Weight Loss

How to lose weight by walking

Running, spinning, and HIIT workouts might all get the glamor and attention when it comes to losing weight, toning up and getting healthy. However,...

Weight Loss Workout Plan

To lose weight, increase strength, get fit, be healthy and generally feel great - exercise is key. Just like the air you breathe, our body...

How to Break a Weight Loss Plateau

Hitting a weight loss plateau is incredibly frustrating and psychologically feels as if you’ve hit a brick wall. When you’re doing everything right, but...

Body Mass Index/ BMI Calculator

Many people use body mass index (BMI) to determine whether or not they fall within a healthy weight range. However, the accuracy of BMI...

Low Carb Diets: The Risks & Benefits

Low-carb diets are diet plans that restrict carbohydrate consumption for weight loss. Foods high in carbohydrates, such as bread and pasta are restricted and replaced with...

Types of Carbs: What are Good & Bad Carbs

Your carbohydrates should mainly be made up of unrefined complex starchy and fibrous carbohydrates. Limit refined carbohydrates as much as you can (sugar, sweets, etc.). Unrefined complex carbohydrates should...

The Best Carbs to Eat for Weight Loss

Besides providing energy, foods containing carbohydrate are typically packed with vitamins, minerals, fiber and phytochemicals. Carbs fuel our muscles and brain, and supply the...

Best Macronutrient Ratio for Weight Loss

All your meals should consist of: Lean Protein (e.g. Chicken, fish, egg whites) Complex fibrous carbohydrate (broccoli, salad) Complex starchy carbohydrate (brown rice) If you...

How Much Should I Weigh?

How much you should weigh, depends on a variety of different factors such as your height, age, gender, frame size, bone density, muscle-to-fat ratio, and...

Coffee Boosts Weight Loss

Caffeine taken 45-60 minutes before exercise can facilitate a shifting to burn more fat and less glycogen. It increases the breakdown of fat, freeing fatty acids,...

How to Lose Weight with Cardio

Cardiovascular exercise/ aerobic exercise involves using the same large muscle group (i.e. legs), rhythmically, for a period of 20 minutes or longer while maintaining...

Body Fat Calculator

This body fat calculator uses the U.S. Navy Circumference Method where three/ four body measurements are fed into a fixed formula to estimate the...

What Happens When You Crash Diet?

What happens when you crash diet (about <1000-1200 calories for women and <1600-1800 for men depending on body size)? Does it work? Here's what's...

4 Ways to Reduce Calories to Lose Weight

Dieters have an inclination to reduce caloric intake far too much during the initial stages. Their high levels of motivation and an fervent aspiration to lose...

Zone Diet for Weight Loss

According to Barry Sears, creator of The Zone Diet, "Enter the Zone", and you will lose weight, fight the effects of aging, reduce the...

Weight Loss Calculator

Simply enter you current weight, your goal weight and the time in which you wish to achieve the weight loss and click calculate. This calculator...

Weight Loss Target Date Calculator

Simply enter you current weight, your goal weight and the time in which you wish to achieve the weight loss and click calculate. This calculator...

What is Starvation Mode & Is it Real?

Generally when people talk about  “starvation mode” in the context of dieting, they are referring to your body's natural response to slow metabolism after...

The South Beach Diet

The South Beach Diet is an immensely popular weight loss diet created by cardiologist Dr. Agatston. It's original purpose was to prevent heart disease. However, the...

Mediterranean Diet for Health & Weight Loss

The Mediterranean Diet is inspired by the traditional foods of southern European countries such as Italy and Greece. Therefore, the Mediterranean Diet centers on...

Fat Flush Plan

The Fat Flush Plan, by Ann Louise Gittleman, Ph.D., is combination of detox and weight loss diet. The Fat Flush Plan promises to melt...

Do Detox Diets Work?

Detox diets are incredibly popular since they are thought to not only facilitate weight loss, but also improved health and wellbeing. Massive and instant...

Does Hoodia gordonii Help Weight Loss?

Hoodia gordonii (pronounced HOO-dee-ah) is a succulent cactus-like plant, which can be found in the Kalahari dessert in South Africa. Hoodia Gordonii is a...

11 Healthy Juicing Recipes to Add to Your Diet

These juicing recipes are from the juice cleanse plan by Jason Vale. Juices are rich in vitamins, can help weight loss, improve general well-being and...

How to Increase Metabolism

Your metabolic rate is essentially a measure of the amount of calories you burn every day. The number of calories you burn varies and is influenced by...

The Truth About Fast Weight Loss

Let’s be honest, most of the time you think about weight loss, you’re thinking about how to lose weight fast. If you’re truthful, that...

Exercise Calorie Calculator

This activity calculator gives you a ROUGH idea of approximately how many calories a particular exercise activity burns, you can use the calculator below....

The 10 Best Exercises for Weight Loss

Exercise burns calories, which plays an role in weight loss and maintaining a healthy weight. Above and beyond weight loss, exercise has many important...

The Atkins Diet for Weight Loss

The Atkins diet, officially the Atkins Nutritional Approach, is a low-carbohydrate diet created by Dr Robert Atkins. Dr Atkins believed that refined carbohydrates (especially...

Exercise Calorie Calculator with Chart

This activity calculator gives you a rough idea of approximately how many calories a particular exercise activity burns, you can use the calculator below....

How to Measure Body Fat

During weight loss, the goal is to reduce body fat, and maintain or increase muscle mass. Therefore, scales don't provide a clear picture of...

How To Get Toned Abs

Most of us are gaining more and more belly fat, year upon year. And irrespective of BMI, there are many health risks associated with belly fat....