You know that you want to lose weight. But how do you pick a goal weight that’s right for you? Do you find a celebrity, or even a friend, whose body you like and try to reach the same weight as him? Do you aim for a previous weight of your own,... Read more
When it comes to dieting, there are more myths and old wives' tales than there are verifiable facts. Here we collect all our best resources for debunking top diet myths so you can stop falling for fads and learn how to use a healthy eating plan t... Read more
Eventually, most people who walk for fitness will reach the point when walking alone no longer challenges them or helps them see results. If that sounds like you, then Nordic walking may be just what you need. First used as a summer training method b... Read more
Body weight alone is not a clear indicator of health or fitness because it does not distinguish how many pounds are fat and how many are muscle. But body composition helps describe the amount (and distribution) of fat and lean muscle tissue in the bo... Read more
Playing, friends, and homework are among the top things a kid thinks about during a day. But increasingly, one's body shape, size and appearance are competing thoughts. According to Kathy Kater, author of the book Real Kids Come in All Sizes (200... Read more
Just because you're trying to lose weight, you don't have deprive yourself of what you love. I have lost 65+ lbs and never gave up my favorite food. The problem with deprivation is that it makes you desire the thing you're trying to avoid.... Read more
Don't be so focused on your weight. I know that may sound easy to say but once you start working out you will start to gain weight due to muscle that you're putting on. Focus more on getting the adequate amount of nutrition (eating 5-6 times a day).... Read more
Four days ago I joined SP. At that time, I replaced the computer chair with a stability ball (Swedish ball). Now, as I spend time on the computer, I do exercises on the ball. It's fun and doesn't feel like a workout, although I already see improve... Read more
Let's face it: Losing weight can be hard work. It requires patience, dedication, and the drive to make permanent healthy changes in your life. It's not always fun to head to the gym instead of watching your favorite show on T.V., or turning d... Read more
Now that the sun is out and spring is in full swing, you might finally be taking to the roads on your long-lost bike that was so neglected over the cold winter months.Biking is a great way to enjoy the outdoors while getting in some heart-p... Read more
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