26 05, 2016

HOW STRESS AFFECTS YOUR BODY

By | 2017-03-02T05:12:56-08:00 May 26th, 2016|Education|

You’ve probably experienced a sleepless night when you have a lot weighing on your mind, or possibly were even more fatigued than usual after a particularly difficult work week. These are just some of the physiological effects that stress can have on your body. Here, we’ll show you a few ways mental pressure can affect …

19 01, 2016

2016 FOOD AND FITNESS TREND PREDICTIONS

By | 2017-01-03T20:50:56-08:00 January 19th, 2016|Education|

Wondering what’s hot in the world of food, fitness, and fat loss in 2016? Well, we already know our LEVL device was a hit weight loss trend at CES in Las Vegas, according to USA Today, Time and Fox Business. But if you want to know what new classes and workouts to expect …

30 12, 2015

HOW TO STICK TO YOUR RESOLUTIONS

By | 2017-01-03T20:51:16-08:00 December 30th, 2015|Education|

Resolving that 2016 will be different? Nearly a quarter of us will abandon our New Year’s resolutions within the first week of January, according to research mention in a Washington Post article last year. The article also says that 40 to 50 percent of us make New Year’s resolutions, but unfortunately, there isn’t a …

28 11, 2015

HOW TO MAKE HEALTHY CHOICES AT HOLIDAY PARTIES

By | 2017-01-04T06:44:29-08:00 November 28th, 2015|Education, Recipes|

If your calendar is jam-packed with holiday parties, get-togethers with friends, and family gatherings, you know you’re going to be faced with food and drink temptations. We talked to LEVL resident weight loss expert, Liz Josefsberg for her experts tips on navigating the holiday parties and staying on track with your healthy eating and exercise …

12 11, 2015

HOW TO STAY HEALTHY WHILE TRAVELING

By | 2017-01-03T20:52:22-08:00 November 12th, 2015|Education|

‘Tis almost the season for holiday travel. Whether you are driving for a few hours to visit relatives or going on a vacation, you know you’re going to be faced with food temptations at every turn. Let’s face it, when we’re overtired and stressed from travel, a warm, gooey, carb-laden something-or-other always seems like it …

5 11, 2015

HOW YOUR SLEEP CHANGES AS THE DAYS GET SHORTER

By | 2017-01-04T06:43:48-08:00 November 5th, 2015|Education|

If it’s dark when you’re off to work in the morning and when you return home at night (and you’re not getting out during the day), you may already be feeling the effects that the lack of sunshine is having on your energy, mood, appetite, and sleep patterns. Now that we’ve changed the clocks back, …

28 10, 2015

TIPS FOR A HEALTHY HALLOWEEN

By | 2017-10-02T12:33:51-07:00 October 28th, 2015|Education|

LEVL weight loss expert Liz Josefsberg shares her Halloween survival tips.

5 Weight Loss Tips for Surviving Halloween by Liz

I am a mother of 2 boys who are in the thick of Halloween. I lost 65 pounds and work really hard at keeping the weight off. I find Halloween can be a “tricky” one for staying the course …

14 10, 2015

A GUY’S GUIDE TO HEALTHY EATING

By | 2017-12-14T09:10:36-08:00 October 14th, 2015|Education|

Men and women approach their bodies, healthy eating and weight loss differently.  Women tend to be more emotional about their weight loss journey and men are looking for a quick, simple way to get the results they want.

Often  a man’s approach is a discreet decision and something men feel like they need to deal with …

7 10, 2015

THE IMPORTANCE OF MEASURING BODY FAT

By | 2017-01-03T20:59:55-08:00 October 7th, 2015|Education|

We all know that excessive weight causes obesity. However, it is not just weight itself but the type of weight that makes obesity a concern. Body weight can be sub-divided into three categories:  bone, lean body mass (think water and muscle) and fat mass. In most people, bone and lean body mass are fairly stable. Interestingly, about 18% …

30 09, 2015

WHY HYDRATION IS IMPORTANT + TASTY LOW-CAL WAYS TO FLAVOR YOUR H2O

By | 2017-11-10T14:06:24-08:00 September 30th, 2015|Education|

Anyone who’s ever tried to lose weight knows they need to keep their water bottle close by. One of the easiest ways to shed pounds is to cut out unnecessary calories, especially those from beverages that rack up calories from sugar. While the amount of water you should drink daily varies across different research, we do know that H2O is crucial for optimal bodily function—and a favorite beverage of health-conscious individuals. (Star