Being Bariatric and the Holidays – How to Survive

“I’m surrounded by temptation.” The holidays can ramp up anxiety for a number of reasons. And that can be especially true for folks trying to eat healthier and lose weight. This time of year can feel like a cruel obstacle course, designed to make you fall face first into a vat of shortbread cookies, homemade …

Do’s and Don’ts of Building Muscle After Bariatric SurgeryPlus Foods That Will Help You Build

While at first it may not seem like you will be able to eat enough to be able to build muscle, eventually as you progress through your journey you will be able to eat more as your needs are going to adjust. Generally this happens anywhere from 12 months post-operative to 2 years post-operative. Here …

Benefits of Drinking Green Tea

You’ve probably heard about the numerous benefits of green tea, how it relaxes you, reduces stress and tension, keeps your mind sharp, and provides antioxidants for your body. No doubt you wondered what might happen to your body if you drank green tea every day. Are all the rave reviews and scientific findings worth believing? …

10 Weird Bodily Reactions To Stress

You know the ways stress wreaks havoc on your body: Your muscles tighten, your energy levels drop, and your blood pressure shoots up. But ringing in your ears? Running to the bathroom? These could be signs you just need to calm the heck down too. Here, 10 of the weirdest ways that lovable hormone cortisol …

Bodyweight Core Training for Bariatric Patients

No matter who you are and what your training level is, having a strong core is endlessly important. Seriously! Don’t neglect it! After having bariatric surgery you can sometimes notice that your back/core area seems weaker than normal. This is due to the dramatic weight loss that your body has went through. Before we dive …

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