Category Archives for Weight Loss

Can’t Lose Weight? Be More Like a Dog

One of the keys to managing arthritic or painful joints is keeping your weight within an optimal range. And by the way, the images of people you see in the media – movies, television, Instagram,

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Why Dieting To Lose Fat Is Not Enough For Women

If you want to lose fat, the battle begins in the kitchen. But the war is won by training. Post-menopausal women who use dieting to lose weight not only lose fat but also muscle and a year later, having

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One Simple Change in Your Exercise Routine That Melts Fat

Picture this: You are 5’6″ tall and weigh 40 pounds more than you should. You desperately need to lose weight, but every time you walk up a flight of stairs or try jogging around the block,

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Three Reasons I Like Elliptical Machines, Two Reasons I Don’t, and How I Use Them

I’m not a fan of “chronic cardio” – the endless running on a treadmill or cycling or stair climbing done under the illusion that it’s the best, and in some people’s

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Three Exercises You Would Never Think Of For A Flatter Belly

Each year, millions of Americans all get excited about the same time and about the same thing: working out to re-shape their bodies; to look better; to have a flatter belly. So, they join a gym and hit

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ATTENTION WOMEN: How Much Fat is Enough?

Yeah, guys can read this too. But for women, it’s critical. In the first three months of every year, the media slams us with images of women in bikinis who look like they just squeaked through puberty.

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You Can Be Thin and Fat

In the Wall Street Journal, Ron Winslow reports that just because you look thin doesn’t mean you’re not over fat. In fact, scientists have a new term that describes this situation: normal weight

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