There’s no shortage of diets on the market for you to choose from — there’s truly something for every taste and budget. Then why are so many people still trying to lose weight? Because diets work… until they don’t. But that doesn’t mean you have to throw in your fork and give up. Read the full article on OpenFit.com … [Read more...] about What’s the Best Way to Lose Weight?
One study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology found that runners — regardless of distance or duration of a run — lived longer than those who didn’t run at all. Running is good for your health, especially for sedentary beginners. “In our studies, the risk of dying from heart disease was 45 percent lower for runners,” says fitness expert Joan Pagano, veteran marathoner … [Read more...] about 3 Ways to Make Running Easier (Even for Beginners)
Sometimes you feel (and look) bloated, even after all that effort. Bloating, that uncomfortable feeling that you’ve got too much of something in your belly, affects 10 to 30 percent of people, according to experts at the University of North Carolina. People who suffer from periodic bloating not only call in sick to work more often, they also visit their doctors more frequently and take more … [Read more...] about 10 Possible Causes of Bloating and What You Can Do
Your mom probably called it “cottage cheese,” but it all amounts to the same body bummer — cellulite. Dimples may be cute on your cheeks, but you generally don’t want to see them adorning other body parts. Tough luck. Cellulite likes to collect around your thighs, flanks, upper arms, butt, and even stomach. But you already know that. That’s why you’re here. Read the full article on … [Read more...] about 3 Ways You Can Minimize Cellulite
When you stop to consider that half of all American adults have one or more chronic health conditions, according to the Center for Disease Control, it’s easy to see why there’s almost always room for improvement. “Being aware of your habits — and rethinking those habits — can help you curb the worst of your behaviors,” explains Susan Blum, MD., assistant clinical professor of preventive … [Read more...] about 8 of the Most Obvious Things You Can Do to Boost Your Health
Keep in mind, everyone’s tolerance level for colds and sniffles varies — one person feels like he can sustain a normal workout routine, while another feels too draggy to even consider it. But even if you fall into the latter category, you might still want to find the wherewithal to hit the gym — just be sure to clean the gym machines when you’re done with them. “Studies show that exercise is … [Read more...] about Should You Work Out With a Cold?