Yo-yo dieting may increase the risk for coronary heart disease and sudden cardiac death in post-menopausal women, according to a study presented to the American Heart Association on Tuesday. Although previous research focused on the heart risks associated with obesity, study leader Dr. Somwail Rasla of Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island questioned whether women with normal weights could be putting their hearts in danger by on-and-off dieting.
How Do I Gain WeightWhile it’s not as common a goal as losing weight, there are a significant number of people that have weight gain as their goal. The reasons are as varied as the individuals but could include wanting to gain weight for a sport, wanting to put on some pounds after rehabilitating from an injury or you are just underweight and have trouble making the scale go up or your Doctor has asked you to gain weight.
I saw a video on Men's Health the other day titled "6 Protein Myths:". After watching it I felt like it lacked depth and by not addressing some of the information I was doing a disservice to all who followed that page. The following is my observation.
Misconception #1:"Protein Builds Muscle" The first myth is kind of common sense. Contrary to popular belief protein doesn't build muscle. Protein is what your muscle is made of.
Protein shakes are famous these days. There are green ones, red ones, chocoate one, vegan ones and whey ones. But if you are loading them up with lots of fruit, protein powder, yogurt, oils and everything else, you are probably pretty frustrated and gaining weight. A typical shake has 20-25 grams of protein, which can be 1/3 to 1/2 protein requirement for the day for alot of people. At the end of the day, calories do count. Sorry guys! Most people are taking in too much fat and sugar for in their shakes, more than enough for the entire day. They are meal replacments typically, not snacks.
Are you enjoying your food choices every day of your life? Or have you made a series of choices resulting in disappointment and weight gain. Do you ever have the feeling that every good food choice you try to make requires great effort and produces little reward. Don’t spend your time and energy mourning all the bad food decisions you have made and don’t overthink all the good food choices you try to make. There is hope for you!! The way to overcome the results of a series of bad choices is through a series of right choices---one c
Does sleeping help you lose weight? Well, science is showing us today that it could. However, poor sleeping habits actually make you gain weight. In this short article we will take a look at why poor sleep can make you gain weight.
Find yourself stuck in a rut continuously training but not seeing results? Have you thought about changing your Eating habits or diet? In order to achieve the results you want, you not only have to exercise, but adapt a healthy diet as well. It is in fact true that 2/3 of people who go on a diet gain more weight after their diet than before they started. Thus it is important that we adapt a healthy eating as a lifestyle change, not a quick fix!
A mother and fitness professional often have two very similar characteristics, selfless and challenging. No matter where you start, how prepared you think you are or how much knowledge you attain, occasionally we come to a stop or a loss as to what we do next. It may not be true of many, but I can speak from experience.
At the end of a long day, pretty much everyone enjoys kicking back and unwinding with a drink or two. Generally speaking, light to moderate drinking isn’t going to have too much of an impact on your overall health, so for many people it’s not a big deal. But for anyone with serious weight loss or muscle gaining goals, those few drinks can be disastrous to their progress. Packing on the Pounds