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Recipe for Weight Loss
A successful weight reduction program is like a recipe. Start with a few key ingredients as a base, add some others for taste and individuality, and you end up with a winning formula for success. Two of the key ingredients are GRADUAL caloric restriction and exercise.
A typical cascade of events that leads to failure in permanent weight loss goes something like this: An individual is initially gung ho [...] more ...Track Body Fat - Not Body Weight
Most people will monitor their body weight when trying to lose weight - makes sense right? Well, not always. When you undertake a nutrition and exercise program to get in shape, what most people are really attempting to do is to "re-shape" their body. This often times is accompanied by an actual loss of body weight, but not always. more ...Athletic Shoes: A Buyer's Guide
Ideally, shoes should be tailored toward a specific activity. Cross trainers can usually do the job if you perform a wide variety of activities, but if you perform a specific activity 2 or 3 three times a week, then you should buy a sports-specific shoe. Each sport-specific shoe will have properties that are advantageous to that sport more ...Exercise Stress Test
An exercise stress test measures cardiovascular fitness. It can be performed on individuals with a wide range of fitness levels and is considered to be a valuable diagnostic tool for identifying coronary heart disease and certain lung diseases. more ...