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Fix Your Fat Fighting Hormones Day 3: Leptin

Fix Your Fat Fighting Hormones Day 3: Leptin

By Kate Horney   Yesterday we talked about the hunger hormone ghrelin, which causes your body to feel hungry.  Today, we’ll cover another hormone that may be making you fat: Leptin. Leptin is a hunger hormone, which is considered the counterpart to the hunger hormone ghrelin, and is produced by the adipose (fat) tissue. Leptin signals to your brain to let you know that you’re full.   ...[Read More]

Fix Your Fat Fighting Hormones Day 2: Ghrelin

Fix Your Fat Fighting Hormones Day 2: Ghrelin

By Kate Horney   Are your hormones making you fat?  Or at the very least, are they causing you to feel hungry when your body doesn’t actually need fuel? It may seem simple: if you’re hungry, you eat.  But what causes you to feel hungry?  What if your body is telling you you’re hungry when food is not necessary?   Understanding why you get hungry is key to being able to lis ...[Read More]

Fix Your Fat Fighting Hormones Day 1: Estrogen

Fix Your Fat Fighting Hormones Day 1: Estrogen

By Kate Horney   This week we’re helping you fix your fat fighting hormones!   When hormones are not produced in proper amounts and are not in proper balance with one another, a variety of healthy problems can occur.  From gas and bloating to issues as women are trying to conceive… Hormones play a role in almost every function of our bodies- including gaining weight or having ...[Read More]

2015 Fit Girls Getaway Sponsors

2015 Fit Girls Getaway Sponsors

By Suzanne York   We want to thank all of our Fit Girls Getaway Sponsors who made our 2015 Fit Girls Getaway so amazing!   2015 Sponsors   Workout in Style!   Dona Jo Fitwear! Trendy activewear for women. Put on stylish workout gloves from Sparkle and Sweat Shop when you do your Beyond Fit workout! Want some cute workout apparel made with the best fabrics? Try Affitnity! M ...[Read More]

How to Lose Baby Weight: Hormone Imbalance Symptoms

How to Lose Baby Weight: Hormone Imbalance Symptoms

Kate Horney Last week we talked about how to lose baby weight and the 4 keys to getting your body back. You learned the importance of healing and rebuilding abdominal separation (how to fix diastasis recti) and you got a glimpse at what proper postpartum training and nutrition should look like (hint: pick weights over cardio and ditch the crazy diet!). We also talked about balancing metabolic ...[Read More]

Best Supplements for Women: 5 Favorite Fat Loss Supplements

My inbox is flooded DAILY with questions from women regarding the best supplements for women. When it comes to supplements, I’m naturally fairly cautious.   I’d rather fuel my body with whole foods and save that extra money (let’s be honest, supplements can be EXPENSIVE). When it comes to the best supplements for women, the first thing you must know is that NOTHING replaces ...[Read More]

How to Lose Baby Weight: 4 Keys to Get Your Body Back

How to Lose Baby Weight: 4 Keys to Get Your Body Back

By Kate Horney One of the most frequently asked questions I get from moms is about how to lose baby weight. Whether it’s a pregnant mama who is worried about how to lose baby weight when the time comes, or it’s a postpartum mom who is wondering how to get rid of those extra pounds packed on during pregnancy now that her bundle of joy is here. (The snuggles are great, but the scale ...[Read More]

Your Ticket to the Gun Show!

Your Ticket to the Gun Show!

By Candace Heeney   Summer is upon us ladies! I don’t know about you, but during the summer, I cannot stand wearing shirts with sleeves. Even cap sleeves drive me crazy. No matter who you are, armpit stains are NOT cute! At BeyondFit, we know that not everyone is ready to rock a tank top, so we created workout routines that target the biceps, triceps, shoulders, and back, all the muscles you ...[Read More]

{Guest Post} Cortisol and Fat Loss

{Guest Post} Cortisol and Fat Loss

By Natalie Mansson So, most of us think of calories when it comes to fat loss, but if you have ever tried to lose weight/fat, you probably have realized that our own bodies do not work exactly like calculators.  The reason for this is that the way our bodies function has a lot to do with hormones.  Yes, calories matter but if our metabolic hormones are not balanced, it will be extremely hard to ac ...[Read More]