If you're an active and outdoorsy person who likes running, hiking or boating, it's nice to have some company who shares your passion. When your friends and loved ones aren't available, there's a dog for that.
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One of the most important components of a healthy lifestyle is regular exercise. By incorporating a variety of exercises and activities into your routine, you can help prevent the boredom that comes with doing the same thing each day. Different activ... Read more
Perhaps the biggest reason that permanent weight loss is so difficult is that it is stressful—for your mind and your body. And when you're stressed out, you just don’t function at your best, mentally, emotionally, or physically. In fa... Read more
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Today is the day you've decided that you want to lose some weight. Maybe this is the first time you've tried. Maybe, like me and many others,... Read more
Although the basic concept of weight loss (eat fewer calories than you burn) is remarkably simple, putting it into practice is not. Whether you're learning how to figure out how many calories you are actually eating and burning up; trying to disc... Read more
What is a good app to download on your phone to count steps and calories . I dont own a calorie watch at the moment on a budget have to work with what I have for now which is my phone loll #dontJudgeMe... Read more
I added my fitbit and it won't sink the calories I burn on my spark page..I put the number of minutes for the day that my fitbit has been active then added the calories burned..it keeps reverting back to a very low number of calories burned #firstpos... Read more
Calorie differential is your calories eaten compared to calories burned. Calories burned includes BMR (Basal Metabolic Rate, which is the number of calories your body burns on a daily basis to perform its basic tasks like breathing) & fitness.... Read more
When you can't workout for the day because of errands or you just don't feel like it. Remember that everything you have to do is burning calories, even bathing is burning calories. Shopping, cooking, putting away groceries burning calories. If I a... Read more
When my mom sees the things I buy from the grocery store, she often shakes her head. I’m definitely someone who loves a good deal (I get that from her), but I’m willing to pay more for organic produce, I’ll go out of my way to... Read more
A recent study finds that Americans aren’t willing to put their money where their mouth is for healthier restaurant options. Are some foods worth the extra cash?Footing the BillA study published in June finds that a large chunk o... Read more
For the last few days I have burned more calories exercising than I have consumed. I'm feeling good and wonder if anyone has tried this and how long it can be maintained? I'm walking around 12 miles a day.... Read more
Burning calories plays a key role in losing fat, and while you do so at an elevated rate during periods of vigorous activity, your body never stops burning calories. The rate at which you burn calories while lying down is extremely low, but through s... Read more
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