If you’re overweight, you’re probably addicted to certain foods. It doesn’t mean you’re gluttonous or weak-willed. It means your biology has learned to crave junk food. Learn how to break free from food addiction.
While treadmills and ellipticals offer many of the same exercise benefits, your goals and physical condition should guide you. Here are several considerations that will help you decide which machine is best for you.
For teens who struggle with their weight, it can be easy for them — and their parents — to fret about the number they see on the bathroom scale. But a new set of guidelines says parents can help their teens by taking the focus off what they weigh and instead encouraging good eating habits.
Anyone who has tried to lose a substantial amount of weight knows that the true challenge often lies in keeping those shed pounds from creeping back on. The good news is that weight regain is not a foregone conclusion.
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Decreasing body fat may improve overall performance for your individual sport, but when achieved incorrectly, weight loss can quickly become a negative influence.
In this video, people guess at the answer to this question: How many calories would you have to cut per day to lose one pound in a week? Watch to find out, and get practical weight-loss suggestions from an expert.
If you’re trying to lose weight, you might sometimes feel as though the bathroom scale is not your friend. But research suggests that the scale can be a powerful ally in your weight-loss effort.
If you start an exercise program your body will add a little weight initially as a natural response to the changes taking place. Don’t worry, it won’t last if you keep exercising. Here’s why.
Contributor Christopher Travers, MS, exercise physiologist You’re ready to get serious with your fitness routine and hire a personal trainer. Good for you. You may find, however, that all personal trainers are not created equal. To avoid wasting time and money, be thorough in your research. You should insist on someone who can really help … Read More
This New Year’s, losing weight will undoubtedly top many Americans’ list of resolutions – and it’s an important one. One reason? Heart disease is the main health threat caused by obesity. Make your efforts to slim down more successful this year by becoming wise to the “secret of calories!” What is this secret? It’s actually … Read More