Would your friends lie to you? They just might be...
This time of year is all about starting fresh—new goals, solid plans, better habits. You probably have a new exercise routine to help you reach your weight loss and fitness goals.... 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
Almost one out of nine women is expected to develop breast cancer, the second leading cause of cancer-related death in women.
So far, researchers haven't found any fool-proof way to prevent breast cancer except voluntary mastectomy (surgical... Read more
Some women mourn it as the end of youth and fertility. Others welcome it as a time of freedom and new opportunities. Either way, menopause is a universal rite of passage for women, marking significant physical and emotional changes which can require... 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
I'm waiting for gallbladder surgery July 21st and have been instructed by the surgeon to eat as low fat as possible until that time. I've been doing really well I think (around 16 gr of fat per day). Just wondering if anyone has any tips I may not... Read more
does a huge fiber diet help burn belly fat? I have a good daily diet and have already lost over 30lbs since February but I'm having trouble with my belly fat. I'm doing the best ab exercises I can but have a lot of spinal problems. Thanks for any hel... Read more
Fat has 9 calories per gram, carbs and protein have 4 calories per gram. But not all fat, carbs, and protein are created equal. There are healthier and less healthy choices within each macronutrient. Ex. unsaturated vs saturated fat... Read more
At first this might sound demeaning/degrading (and it might be), but it worked for me. I felt like I had such a far way to come weight-loss wise that I needed to look at pictures of people who had more to lose than me. So I google imaged various phra... Read more
Name: AmandaUsername: POOKASLUAGHAmount of weight lost: 105 lbsHometown: San Antonio, TXOccupation: Stay at home momAge: 34 Amanda gained weight while dealing with years of medications and illness. Although she would eat healthy portion sizes an... Read more
Editor's Note: Cathy Cram, M.S., is the resident maternal fitness expert on our sister site, BabyFit.com. She writes a monthly series on menopause health and fitness.
By Cathy Cram, M.S.
One of the first changes many postmenopausal women not... Read more
I couldn’t figure out why everyone was liking my status update, then I realized over half of it was missing. This is NOT something likeable in any way.
Yesterday I wore a new dress with tights and boots. When I bought/created the outfit, I thoug... Read more
As a Paramedic, I deal on a regular basis with the effects of obesity in society. I'm sure you are aware of what I am talking about - Heart conditions, Diabetes, Hypertension, and all of those other conditions that have a higher risk of occurring if... Read more
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