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
It's easy to get discouraged when you work so hard to lose weight and your efforts don't pay off on the scale. Seeing the same number week after week can make you want to drown your sorrows in a pint of Haagen-Daz. But wait! Before you pick u... Read more
So, you're hosting Thanksgiving this year. You know you're going to buy a turkey, and you've probably started searching for casserole recipes. But how much of everything should you make to ensure you don't run out of food on the big d... Read more
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
Whether you want to help the environment, cut down on your gasoline expenses, or simply exercise in the great outdoors, cycling is a great way to get fit and have fun at the same time. And it’s one of the fastest growing leisure activities in t... Read more
I'm trying to lose weight though I'm trying to do it without the knowledge of my family because some of them are bigger than I am though they dont diet and I know their reaction would be "you shouldn't diet, you dont need to". Anyone else?... Read more
First weigh in since recommitting to my weight loss. I lost 2.3 lbs this week and a quarter inch off my waist. I've been here before. I get complacent after the first week's success and don't do as well. Not this time! I'm going to stay strong!... Read more
Here's a roundup of the most interesting stories we've seen on the web in the last week or so. Ways to Cut 100 Calories from Your Meals, from Women's Health. I love features like this, where you learn painless and simple ways to save calories and st... Read more
As we seek to make our diet our own, success many times comes after trying a variety of approaches and tools. There are many tools intended to help people balance their energy in, energy out equation. Tachometers and clocks on work out equipment help... Read more
Came across this Ideal Weight Calculator that gives one the idea of what your ideal weight for your gender and height should be.
It is at http://walking.about.com/cs/calories/l/blc alcweight.htm
I am 6'3" according to the Ideal Weight... Read more
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