Exercise doesn't have to be fast, intense movement that makes you sweat profusely. The longer and faster you exercise doesn't always mean better results.Continue reading...
When it comes to belly fat, it’s not about what meets the eye, but what lies beneath that is cause for concern. A visible protruding belly, also known as a pooch, gut, or spare tire, is unsightly, but when researchers mention increased risk for chronic diseases, the fat they are referring to is visceral fat.Continue reading...
It’s a familiar story: You pledge to honor a daily elliptical routine and count every last calorie. But soon, you’re eating cupcakes at the office and grabbing happy hour mojitos, thinking, Oops, diet over.Continue reading...
Dieting isn’t easy, so use these motivational techniques to keep up your healthy eating habits.Continue reading...
What would your life be like without music? A ride in the car, a dinner at a restaurant, or a workout at the gym may seem a bit drab without a soundtrack. But there’s more to music than preference.Continue reading...
I’m sure many of you are still planning outdoor festivities of some sort, and that usually involves food. Whether you’re having a backyard barbecue, a tailgate party, or a picnic in the park, it’s smart to keep a few food-safety tips in mind so that no one ends the weekend on an unhappy note.Continue reading...
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) just released findings for sugary drink consumption and their results are not good.Continue reading...
For the past month, I’ve been battling some not-so-fun gastrointestinal issues. I’ll spare you the gory details, but basically, I’ve spent a lot of time freaked out, uncomfortable, and in the bathroom. Let me tell ya, it’s been a rockin’ good time.Continue reading...
Between jobs, kids, husbands, as well as a social and spiritual life, maintaining a gym regimen may seem impossible. But you can’t just say no to working out all together, so exercising at home may be your best alternative.Continue reading...
As people who have struggled with food or weight, we vow to raise children who are healthy and free of these challenges. In addition to setting a great example and providing a balanced diet and plenty of opportunities for enjoyable activity, we need to carefully choose the messages we send about eating.Continue reading...
Stress can make you do things you wouldn’t otherwise do. Your reaction to stress, be it overeating or eating junk food, is partly due to hormones.Continue reading...
Long to lose weight this week? Here, nutrition experts divulge their tricks.
You don’t have to rely on a stationary bike or elliptical machine to get a total body workout. If you’ve hit a rut, refresh your exercise routine and rev up your metabolism with sports you may not have tried.Continue reading...
Americans reportedly consume 60.4 pounds of chicken on average each year. However, it’s not 100% protein, in fact there’s more water in chicken than anything else.Continue reading...
Slip into your swimsuit and treat your body to one of the best all-over toners. Not only will swimming keep you cool during those dog days, but it also torches major calories (more than 600 an hour).Continue reading...
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