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We've already debunked some outdated diet rules, but what about fitness?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
Hi I am 27 years old and I weigh 199.6 I have lost 5 pounds since 1/1/15 which is ok but I am eating 1,350 calories a day and exercising 5 times a week 35 mins a time , do you think this will work for my height age and weight PLEASE help... Read more
I'm Marah. I'm 22 years old and an avid reader. I watch a lot of TV, a lot of movies and play video games. I'm a pre-nursing student and need some support. I have about 160 lbs. to lose and would love to have some extra support.... Read more
I was here a few years ago. Decided it was time to come back and see if I can utilize the tools and support here better than I did the last time!
Looking forward to getting to know some of you folks and learning how to take better care of myself.
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My calorie intake consistently shows well below the recommended numbers - however, my fat, protein and carbs show at the low to middle part of the recommendations. How can this be? Also, if I'm keeping the fat, protein and carbs in check - does the... Read more
I purchased a reasonable priced pro form exercise bike last week, I plan on starting tonight building up from 10-15 minutes at a time if I can even do that depending on the tension setting.
Does anyone here use this as their main exercise? And... 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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