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
I have been eating low carb (Atkins based) since October 2015 and have 20 pounds. You are supposed to lose rather quickly on this type of diet, but I am obviously doing something wrong. I have not a pound in a month and I am eating strict and walking... Read more
About 4.5 yrs ago, I had my body fat % done and, if I remember correctly, it was between 38% to 40% (pretty sure it was closer to 40%). It was in August (2011), a couple of months before my 30th birthday, and 8 months after deciding that I wanted to... Read more
Is it possible to lose 2 pounds in a week? I've almost reached my goal weight, but to reach it in my goal time I need to lose 2 pounds in a week for 3 weeks. Or should I change my goal date?... 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
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
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
Foods And Recipes That Help Lose Belly Fat
Here are a few simple recipes, tips and exercises that will help lose that extra belly fat. Follow them on a regular basis.
Lemon Water: Add 2 tablespoons of lemon juice and a teaspoon of honey to... Read more
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