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
HI i am a BIG FAT LOSER OLDER WOMAN, I had my weight loss surgery 2 years ago and just lost 100 lbs in 2 years FAILURE i am in need of desperate help, please THIS IS NOT A SYMPATHY PLEA.... 2... Read more
Hi! I've been spending the last week in New Orleans and feeling GREAT and on track... but a lot of time in the French Quarter got me thinking: are we better off cooking with low-calorie replacements or just do what the French do and eat less of the... Read more
Good morning! I am trying to increase weight loss and increase energy. Started Planet Fitness this week. Going early in the mornings! My sons are assisting in keeping me motivated. See if I go one of them get to go for free. Looking at this as a... Read more
I'm fed up! I am a Christian who has been making my looks too important in my life. Even being over weight is an obsession for me. I want to begin new healthy habits and get this weight off so that it will be a life style and a non-issue for me. I wa... Read more
I've spent most of my life taking care of everyone else but me and my body is paying for it. I am 80 pounds overweight and I am tired of being unhappy with myself and the body I am in. I have four teenagers and a very supportive husband.... 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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