The opening days of every new year are the signal for magazines, newspapers, TV and radio to saturate us with advice and diets on how to lose weight permanently. Getting slim is the number one new years resolution for multitudes of women and men while every new food fad can collect its own band of […]
BMI (Body Mass Index) is a measurement of the fatness or thinness of a human body. BMI came into popular use around 1972 as an easy to calculate measurement of the amount of fat relative to the height and weight of an individual in order to assist in medical diagnosis.
It takes dedication to lose a large amount of weight, but losing too much too quickly can leave the body with loose skin that just never seems to go even with targeted exercise. Areas that are noticeably difficult are the tummy and underarms. Loose Tummy Skin As for the skin on your tummy, you should […]
Before starting a really effective weight loss plan first note down your waist, hips, thigh and your chest measurements.
Most scales will only show your weight which may not be altering although your body is looking trimmer and your muscle tone is improving.
Research has shown possible links between quality sleep and keeping slim and fit.
Lack of sufficient and regular sleep can affect the balance between the two hormones leading to a desire to eat. Levels of â€˜leptinâ€™ fall while â€˜ghrelinâ€™ levels rise so that the less you sleep the more likely you are to overeat and gain unnecessary weight.
Those wedges of fatty tissue that collect at the sides of the waist above the hips are popularly known as ‘love handles’ and with a little imagination it is easy to see the reason.
If you want to look good, a great six pack and pectorals will grab attention on the beach, or in the gym.
Have you ever thought it would be nicer to go through your exercise regime in the ‘all together’ and be more liberated?
How many times in your life have you put your hand up to the opposite shoulder and rubbed it in an effort to relieve the aching?
There are three basic body types and most of us tend to fit one type or another – ectomorph, mesomorph and endomorph
Apparently when you eat carbohydrates they create insulin, which then produces, fat. So, a diet of both fatty foods and carbohydrates produces an extra lot of fat that the body has to burn away or the pounds pile on.
How does drinking plenty of water every day help with weight loss and also help you to say leaner?
Also known as â€˜weight cyclingâ€™, yo yo dieting is a controversial subject with proponents in both â€œit does you harmâ€ and the â€œcauses no problemsâ€ camps