weight loss

Hypoxi Australia Tested: Losing Weight As A Sweaty Vacunaut

I’ve lived something of a double life over the last 4 or so weeks. By all appearances, I’ve ducked out to the gym at lunch as I sometimes do. But that’s not entirely true. I’ve actually been hitting the treadmill wearing a semi-airtight wetsuit attached to a series of tubes forcing positive and negative air pressure around my stomach and love handles. This is Hypoxi weight loss and it actually works. This is my sweaty story.


Eat Fewer, Larger Meals To Stave Off Obesity And Diabeties

Limiting food intake to two large meals per day is more effective at controlling weight gain than spreading the same amount of calories over multiple meals, new research has found. Sticking to a generous breakfast and lunch also helps to keep blood sugars stable in people with type 2 diabetes.


Ask LH: How Can I Turn Down Free Food?

Hey Lifehacker, I’ve been employed as a fly in-fly out (FIFO) worker for a year. In that time I have gained over 10 kilograms and with little time to exercise due to the schedule, I’m worried for my future health.


You May Have Greater Success Losing Weight With A Friend

With over 50 million users, nutrition tracker MyFitnessPal has accumulated a hefty amount of fitness data. There’s an interesting trend in that pile of information: MyFitnessPal users who shared their food diaries with friends ended up losing twice as much weight.


Why 'Fat And Fit' Is A Dangerous Myth

The idea that people can be healthy at any weight has gained credence in recent years, despite widespread evidence that obesity creates health risks. While the idea is attractive, it’s also dangerous because it can lull people who need to lose weight now into a false sense of security.


Why Diets To Lose Weight Fail

Almost everyone who has tried to lose weight has tasted the bitter pill of failure. That feeling you get when, despite all your desires to be healthier, to fit into sassier clothes or to shimmy through life (and into aeroplane seats) with greater ease and comfort, you just can’t stick with your diet and exercise plans for long enough to get there.


Why Australians Are So Fat (And How To Fix It)

In 1980 just 10 per cent of Australian adults were obese; by 2012 this figure had risen to 25 per cent, among the highest in the world. The food industry lobby and their friends in government would have us believe this comes down to reduced personal responsibility for what we eat and how much we move.


Put A Mirror In Your Kitchen To Trick Yourself To Eat Healthier

It pays to be self-conscious sometimes. This one-minute video from In59second’s Richard Wiseman tells us that just looking at ourselves before we open the fridge can help us lose weight and make better food choices.


Ask LH: How Can I Help A Friend Gain Weight?

Hi Lifehacker, I have a friend with a fast metabolism. I know he eats a full lunch and dinner and sometimes even late-night snacks as well. However, he’s still well under the recommended weight for his height (11 kilograms in fact). Is there any way to help him gain weight?


CARROT Fit Snarks You Into Losing Weight

iOS: We’re fans of the CARROT apps, which include a to-do list and alarm clock, because they manage to make unwelcome tasks a little more fun by shaming you into getting things done. CARROT Fit does the same thing for weight tracking.