If you’re trying to lose weight, should you focus most on calories? It’s a contentious issue. In this article, we’ll look at whether calorie counting is the most effective way to shed extra pounds.
Losing weight is one thing but maintaining the weight you lose is often even harder – but it can be done. Read on and discover 5 science-backed strategies for keeping the weight off after you lose it.
We know that exercise slows the aging process and helps with body composition. Yet, many people do the wrong balance of training – they emphasize cardio over weight training and that’s not optimal, especially for aging muscles. Here’s why.
Crunches are the exercise most people do to get abdominal definition. However, there’s concern that this exercise is hard on the back. Is there truth to this – and should you still do them?
Exercising in the heat is often unpleasant but since it feels harder, you might think you’re getting greater benefits. However, a new study suggests that working out when it’s hot may reduce some of the benefits of exercise at the cellular level.
Some strength-training exercises are more challenging to perform and some are more likely to lead to injury. Here are some of the exercises physical therapists say are higher risk movements.
One myth about women and aging is that you become less happy with age. Studies show that well-being often increases later in life. Read on and discover other myths about aging that too many people still believe.
Do you have a tendency to eat a late dinner and then snack afterward? Many people do and don’t always make healthy choices when they select an evening snack. Does this have an impact on body weight? Find out what research shows.
How heavy do you have to lift to build strength? Can you even get stronger using light weights? Find out what a new study shows about using light weights for strength development.
Studies show that consuming more protein can help with weight loss – but make sure you don’t consume that protein with a sugary beverage. Here’s why.