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
So I believe I'm tired of being the fat kid. I saw a picture of my daughter and I working in the yard and it devastated me. I want to be someone my little girl is proud of and I want to feel good! Any motivation will help!... Read more
At 54 and losing both my parents to congestive heart failure I thought I was doomed to follow in their footsteps , it wasn't until I hired a health coach and read the book eat to live by Dr. Joel Furman that I have a new lease on life .... Read more
Hi im new t this and im trying to find ways to stay positive and focused.im supposed to go for bariatric surgery but I cant seem to loose the weight needed to do the surgery so ive been kinda down about it.Any advise??... Read more
Hi! I'm looking for someone in my boat. I'm only 4 ft 10 in and have 20 pounds to lose. I've fought this 20 pound battle for 20 years! I've lost a few times and kept it off for a few years only to regain it eventually. I really want to take this off... Read more
come join us in setting small monthly goals to help reach our larger goal.
Post your start weight for 10/1 and a goal weight to try and reach by 10/31. Post as often as you would like to let us know how you are doing in your journey. We are here t... 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
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
Want toned abs and a flatter stomach? If all the DVDs, workout gizmos and "belly-fat-burning" pills, books, and diets out there are any indication, we're obsessed with slimming down our midsections, and for good reason. A flat stomach n... Read more
There are a number of reason why you are carrying excess fat in your belly area. Of course, the most obvious is because you just have had a baby! Other reasons are excess fat you may have had before you had your little one, toxins, and weak muscles.... Read more
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