type of fat called visceral fat that gets stored deep within the abdomen and pushes outward.

The abdomen is a common place for men to put on weight, but it also increases in women after they reach menopause.

In this post, I share why belly fat is a dangerous type of fat, a quick trick for knowing if you have too much, and the best strategies for getting rid of it.

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Is 10 Pounds in a Month a Good Weight Loss Goal?

When you set out on a goal to lose weight, it requires determination, discipline, and consistent effort. These characteristics are a challenge to uphold, so it is understandable that most of us want the weight to come off quickly.

When internal and external factors are favorable, losing 10 pounds a month is a reasonable goal to set. But you may be facing metabolic or environmental issues that make this target harder to hit.

In this post, I’ll discuss the best methods for losing weight fast and the special circumstances that may impact how quickly your body will shed the pounds.

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