Weight Loss Articles

Here’s a plan you can dive right into, no matter what your current level. For examples of cardio and strength exercises, see our suggestions. Here’s how it works:   Week 0: Take a week to...

Nowadays carbohydrates aren’t exactly the enemy they were toward the end of the 2000s, but there are still hordes of carbo-phobes roaming around, who would only put a piece of bread or penne to their...

He was playing his saxophone in the Birmingham Alabama church orchestra when the first signs of trouble developed: a pulsating jaw and intermittent back pain. A little while later, sitting in the...

Exercise intensity is a reflection of how hard your heart, lungs and muscles are working. It’s also about how hard you perceive the exercise to be. For instance, walking a treadmill at 3.8 miles...

A: The phrase “use moderation” may sound common, but that’s only because it’s so true. And coffee is no exception. The general medical consensus is, for most people, one to two cups a day is just...

Cardio (Aerobic) Exercises   These are the exercises that raise your heart rate and improve lung capacity and endurance. The choices are virtually limitless, but here are a few to get you...

If you’ve gone through this eight-week program, give yourself a very big hand! I’m sure you’ve seen significant changes in endurance and strength, and maybe even to your body. Even if you haven’t...

What does your heart, immune system, body weight and your mood have in common? They all need exercise to stay in tip-top shape. Exercise plays a role in keeping your entire body healthy. And it’s...

Let’s be honest: Weight loss is often the main motivation for many people on pretty much any diet or fitness plan. And, for the most part, that’s fine. After all, trying to hit a target weight can be...

Up there with high cholesterol, high blood pressure and other major risk factors for heart disease, is stress. Studies have shown that anxiety, depression and other negative emotional states may help...

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