Losing weight is less important than keeping my mental health intact
As I write this, I am the biggest I have ever been, somewhere around 260 pounds but hopefully not over that number, as the last few times I’ve weighed myself it’s fluctuated a bit, but has been closer to 260 than 250.
Competitive Body Sculptor Shares Insights After Winning
It's not the weightlifting but what you eat that matters mostPhoto by milanmarkovic78 on Adobe Stock Images. Working in a gym, Diane decided to take on the challenge of competing as a body sculptor.
The Health Benefits Of Strength Training.
Resistance training, also known as strength or weight training, has become one of the popular forms of exercise both for enhancing an individual's physical fitness and for conditioning athletes. No disrespect to cardio, but if you want to blast fat, get in shape and rock everything that comes your way, weight lifting is where it's at. Experts agree. Heavy lifting is in! You can't swing a kettle-bell these days without hitting some workout guru, exercise program or book advising women to not only lift weights but lift heavier weights.
Extra 1.2 Hours of Sleep Could Help You Eat Fewer Calories
A new study has been published. According to a study published in JAMA Internal Medicine on Feb. 7 by Trusted Source, obtaining more sleep each night may aid in weight loss. The study adds to the growing body of data showing a good night's sleep is essential for general health and happiness.
A Way To Optimize Your Workout
Weight loss is a common goal. Most people you meet want or have tried to lose weight. Between 2013-2016, 49.1% of American adults aimed to reduce their body size. This goal is more prevalent in women (56.4%) than men (41.7%).
Calorie Counting Can Inhibit Mindfulness
If you’re on a fitness journey, you’ve likely used a calorie counting app such as MyFitnessPal or Lose It! to help you along the way. These apps can be helpful, and they can teach you how to keep your portions in check, how much you might be secretly eating, and the foods that contain more or less energy.
Rebel Wilson Says 77-Pound Weight Loss Ruined Her Humor
Rebel Wilson smiles in a dressWikimedia/CreativeCommons. Rebel Wilson is saying that she just isn't funny as more now that she isn't "fat." The 41-year-old actress is now 77 pounds lighter than she once was - 2020 marked the "year of health" start for Wilson, a deal that clearly lasted more than one year.
Americans gained more weight during the pandemic
If you've put on a few pounds in the past year, you're not the only one. A new study suggests Americans gained close to 2 pounds per month in the past year. When the world shut down, and we were all forced to stay at home, I vowed to run more. It started off great. Going outside was one of the few things I could do, and running provided the escape I needed from my new reality.
The Research Behind Fat Loss And Coffee
Research has shown that coffee consumption contributes to weight loss. A recent Harvard study associates 4 cups of coffee with moderate fat loss. The Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health researchers found that four cups of coffee reduces body fat by 4%. The findings are from a 24-week investigation involving 126 overweight, non-insulin-sensitive adults.