July 2012

The statistics on obesity in the United States are shocking. More than a third of U.S. adults are obese or at risk, and children with at least one obese parent face a 70 percent chance of becoming obese as well. Keep Reading

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Belly fat can be a stubborn substance. Whether you are fighting post child-bearing belly fat or a beer belly you gained through the college years, it can seem impossible to get rid of that extra bit around the middle. As we age, belly fat becomes harder to lose, especially for women. Although there is not a one size fits all best diet for belly fat loss, there are some things you can incorporate into your diet in order to maximize weight loss around the middle. The following six super foods are great ways to drop pounds and keep them off without starving yourself.

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Following healthy nutritional plans need not involve strict philosophies or nutritional beliefs. You also need not deprive yourself of food items which you love. Who said eating healthy must be boring? You also do not have to stay too thin to be deemed healthy. Essentially, healthy nutritional plans require that you feel great and that you have energy for the things you want to do. All these could be achieved by knowing basic nutrition facts. The following are tips you can follow to be able to stick to healthy nutritional plans day in and day out.

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Achieving or maintaining a healthy body weight can be challenging even if you are fortunate enough to have genetics, age, or other factors on your side. Even under the best set of circumstances, you may feel that the odds of losing weight are stacked against you, as work schedules, time constraints and personal commitments make eating properly rather difficult. Keep Reading

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If you are eager to drop some pounds but cannot find the time or money for a gym, consider the yard work calories that you could burn off. You do not have to join a gym, pay fees and rearrange your schedule in order to lose weight. Weight loss opportunities are all around you, especially if you have your own yard or land. The best thing about working off calories in the yard is that you actually accomplish something while you shed the weight instead of stare at a lot of other people on stationary bikes at a gym. Keep Reading

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Anyone who has fought the weight loss battle for any amount of time knows that there are not really easy answers. Products that claim to shed pounds in a few weeks and keep them off no matter what you eat or whether you exercise rarely work. Those types of products can even be dangerous for people in certain situations. Although there is no get-skinny-quick scheme that works 100 percent of the time and sustains results, there are several fast weight loss diet plans that do work. If you are looking for a fast weight loss diet plan in order to jump start your campaign to a thinner you, then the two plans below are both tried and true methods for dropping pounds quick. Keep Reading

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Nobody in his right mind will ask a woman to begin a diet immediately after childbirth. That will be like asking a soccer player recovering from knee surgery to play for the Spanish national team in the world cup final. You need to understand that pregnancy is a life changing event. After nine months of changes in the female system, the body needs time to adjust to being “normal” again. In any case, there is no point in rushing into any form of after pregnancy diet. This is because doctors hold the view that rushing into a diet program immediately after pregnancy will do you more harm than good.

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When people exercise without the benefit of expert advice, they may be breaking some fitness rules unwittingly. It is not just enough to run around all over the place. Exercise is a bit different from random physical activity. Fitness-oriented exercise needs to be done the right way so that you can get the right results. Again, if you are exercising you need to have goals. Keep Reading

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The energy that is required by your body to perform numerous activities comes from the food you consume. Carbohydrate rich foods such as pasta, sugar and breads are in the category of high calorie foods. Keep Reading

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Gym workout routines can help tone and strengthen your entire body. Whether you are an aficionado of cardiovascular exercise like treadmills, elliptical training or aerobics classes, or a fan of low-impact workouts like Pilates and yoga – there is a gym workouts routine that can be designed to help you lose weight and burn fat.

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