You've probably heard most of the hyperbole on abs flattening—from how often you should train to how many reps you have to do. Here, our experts help separate abs facts from fiction.
MYTH Strength-training exercises like crunches will... Read more
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
A common concern among new mothers is how to get rid of their jelly bellies and regain flatter, more toned stomachs. For some women, re-strengthening their core seems an easy task, but for most it is an uphill battle that takes many months, even... 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
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
I recently had to replace my old bathroom scale. My new one includes measurements of body fat percentage and hydration.
Does anybody know exactly how those numbers are derived? And are they bogus -- or legit enough to take seriously?... Read more
Hii, my name is Shay-Lynn. I'm 16 years old, 5'2 & 236 Ibs. I'm looking for a weight loss buddy that is around my age 14-18 that is around my weight looking to lose around 80-110 Ibs or more.
I'm trying to reach my goal of 128-130 Ibs in about... Read more
Hi. I'm new to the whole forum thing. I don't usually like forums because things can be taken the wrong way, but hey, I'm desperate.
For the past 4 weeks I've been doing exercise every weekday (minus one or two days) and watching what food I eat.
... Read more
I swear a while ago when I was here I used to be able to see a report of my weight loss but bump the date out farther to see where I should be in the future as well. Now it will only let me put the date up to next week? Is there a way to have the gra... Read more
Waternelon is high glycemic, a diabetic should limit themselves to 1 cup and definetily talk to their health educator. It has Vitamins A & C, Magnesium. Cartenoids in watermelon also help to cure high blood sugar levels, there is lots of fiber & when... 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
When to Buy Full-FatWhen you’re at the grocery store and two options are staring you down—one that says “reduced fat” and one that’s unapologetically full-fat—choosing the less fattening option is a no-brainer, ri... Read more
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