You are about to walk out of the supermarket and there it is, that sweet jelly donut you've been craving all day. You know you shouldn't have it. What do you do?
Well, you have two options. You could accede to your desires and buy that donut and feel guilty later, or choose a healthier alternative. It is hard to believe there are healthy foods out there that are tasty as well. But there are plenty of ways to come off the sweet... Read More
By Kathryn Oneill
I know, I know. What a crazy question!
Considering that we've all tried so many diets until we can give calorie counts in our sleep -- where do I get off asking a question like that?
But bear with me please. This may actually get you closer to your weight loss goals than you... Read More
With a seemingly never-ending to-do list and a daily time crunch, squeezing in a workout can seem like an impossible feat. Many people simply give up on the idea of working out regularly when their schedule's full, but the latest fitness craze involves adding a quick workout to your lunch hour or midday routine.
Fitness centers like Curves and other "fast-fitness" destinations promise to give you a total body... Read More
Anyone seriously attempting to lose weight knows the major principle of weight loss: burn more calories than you take in, and you will drop pounds. Burn less, and the number on the scale will go up.
So the questions is, with so many workout options and classes out there to choose from (along with gym membership prices that never seem to go down), what classes are the most effective at maximizing your calorie burn and giving you the most bang for... Read More
Having a partner when you are dieting and exercising is not only enjoyable, but also will increase your chances for success. Each person provides positive reinforcement to the other. When one is down, the other provides inspiration and words of encouragement.
In addition to the positive reinforcement, a spirit of competition is a healthy way to "keep the fire burning" and shed those unwanted pounds. This competitiveness can push an individual to... Read More
Weight lifting can be a woman's best friend. While men have long enjoyed the benefits of strength training, women have tended to shy away from the activity, fearing the body builder look. Fear no more, ladies. Incorporating weight lifting into your workout routine provides important benefits necessary to a woman's overall health.
Once you've consulted your doctor and received the okay to participate in an exercise... Read More
The quest to develop a stunningly fit, lean and attractive body is a long, slow journey. It's not something you achieve overnight by popping a few pills or strapping an electric gizmo to your belly.
By the time the FTC finally blew the whistle on the electronic ab belt scam, the makers of those "ab zappers" had swindled more than $100 million from unsuspecting consumers. Fortunately, some of those companies had to pay it back, and... Read More
By Nick Mutt
Losing weight is not as easy as advertised by pharmaceutical companies that claim their products to assure 100 percent guaranteed weight loss. Shedding those extra pounds of flesh requires some physical activities accompanied with herbal supplements that are not only free from side effects but also take... Read More
Are there any cellulite reduction alternatives besides liposuction? Of course, liposuction is not considered medically necessary.
The decision is up to you whether or not to undergo liposuction. You may decide that it is not right for you. And you can make that determination right up to the point of actually having the procedure.
Accept your body... Read More
A supportive situation fosters numerous aspects of intelligence. The following 10 easy ways to stimulate intelligence in children will provide an "enriched environment" for brain growth.
One: Love and Self-Esteem Improve Educational Performance In a extensive series of experiments, Prescott Lecky, an American educational researcher, found a high correlation between low self-esteem and learning... Read More