Until an injury temporarily sidelined him recently, Burt Abramowitz, 81, and his 76-year-old workout partner had a standing commitment three times each week. They’d work out at the Gold’s Gym in Rockville, Maryland then go out to eat afterward, usually at the Dunkin’ Donuts or Silver Diner. Abramowitz jokes that … Read More
One kilo = 7,700 calories
When we set out to get into shape and start to eat healthily and exercise, the question that’s on all of our minds is: how long will it take to lose weight and see results?
Naturally, when we hop on … Read More
Tips From Personal Trainer Jamie Lloyd For Building Lean Muscle
While many men still head to the gym with the simple aim of either losing weight or building bigger muscles, a combination of both of these things is now perhaps the most popular fitness goal. Whether you call it toning … Read More
So you are looking to lose weight, but have neither the time nor the energy to go to the gym every day. Or even enroll for yoga, Pilates and swimming classes. And you really can’t be bothered with a rigorous diet. Why not try doing household chores instead? These humble … Read More
Some types of exercise may be better than others at blunting appetite and potentially aiding in weight management, according to an interesting new study of workouts and hunger. It finds that pushing yourself during exercise affects appetite, sometimes in surprising ways.
As anyone who has begun an exercise program knows, … Read More
Strength training, cardio, and a healthy diet are said to make up the perfect formula for weight loss. But sometimes it’s hard to know how much you need of each category. In particular, the amount of cardio you need in order to lose weight has been up for debate — … Read More
Stick to your diet with these healthy snacks.
Nutrition trends come and go (hello and goodbye, cabbage soup diet!). But these products and ingredients have the staying power to see you into a healthy future.
Joy Bauer, M.S., R.D.N., is NBC’s Today show nutrition expert, a best-selling author, and the … Read More
How about switching over to a healthy snack rather than nibbling on fried snacks during monsoons? Rains do bring relief from summers but it also ups a host of diseases and infections. So being mindful of what you eat and including healthy snacks in your diet could help you a … Read More
According to researchers a key compound in green tea called EGCG significantly helps reducing body fat.
A new study now claims that drinking green tea helps in both weight loss and boosts brain function as well. A favourite beverage among dieters, it is often touted for its metabolism boosting qualities.… Read More
GYM workouts may often be for aesthetics, but increasingly they’re being enlisted to boost mental health, functional fitness and even ward off particular conditions, such as osteoporosis.
Osteoporosis is a medical condition where bones become brittle and fragile from loss of tissue, usually due to hormonal changes, or deficiencies in … Read More