Who’s to blame for the obesity epidemic? The suspects are many, from television to schools to parents. A growing number of people are arguing that one culprit – the food and beverage industry – is getting off relatively scot-free.
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We've already debunked some outdated diet rules, but what about fitness?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
Is water important? Well let’s see, other than making up 50%-60% of our bodies, regulating body temperature, helping our breathing, transporting nutrients, carrying away waste and helping our muscles function, water is pretty much useless. Oh,... Read more
A gathering of close friends and family is one of the happiest times of year for all of us. Celebrations like Thanksgiving can distract us from our everyday worries…but they can distract us from our diets too. Here’s what you need to kno... Read more
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
So I have fallen way off track in the last year. There has been so much going on an a lot of stress. I way in my senior year of college (which I just finished and graduated from), we bought a new house (that was a process and a half lol), my oldest d... Read more
What was the reason you didn't take losing weight more seriously before you started?
I know I can account mine to fear of failing, but determined it's worth trying and failing then never trying and completely regretting it later.
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It's really difficult to find someone with my problem that HASN'T had kids. None, like at all. Never been pregnant. I've just been heavy for a really long time so my belly isn't UP it's.. down. It hangs. It's obnoxious. haha. And it doesn't seem to b... Read more
It has been a long time, but I see this programe has really developed over the last couple of years. My goal is to get healthy, increase my energy levels and improve my body image. I already exercise but diet needs a shake up. 4... Read more
My new trick for NOT testing my baking too much is...I watch a weight loss show while I'm busy in the kitchen. I had to make a wedding cake yesterday and while I was icing it I was watching 'Last 10 pounds Boot Camp'. That stopped me from licking my... Read more
Do pesky fruit flies hover around your fresh produce? Find out how you can get them out of your kitchen.Fruit Flies 101Adult fruit flies (Drosiphila melanogaster) range in size from 1 to 2 millimeters, have red eyes and tan or brownish body... Read more
6 Yoga Poses for a Rock-Solid Core from ShapeAmericans need to try harder to eat fruits, vegetables from USA TodayDo These 5 Things to Prevent Workout Injuries from Fit Sugar6 Ways to Feel Confident in Your Swimsuit from Fit Bottomed GirlsWhy Stress... Read more
QUESTION: Dear Fun and Fit: Yikes! What do I do for the ole lady back???? I have love handles in the back area. I know I need to lose a few pounds but this is a big problem area for me!! Thanks, Terry in Santa Barbara
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