Some people can measure their weight loss by the way they feel and look: firmer thighs, a smaller waist, jiggle-free arms. But then there are the number-crazy ones who desperately need some kind (any kind!) of concrete proof that all their hard work... Read more
Ever notice how some people can have big bellies but lean legs, or how women tend to store most of their fat in their thighs, hips, and butt? These are examples of fat distribution, which refers to where your body typically stores the fat, no matter... Read more
No, this is not an article on that ever-popular question about whether sex counts as aerobic exercise. (It doesn't. Get over it.)
This article is about gender differences in exercise and weight loss. This is your chance to get the facts you... Read more
Just got a professional massage yesterday. First one ever. Swedish. Unbelievable relaxation. Took me out of my daily chaos and melted me right into the table. Sound faded into a shadowy haze. Muscles reawakened. Ability to speak--gone.
In... Read more
If you’re a man who’s trying to lose weight and get fit, you’ve probably noticed that most of the books, magazines, and programs on these subjects aren’t really aimed at you. Most are for women. And the others seem to have bod... Read more
Does anyone use one of these.... I'm not saying diet pills specifically, I know they're not good for you (although I am guilty of using Zantrax when I was younger).
What about green tea, other special teas, supplements, herbs, grapefruit or other... Read more
"Where Does Your Fat Go When You Lose Weight?" Scientific article explaining the biochemistry behind new research published in the British Medical Journal http://www.iflscience.com/health-and-medic ine/where-does-your-fat-go-when-you-lo se-weig... Read more
Cinammon not only tastes great..but it has MANY healthy benefits. Eating 1/2 tsp-2 tsp a day on your food has been proven to lower your cholesterol and aid in the regulation of blood sugar. It also inhibits bacterial growth on food. Eating cinnamon e... Read more
1. Cut just 100 calories a day.That's all you need to ditch to beat belly bulge, says Mehmet Oz, MD, author of YOU on a Diet: The Owner's Manual for Waist Management. Dropping this amount from your daily intake -- we're talking one cooki... Read more
SparkPeople member BUTTERFLIY recently asked a very common fitness question: "I have a lot of weight under my belly button! How and what can I do to work the lower part of my belly?"This is a very common complaint for women. We naturally hold a littl... Read more
FOODS THAT BURN BELLY FAT:
ALMONDS & OTHER NUTS
Nuts slim you down by keeping you full. A Purdue University study showed that nuts kept you full longer that rice cakes (and they sure taste better!!). an ounce of raw or dry roasted almo... Read more
Vitamin D Helps Burn Belly Fat!
Research shows you can help your body burn abdominal fat and lose weight naturally by regulating your vitamin D intake. It promotes fat metabolism by revving the liverís breakdown of fat, drains fat cells, dec... Read more
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