An attractive body for men can easily be defined by the waist to shoulder ratio. This give a quick assessment of how close it is to the “V’ shape
A list of 14 foods & beverages that has been validated by scientific research to be foods that help with metabolism. Include these food in your daily diet to give your metabolism a natural boost.
Research is showing that water has a major impact on fat burning and weight loss. Anyone looking for sustainable weight loss should be aware of this.
Drinking water helps speed up metabolism by increasing the efficiency at which cells operate. This metabolism boost also helps weight loss.
This article summarizes the latest research and gives 7 suggestions on when to drink protein shakes for effective weight loss.
Milk and Weight Loss – Find out why & how milk/dairy (low GI) induces a massive insulin response in your body, making it very difficult to lose weight
Weight Loss for Children
It is not true that strength training stunts growth in children. The American Association of Pediatrics authoritatively states this in their position stand.
The purpose of this article is to highlight the wide acceptance of strength training by prestigious organizations as a safe and beneficial exercise for pre-adolescent and adolescent children.
Influencing children to exercise is possible if the parent sets the example. The child watches and follows what the parent does not what the parent says.
Pregnancy & Weight Loss
A study published in the October issue of Obstetrics and Gynecology stated that mothers who exercised before and during pregnancy delivered babies that were below the critical 4 kg benchmark. Babies with a birth weight above 4 kgs are associated with complications for both the baby and the mother which include delivery complications, cesarean deliveries […]
Overweight women who gain more than the recommended weight gain during pregnancy, will find it very difficult to lose it there after. Obese and overweight women have a higher probability of retaining much of the excess weight gain even up to 1 year after delivery. These findings were recently published in the Journal of Obstetrics […]
Mothers who are overweight before preganancy have a higher risk of giving birth to babies with Congenital Heart Defects. The findings of this large study was published in the online version of the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology on the 5th October. Wkipedia defines Congenital Heart Defects (CHD) as “a defect in the structure […]
Alcohol & Weight Loss
Even 1 alcoholic drink can reduce fat burning by 73% for almost 24 hours. Anyone serious about weight loss should be aware of the sabotaging effects of alcohol.
A lot of people consume considerable alcohol while simultaneously trying to lose weight. This article presents the facts about the effect that alcohol has on the body of someone trying to lose weight.
If you drink and are trying to lose weight, you must know the relationship between alcohol and weight loss. This video tells you all that you need to know.
Weight Loss for Women
Spouse sabotage of your weight loss efforts can be a major challenge. Here are 5 steps you could take to easily overcome these challenges
Weight gain after marriage becomes inevitable mainly because people lose incentive to maintain their weight once they have found their mates.
See why marriage affects your weight. Couples who live together tend to have similar eating & exercising habits, resulting in similar obesity levels.