Body weight alone is not a clear indicator of health or fitness because it does not distinguish how many pounds are fat and how many are muscle. But body composition helps describe the amount (and distribution) of fat and lean muscle tissue in the bo... Read more
Many pressing reasons exist to avoid being overweight or obese and, unfortunately, cancer is one of them. It has long been known that excess weight increases the risk of heart disease, stroke and type-2 diabetes. But, fewer people know about the frig... Read more
You know that you want to lose weight. But how do you pick a goal weight that’s right for you? Do you find a celebrity, or even a friend, whose body you like and try to reach the same weight as him? Do you aim for a previous weight of your own,... Read more
Compared to women of normal weight, women who are overweight or obese are more likely to become pregnant while taking birth control pills. A study published in January’s Obstetrics and Gynecology showed that 5% of overweight women (compared to... Read more
I'm 175 cm (5'9) and 76.4 kg (168 lbs). I have 66 days until I'm on a plane to Barbados!
My goal is to lose weight and build some muscle so I can be comfortable in my bikini. I'll be doing the Spring Into Shape Bootcamp Workout Plan (http://www... Read more
When I enter the amount of quinoa I cook to my tracker, I would like to be able to enter 2 tbsp instead of the quarter cup that is suggested in the choices; at the moment I have to enter the quarter cup and it puts me over the top of my d... Read more
Who's done it on any exercise (deadlifts, squats, bench presses, etc)? I'm about 30lbs away from my body weight on squats and about halfway there on the other 2. How long did it take for you to get there? I'm just curious.... Read more
This poster that said only this has motivated me for the last 2 weeks,
Junk food you have craved for an hr or a body you wanted for a lifetime..
I have made a blog in more detail about what happened but I was soo happy I wanted to put this... Read more
Belly fat, especially deep belly “visceral” fat, is extremely dangerous, according to medical researchers. It is associated with liver problems, insulin resistance, and heart attacks. Because of this, the waist-to-hip ratio has recently been promoted... Read more
WALGREENS offer free tests with their Wellness Bus Tour. Go to WALGEENS.COM eneter your zip code and it tells you were the bus is. These free health tests include: total cholesterol, glucose reading for blood sugar, blood pressure, body mass index,... Read more
This is for every actress/actor or anyone connected to theater out there dealing with the struggles and triumphs of a thankless but wonderful business! It's hard being in a group of perfect bodies!... Read more
A handful of college students slated to graduate this spring may not be getting their diplomas after all. And it isn't because they did not meet their academic requirements to graduate, but because they failed to take a class to help them lose weight... Read more
Protein supplementation is, and has been, all the rage in gyms across the globe for some time now, especially for those looking to build lean body mass. There is a misconception that if one increases his/her protein consumption he/she can build muscl... Read more
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