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
really struggling with the pressure to lose weight from my family. I want to lose about 40-50 pounds and I just don't know how to keep a positive attitude with all this pressure! Anyone else experience this? What do you do?... Read more
I have been doing really good. I have lost six pounds in three weeks. But now next week I having hernia surgery. This scares me because I will not be able to work out for a while. My food will have to be right in mark for a few weeks.... Read more
I was told to ask my question here since myfitnesspal.com refused to answer my question since I'm still a minor, although I'm going to be 18 in 3 weeks.
I'm 17 year old girl. 5"3 and 108Ibs. 20% body fat.
I was planning to use Jillian Micha... 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
This ended up on my FB feed, thought I would share the good news! Got in just over 8 today, making May my best month this year (though not at the same mileage as last year.). Hope... Read more
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