Tag: exercise



New Year, New You?

We here at U Rock Girl believe that the start of a new year carries with it such symbolism. Most people look at is as a time to create a new you, but we disagree with that. There’s nothing wrong with you. … Continue reading

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Weight Loss Supplements

In this world of rampant obesity, where it seems like every woman you talk to just wants to lose weight, most of these people are looking for a magic pill for a “quick fix.” And so we turn to the … Continue reading

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20 Ways to Burn 200 Calories… without Going to the Gym

*The information provided is based off an average 150 pound female. Specific calories burned will vary based on individual metabolic rates. It’s the holiday season and you’re too busy to get to the gym. Don’t worry, there are plenty of … Continue reading

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The Good and The Bad of Alcohol

To drink or not to drink? – that is the question. With holiday parties in full swing, many find it extra festive to enjoy some eggnog, champagne, or fun “holiday” drink. While alcohol consumed in moderation can have some health … Continue reading

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Surviving the Holidays 101

It’s December, and you know what that means. Aah, the holidays. Or do you find yourself in a holi-daze? Between the shopping and gift wrapping, baking and decorating, and endless holiday parties, you may find yourself a little more of … Continue reading

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Are Your Genes Making You Fat?

MYTH: MY GENES ARE MAKING ME FAT How many times have you heard it or said it yourself, “I can’t lose weight because it’s genetic”, or, “I have a slow metabolism”? While it’s true that some people are genetically predisposed … Continue reading

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Take Your Workout Indoors

Now that the beautiful summer weather is gone, don’t let that derail your workouts. If the late sunrise, earlier sunset, and colder temperatures throw a wrench into your outdoor exercise routine, then it’s time to take your workout indoors. Gym … Continue reading

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Weight Loss Myth #2

EXERCISE IN THE “FAT-BURNING” ZONE When you exercise, your body burns both carbohydrate and fat as fuel. The amount of each fuel burned depends on the intensity of your exercise. If you ever have looked at some of the posters … Continue reading

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Weight Loss Myth#1

Starting today, we will be posting articles bi-monthly that expose some very common weight loss myths. As you know, there are plenty of them out there, so it will take us 2-3 months to bust as many of them as … Continue reading

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Blast Away Fat

You work out at least three days a week and watch what you eat, but the scale doesn’t budge and your clothes aren’t getting any looser. What’s wrong with this picture? Your body is stuck in neutral and as a … Continue reading

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