I had been heavy for most of my life. All through middle, high school, and college, I just ate whatever I wanted and rarely, if ever, exercised. When I was at my heaviest weight (275 pounds), I felt sluggish and lazy at points. Part of me always justified it, because I was happy and upbeat.
Fans of intermittent fasting (IF) absolutely rave about all the purported benefits, yes. But behind all the talk about what type of fasting schedule is right for you or whether you can combine IF with other diets like keto, there’s an often-overlooked fact: IF can still cause side effects or have its negatives…especially if you’re
Venus Williams does not play games when it comes to her health. The tennis great revealed her secrets to staying fit despite an admitted love for “junk food” in an exclusive interview with Us Weekly. Olympic Athletes: Where Are They Now? “I love junk food, but I just got off tour and I started eating
Physical inactivity is a global health problem. But despite overwhelming evidence that regular exercise is highly beneficial, the challenge of encouraging people to be more active remains. Often “lack of time” is the reason given for not exercising. To address this, many sport and exercise scientists recommend what is known as High-intensity Interval Training (HIT).
DR ELLIE CANNON: I’m a fit 9st so why’s my cholesterol high? For years my cholesterol has been very high – a reading of about eight. But I weigh only around 9st and I’ve always walked at least a mile each day. Why do I have high cholesterol? Could it be genetic? I am 76 years
According to a new study differences in what motivates individuals and how they self-regulate behavior influence how they keep fit. The study appearing in the journal Heliyon, published by Elsevier, associates personal characteristics with whether people are likely to prefer solo or group exercise activities, CrossFit training, resistance training, or team sports, how frequently they
FRIDAY, Dec. 21, 2018 — Who doesn’t crave a big bowl of spaghetti every now and then? But then comes the question of how to fit it into a smart diet plan. The answer is portion control. On average, one cup of cooked pasta has between 180 and 220 calories. But that number can change
Prehab is the new rehab! Why getting fit before an operation could speed-up your recovery There are around 250,000 high-risk operations a year in England and Wales Experts believe patients who improve their fitness in advance would aid healing Currently, ‘prehab’ is only offered in select hospitals because it’s relatively new We get in shape
British doctors fit patients with pacemakers that let them track their heart rates on their smartphones in world first A medical breakthrough means patients can track their heart rate and exercise levels Through the device in their chest they can also check how much battery life it has left wherever they are The smart pacemakers
(HealthDay)—Not every food you eat has to be low-calorie when you want to lose weight. There are many nutritious and tasty foods that can help you feel satisfied, rather than deprived, and that’s important when you’re facing calorie restrictions day in and day out. The key to including them is careful portion control. Nuts are