Tag: weight



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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Which Diet is Best?

Paleo. Keto. Low FODMAPS. IIFYM (if it fits your macros). There are more diets now than ever before. Each one promising weight loss with little effort. But which one is the best? (The real answer: you’ll have to decide for … 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 #3

Weight Loss Myth #3: EATING AT NIGHT CAUSES WEIGHT GAIN We are sure you’ve heard this one before: “No eating after 7 p.m.”  It’s been touted by diet gurus tons of times as a sure-fire way to help you lose … 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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Dining Out

Dining out is a part of our daily lifestyle.  Americans eat out nearly one out of every four meals and snacks. This can create a challenge for those people that are managing their weight.  Unlike eating at home, the ability … Continue reading

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High Protein Diets and Bone Loss

Osteoporosis is a condition that affects 10 million American women, with millions more at high risk. When bones become less dense and more porous, they weaken and are more susceptible to fracturing or breaking. There are no warning signs that … Continue reading

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Mindful Eating: Are You Aware?

Ask yourself the following – Are you a mindful eater? Do you stop when it’s meal time and put away the phone, shut off the TV, and close out the email? Are you sitting at a table (versus driving in the … Continue reading

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