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
Maybe you ate the wrong thing or, on a gotta-get-healthier kick, you ate too much of the right thing (think fiber). All you know is that the inevitable discomfort has ensued and your pants feel a little tighter than they did this morning. What exactl... Read more
After pregnancy, you're probably eager to get your post-baby body back in shape. But before you jump in to your usual ab workouts, there are some special considerations that new moms need to take into account.
Some postpartum women may notic... 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
Also keep in mind that pounds lost doesn't necessarily = results until it is a sustained and continued pattern. A lot of people drop water weight at first - it takes more than a few days to see real changes. But they will come if you stick to it... Read more
Hello! New to the site. I diet. I lose weight..hit a plateau..give up..gain back + every time! Started dieting 2/1 and so far down 10#. 30 more to go. No loss in one week. Can't hit daily cals. 0 hungry. Ystrday 525, Fri 950. Pls help..need buddies?... Read more
14lbs lost in 2 weeks, doing good but know it gets harder now, cause I've gone thru this before. But I have goal and I'm determine to get there. 260, and now 246. 180 anit to far away. Just need a sweet dessert recipe... Read more
High insulin changes excess blood sugar into fat around the belly,and it hard to lose. It is called viseral fat. Insulin makes & keeps you fat. High blood triglycerides (fats), high sugar, high insulin & high blood pressure, and inflammation all st... 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
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
Foods And Recipes That Help Lose Belly Fat
Here are a few simple recipes, tips and exercises that will help lose that extra belly fat. Follow them on a regular basis.
Lemon Water: Add 2 tablespoons of lemon juice and a teaspoon of honey to... Read more
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