Brown Fat Weight Loss Breakthrough?

We’re usually told that having fat in our bodies isn’t a good thing — but in the case of the elusive brown fat, the opposite is true. A type of fat thought to be found only in rodents and infants, brown fat is a metabolically-active fat cell that actually burns calories and other fat, particularly when your body is cold.

Until recently, researchers weren’t sure if brown fat was found in adults — but studies have confirmed past findings to show that adults do possess this magical form of fat.

Read more about brown fat below to see how this discovery could be the key for weight loss!

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Outdoor Workouts to Promote Weight Loss

April is more than halfway over — so even with the weather fluctuating a little as spring wears on, it won’t be too long before the cool temperatures and late spring snows are far from our minds.

With sunshine and warming temperatures comes the opportunity to enjoy the great outdoors! While we love to Hit It Hard both indoors and out at TITLE Boxing Club, today we’re sharing a few outdoor workouts to help you lose weight.

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Can Stress Cause Weight Gain?

In times of stress, our health sometimes goes out the window. In fact, when you’re particularly stressed out, you might notice an unpleasant side effect cropping up, which in turn makes you feel even more overwhelmed: weight gain.

Why does weight gain often accompany stress? It’s not just some cruel joke that the universe is playing on you: it’s a biological response to stress. We explore the details below.

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Maintaining a Healthy Weight After Cancer Treatment

Surviving cancer is a remarkable accomplishment. The recovery process can be long and daunting depending on the duration and intensity of your cancer treatment. But even after the last treatment is over, the journey to stay healthy doesn’t end.

Part of cancer recovery involves maintaining a healthy lifestyle — that way, you can enjoy your years to come. This includes maintaining a healthy weight.

Here are some simple tips for managing your health as a cancer survivor.

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FDA Proposing New Food Labels – How Will They Help Your Weight Loss?

For the first time since 1990, when the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) began requiring nutrition labels on prepared and packaged foods, the FDA is considering an overhaul to the food labels we all know. Why the change after decades? They’re hoping the new food labels will help people make more informed decisions about the foods they eat.

People have grown increasingly reliant on nutrition labels, with 57% of adults 68+ and 42% of working-age adults (29 – 68) referencing food labels most or all the time as they grocery shop. Are you among the shoppers who uses nutrition labels to make smart decisions? Here’s how the new food labels will improve your shopping process — and aid in weight loss.

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The Basics on Nutrition & 5 Easy Ways to Eat More Nutritiously

St. Patrick’s Day isn’t the only thing to celebrate this March. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has also christened the third month of the year as National Nutrition Month®.

What does this mean for you? It’s the perfect time to educate yourself on proper nutrition and make any necessary dietary adjustments.

Here are some TITLE tips for eating more nutritiously!

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Lose Weight With Basketball Workouts

With March Madness in the air, you’ve probably been watching a lot of basketball lately. Cheering on your favorite team might get your heart racing, but it’s not necessarily the best thing for your health, particularly because couch-lounging and high-fat foods and drinks usually accompany a viewing of the big game.

This March, TITLE Boxing Club encourages you to take advantage of your passion for the sport by trying some basketball workouts. If you’re not the type who loves the gym, but you do love team sports, fast-paced basketball workouts are a great way to shed body fat. Here’s how a full-court game can help you lose weight.

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How to Recover From Your Diet Cheats

With two months of 2014 behind us, it’s time to do a self-assessment and determine how you’re doing on your diet. Even though major times of temptation, like the holiday season, have passed, the lingering winter might be making you crave comfort foods — many of which are probably diet cheats that you should avoid.

We’ve already provided some healthy substitutions for diet cheats that should help satisfy your cravings, but what if you’ve already committed your dietary infidelity? Don’t worry — we also have some TITLE tips for recovering from your temporary lapse. Here’s how you can get back on track after diet cheats.

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Still Feel Hungry After Eating? Here’s Why.

Many people feel hungry after eating a meal. While it’s true that eating a few smaller meals throughout the day is a good strategy for a healthy lifestyle, it’s generally not a good thing to get hungry after eating dinner, especially if it was a full meal.

Why is your body telling you to eat more even after you’ve nourished it? There are many factors that could make you hungry after eating. See if any of these dietary decisions is behind your post-meal hunger pangs.

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Heart Health & Weight Loss Go Hand-in-Hand

As February has worn on, how are your weight loss goals going? Sometimes, it’s easy for us to stay on track when it comes to weight loss, especially after the New Year’s motivation starts waning and the Superbowl and Valentine’s Day wreak havoc on our diets.

If you’ve lost your drive to lose weight, perhaps this will motivate you: did you know that even moderate weight loss can dramatically improve your heart health?

As the leading preventable cause of death worldwide, heart disease claims far too many victims each year. Focusing on your heart health now can help reduce your risk of heart disease — and the first step in doing so is to achieve optimum health with weight loss.

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