Tips for working or stay-at-home moms to lose weight and get healthy (Part 2)

Our last article discussed diet tips for busy moms. Although diet is more important for health and weight loss, physical activity is also important. Exercise benefits your body as a while (e.g. the circulatory, respiratory, and muscular systems), not just your appearance. Since moms often feel like they lack the time or opportunity to work out, here are tips to increase physical activity.  Continue reading “Tips for working or stay-at-home moms to lose weight and get healthy (Part 2)”

How to get a flatter stomach. 5 tips.

How can I get a flatter stomach (or “tummy”)? Tons of people ask this question. The answer depends on what your current habits and routine are. More specifically, on your diet and activity level. Regardless of your current practices, if you aren’t seeing results, then you need to make changes.  Continue reading “How to get a flatter stomach. 5 tips.”

What’s more important for weight loss – diet or exercise?

Whether to diet or to exercise is a question people constantly ask or revisit in the quest for weight loss. Which is more effective? Well, studies such as this one show that diet affects weight loss more than exercise, though dieting and exercising together are most effective. Continue reading “What’s more important for weight loss – diet or exercise?”

5 reasons against extreme caloric restriction and exercising for quick weight loss.

Most people who resolve to lose weight want to see quick weight loss. For many people, that means going to extremes with gusto, such as dramatically increasing exercise and drastically limiting caloric intake. For example, they may run 10 miles a day and eat salads for every meal with fat-free dressing. Five main problems with this approach:  Continue reading “5 reasons against extreme caloric restriction and exercising for quick weight loss.”