Walk the Pounds Away with a Pedometer

Counting every step counts! Pedometers aren’t new technology, but new research studies shown that using a pedometer can increase motivation and help you shed stubborn pounds. When worn correctly, pedometers are effective tools for burning fat and shedding the weight. The best feature of a pedometer is its simplicity. You don’t need fancy equipment to Read more …

Are You Focusing Too Much on Exercise to Lose Weight?

Weight loss depends more on nutrition than exercise. In the search for the holy grail of weight loss, the old adage of eat less and exercise more is a common mantra. In theory, the idea of reducing the amount of calories consumed by a person, and increasing the number of calories burned through rigorous exercise Read more …

Weight Loss Drug that Mimics Exercise on the Horizon

Isolated hormone influences body fat composition and calorie burn. Weight loss is a hard, arduous journey for most people. With more than a fifth of the population struggling with obesity, there is no wonder so much time and energy is dedicated to weight loss remedies. Desperate to shed pounds, many battling the bulge fall for Read more …

Focus on Total Weekly Exercise Not Daily Workouts

Fit 2.5 hours of exercise in wherever you can! If you are one of those people who do not exercise because there is never enough time, then you may be running out of reasons. A group of scientists recently discovered that the frequency of out exercise is not as important as the amount of time Read more …

The Myth of Afterburn: Exercise Does NOT Always Burn More Calories Through the Day

If you want to burn more calories, you have to exercise the right way. After a long day at the office, you stop at the gym to squeeze in your usual 30-45 minute treadmill workout. You select the “fat burn” mode, which starts you out at an easy walk and gradually brings you up to Read more …

Singing Your Way to Weight Loss

In the last few years, we have seen an explosion of trendy urban workouts that use hip funky dance moves to increase excitement. They are interesting and different. People who are not typically interested in aerobic exercise routines like them because they are sexy, fun, and yet can still get the job done by melting Read more …

Burn More Calories with These Workouts

Traditional workouts are no longer the way to a healthier and slimmer you. While running is great for cardiovascular purposes and lifting weights will help you gain muscle, the perfect workout requires much more total body movement. If you’re still hoping to lose weight before summer ends, burn more calories with the following workouts: Zumba Read more …

Surprise! You Can Lose More Weight with Less Exercise

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As the obesity epidemic spreads, more people are looking for ways to get fit and stay healthy. Unfortunately, some people have found that their exercise routines have not given the results they want. Indeed, many people find themselves in the frustrating position of increasing their activity levels tremendously and seeing only minimal results; worse, some Read more …

The 3 Most Fun Fat-Burning Exercises

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Who says working out has to be a drag? Millions of women are burning fat while letting their inner divas shine through. Dance-inspired exercise classes are sweeping across the nation, appealing to all types of women looking to burn a little fat, let off a little steam and let go for a while. At first Read more …

Understanding How Exercise Improves Mental Function

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Everybody knows that exercise keeps the body physically fit. However, new findings are pointing to exercise being good for the body’s mental health, too. When you’re working out, you’re not only building your physique, but your brainpower as well. Studies show that senior citizens who exercise more have lower risks of dementia and young children Read more …