What you do in the morning can do a great deal to set the tone for the day ahead. If you grumble and groan as you pull yourself out from under the covers and then proceed to waste the morning on your smartphone, you'll find that your productivity takes a hit for the 24 hours that follow.
The same goes for exercise and weight loss. The way you start the day will not only have a big impact on the way you feel going forward (and thus your activity levels) but it will also set the pace for your body itself – by putting your metabolism and hormones in the right gear and keeping you satiated.
Here we will look at some of the things you can do early in the morning to set yourself up for a day of effective weight loss…
Like most women embarking on a new weight loss journey, Andie Mitchell believed her life would change when she finally reached her goal weight. She was absolutely right; her life did change. Only, it changed for the worst! In her memoir It Was Me All Along, Andie describes how she lost half her body weight, and in the process, nearly lost her mind!
Ever wish you could just take a pill and magically lose weight? Well, ask and you shall receive, girlies. A group of Harvard scientists are "this close" to developing a weight loss pill they say may replace the treadmill. Now before you go running over to your doctor's office to ask for a prescription, there are quite a few things you should know about this so-called miracle pill.
Celebrities: they're just like us. They crave cheeseburgers and fries, and occasionally feel guilty about scarfing down that half-pint of Ben & Jerry's during a recent Scandal marathon. Hey, it happens. However, unlike most of us, celebs have personal trainers and celebrity chefs on hand to help them lose the extra pounds. Not fair, right? Well…I may have found a way to get all the benefits of a pricey celeb workout without having to spend a single penny.
I can't believe it's only been 6 days since Snooki gave birth to her second child, daughter Giovanna Marie LaValle. The Jersey Shore reality TV star must have worked out during pregnancy. She recently posted a photo to Instagram of her post-pregnancy body and wow, does she look amazing! I would have never guessed this girl just had a baby. She doesn't even have an ounce of belly fat. How did she manage to lose all that weight!
Now THIS is science we could all get behind. A new study shows that drinking red wine is as good for you as going to the gym! Now all those nights you decided to sit back and watch yourself some Scandal while drinking a glass of red instead of hitting the treadmill were worth it. Works for me!
If your philosophy is that "seeing is believing," you may want to question what it is you're really seeing--especially on Instagram. Most users' feeds are flooded with before-and-after selfies that allegedly show extreme physical transformations: women who lost every bit of pregnancy weight within two months of childbirth, dieters who went from having pot bellies to flaunting washboard abs within eight weeks, and so forth. But, as it turns out, many of these "body transformations" are faker than a three-dollar bill.Continue Reading >
You are traveling to new places, unveiling new cultures and traditions or relaxing on the beach. You are taking a break from your regular routine and you are EATING. We tend to eat a lot while we are vacationing and we don't exercise enough. Time to turn things around! You can lose a lot of weight while you are traveling, and we'll tell you how. Making these smart choices while you are away, we'll help you stay fit and shed the unwanted vacation pounds.
Ok, ladies, have you ever wondered why you don't see any results after you kill yourself doing crunches? Well, you probably know already, but the answer lies in your anatomy. Yes! Your genes have a lot to do with the way your abdominal muscles are marked. So before you spend a lot of money on creams or consider having a lipo, read this article to learn how to design exercises that works for your body type.
I'm one of those weirdos that LOVES to work out. But I get it, most workouts are boring and even though we all could use a little more fitness in our lives, those 30 minutes at the gym are 30 minutes we could spend on being productive elsewhere. Well for those of you who want to test the theory that laughing burns calories, here are my favorite and funniest workout videos on Youtube.