Editor's Note: After much deliberation, food writer John "Mr. Bad Food" McGran has come up with the "best" of the worst foods he’s reviewed over the past year.
Here there are in his words (in no particul... Read more
When you're told that exercise improves your heart health, you probably think of cardio exercise, right? After all, "cardio" is short for "cardiovascular" exercise, named as such because it utilizes the cardiorespiratory syste... Read more
Whether browsing the Internet, surfing through 500 channels, or flipping through your favorite magazine (or tabloid), you’ll find them everywhere: weight loss supplements that offer quick and easy solutions to shedding unwanted pounds. Simply p... Read more
You all probably know how great aerobic activity is for your heart, body and mind. After all, regular cardio exercise has been shown to reduce body fat, decrease total cholesterol, boost mood, lower resting heart rate, and improve heart and lung func... Read more
Cravings. We all get them, even the most disciplined of us. But when you're trying to lose weight or eat better, cravings for sweets, treats, or rich foods can become your downfall—if you let them. Instead of depriving yourself of fun foods... Read more
So I've been around the 105-110 mark my entire life. However 3 or 4 years ago I started to gain weight super quickly. I'm 140 pounds now, but I'd really like to get back to that 105-110 mark. I just feel like my body isn't as healthy as it was. Tips?... Read more
Hello, I am new to the community. I have about 110 lbs to lose. I started at 268 and want to get down to 155-160. I was down to 225 and I am an starting to gain right back, ugh. I am at 245 and I need a buddy to help. I live in upstate NY.... Read more
I am giving this a try I previously had lost 110 lbs. like 4 yrs. ago just counting calories. Then wound up having another baby (#4) back in December of 2014 and have been struggling since then with work and 4 kids I hope this works out for me :)... Read more
I completed the 30 Day Jumpstart Your Workout Challenge today. Today's challenge was to plan the next thirty days of workouts which I've already planned on the 30 Day Plateau Busting Challenge so that's easily done. In addition I still plan on doing... Read more
I lost 110 lbs maintaining that within 7 pounds now for 4 months. If the scale creeps higher than that, I quickly review my food intake and my exercise workouts. Did my treats become cheats? Did my workout get lax? I check off my water, my food, and... Read more
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20% of Body Weight Lost! (do not return if found)
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I can - an affirmation of success
25 pounds gone with progress pics
I ran my first 5k today!
One YEAR - 110 Pounds!!
Progress - More than Just Visual... Read more
Who's hungry? Me, too! It's a great time to share some of the NEW foods and drinks we've tried--and want you to try! Here are some quick reviews of these new products. NEW flavors from Gnu The folks at Gnu sent us their high-fiber bars to try a few... Read more
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