BODYSPEC BLOG

17 OCT 2017 | WHY FAT LOSS BECOMES HARDER WITH AGE - ESPECIALLY FOR WOMEN

Fat Loss Factors Post 4: Hormones and Menopause

Women, listen up! Some affirmation for you that losing belly fat sure does get harder as you get older - but also some hopeful news on what to do about it.

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Tagged: body fat, fat loss factors


13 AUG 2017 | HOW CHRONIC STRESS AFFECTS OUR ABILITY TO LOSE FAT AND GAIN MUSCLE.

Fat Loss Factors Post 2: Stress

Feeling stuck with your workouts and not seeing the results you feel you should? Maybe your stress level is playing a role. Chronic stress is linked with abdominal fat gain and limits your ability to build muscle effectively.

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Tagged: body fat, fat loss factors


02 NOV 2016 | CLIENT SUCCESS STORY

Lose Fat AND Gain Muscle - Is It Possible?

A client shares their results of three DXA scans, and how changing his nutrition and exercise made a huge difference.

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Tagged: body fat, nutrition


08 MAY 2015 | FIVE DIFFERENT BODY FAT TESTS IN ONE MORNING!

The Big Fat Experiment

How will your DXA scan results compare to other methods of body fat testing? To find out, we sent Elaine out into the field to have her body fat tested with 5 different methods – all within a two-hour period. Sounds like fun, no?

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Tagged: body fat, fitness, fun with dxa


10 OCT 2014 | NOT AS GROSS AS IT SOUNDS!

Brown Fat? Give Me Some More of That!

Brown fat may sound disgusting, but it's actually a beneficial type of fat that burns calories. Learn more about how to turn your typical white fat brown - or at least, beige.

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Tagged: body fat


14 AUG 2014 | KNOW YOUR OPTIONS (AND WHY DXA IS THE BEST)

Comparing Body Fat Testing Methods

Curious about different ways to test your body fat? Understand your options, as well as pros and cons of each!

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Tagged: body fat


05 FEB 2014 | HOW IS YOUR FAT DISTRIBUTED? WHY DOES IT MATTER?

Apples, Pears, and You: The Skinny on Fat Location

Knowing where your fat is stored can provide important insights about your cardiovascular health. Fat in the belly is potentially much more dangerous than fat in the hips or thighs!

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Tagged: body fat, fitness

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