Anyone who has tried to lose weight and keep it off knows how difficult the task can be. It seems like it should be simple: Just exercise to burn more calories and reduce your calorie intake. But many studies have shown that this simple strategy doesn’t work very well for the vast majority of people.
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We've all seen those transformation photos of people going from pufferfish-like bellies to enviously defined abs. You may have mused, "I wish I could get to that 'After' picture, too." Oh, but you can. Without actually being close to that great a shape, in fact. It's not honest, but marketers do it, and hot damn, you will look fabulous.
When you track calories to try to lose weight, some apps try to be helpful by giving you 'net calories', a number that takes your food and exercise into account. But this can be supremely confusing, and to make it worse, each app calculates it in their own way.
Workout programs usually aren't labelled as "full-body" or "body part" routines, but we've all heard of "leg days" or "arm days" versus workouts that do it all. Every program wants you to build muscle, get strong or lose weight. Choosing between full-body or specific focus routines, however, isn't easy.
While the slow strolling and constant stopping of Pokemon GO isn't going to get you fit in only a few sessions, the game has plenty of long-term potential if you're looking for a fun way to keep yourself moving. This calculator can help you plan out your Pokemon GO weight loss goals.
We've discussed before how to intelligently and responsibly fit alcohol into a fitness regimen, so here are a few more tips to avoid being too merry and waking up deathly ill the next morning. Let John Romaniello of Roman Fitness Systems explain.
If you're trying to develop a healthier diet, learning to manage your portions is an important step. This simple rule of thumb from a nutritionist who works with pro athletes can make visualising appropriate portions easier.
Depending on who you ask, we're either eating "too much" protein, or we need protein shake after protein shake just to build a little muscle or lose weight. The truth isn't either of these. Some of us may need more, while others get more than enough — but more isn't necessarily harmful. Here's how to figure it all out.
If you want to lose weight, you need to change your diet. That doesn't mean eating nothing but salad for three months while gruelling your way to a lower weight, though. You'll quit before you start if you hate the new lifestyle you're building for yourself.