What are you waiting for?

What are you waiting for? Are you waiting to find a boyfriend till you lose 20 pounds? Are you waiting to start your business till your kids leave to college? You don’t have to wait for anything, just start it. Yes starting is the hardest part but once you start, you pick up momentum and get more confidence and you’ll reach your goal if you continue.

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Why Women Should Lift Weights

I am pretty sure that you’ve heard that someone’s grandma or your neighbor fell and broke their hip or arm. When you wake up in the morning, all of your joints are stiff and your back hurts. If you are like me, you notice your metabolism is slowing down or almost nonexistent

Today I want to talk about why we need strength training now more than ever.

1, For your Bones

As we get older, your bones start to lose density and bone mass and becoming weak. Bone loss increases after menopause when estrogen levels drop sharply.

As a result, you may break your bones from a fall or even from sneezing. Studies suggest 1 in 2 women age 50 and older will break a bone due to osteoporosis, which is a bone disease that makes your bones weak and brittle. That is insane!

Like muscles, bones are living tissue that responds to exercise by becoming stronger. Weight-bearing exercise is the best for your bones because it forces you to work against gravity. Examples include walking,...

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Why do you overeat at night?

Reasons why you overeat at night. ( It’s not your fault, don’t hate yourself eating the whole bag of potato chips!)

I hear so often that “I can’t stop eating a bag of potato chips, cookies, ice cream or whatever they are at night…..” I used to wonder why I wanted to eat a big bowl of Cheerios right around 10 PM. I ate clean all day, and I was feeling so good that I was doing what I planned to do. Then at night sometimes after dinner, I started to feel the urge that I needed to go to the kitchen and find something sweet, fatty and yummy. Of course, I was not hungry. Maybe little hunger whispering but nothing major. So over the years, I finally figured out why we get this urge want to eat at night and how to stop overeat at night.

Researchers show that willpower is not infinite. It wears out some point of the day. Your willpower is like a battery, it is full in the morning, and it slowly depletes by the end of the day. When you have to make...

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How to avoid getting HANGRY

Hey, this is Tori with Kick-Ass Life with tori.com, and I help busy kick -ass moms who want to lose weight, get healthy and look good naked.
Have you been hangry lately? You were too hungry and got irritated and angry. I used to. Like when we went road trip, I got so hungry and started yelling my ex ” I need to eat now. Just stop whatever you see next one.” I was seriously angry at him for no reason.
Back then I was eating a lot of low-fat, high carb processed foods like a rice cake, pasta, and bread with fat-free butter-like spread. I was a sugar burner. What sugar burner basically is, when you eat food, your body digest carbs and turn into glucose and eventually it either goes into cells or Now I eat pretty high fat, Low carb; I became a fat burner meaning, my body knows to burn stored fat for the source of energy when no foods are coming in. Now I can easily go 12 hours without eating between dinner and breakfast. That was unthinkable back then. So...

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What to eat for keto- intermittent fasting

Hi Guys

I just made a short video for you guys. What to eat for keto-intermittent fasting.

Mashed Cauliflower Potatoes Recipe
Prep 5 mins

Cook 15 mins

Total 20 mins  Yield 6-8

1-2 heads of fresh cauliflower, roughly chopped into uniform, large pieces (or 1-2 bags of frozen)
4 TBSP butter
2 TBSP cream cheese or sour cream (optional)
2 TBSP or more parmesan, grated (optional)
Salt, pepper, garlic powder, and other spices to taste

Bring a couple quarts of water to a boil in a large pot or pan.
Add cauliflower and cook until tender. (I suppose you could also use a microwave, but I've never tried since we don't have one and don't use them!)
Drain well. Transfer cooked cauliflower to a large bowl and add butter and optional sour cream (or cream cheese) and parmesan.
Use an immersion blender or hand mixer to blend until smooth and creamy. This is the most important step ... chunks of cauliflower are a...

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Keto Shopping at Trader Joe's

Hi Guys! 

Today I want to show you what you can get from Trader Joe's while you are on a Ketogenic Diet.Trader Joe's is one of my go-to grocery shops here in California. I know many of you are not familiar with this store but I am sure you can find valuable info in this video. I also talked about which vegetables and fruits you should definitely buy organic and which ones you don't have to.  


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Truth about artificial sugar. Why we shouldn't drink diet soda

I see many people using pink, blue and yellow artificial sweetener packets in their coffee and tea and also they are in diet soda, medicines and many things that you don’t even think about. Diet coke is used Aspartame which is equal and Diet Pepsi uses sucralose which is Splenda, actually Pepsi was using Aspartame till 2015 but they switched to Splenda which is one of the most researched ingredients in the world, with scientific studies consistently confirming its safety is used in Diet Coke and Pepsi and other no-calorie drinks.
Today I want to talk about Aspartame which is Equal, Sucralose -Splenda, Saccharin- Sweet ‘N Low.

Aspartame which is blue one – (Equal, NutraSweet, NatraTaste Blue)
Aspartame may impair memory performance and increase oxidative stress in the brain. A recent study shows that consuming aspartame during pregnancy or while breastfeeding can predispose babies to metabolic syndrome disorders, and obesity, later in life. Common side effects of...

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Keto for beginner- Keto 101

Keto Diet 101

Have you been struggling to lose weight?

  • No energy and tired all the time
  • Your back and joints hurt
  • Diabetes
  • Out of breaths
  • Brain fog
  • Hungry all the time
  • Sugar or high carb food craving
  • Not happy with how you look

You've tried every diet, but nothing worked.  Well, I have good news for you. Have you tried Ketogenic diet? By now you all know that "Eat less, exercise more" doesn't work right?  So get this; Ketogenic diet will change the way you feel and live your life for good! Ketogenic ( Keto) diet is not a fad diet. It is a science-based and proven to work for many of you. And it's a way of living, a lifestyle. I struggled to lose weight all my life. I was yo-yo dieting. Starve myself and binge to death. But when I started living a keto lifestyle, everything changed.    

Being overweight or obese is very often a symptom of other issues. Insulin resistance,  leptin resistance, an unsolved emotional issue so it leads to emotional eating, or...

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White bread or wheat bread or no bread

Hey Everyone
This is Tori with kickasslifewithTori.com where we talk about healthy lifestyle, weight loss, beauty, and mindset.
Let me ask you a question. Do you guys think that wheat bread is better than white bread? People ask me all the time, and we are going to find out the answer today.
When you compare ingredients, it is almost the same, except whole wheat bread flour includes bran, germ, and endosperm where white flour contains only endosperm. Wheat bran provides fiber, and wheat germ contains fiber, minerals, and vitamins. Endosperm is basically starch. One thing you need to know is that white bread contains the same amount of vitamins and minerals with wheat bread, but they are from enriched wheat flour, meaning they are synthetic. Studies show synthetic vitamins and minerals are not as bioavailable meaning your body doesn't absolve them too well.
So real whole wheat bread is made from whole wheat flour. White bread is made from enriched wheat flour which they strip all the...

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