A strong, toned body doesn't just look good. It also helps you feel more confident, no matter what you're wearing. Whether you're looking to build strength quickly or tone up your body for an upcoming vacation, this simple and e... Read more
More and more kids are gravitating toward weight training. In most cases, strength training is safe and encouraged for kids. However, when done incorrectly, whether too intensely or too early in life, it can lead to permanent damage. Fitness trainer... Read more
We hear it all the time—you changed your habits and lost weight steadily, but after awhile, that progress halted. You’ve been stuck at the same weight for days, weeks, or even months. There’s nothing more frustrating than trying you... Read more
If exercisers picked a mascot, what do you think it would be? A jump rope? A punching bag? A man with a giant baseball as a head? If I had to guess, it would be an athletic shoe. A good pair of shoes can be an inspiration and reminder to get moving,... Read more
If you’re reading this, chances are pretty good that you don’t have a metabolism that lets you eat as much as you want without ever gaining an ounce. Maybe (like me) you’re even at the other extreme, where it seems like all you have... Read more
I'm in the process of getting over an eating disorder. Part of that disorder was that I would eat breakfast in the morning, as well as exercise, and then not eat again until night. When I did eat at night, I ended up binging and I would eat a very la... Read more
I just read in one of the sparkpeople articles that working out in the morning before eating any food slows down one's metabolism and reduces the benefit of exercising. If this is correct, what makes for a good breakfast before the morning exercise a... Read more
Ok, so Im 33 going on 34 very soon. My metabolism dropped probably last year and that is when I started gaining weight. I have gained about 20 pounds over the last 2 years roughly. I now excerise 5-6 days a week and am watching my calories its just... Read more
What do you think of this book, published in 2010? She claims that ppl with metabolism B can't burn carbs efficiently and need 3 steps to fix their metabolism. She also says that if u tend to have belly fat, then u have metabolism B.
I'm just cu... Read more
I have been homeless for a year. By my calculations, I've only eaten about 700 calories a day and have burned roughly 600 each day from the walking that I have done. A year ago, I was over 400 pounds and I'm still over 400 lbs. By my calculations I s... Read more
I like to walk both outdoors and on my treadmill. I've been reading about how interval training is a great way to boost metabolism and burn more calories. Basically, you alternate between brisk walking and fast walking/sprinting.... Read more
Calorie cycling is a theory and method that helps to lose, maintain, or gain weight by eating a different amount of calories each day. The theory is that it keeps your metabolism guessing.... 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
Music goes a long way with motivating me to work out. I can't imagine running, teaching Spinning class or even lifting weights without some good tunes to keep my mood and energy levels high. When I teach classes, music takes center stage. I take a lo... Read more
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