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August 31, 2006

Good Carbs versus Bad Carbs

How Carbs Became the New Focus in the Battle of Good Versus Evil

It seems as if diets low in carbs are the hottest diet craze and sales of diet books and low-carb prepackaged foods might lead you to think that eating a low-carb diet has always been a healthy choice. It is true that following a low-carb diet can help you lose weight and may reduce the likelihood that you will develop diabetes, but you need to make sure you understand the difference between good carbs and bad carbs.

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August 30, 2006

Exercise Can Be a Family Activity

Fun Ways to Exercise with Your Kids

Half the people who don’t exercise avoid it because they have no one to exercise with. If you have children, exercise doesn’t have to be a solitary pursuit. Exercising with your kids is a great way to spend quality time with them while providing all of you with some much-needed exercise.

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August 29, 2006

Cross-Country Skiing: Winter’s Greatest Exercise?

Enjoy the Benefits of Cross Country Skiing

Cross-Country skiing is a great low-impact winter exercise that is quickly gaining popularity. While summer is a great time for running outdoors and swimming, winter provides many other forms of exercise. Consider cross-country skiing if you are looking for an enjoyable low-impact winter exercise. Appreciate the change of seasons and the change in opportunities to stay in shape.

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August 26, 2006

The Benefits of Exercise Circuits

How Exercise Circuits Can Help You Achieve Your Fitness Goals

Exercise circuits are currently a very popular way to exercise. They provide many advantages over other forms of exercise and they enable individuals to attain their desired fitness level with greater ease and variety.

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August 24, 2006

A Crash Course in Crash Diets

Why Crash Diets are Dangerous

Crash diets are very tempting. When you’ve eaten too much on vacation or during the holidays and have an important function coming up, crash diets can become quite hard to resist. However, the risk may not be worth the lost weight.

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August 22, 2006

Cardio 101: Water Exercises

How Performing Water Exercises Can Melt The Pounds Away

There are considerable benefits to performing water exercises as part of your daily fitness regimen. If you have sworn off the treadmill or stair climber, you just might have found your match-in the water! Water exercises can provide you with all the cardiovascular benefits you need with little or none of the risks associated with high-impact aerobic activities.

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August 19, 2006

What You Need To Know About Health Food

So Who Exactly Put The “Health” In These Health Foods

You’re at the grocery store and your cart is chock-full of health food. You’re pretty proud of yourself. You’ve thrown all of the junk food out of the fridge and the cupboards and you’re on your way to significant weight loss. There’s just one problem... Half of that “health” food there in your cart, isn’t healthy at all.

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August 17, 2006

Mind Over Matter: Can Hypnotherapy Help You Lose Weight?

Surprising Facts Regarding Weight Loss and Hypnotherapy

Mind over matter… It’s a common saying and many people believe it to be true. There’s no denying that the power of the subconscious mind is phenomenal. But can hypnotherapy really help you lose weight? The answer may surprise you.

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August 16, 2006

Why One Meal A Day Won’t Cut It

You Need To Eat At Least Three Meals A Day

“I only eat one meal a day… Why can’t I lose weight? You wouldn’t believe how many times people have asked me this question. My answer to them is a straightforward and honest one. “You can’t lose weight because you’re only eating one meal a day.

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August 13, 2006

Should You Really Cut Out All Fats?

The Lowdown On Fat

I’m surprised at how many people know they need to cut back on fat and actually think that means cutting all fat out of their diet. Unfortunately, if you cut all fat out of your diet, you’re going to be doing more harm to your body than good. If you want to give yourself the best chances of successful weight loss, you need to learn the difference between the good fats and the bad fats.

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August 12, 2006

Do You Count Calories Or Do You Count Carbs?

Carbs Or Calories? Which One Should You Watch?

Time and time again I’ve had people ask me whether it’s more important to watch calories or should they be more concerned with watching carbs. Well, I’ll give you the same answer I’ve given all of them. You need to watch them both.

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August 11, 2006

Personality Typing For Diet Plans – Does It Work?

The New Trend In Diet Plans

It’s no secret that new trends in diet plans keep popping up, but the latest trend may actually be onto something. What is the reason most diet plans fail? Because most people try diet plans that just aren’t right for them. But what if you could be matched with the diet plan that fits you, your habits and your lifestyle perfectly? If the new trend has anything to say about it, you can.

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August 10, 2006

What’s The Deal With Liposuction?

Is Liposuction Really A Permanent Weight Loss Solution?

Let’s see – would you rather spend months, maybe even years, dieting and exercising to lose the extra pounds or would you rather just suffer for a week or so and have all of that nasty fat removed surgically? Many people think the decision between losing weight naturally and having liposuction performed is actually this simple. Unfortunately, liposuction isn’t quite so cut and dry.

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August 9, 2006

What Is Obese?

How To Know If You Are Actually Obese

A good majority of people feel they could lose a few pounds and many know they are overweight. However, oftentimes people are surprised to find out that they’re not just overweight – they’re actually obese. Are you obese? If you think obese means you’re so overweight that you can barely move, you’re wrong. You may be obese without even knowing it.

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August 8, 2006

A Treadmill May Be An Excellent Weight-Loss Investment

Invest In A Treadmill To Achieve Your Weight-Loss Goals

Power walking and jogging are great ways of losing weight. In fact, they may be two of the most efficient ways to burn calories and speed up your metabolism. The problem is, many people don’t feel comfortable walking or jogging around their neighborhood and others don’t have neighborhoods conducive to such exercise endeavors. Thankfully, there is a solution.

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August 5, 2006

Is Your Child’s Diet Contributing To Your Weight Problem?

What You Feed Your Child May Impact Your Waistline

Many women just can’t understand why they can’t maintain a healthy weight when they really don’t eat all that much. A great deal of these women eat the same exact things their children eat, and that plays a big part of the problem. After all, the metabolism of a thirty-year-old is not the same as the metabolism of a ten-year-old. Is your diet being affected by what your child eats?

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August 4, 2006

Can You Gain Weight Just Looking At Food?

You Can Gain Weight Without Even Taking A Bite

My mother swears she gains a pound every time she just looks at a brownie. We used to laugh at her when she’d say that -- now it seems as though she may have been telling the truth. Think it’s impossible for people to gain weight just by looking at food? Guess again. Studies show it’s not just possible, it’s been scientifically proven!

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August 3, 2006

The Lowdown On Low-Carb Diets

Are Low-Carb Diets Really The Way To Go?

Low-carb diets are all the rage, but are they really a healthy way to lose weight? The answer isn’t a simple yes or no. If you are thinking of pursuing a low-carb lifestyle, there are some things you need to know.

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