The Journal of the American Medical Association and The Lancet suggest that sleep loss may increase hunger and affect the body’s metabolism , which may make it more difficult to maintain or lose weight.
It’s just before 6:00pm and twelve people are milling around the gym energetically awaiting their entry into the 2018 CrossFit Open. A brief pep talk from Marcela gets the group pumped. Six take their positions under the bar to start a series of toe-to-bar.
We were thrilled that the CrossFit Games 2017 were in our own back yard this year. A bunch of us from CrossFit100 had the opportunity to travel West and check out all the action this year. We all found it to be a fun and inspiring experience.
“Over the years, my weight has fluctuated many times as a result of each yo-yo diet. I would focus on the number on the scale, and get easily discouraged if I didn’t see that number go down as fast as I wanted it to, despite my hardest efforts.
As we approach the beginning of July, let’s take a moment to reflect once again on our goals. Did you achieve your goals for June? Did you have any setbacks that you would like to approach differently this time around?
Do you feel like the scale is your enemy? It just might be if you aren’t focusing on your body composition. Traditional mainstream information about diet and exercise has focused on cutting calories and doing endless amounts of cardio in order to lose weight.