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Is running good, or bad for weight loss?


Running is not only good for weight loss, but also great for the cardiovascular system. But much depends on the mentality of the runner.

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How to prevent gaining back the weight after you’ve lost it

whole-30When you lose 100 pounds, then gain back 110 pounds, the body has been programmed to return to its former weight, once the old eating habits return. Your goal is to re-set the body. You don’t do this by depriving it of calories, but, by proper nourishment. This means, resetting your hormones, and molding your metabolism. There are 8 simple ways to accomplish this.

1. Cut down on starches and cut out refined sugars from your diet.

Don’t eat white potatoes, unless cooked and cooled. This turns into a starch that works against the body. Cut out bread, cakes, sweets, donuts, and candies, with a few exceptions. Limit fruit to 3 servings a day. Stay away from other sugars and starches. This will change your insulin metabolism.

2. Eat 6-12 servings of vegetables a day.

Green vegetables are the best. Try to eat them at every meal. They provide your body with nutrition and reprogram your system. Green vegetables are very important to permanent weight loss, and should never be overlooked.

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Why reducing calories alone will not work with weight loss


You may have heard the same stories over and over again. People lose weight for about a month, eating nothing but cookies, and nothing else. Unfortunately, this reduction of calories doesn’t work, in the long run.

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How hormones can hurt your chances of losing weight


Most people who lose weight gain back the weight they lost, plus additional weight within 18 months. At one time, this was the result of lack of will power and returning to old habits. But there are other reasons that can be specifically identified.

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If you want to lose weight fast, do what I did. It was unbelievable

The 4 Hour DietWhen I asked myself, “How can I lose weight fast”, I started a slow carb diet. Immediately, I dropped 13 pounds without even trying. This was so easy and while doing this, I was never hungry. I also ate more food than ever because the food I was eating was very heavy in nutrients.

I learned about this method from the book, The 4 Hour Body. I simply followed the details outlined in this book, and it worked like a charm.

It’s also complete, with step-by-step instructions, and is very easy to read and follow. The difference I’ve seen between this book, and many of the weight loss methods I’ve wasted time on is, simply, the methods are logical, and they work for me.

How The 4 Hour Body helped me lose weight fast

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Cosmetic Surgeries – How Effective Are They?

The truth is; we always strive to look younger, have smooth and nourished skin, try to eliminate wrinkles and fines, etc. Sometimes, age spots, saggy and wrinkly skin seem so severe, and you start thinking about cosmetic surgeries. Are they safe? And are they the only way to look younger? Answers can be found below.


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My husband will eventually leave me if I don’t lose weight

husband-demands-you-lose-weightHusband demands you lose weight? How should you respond to such an ultimatum?

Don’t worry if this happens to you. The key words are “Eventually he will leave me “.

This means he is giving you every chance to change for the better, and for your own good. He is not asking you to change who you are as a person, but merely your weight.

Sometimes, tough love is the best kind of love.

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Can you lose weight by rubbing your stomach?

When you’re hungry, rub your stomach instead of eating. It may or may not help you lose weight, but psychologically, you will have an edge.


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Can Meditation Help You Lose Weight?

Meditation is total opposite from cardio that we always do when we want to lose weight, so it might seem quite unorthodox to suggest it can be the beneficial part of a person’s weight loss program. However, results of a small, but very important study suggest that meditation can, indeed, help you lose weight.


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How Lack of Sleep affects mood changes

lack-of-sleepGet a good night’s sleep and see how it affects your creative energy. Besides combining your awareness and thoughts, sleep also helps in restructuring your thoughts. This results in more energy and more creativity.

A good night’s sleep, or an adequate sleep helps you live a healthy and happy life. It is very accurate to say, “SLEEP, and LOSE WEIGHT.

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7 RIGHT EXERCISES at the right time will help you lose MORE POUNDS

Apart from maintaining healthy diet plans, exercises are a sure way of maintaining a healthy body and losing weight in an effective way. According to lifestyle and fitness journals, many people do not get the best results from their efforts to lose weight because they do it wrongly. Consistency is key if one has to get good results. Another important factor is making sure that you do the right exercises and in the right way. The intensity at which you do these exercises may not be important if you do not get the method right. Before settling down on the best exercises, it is important you consult your lifestyle and fitness advisor and discuss your body requirements so as to make sure you get the best out of your efforts. Below are some of the right exercises that will give you a good run for your efforts. The different exercises target different parts of the body.

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Best time to weigh yourself when you’re on a water pill

Generally, people are heavier in the morning when they first wake up. They urinate. Then, they take a water pill in the morning. Two hours later, they weigh themselves, and discover they weigh less.

When you should weigh yourself

weigh-yourselfIt doesn’t matter when you weigh yourself, as long as you consistently follow the same routine. This means, do it the same time, using the same scale, wearing similar clothing, and after you have used the bath room. You should be looking at the change in your weight, instead of the actual number of pounds.

I don’t recommend weighing yourself daily. Instead, step on the scales once a week or even less frequently. Your weight fluctuates from day-to-day. Weighing yourself every day will lead to disappointment and a possible disruption in your diet if the number on the scale is higher than the previous day.

Weigh yourself in the morning after you first use the bathroom, and before you eat or drink. Always follow this routine, whether or not you decide to take a water pill.

Exercise & diet must work together or you’ll break down

exercise-dietWhen you are trying to losing weight, exercise and diet must work in harmony. If you do one without the other, you’re not going to be happy with your results.

Exercise without dieting

If you exercise without dieting, you will get a much bigger appetite. This results in gaining more weight, more muscle grow beneath the fat layer, and the feeling that you are much heavier and bloated.

Diet without exercising

If you diet without exercising, you will become flabby and will have excess skin.

For your diet, try to stay away from the foods that contain wheat. Don’t eat pasta, pizza, bread and other foods that contain wheat.

Don’t eat any food after 7 p.m. This is where you will benefit. People achieve marvelous results by staying with this plan.

Depending on your initial weight, you can drop upwards from 20 pounds a month. If you don’t eat wheat. you don’t eat all those fattening shacks, such as cakes. You don’t eat junk food, and you don’t eat biscuits. But your diet is still balanced.

This weight loss plan costs you nothing. You don’t have to calculate points or buy special meals or plans.

Best exercises to consider


exercise-dietFor exercising, begin with the cardio exercises. Start with walking, and then switch to running or jogging. Running is the most effective exercise for burning calories.

If you are extremely overweight, start by walking. Then, gradually build your tolerance level for jogging. Otherwise, you may have health complications like a heart attack, disjointed bones, etc.

Before beginning any exercises, consult your doctor.

Weight lifting is a good exercise to locate the problem areas for both men and women. Also called strength training, it burns a tremendous amount of fat. You don’t have to get a membership to a gym or health club. All it takes is a few dumbbells. These will help you to locate your problem areas, in that, they will give you a thorough workout for your stomach, butt, legs, arms, back and chest.