Franklin D. Roosevelt said, "There are many ways of going forward, but only one way of standing still." Below are examples of the obstacles you may face in your quest for fitness and your consistent response—to go forward anyway:
Thanks to a study conducted by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, we now know and can practice the four habits that reduce our risk for heart disease, including the risk of suffering a fatal heart attack:
Can an addiction to unhealthy food, particularly food containing high-fructose corn syrup, explain your extra pounds? Can an addiction to food also explain the global epidemic of obesity?
Yes, at least in part, says Dr. Francesco Leri, associate professor of neuroscience at the University of Guelph, who presented his findings at the 2013 Canadian Neuroscience Meeting. He bases his conclusions on the response of rats to foods "containing unnaturally high concentrations of…Continue
How accurate are you in estimating the calories in your fast-food meal? Unless you are exceptional, you'll underestimate the calories by 20 to 25 percent. And the larger your meal, the more inclined you'll be to underestimate the calories.
Researchers who studied the responses of 1,877 customers in 89 fast-food restaurants (McDonald's, Burger King, Wendy's, KFC, Subway and Dunkin' Donuts) in New…Continue
Who hasn’t sat down on New Year’s Day and come up with a half-dozen changes they would like to make in their life? Common ones include losing weight and exercising more.
All of our good intentions, though, can pass as quickly as the weeks on the calendar. Before we know it, we’re facing yet another New Year with the same old list.
If you want to overcome the obstacles to making healthy changes, consider these three FIT tips that can spell the difference between success and…