Top 10 Global Fitness Trends For 2014
In 2006, ACSM’s Health & Fitness Journal® developed and widely disseminated an electronic survey to thousands of professionals worldwide to determine trends in the health and fitness industry.
Top 10 Melatonin Rich Foods to Control Weight
According to a new study melatonin consumption helps control weight gain because it stimulates the appearance of 'beige fat', a type of fat cell that burns calories in vivo instead of storing them. White adipose tissue stores calories leading to weight gain whereas 'beige fat' (also known as 'good or thinning fat') helps regulate body weight control, hence its metabolic benefits.
10 Answers on dieting and weight loss diets
Forget everything you've been told about dieting and weight loss diets
Because if you want to lose weight and change your life you must change
the way you think about dieting.
Many of the drugs used to treat obesity-linked conditions such
as diabetes, high blood pressure, and depression can themselves cause weight
gain. How? Some medications can increase appetite, cause fluid retention, or
slowly lead to weight gain over a period of time due to fatigue and lower
Present day poor food and lifestyle choices occurring over a period of time
lead to an increase in the fat storing form of Estrogen known as Estradiol.
Estrogen is a hormone produced primarily by the ovaries in women.
Going to a new school, moving away from the parents for the first time, and
starting a completely different lifestyle are reasons enough to distort
teenagers physical and psychological make-up.
Eating too much fructose could block insulin's ability to regulate how cells
use and store sugar for the energy required for processing thoughts and
emotions. Gomez-Pinilla, (a professor of neurosurgery at the David Geffen School
of Medicine at UCLA and a professor of integrative biology and physiology in the
UCLA College of Letters and Science) a native of Chile and an exercise
enthusiast who practices what he preaches, advises people to keep fructose
intake to a minimum and swap sugary desserts for fresh berries and Greek yogurt.
Restricting dessert completely from your diet is bound to destroy the
pleasure of eating, sooner or later and jeopardize you weight loss plan.
Starting your weight loss programme with gusto, losing a few pounds
and then finding that your progress has come to a dead stop is a
natural and common occurrence for many dieters. This plateau is a
result of the body's constant need to maintain equilibrium.
Let's face it-nobody wants to be pear-shaped, that bulge over the hips and
the "Jodhpur thighs" are not exactly appealing. Unfortunately for women this is
exactly where fat is most likely to accumulate, often with the "Orange-Peel"
effect of cellulite.
10 shopping tips for “No White Diet"
A low-carb diet limits carbohydrates — such as bread, grains, rice, starchy
vegetables and fruit — and emphasizes sources of protein and fat. Many types of
low-carb diets exist, each with varying restrictions on the types and amounts of
carbohydrates. If you have decided to follow a protein rich diet, stack the deck
in your favor with the right ingredients and techniques for low carb cooking.
Bringing your fat intake to a healthy level can work wonders for your waistline.
But there’s a lot more you can do to peel off those extra pounds and keep them
off for good. The following strategies will help you whip your eating habits
into shape and make you a weight-loss winner.
If you find your workouts are hit-or-miss and that you give in to temptation a
bit too easily, your weight loss may hit the skids. For exercise to work, you
have to do it on a regular basis.
Far too many women spend hours trying to tighten that tummy, only to see the
same old pudgy pooch day after day. A few of us have been blessed with great
tummies! For most of us, however, it takes a lot of hard work to obtain and
maintain a tummy worthy of being shown off in a swimsuit. Read on.....
Negative thought patterns are all too common among dieters and one of
the main reasons why so many are unable to lose weight permanently. To
find out if you have a generally negative attitude to exercise, healthy
eating and weight loss, just listen carefully to what that little voice
in your head begins saying when you think about making some real
positive changes in your life.
10 Answers to Cellulite
The old theory was that cellulite was caused by toxins building up
under the skin but that's probably not true. It's more likely to be the
result of poor
skin structure, causing the fibre to
split. This means fat and yes, possibly toxins squish out through the
holes in the fibres creating that lumpy effect. In other words, your
bottom is rather like and old matters with the stuffing sticking out!
There are some necessities in life one of the major one is eating a healthy
meal daily. There are a lot of pros and cons to cook at home. Start cooking
real, whole foods from scratch and you'll be amazed to see the pounds drop off.
With Christmas and new year gearing up its time to party again, it's time
again to keep a watch on what goes into your stomach so that you are left with
no regrets. It's clear that the way to be thin and still have some joie with our
meals is to adopt a more traditional, and worldly, way of dining.
10 Contributing Factors to Obesity
Although you cannot change your genetic makeup, you can change your
eating habits and levels of activity. Read on.....
Because if you want to lose weight and change your life you must change the way
you think about dieting. Besides dieting is characterized by a cyclical pattern
of repetitious loss and gain of body weight. Some of the ways people choose to
do this include skipping meals and consuming very few calories.
When you eat food, your body changes the food you eat into sugar and
uses the sugar for energy. When you have diabetes, your body is not able
to use the sugar for energy. The sugar floats around in your blood. That
is why people with diabetes have too much sugar in their blood.
Is your BMI in an unhealthy range? Are you within your ideal weight range?
If you're at risk, losing weight may be important for staying healthy. But, if
you're very close to your goal and can't seem to get rid of those last few
pounds, ask yourself if you really need to lose them. Would it be possible to be
happy at your current weight?
10 to enhance your Fat-Loss process
The best posture resembles a marionette with a string attached to
the top of the head. Imagine being tugged gently upward by the string. In other
words, try to keep the top of your head on the ceiling. Read on.....
10 Healthiest Snacks : You Can Just Keep on Eating
Grazing can also keep your metabolism, or calorie-burning
mechanism, running high. Your body uses calories when you eat and
digest food. Read on.....
10 Triggers for Over-eating
Most of us are overeating for a hundred different reasons. We
are eating due to stress, irritation and frustration. It may be worry or
overwork. Read on.....
10 Obesity Related Health Hazards
It's much easier to lose 20
pounds than 50 and it's easier to keep the weight off over the long term
if the weight loss is reasonable. Read on.....
10 Foods that help you lose weight
Magic Diets don't exist. But because they're rich
in fiber, some foods take longer to eat, yet have fewer calories per
gram. Read on.....