Well, why is America, or more accurately Americans, so darned fat? I was at a hotel pool this afternoon and I was struck by the inescapable fact that the vast majority of the people there were pretty darned overweight, some were terrifically obese. A quick look around drove home the hard truth; if the pool […]
One piece of weight loss advice many diet gurus give is to eat more fruits and vegetables and cut back on processed junk foods. Is that really good advice? Well, you know that enough of anything can make you fat. A new study is out that you may think stands that diet guru advice on […]
Running is one of the oldest ways to lose weight. To look at your average marathon runner, you’d have to say to works, too. After all most dedicated runners are nothing, if not pretty darn skinny. Looking at the results, one would conclude that running is a pretty effective way to lose weight. Effective as […]
Easy Ways to Trim Calories From Your Diet
How many calories equal a pound? 3,500. That means you’ll
have to burn 3,500 more calories than you take in to lose a
single pound. You can do this from either side. You can cut
calories from what you eat, or you can make sure your body
burns more of them.
There are […]
Look in the comments section of this post to find used exercise equipment for sale. I’ll let people post ads for sale and wanted used exercise equipment, unless it gets out of hand and my spam filter can no longer keep up.
Why buy your gear used? To save money, of course. Although it is showing […]
If you’re like most Americans, you’re not in the best shape. That’s especially true if you’ve past the ripe, old age of 30. Your time playing high school football has receded into a distant memory, and thanks to the pressures of modern life, you’ve packed on a few more pounds than you envisioned carrying at […]
Probably the first thing that comes to most people’s mind when it comes to losing weight is calories. You’re always hearing about counting calories when the talk revolves around diets, but what’s the use in counting them if you don’t know how many calories you need per day to lose weight.
The number of calories you […]
So, you want to lose some of that fat, do you? Welcome to the party! Millions of people are looking to lose fat at any given time, and for most, it is within their grasp if they make some small changes. If you want to burn off 20 or 30 lbs, you can make it […]
Creatine is one of the most popular bodybuilding, athletic, and fitness supplements on the market. It is used mainly to increase muscle size, strength, and endurance. It first skyrocketed to popularity when used by Olympic athletes in the late 1980’s, and has remained popular among athletes and fitness enthusiasts ever since. Despite its popularity, many […]
Call me a heretic, but it’s true, if you want to burn fat, aerobics is a waste of your time. Better yet, research supports this position, and not just a study in someone’s garage, either. How can that be when everyone who wants to lose fat just knows they have to do 45 minutes to […]
Pain between the shoulder blades is one of the most common intermittent and chronic areas of pain. Those who play sports and exercise frequently have probably experienced this, either at one time or as a chronic pain they just can’t seem to get rid of. What causes it, and more importantly, how can you get […]
Leptin and Cortisol – How these Two Hormones Make You Fat, Unless You Stop Them (and how to do that)
Leptin and Cortisol – How these Two Hormones Make You Fat
Unless You Stop Them (and how to do that)
Hormones are some of the most powerful compounds in our bodies. Take Leptin and Cortisol for example. Did you know that tiny amounts of these compounds can almost force your body to gain fat? They work in […]