Metabolic syndrome is one of the most common health problems that often goes undiagnosed. Yet, it can lead to serious health problems. Fortunately, it’s a syndrome you can lower the risk of through lifestyle and even reverse through lifestyle changes.
Where are your “problem areas?” Do you store fat in your buttocks and thighs or around your waistline? More importantly, what does where you store fat say about your health? Find out.
Many people still believe the key to losing body fat is to do long periods of aerobic exercise. Here’s why that belief is false and why more intense training is the key to fat loss. This article also uncovers other myths about losing body fat.
So many myths about losing weight and body fat prevail – what are you to believe? Here are five of the most common fat loss myths dispelled – so you don’t have to fall for them.
Losing weight isn’t always easy and maintaining it is even harder. Now, based on a new study, scientists believe they know why. Read on and find out how your body fights fat loss and how to go about winning the battle anyway.
Are you trying to lose weight but concerned you’re going to lose your hard-earned muscle? You can maximize the fat you lose and minimize muscle loss by following a few simple steps. Find out what they are.
Do you have a healthy body fat percentage? You might wonder what a healthy body fat percentage is for women and how to best measure it. Unfortunately, a standard scale won’t tell you and BMI, a measure that doctors use, says nothing about your body composition. Read on and find out what the best methods […]
Building muscle is challenging, especially for women. A number of factors make it harder – inappropriate exercise routines and poor nutrition. In addition, a study showed having a higher percentage of body fat could make it harder to build muscle tissue. Find out why.
Traditionally, endurance athletes have viewed weight as something to be reduced. The thinking was the lighter, the better. But there’s a reason to take that recommendation with a grain of salt as a triathlete. At some point, strength can be lost if you get too thin. Further, your ideal weight may depend on the duration […]
Flat abdominals – is it on your wish list? Some people have more difficulty getting their abdominals completely flat than others. Here are six factors that could be making it harder to get the abdominals you want and what you can do about them.