Focus28 Diet Blog: Fitness and Exercise
A beautiful sunny day in the ultimate motivation to go outside and play, but the summer sun and exercise can be a risky combination. Here are 5 tips for enjoying a safe, summer exercise program.
Next time you have chocolate on the brain, walk it off, literally.
Getting a heart pumping workout has never been so important. According to new and troubling research from the American Heart Association, there's been a steady increase in the risk of dying from heart attack in young women over the past decade. In fact
Researchers at the University of Oxford found that the fat you eat quickly enters your bloodstream and is stored by the cells around your waistline in as little as three hours.
Are you in a dreaded weight plateau, feel like same old, same old or just experiencing workout boredom? Consider your old workout expired. Your body is craving a new challenge or maybe just a towel?
Slipping into a smaller size isn't the only reason to whittle your middle.
If your waist circumference is more than half your height in inches, your
projected lifespan is shorter than that of slimmer folk, according to new
research published in Obesity
Jennifer Hudson, an American icon who came to prominence in 2004 as a finalist on the third season of American Idol, well is also our idol. Besides all of her great achievements in the world of entertainment,
Jennifer has conquered what we consider to be
Why is your scale stuck? You've cleaned up your diet, sweated off
countless calories, and watched pounds melt away, but now the scale has
come to a screeching halt. What is going on?
To start a new exercise habit, pick a time when you'll be able to work out
consistently, like first thing in the morning. Studies show that people who
exercise regularly do it at the same hour every time, says Lisa A.
A 10 minute workout can help you burn more fat all day, says researchers
from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville. In the study, people who
lifted weights for that duration three times a week increased their
metabolic rate even as they slept.