Sketchy Weight Loss Products Finally Get Their Due

Questionable products are nothing new, but stronger actions by the FTC are. No matter how ludicrous the claims, people have always had a soft spot for the weight loss product. This is nothing new. In the second century, Soranus of Ephesus prescribed laxatives and purgatives for curing obesity. Weight loss experts also recommended this schedule Read more …

Lunch Break Exercise – All You Need is a Bench or Picnic Table

Finding time to exercise is easy with these moves. One of the biggest excuses used by people when it comes to exercise is that they just don’t have the time. However, more exercise experts are saying that getting in shape can be done in small time increments, and that those who are trying to live Read more …

Can’t Take the Cold? 6 Ways to Get a Workout Anyway – And One Alternative

You don’t have to freeze your buns off to slim them down. The winter months can pose serious problems when all you want to do is get outside and go. If you’re a runner or a cyclist, the cold and dreary can bring on not only a very unhealthy season, but a horrible bout with Read more …

How to Plan Your Diet Meals and Stick to Them

Planning is the easy part. It’s the sticking to it that’s hard. A meal plan is the first step of success in sticking with a new diet. Following a diet for the long term is often a process that needs to move and flow to the rhythms of real life. These tips will help you create Read more …

10 Rules for Losing Weight — No Matter What Diet You Choose

A few small changes can lead to much greater success. Trying to melt the extra pounds away with strict calorie counting and excessive exercise is counterproductive since it is not sustainable in the long run. Whether you are struggling with the last few pounds or have a lot to lose, sticking to the 10 smart Read more …

You Can Bounce Back from Your Holiday Diet Fails

You’d be surprised how many of us let ourselves go during the holidays — on purpose! Most people go a little overboard during the holidays. With all of the grazing at the snack tables, endless family meals and busy schedule, it’s not easy to stay on a diet. Most people decide just to take a Read more …

Well, That’s One Way to Lose Weight – Experimental Drug May Have Worked Too Well

A drug meant to make people feel full was little too effective at first… Researchers were on to something when they discovered your gut releases a particular hormone after you eat that makes you feel full. They figured the hormone, peptide YY, could be used to develop a weight-loss medication. There was a big problem, Read more …

The Dumb Diet List – Worst Diets and Fitness Products from 2013

Dumb diets that teach you how to eat smarter in 2014 Weight loss is a long-term commitment, but many people are eager to find a shortcut that will expedite the process. Unfortunately, this leaves them wide-open for scam artists, charlatans and others looking to exploit them. Overpriced exercise machinery, unlikely fad diets and other pricy Read more …

How to Face the Buffet without Overeating

The buffet may be the biggest bane of dieters everywhere. Show it who’s boss. Advance planning is essential when visiting a buffet. While fasting all day so that your stomach is empty and ready for a king-sized load of food may seem logical, it is actually the worst type of preparation. Rather than accepting that Read more …

One Simple Change to Burn an Extra 50 Calories an Hour

It has been determined that most people sit at least 12 hours per day. When sitting and sleeping are added together, most people are spending 19 hours a day sitting or lying down sleeping. Those figures make the 21st century humans the most sedentary in all of human history. Sitting our way to bad health  Read more …