Your Enterotype Could Be The Weight-Loss Secret Hiding In Your Poo

Weight-Loss Hiding In Your Poo

Lending weight to the theory that the same weight-management strategy doesn’t work for everyone, research out of Denmark reveals the effect your gut bacteria on your ability to lose weight.

An individual’s gut bacteria profile — their enterotype (from the Greek enteron, meaning intestine) — … Read More

Want A Healthy Snack That’ll Help You Drop Kilos? Go Nuts

Healthy Snack

Old-school dieting wisdom dictates nuts are a no-go because of their high calories and fat. But new research overturns that myth, finding they’re actually linked to long-term weight loss.

The study, published in the European Journal of Nutrition, analysed diet and lifestyle data drawn from … Read More

Best Cardio Exercises For Fat Loss

Best Cardio Exercises

You Don’t Need Those Weights To Go From Flab To Fab.

Cardiovascular exercises are usually the easiest way to lose fat. Cardio coupled with weight-training is one of the oldest trick in the book to lose fat and gain muscle. For someone who’s never been to the gym, it is … Read More

The Fundamental Thing You Should Know About Fat Loss

Fundamental Thing

With all the talk of “fat-burning”, you wouldn’t be far off in believing your can rid your body of whole fat cells through workout. While it might be more motivating to think of your stubborn fat cells disappearing in bursts of miniflames, what actually happens when you lose weight through … Read More

Your Best Spring Diet Advice, Ever!

Diet Advice

These 26 science-backed rules will take your physique from now to WOW!

1. Skip a meal or two.

Science says intermittent fasting, as in eating 500 calories one or two days a week or going 12 to 18 hours in a day without food, can help you lose weight and … Read More

Get a Handle on Fat Loss in 2017

Fat Loss in 2017

Ten tips for a figure-flattering year.

Although you had the best intentions on New Year’s day, it’s far too easy to become de-motivated by the time your Valentine shows up at your door carrying a mouthwatering box of dark chocolates. The weather is bleak, swimsuit season is months away and … Read More

The Science of Sleep

Science of Sleep

The secret to lasting weight loss and optimal performance could be as close as the bedroom.

How did you sleep last night? That simple question can make or break your day. When you get a good night’s sleep, you feel like you can take on the world, and getting your … Read More

A Better Bottom Line

Bottom Line

Work your lower body and get a through-the-roof calorie burn with plyometrics.

They’re not the standard weight-training method, and they’re not your standby cardio. But plyometric exercises are a potent force for fat loss and a better booty. Plyometric exercises enhance your muscles’ ability to produce maximum force in minimal … Read More