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
If you’re a man who’s trying to lose weight and get fit, you’ve probably noticed that most of the books, magazines, and programs on these subjects aren’t really aimed at you. Most are for women. And the others seem to have bod... Read more
Everyone has an idea in their head when it comes to looking their fittest and healthiest. For some, it's fitting perfectly into a certain outfit, or walking on the beach in a bikini with total confidence. For others, it may mean seeing a defined... Read more
It’s an age-old question, with no right answers. If you have to do both in the same day, does it matter whether you do strength training or cardio first? SparkPeople’s Fitness Experts voice their opinions on this hot topic.
Dean Ande... Read more
If you've incorporated strength training into your exercise regimen, congratulations! You're cultivating a healthy habit that will help make you better at, well, pretty much everything. But just like other aspects of a healthy lifestyle, stre... Read more
Presently, I weigh 143 pounds and am 5 feet. I consider myself chubby. I know what the BMI scale says to lose, and my doctor, but am curious to see what regular folks think is a goal not to "look" chubby. Any thoughts much appreciated!... Read more
I'm trying to lose weight with PCOS. I'm currently not taking any medication for it. I have took Metformin before but the side effects were really different this time. My levels were checked a couple weeks ago and were normal. Anyone else?... Read more
My fiance told me I should lose weight, because he finds it more attractive when I am thinner. He met me when I was about 13kg heavier than now. I am upset, because I want him to like me as I am.... Read more
I was frustrated I didn't lose any weight this last week, but then I counted the inches lost and I'm down 2.5" this week. Then I counted inches lost since beginning of may and it shocked me...17.75" down. Wish I had started... Read more
All too often this thing 192 scares us when it doesn't move the way we think it is supposed to. Don't forget that when you are working to lose weight through food choices and exercise that the exercising, when done properly, will help you build muscl... Read more
The scale can make you think you are not losing weight. You may even gain weight as you develop muscle mass. Don't give up! As you develop muscle, the fat will start decreasing. A pound of muscle equals the same as a pound of fat, but muscle is small... Read more
When starting a weight-loss plan, most of us hope to lose body fat, specifically—not muscle mass. But when we lose weight, a large percentage of the total weight lost can be muscle. Is there any way to reduce that muscle loss? How to Lose... Read more
Your metabolism has two basic modes: Anabolic, which means building up or adding, and Catabolic, which means breaking down or eliminating. Losing fat occurs in catabolic mode (which includes maintaining a calorie deficit), while adding muscl... Read more
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