Frustrated. Disappointed. Hopeless. Skeptical.
Whichever you choose, these emotions are enemies of people trying to lose weight—especially when you feel like you have done everything right. For many trying to shed pounds, the elation from... Read more
1. What is the most common misconception about calories?
I’d say it’s the belief that calories from different foods are worth more or less. It’s true that fats are higher density in calories than protein or carbohydrates. But... Read more
We all like to get more done in less time, right? We shop from our computers to forgo waiting in lines at department stores and microwave our foods to cut down on cooking time. Some of us even take multitasking to new levels by checking our email whi... Read more
Imagine you’re driving on a country road. You’re enjoying the ride and noticing the cars that you pass along the way, excited to get to your destination. Suddenly you see those familiar red and blue lights flashing in your rearview mirror... Read more
Everyone knows that athletes must plan and time their meals and snacks very carefully to reach their performance goals. But what about the rest of us? You try to squeeze in 30-60 minutes of exercise most days of the week. Do you have to be careful ab... Read more
This is my second day to keep track of my calories and to be aware of exactly what I'm eating. I have a little one that is almost 3 months and I am trying to loose the last 10 pounds: ) #firstpost... Read more
Feeling the burn, hula hooping, 10 sets of 10 wall push ups, 10 sets of 10 squats, 6 sets of 10 squats with resistance band, 6 sets of 10 arm curls with resistance band. 1 hour active calories 261, total calories 341. Passed my goal, #teamfit,#teampr... Read more
So I was too low on my calorie goals the other day. I only had 605 out of my 1300 goal. I know it's not good for my metabolism but I have been coming off of Zoloft and Wellbutrin and have no appetite. Any tips on stimulating appetite?... Read more
It will be the best money you spend, because you will EXACTLY know how many calories you burn when exercising. You'll find that most machines OVER-estimate how many calories you're burning, and maybe that's why you're losing slower than you would th... Read more
Just because i have a snow blower does not mean I always have to use it. Especially when dealing with the light and fluffy white stuff, and when time allows, I grab the snow shovel instead and leave the snow blower in the garage. It is good exercise,... Read more
A heart rate monitor (HRM) is capable of estimating calorie burn pretty accurately—but only for aerobic (cardio) exercise, not for strength training. Here's why:A HRM won't give you an accurate idea of how many calories you bu... Read more
UPDATE 7/15/13: All members can now switch between either calorie calculation option at any time. Here is a link that will help you determine which option is right for you and how to tell which setting is currently active for you.UPDATE 7/15/13: Toda... Read more
BMR = Basal metabolic rate. We all have one. Itís different for each person based upon their age, weight, height and sex. I just calculated mine on THIS SITE and it is 1363.25. Thatís how many calories I need to consume each day just to be alive.... Read more
So, I haven't been to the gym all week, I drank a couple of beers last night (not paleo), and I've been spending money on coffee and other items in the cafeteria. All these things need to change.
I won't have time to work out this weekend, I'll... Read more
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