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Why you should make health, not weight loss, your ultimate goal

In Health and Wellness by Garcia Weight Loss April 12th, 2018

There’s a prevailing assumption in our culture that thin equals healthy. Thinness is perceived not only as the primary desired body type, but also as the healthiest. But this isn’t always the case, and re-evaluating our perceptions of what it means to be healthy is an important step in making significant progress toward our own health goals. Many people with enviable physiques aren’t actually healthy on the inside, and a thin person who eats a …

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Why targeted fat loss doesn’t work

In Weight Loss by Garcia Weight Loss January 5th, 2018

If you’ve gained a few extra pounds around your middle after splurging on your favorite desserts this holiday season, you may decide to start doing crunches and sit-ups to tighten your midsection. If your goal is to eliminate excess fat from your upper arms, you may think that push-ups, pull-ups, and other upper-body movements can give you the sculpted arms you desire. While these may seem like no-brainer solutions that can help you meet your …

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Should you stop weighing yourself?

In Weight Loss by Garcia Weight Loss December 15th, 20170 Comments

Losing weight isn’t easy. It requires a daily commitment to making healthy choices and sometimes doing things you might not feel like doing — like exercising every day. So it makes sense that you want to see proof that all your hard work is paying off. But if you’re relying on the number on the scale to give you that proof, you may be disappointed. Weighing yourself every day may actually do more harm than …