HEALTH AND FITNESS: Once the holidays are over, weight-loss resolutions will set in
From couples, I often hear the complaint, “My husband is doing great on his weight-loss program, but I’m not doing as well. Why is he losing weight faster?” There are three main reasons — metabolism, hormones and body composition.
HEALTH & FITNESS: An active life can reduce chances of some chronic health problems
One of the best prescriptions for avoiding chronic diseases as an active, fit lifestyle.
HEALTH & FITNESS: The concept tends to be counterintuitive
Research has shown that people who are more flexible in their eating patterns are actually more successful in the long term, showing less of binge eating habits and weighing less.
HEALTH & FITNESS: Fortunately, for these sins there also are healthy redemptions
Succumbing to the “7 Deadly Sins” of fitness will stall your progress.
HEALTH & FITNESS: Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis kills 6,000 people every year
While the ice bucket challenge has drawn some criticism, awareness about this always fatal illness also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease is needed.
HEALTH & FITNESS: Don't stress the small stuff
We’re all familiar with creating a to-do list to get things done. Another list which can be even more important is the not to-do list.
HEALTH AND FITNESS: If you are too extreme, you quickly can burn yourself out
Developing a reasonable, sustainable workout program is the best chance for maintaining a healthier lifestyle.
HEALTH AND FITNESS: Sweating helps the body maintain temperature, but water loss does not mean fat loss
Sweating has many benefits, but is not a sign that you are burning calories.
HEALTH & FITNESS: Gluten allergies do exist, but most who try it don't know why they should go gluten-free
If you’re not allergic to gluten or have celiac disease, you need to make sure you’re not exposing your diet to more fat, sugar and artificial ingredients that will have an adverse effect on your weight and health.
HEALTH AND FITNESS: Weight maintenance os an elusive proposition for most dieters
In losing weight, the idea is to lose fat, not lean muscle. Once the weight’s off, there are some tips on how to keep it from coming back.