If losing weight was just about burning as many calories as possible, you’d probably be doing straight cardio every day. The truth? Cardio is important, but if weight loss is the goal, it may not be necessary on a daily basis. Doing nothing but cardio day in and day out is not only boring, which
If you’re on a mission to lose weight but don’t have the time or energy for a more intense workout, walking is a great place to start. And with fitness trackers and GPS apps readily available on our phones, it’s easier than ever to track your steps, time, or distance every time you hit the
It’s tough to find time to exercise when you’re balancing other obligations — but if months or years have passed without a consistent routine, you’re probably ready to make some changes. Here’s the good news: walking as little as 30 minutes a day can help you lose weight, as long as you couple it with
Author: Amanda Cofer, MPH Chances are you or someone you know has worked to lose weight on some kind of low-carb ketogenic diet. It’s growing popularity over the last few years has meant that these foods have made their way into grocery stores, recipe books, restaurants, and of course the weight loss and health industry.
We’re bombarded with diet, exercise and health facts and figures – but just how much weight can we put behind them? Does eating after 8pm really make you pile on the pounds? And will 100 sit-ups a day give you washboard abs? With so much conflicting information, it’s no wonder we sometimes feel overwhelmed and
Losing weight is no cake walk. Most diets for weight loss are restrictive, counterintuitive, and expensive. And the absurd thing is – after all the sacrifice, money, and anticipation – the weight typically comes back when you stop dieting! Fortunately, there are a handful of exceptions. The following diets are not comprehensive or sustainable weight
Author: Anna Frinzi What is the DASH Diet? D.A.S.H. stands for dietary approaches to stop hypertension and is an approach to eating that helps prevent or reduce the risk of high blood pressure. The DASH diet is viewed as an overall heart-healthy eating plan that is most beneficial when combined with other healthy lifestyle changes
Can you really lose weight by snacking? If you’re coming from a traditional diet background, the idea might sound a bit absurd. After all, food is calories. If you want to lose weight, eat less. It’s that simple… right? Actually, sustainable weight loss is anything but simple. For most people, making lasting change means building