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Answers to Your Questions on Fitness, Exercise and Weight loss My latest observations, experiences and advice as a personal trainer about fitness, exercise, fitness equipment, weight loss and more.
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| March 12, 2007 06:07 - What Exactly Is the Body Mass Index? |
The body mass index is important because it provides an objective, non-emotional measurement of your weight. It doesn't cover all the variables, but it will give a good indication of where you stand on the obesity scale. (Read Article)
March 13, 2007 07:01 - What is Basal Metabolic Rate?
Have you noticed that every year, it becomes harder to eat whatever you want and stay slim? Did you also know that your basal metabolic rate (BMR) decreases as you age. Likewise, depriving yourself of food in hopes of losing weight also decreases your BMR. BMR is the rate at which your body consumes calories when at rest and it is not hard to increase your BMR. (Read Article)
March 14, 2007 07:08 - Weight Loss for Men
Diet and weight loss for men becomes more of a concern particularly with the onset of middle age. The weight-gain problems begin when activity levels and BMR decrease but calorie intake remains the same. (Read Article)
March 19, 2007 07:16 - Weight Loss After Pregnancy
I gained alot of weight with my first pregnancy. Weight loss after pregnancy was very important to me because I have a small frame and the extra weight looked awful! (Read Article)
March 20, 2007 07:11 - The Secret to Permanent Weight Loss.
How will you know if a diet will lead to permanent weight loss? There are some general guidelines, rules of thumb, and ways of viewing a diet program that will allow you to decide, once and for all, if its the right diet for you. (Read Article)
March 26, 2007 06:22 - Time for a little exercise and fitness news!
I have been focusing on weight loss news for quite a while and, if you have been reading any of my stuff, you know I'm a big believer in combining good nutrition with exercise to stay healthy.
For the next while I have a series of fitness-related articles in the works to help answer your questions regarding exercise. Please help me to stay focused on what is important to you by dropping me a line on my contacts page or in the comments section of this blog to let me know what you would like to see in my blog, whether it is a specific question or a general area of discussion. Thanks and I look forward to hearing from you.
Best regards, Cindy
March 26, 2007 06:32 - Exercise Can Be The Fountain of Youth
Exercise for the over-50 crowd is decidedly healthy. As people age, several changes occur that exercise can help slow or reverse. (Read Article)
March 28, 2007 06:25 - More on Fitness and Aging
As baby-boomers reach their senior years, fitness and aging will become a hot topic. Until science finds a way to 'cure' aging, there are several things a sensible person can do to stay trim, flexible and within a healthy weight or body fat percentage range (Read Article)
March 30, 2007 05:22 - Boost Your Immune System with Exercise
Many studies agree that moderate, regular exercise can boost your immune system.
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