Recent obesity research has revealed some shocking and rather frustrating news, which is that the number of calories burned after exercise actually fall in people whose BMI is greater than 30.0. This was the result of a study into resting burning rates by a team at the Shenzhen Institute of Advanced Technology (SIAT) from the Chinese Academy of Sciences and from the University of Roehampton.(more…)
When we want to lose weight, many of us always return to the same basic question: Do we need diet or exercising more? The truth is that you need both to enjoy long-term weight loss, yet so few of us really understand that and work to make the requisite changes.
Have you started to wonder if your weight loss strategy is causing muscle loss too? Should you be wondering this if you haven’t already? After all, to be able to burn away unwanted fat, your primary strategy is to consume food in a way that leaves you in a calorie deficit (regardless of what technique you’re using to achieve that goal). On the other hand, when you’re training to build – or even preserve – lean muscles, you usually need to keep up your calories or even eat in a surplus. See the problem?(more…)
Are you keeping track of what you eat? It’s often called the best way to ensure your weight management efforts will be effective. Diet is, after all, the top factor identified by science to determine whether you will gain, maintain or lose. If you are tracking, the odds are, you’re doing so – or want to do so – with an app.
Sweating fat loss has become a weight loss trend extremely quickly. However, before you jump on the bandwagon for any of the diets and programs promising this impact, it’s very important to first understand exactly what it is, including the science behind it. The reason is that you might be surprised at where the concept came from and how it is being reflected in many products and programs currently available.(more…)
Exercising in the heat can be an unavoidable circumstance at times, especially if you live in an area where it is hot most of the year. In addition, being part of certain outdoor competitions can leave you at risk of suffering from heat stroke if you are not careful.
When you’ve decided that it’s time to lose extra pounds, long-term weigh loss success depends on choosing the right strategy. Many expensive programs and products would have you believe that they have the “magic” solution that has evaded humankind for thousands of years. As it turns out, there is no single potion or trick to reaching this goal. It is a matter of having the right approach for changing your lifestyle gradually and in a way, you’ll be able to stick to over time.(more…)
Trends come and go with virtually everything in life, including popular exercises. That said, while fashion may change to reflect shifting aesthetic preferences, the components of a workout tend to evolve based on the progress we’re making in understanding the human body. As a result, this means that there are certain moves, equipment types, or entire styles of workout that were once the hottest thing in the fitness world, but that your personal trainer would really rather you didn’t do anymore.(more…)
Rapid weight loss pills are commonly used tools for combatting obesity and excessive weight, which are conditions affecting the majority of Americans. Highly processed diets and dependence on technology leading to a sedentary lifestyle have increased the incidence of blood pressure and heart-related complications.
Summer exercise ideas aren’t just a matter of considering what is possible during warmer weather. They also frequently involve what you’ll actually want to do. Spring and fall give you mild weather in which you’ll want to get out and move around. However, when you’re facing the dead-heat of the sun on the hottest days of the year, many of us just want to sprawl out with a cold drink and wait for the air conditioner to turn on again.(more…)