It’s every weight loss enthusiast’s dream to zap the belly fat but, far from pure vanity, there’s actually a reason why having a lot of fat in the abdominal region can be dangerous. Fat is stored all over our body, but how does an expanding waistline grow your risk for chronic illness? myfitnesspal has the info..
When trying to lose weight, it can be hard to sort through the myriad conflicting information. Should you give up dairy? What about the protein-packed, gut-healthy benefits of Greek yogurt? myfitnesspal has 11 of the most common weight-loss myths.
Who knew when you packed up your desk and carried your work computer home back in the spring, you'd still be working from home now? But here we are. While swapping morning commutes for workouts and cooking more at home has helped many get healthier, the transition also has downsides resulting in letting some healthy habits slide. myfitnesspal has a list of mistakes you could be making that's hurting your weight-loss goals!
We can all agree there are numerous mental and physical benefits of walking. Whether it’s a structured walking program or simply adding 10 minutes wherever you can, walking can help improve your overall health. myfitnesspal has the help for you...
Walking is one of the most accessible exercises you can do to improve your heart health, lose weight, live longer and boost your mood.. If you’re starting a regular exercise routine, it may seem daunting to aim for 10,000 steps a day. The good news is you can build up slowly without drastically altering your schedule — and if you already get 10,000 steps a day, you can still add more. You can read more over at myfitnesspal.com!
Sitting is a part of life, yes. But we’re sitting so much these days, and it’s catching up to us. With so many of us 'working from home', just what damage is being done to us as we sit at the desk for hours? myfitnesspal.com has some answers...
If you’ve started to notice that you get out of breath after one flight of stairs, it’s time to work on your fitness. The good news is that it won’t take that long to improve no matter what type of exercise you choose. Think a month or two, if not a few weeks, although of course some disciplines will help you improve faster than others. Coach Magazine has the full story!
Feeling hungry is a normal part of life and is a signal that your body is lacking the energy it needs to function to its highest ability. Most people tend to get hungry before their next meal and hunger can also be increased if you've done more exercise than usual. The Sun has 10 reasons why!
Weight loss is more than just calories in and calories out — other factors such as quality of sleep, stress levels and a positive mindset can influence the number on the scale. The latter is important because approaching weight loss with a rock-solid mental game not only sets you up for success to lose weight, but it’ll also help you keep it off long term. myfitnesspal.com has the theories...
You may already suspect your metabolism slows as you age. According to research in the Public Health Nutrition journal, you’re right. In a review of data on energy expenditure, researchers found getting older is associated with progressive declines in basal metabolic rate. On top of that, many daily habits can drain your metabolism even further. myfitnesspal.com has more...
Sleep is non-negotiable. We all need 7-9 hours every night for a healthy brain and body, those with babies and toddlers are yet to remember what 7-9 hours feels like but 1 in 3 adults aren't getting that. myfitnesspal has the facts...
Of all the roles life has carved out for me, this one has to be one of the most unexpected.
But sharing my DIY lockdown kettlebell regime on social media, primarily for the purposes of self-motivation, has resulted in an avalanche of requests for help and support for others - mainly women - wanting to do the same. BBC News has the Covid-19 story...
Home schooling. Constant hand washing. Social isolation. These past few months have been enough to move a Zen Buddhist to distraction. So if you’ve found your running workouts tougher than normal, that’s understandable. A new study in Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise found that just 45 minutes of stress can impair subsequent running performance.
Runner's World has the full story..
When the temperatures start to soar, its instinctive to want to strip off and cool down, whack the fan on and have each window open! The Sun has 11 tips to help you snore well tonight!
If you’re one of many who have had to make the adjustment to working remotely, you probably know by now that it can be harder than it looks. Fitbit.com has some ideas on how to make it all work!
When it comes to reducing your risk of getting sick, you can’t beat washing your hands and not touching your face. But something you already do is also helping to keep your immune system in top condition so it can better fight off all viruses: working out. Fitbit.com has the good word...
When you're sitting at home in lockdown, you might find yourself reaching in the snack jar more than you’d like to admit... we've all done it! There is now also the fear of gaining the so-called "Quarantine 15" - what some people have dubbed the weight gain likely to result from weeks of self-isolation. The Sun has a guide with some words of advice!
For hay fever sufferers, running in summer can be tricky. Runner's World has everything you need to know about hay fever and running, and what you can do to ensure it doesn’t affect your performance..
Regardless of your age or level of fitness, walking is possibly the easiest form of exercise, but for those of you who want to loss weight, just how much do you need to do to lose weight? myfitnesspal.com may have the answer for you..
After weeks of lockdown, there could be a lift in people returning to work but what can you do to boost your immune system to get you ready? The Sun has a few ideas..
Its a fact that runners get injured but this isn't due to the actual running but instead it could be down to how you train or support yourself during your running. Runners World has the advice you could need..
With the way the world is at the moment, it's more important than ever you look after your emotional health as well as the physical. myprotein.com explains why..
With everyone cooped up in lockdown and the gyms now closed, it might seem quite hard to get active. The Sun has a guide to how you can get moving!
In the midst of the novel coronavirus pandemic, social distancing means more time at home. Whether you’re working from home, taking care of your kids or scrolling through the news 24/7, these disruptions and uncertainties can make sticking to your weight loss goals that much harder. myfitnesspal.com has the strategies that could help you!
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