Weight Loss

Weight Loss During Pregnancy

What to Do About Weight Loss During Pregnancy: Is It Safe?

During pregnancy, health and wellness take a front seat while your baby develops. It’s common to focus more on nutrition, exercise, and self-care while pregnant, to help ensure a safe and healthy pregnancy and delivery. Weight may be a concern during pregnancy. Some people are worried about not gaining enough weight or gaining too much …

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The Benefits of Regular Exercise or Physical Activity

Exercise is defined as any movement that makes your muscles work and requires your body to burn calories. Choosing the appropriate muscle-building workout program is important if you are to maximize the time you spend in the gym and get clear body changing results. Some people are too quick to hop onto the first program …

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How to Lose Weight Fast and Safely

Lose 5 pounds in one week! It’s a trope we see everywhere. And while it’s possible that someone can lose that much (if not more) in that time period, it really depends on your metabolism and loads of other factors, including physical activity and body composition, all of which are entirely unique to you. Weight loss ultimately comes back …

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More Women Are Trying to Gain Weight Through Diet and Exercise

Gaining muscle is more popular than ever, but is it a good thing for your body image? A quick browse of #fitstagram will prove to any lingering doubters that muscles are a *thing* right now. The #gainingweightiscool hashtag now has over 80,000 posts, many of which feature “reverse” transformation photos, or ones where the “after” …

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Here’s What Being ‘Skinny Fat’ Means for Your Health

Skinny fat—while a horrible, shame-y term—can actually be tied to some serious health consequences. Here’s what you need to know. What I’m about to say may sound like an admission from an Addicts Anonymous meeting, but here goes: My name is Kelsey Castañon and I’m skinny fat. There, I said it. On the outside, you’d …

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Do Resveratrol Weight-Loss Supplements Really Work (and Are They Safe)?

You sip the antioxidant in sangiovese, but can resveratrol actually promote weight loss? Here’s what you need to know about resveratrol supplements. Exercise. Eat nutrient-packed foods. Reduce caloric intake. These are the three measures that health experts have long touted as the simple, yet effective keys to weight loss. But for those who lack the …

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