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
An authoritative review of the apple cider vinegar remedy for weight loss. Learn what scientific research says and whether it is worthwhile considering
Drinking water helps speed up metabolism by increasing the efficiency at which cells operate. This metabolism boost also helps weight loss.
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.
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.
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.
Exercising with your children has benefits such as strengthening relationships & building character. Commit to do it for a month & you will be amazed at the outcome.
Pregnancy & Weight Loss
Overweight women will find it difficult getting pregnant! Apparently, obesity in women can inhibit ovulation apart from causing hormonal systems to go haywire. Obesity further increases the risk of health problems such as diabetes, heart disease and high blood pressure. All of these negatively affect fertility and can create unwanted complications during pregnancy. It was […]
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 […]
Consuming probiotic supplements during pregnancy may actually help women reduce belly fat after pregnancy. This is what researchers at the University of Turku in Finland found out when they enrolled 256 pregnant women in a study. The findings of this study was presented at the 17th European Congress on Obesity in Amsterdam. Women who took […]
Alcohol & Weight Loss
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.
Anybody wanting to lose weight should realize the effect that alcohol has on weight loss such that diligent efforts are not derailed.
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.
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.