A new study has found something remarkable: the activation of a particular type of immune cell in the brain can, on its own, lead to obesity in mice. This striking result provides the strongest demonstration yet that brain inflammation may be a cause, rather than a consequence, of obesity. It … Read More
Losing weight can be challenging, especially if you don’t have the right mind set to maintain a healthy lifestyle.
Thankfully, a recent Quora thread lists helpful advice for people who want to train their minds to help them lose weight in the long-term, rather than … Read More
This may tire you so much that you may pant the hardest, feel nauseatic and want it to end so much. But this is what the beauty of a Tabata workout is. And there’s a reason people do it. Not only athletes but a lot of celebrities are also doing … Read More
Don’t have the time to rush to the gym post work or use the treadmill that’s lying in the corner of yourroom? How about you give calisthenics a shot? You can do them using your own body weight (goodbye machines) and pretty much anywhere you want to.
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Gather with friends for a glass of wine or a group jog and at some point someone will start in about her middle. “What happened to it?” she’ll ask. Lots of us have asked that question, and we blame childbearing, Ben & Jerry’s or taking too few group jogs (and … Read More
Is your summer body not ready yet? Do belly fat, batwings and love handles still dread you? Here’s all the help you need.
When the intake of calories exceeds the amount you shed, they get partly stored as fat. This excess fat not only affects our physical appearance but also … Read More
Congratulations — you’ve done it! Whether it was for vanity reasons or for health reasons, you’ve lost weight, and a significant enough amount to the point that your clothes are now too big. It’s a fantastic double-edged sword: You’ve lost weight and you’re healthier, but now your clothes don’t fit, … Read More
Some people really, really hate going to the gym. There may be any number of reasons that that’s the case — social anxiety, a general lack of knowledge about how to use the equipment, or maybe the costs are simply too much, or the drive is just too far. It’s … Read More
Losing weight is a topic that’s everywhere. Talk shows and news programs regularly fill their time slots with folks sharing heroic weight-loss stories. Some TV shows, like The Biggest Loser, even allow viewers to follow along with the progress of the contestants. Despite these efforts, obesity and overweight rates continue … Read More
Getting in your daily sweat session? Great! But are you sabotaging your efforts by relying too much on energy bars for fuel or not stretching properly? Make sure these 4 mistakes aren’t ruining yourweight loss goals.
1. Energy bar overload
Energy bars are really handy — especially if you’re logging … Read More