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The holidays are over, the leftovers have been demolished, and it’s feeling a lot like “new year, new me” season out there!
Once January rolls around, we tend to see a big increase in the number of people hitting the gyms and working on their goals. Whether you’re dealing with some unwanted holiday weight or have decided to set your sights on finally achieving those lifelong fitness goals in 2022, now is the perfect time to capitalize on that momentum and start getting active.
It’s a frustrating phenomenon that many of us face at one point or another in our fitness journeys: even though we’ve been staying on course and watching our diet and exercise, we still end up at a point where we just can’t seem to make any further progress.
In a perfect world, your weight would solely come down to the calories you eat versus the calories you burn through exercise.
Unfortunately, this isn’t always the full story. Your hormones also play a big part in how your body burns (and keeps) fat, and things like chronic stress can really mess them up.
If you’re wondering whether stress is making you gain weight, the answer could be .. maybe.
Here’s how stress could be part of the reason you’re gaining weight, and what to do to get it under control.
What BCAAs Can Do For Your Fitness
Here atFit Lifestyle Box, we’re no strangers to sports nutrition supplements, and we’re betting you aren’t either.
You might already be slamming pre-workout and chugging protein shakes to give your body all the tools it needs to look and perform at its best. But there’s another sports nutrition supplement that you definitely should be taking if you want to maximize your fitness: BCAAs.
BCAAs are some of the most popular supplements for athletes and weekend warriors looking to improve their performance and hit their workouts harder. Here’s why taking a regular BCAA supplement can give you the edge you need to take your fitness to the next level.