What happened to the excitement of the playground? Has your "adult" view of exercise hindered you from sticking to regular activity? If so, it’s time to rethink your workout motivations.Continue reading...
Whether you blame your commute, your work schedule, or Facebook, the trend of Americans eating alone is a reality for more and more people. But what could eating alone mean for what you eat? There are actually two sides to how eating by yourself can influence not only the quantity but the quality of your meal.Continue reading...
From old-school calipers to space-age vessels, find out which method is the most accurate for measuring body fat.Continue reading...
It’s no surprise that so many of us fail to get enough sleep on a regular basis to meet our needs. But while losing sleep from time to time can certainly sap our energy, make us feel sluggish, and make it more of a challenge to concentrate, not getting enough zzz’s on a regular basis can have more far-reaching health effects.Continue reading...
If you have any plans to be in a social setting, tomorrow, October 31st, will be a long day. Whether it's a costume party, trick-or-treating with kids, or a company lunch, your day will be anything but routine.Continue reading...
When life happens, it can be hard to keep your healthy ways. Whether it's the transition to college, a new job, or a new place, changing your leisure time, commute, or financial situation can do a number on your healthy habits.Continue reading...
What’s the first thing you do when you’re at the store, pondering a new food purchase? If you scan the nutritional label on the back, chances are you’re at a healthier weight than your friends who just indiscriminately throw food in the cart.Continue reading...
One of the cornerstones of Calorie Count’s mission is helping you make realistic changes to your lifestyle that you can maintain for years to come. That means that even when you’re not cooking, you know how to eat.Continue reading...
It may be hard to imagine, but between everything you have to get done in a day, there’s still time to squeeze in 10,000 health-supporting steps. Here are seven ways to get it done.Continue reading...
Supplements made from acai berries, and more recently, green coffee bean extract, are by far two of the top-selling so-called “weight-loss miracle cures.” These products promise speedy and seemingly effortless weight loss, but should you buy into the hype?Continue reading...
If you monitor your weight loss progress, you probably look to your bathroom scale for feedback. Or perhaps you gauge pounds lost by how your clothes feel. While these visible indicators show you’re releasing weight, they don’t reveal the whole story. As any yo-yo dieter knows, these progress markers may come and go. Some other signs of success, however, aren’t so obvious, but once you achieve them they’re with you forever.Continue reading...
Are you guilty of stretching the truth to your trainer (or yourself)? "I Don't Eat that Much" This is probably one of the most common ‘lies’ personal trainers hear from their clients, and it’s the one most likely to prevent any major changes from happening in your body.Continue reading...
Why is it that we always seem to have room for dessert? It goes back to the days of our ancestors. In a nutshell: Caveman-You really needed those Oreos, but Today-You? Not so much.Continue reading...
Our environment is loaded with triggers for eating when we're not really hungry and for continuing to eat past the point of satiety. Learning to recognize these triggers and respond in an effective manner is the key to thriving in our food-abundant environment.Continue reading...
After you've got food logging down to a science, you may want to try something different. Don't abandon your food log entirely, instead try a different approach. Get a new perspective on how you eat by logging food in new ways.Continue reading...
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