What Time of Day Do You Burn the Most Calories?

utYour basal metabolic rate , or BMR, will dictate the amount of calories you use when you’re at rest.  This resting metabolic rate (RMR) is how many calories are burned performing basic functions for your body like breathing, and a functioning heart and nervous system.  Any activity beyond the basic RMR burns calories. Weight loss involves a careful balance …

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What are Macronutrients, and What Do They Mean for Your Diet?

If you frequent health forums or fitness blogs, you’ll have read the word “macros” before.  The word is short for macronutrients. That leads to the question, “what are macronutrients?” The macronutrients a person consumes are what the body needs to function properly.  They are the nutrients from protein, fats, and carbohydrates that make up a …