Wouldn’t it be great to be inside the mind of a health and fitness expert, even just for a little while? You could learn the tricks of the trade, straight from the experiences in their own lives. Do what they do, make the healthy choices they m... Read more
We've already debunked some outdated diet rules, but what about fitness? Just as there is plenty of questionable diet and weight-loss advice going around, some exercise "rules" that people live by are downright misleading, misguided or... Read more
Almost every time we turn on the television or glance at a magazine cover in the supermarket checkout line, we are bombarded with the new weight-loss rules and diet plans. We're constantly given suggestions to drink a special shake, cut out carbs... Read more
It’s Sunday night and, like millions of workers and students across the land, you’re once again rummaging through a cluttered refrigerator looking for something appetizing to pack for tomorrow’s lunch. Or worse, it’s Mond... Read more
Have you noticed that every magazine you pick up lately has advertisements for the many ways we can look younger than our chronological years? There are ads for injections and creams to remove our wrinkles, surgery to zap away our fat, and hair... Read more
I'd suggest focusing on your body fat percentage instead of a weight number. If you gain muscle mass, you may end up dropping a size or two because muscle is more dense (1 lb muscle takes up less space than 1 lb fat).... Read more
Pulled my old treadmill out of my sewing room and into the living room,planning on 30 minutes daily to start as I have been so sedentary since I pulled my hamstrings a year ago.
Now I just have to fight the kids for it ;-)... Read more
Hey everyone I am 18 year old female who is engaged. I want to look better for myself and my fiance and future family as well. I only do home exercises. I need a way to burn 1000 calories. I need to build muscle in my arms and legs. Any idea? Thanks... Read more
I have no problem getting all my carbs and fat, but I'm always under on my calories and proteins. Any suggestions? BTW...I'm not a big fan of beans which I know is a good source of protein! Thanks!... Read more
CAT82174 - It looks like you are using the old method calculation where it uses your calories burned goal as a factor instead of what you actually track for fitness each day. Your weight goal is still going to be factored in, but... Read more
Every day pick one thing to declutter, be it a drawer, a counter or your desk. Get a paper shedder and shred old bills or papers you no longer need, toss out anything you have not used in a year and give away any old clothes you no longer wear (like... Read more
When I'm drying the dishes, I dry things one at a time then carry them one at a time to the other end of the kitchen and put them away in the cupboard one at a time. In the bad old fat days I'd dry them all, stack them up, then make one trip to the c... Read more
For anyone who follows or wants to learn the SB way of eating. Lets be healthy together. SB is recommended by many doctors and dieticians; its good for blood sugar and reducing dietary fat.... Read more
One big food and cooking trend that we’re keeping an eye on is the continued resurgence of old-fashioned recipes and methods. You may see this trend showing up in food magazines, which are emphasizing cooking techniques your grandmother would r... Read more
In the middle of winter, when the mercury's dropping and the snow is piling up outside, is there anything more comforting than a bowl of oatmeal? Judging from your answers last week, most of you agree with me. Plain old oatmeal becomes a tedious brea... Read more
I have such a hard time losing weight and keeping it off. In the past, I have spent so much money accommodating my "yo-yo" dieting. I would love to get rid of my fat pants forever as a commitment to keeping it off.... Read more
Once I finally lose weight & reach my goals I believe that I may keep one or two items of clothes, for those times I feel unmotivated & depressed as proof to myself that I can accomplish any goals I set. Maybe, as inspiration to reach higher goals.... Read more
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