As someone that follows the ebb and flow of diets I get a chance to see a lot of diets as well as the reports as to whether they work or not. Over the last few years there have been probably 100 diets released on an unsuspecting public, some gain traction and others don't but the big diets over the last few years have been Atkins, The Zone Diet, LA Weight Loss, Weight Watchers and Jenny Craig. Most of the diets have not been successful for the vast number of people but two diets have stood … [Read more...] about Why do the Jenny Craig and Weight Watchers diets work?
I know lots of people have talked in the last year about using a Wii for getting exercise but I sat on the sidelines, sad because I had no Nintendo Wii. Well this has all changed now since I got a Nintendo Wii yesterday for the kids for Christmas. I am not sure if the Wii is really going to be a fitness machine but I am really excited about Christmas morning and trying this thing out. I just ran across a site for a Wii workout called Wii Healthy. The site has a workout program that i will … [Read more...] about Using your Wii for fitness
I set off a bit of an email flurry a couple of days ago when I suggested that Gastric Bypass surgery is bad and is the wrong way to lose so I thought that I would explain why I do not like the idea of losing using gastric bypass surgery. Gastric Bypass for those that are not aware of the idea is a surgery that either puts a band around a part of your stomach or staples your stomach so that it is smaller. This smaller stomach of course can hold less food so most people are going to lose a … [Read more...] about Gastric Bypass is the wrong answer
Everyone likes to have shortcuts to losing weight. Although as we all know the important things really are to have a good diet and to get exercise. Loosing weight is sometimes important just for the ones trying to get a few pounds off their shoulders, but mainly for the ones who have overweight issues it is essential for them to get an extra help with an exercising routine, a nutrition plan which can also come with supplement to help this weight loss, with maintaining a healthy diet and don't … [Read more...] about 4 Things To Do Today To Lose Weight
Often things take a bit of time to take affect. Sometimes you do all the right things but see no results and change tactics, don't do that ride it out instead. When people start a new diet they get excited do all the right things and then in the first week they lose 5 pounds or so and are very excited with the results, then the next week comes and the only lose a pound or nothing at all and discouragement sets in. What Are Yoyo Diets? You hear a lot about yoyo dieting, otc refers to help … [Read more...] about Why didn’t I lose any weight?
One thing that seems to confuse a lot of people is the fact that the media shows us slim people with great six pack abs. This would lead most people to believe that if you want to reduce your stomach then you should just do sit-ups and you will lose the stomach. Sadly this is called spot reduction and it is not really possible to lose a bot belly by just doing sit-ups. What your really need to know is how to do crunches So to lose your pot belly you really need to do more to lose your … [Read more...] about How to do crunches to strengthen your core
I have recently stopped watching the TV show Survivor but I was definitly hooked on Survivor for years. I remember when I first started watching Survivor I used to say that I would be voted off in the first week, don't know how true that is but anyway. I have always enjoyed watching the people on Survivor do dumbe things and lose until the almost disappeared and then in a metamorphosis they would appear to get fat in front of our eyes during the last episode when the show gave away the … [Read more...] about Starving on Survivor
I have mentioned before that I am not a big fan of Alli and most of the trainers and experts that I have heard from do not advocate it's use as the way to lose either. The "Wonder Drug" Alli that was released three months ago with lots of hype sold 2 million starter kits, the creators or Alli announced today. GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare announced today that it has sold more than 2 million alli(R) starter packs at retail, and that alli users are enthusiastically embracing alli and its … [Read more...] about Alli sells 2 million starter packs – But is it good news?
I wrote this article in anger a few months ago during season 4 of the Biggest Loser after Neil, one of the contestants gamed the Biggest Loser by cheating and drinking a couple of gallons of water right before the in. I am now again watching the Biggest Loser. But in reading this post you can see the anger that i had about the cheating and I certainly hope that the people that run the Biggest Loser do not let it happen … [Read more...] about Boycott the Biggest Loser TV Show
Now that fall is in full swing and the baseball playoffs are winding down most of our exercise is going to need to take place indoors instead of the outdoors that it is so easy to do in the summertime. There are of course two kinds of exercise, weights and cardio. First I want to apologize in advance to any hardcore lifters here. Most of this stuff is a bit of a review for you. Sometimes I think that everyone of course lifts weights on at least a weekly basis. Of course this is not fair as … [Read more...] about Starting to lift weights – Part 1
An Australian study on acupuncture has shown stunning results in the effect of acupuncture in suppressing apptetite and as we know many people have a problem with appetite and that causes them to fail on diets. Why not try to lose weight by suppressing your appetite with acupuncture? Most people are scared to try acupuncture for anything because of course no one wants to be poked with needles. From everything that I have heard the needles used in acupuncture do not hurt at all and there is … [Read more...] about Lose Weight with Acupuncture
Dancing with the Stars starts it's new season tonight and if you have ever watched the show before you already know how hard these contestents work to get the moves right and the dances very fluid and professional looking. This season there are two stars whos names you know that have had trouble losing some lately. Jenny Garth who you might remember from Beverly Hills 90210 and Marie Osmond from the Donnie and Marie show as well as other stuff are on this seson of Dancing with the stars and … [Read more...] about Dancing to Lose Weight
Many of us remember Tori Spelling as the duaghter of Aaron Spelling and as one of the stars of Beverly Hills 90210. More recently Tori Spelling has had a couple of TV shows and got married and had a baby. As with many people when they have babies Tori Spelling gained a little more than she expected during her pregnancy and the tabloids ran with it. This week there was a little bit of a coming out for Tori as she had photoshoots with her husband and new baby and interviews where she showed … [Read more...] about How did Tori Spelling lose weight?
Are you looking for new loss information? I was fortunate enough to get a hold of some great loss materials and I want to offer it free to the people that read my blog. All I ask is that if you have not signed up for my 21 day fitness email mini course that you do that now. So here are the free loss products Free Email Fitness Course Jon Benson, the creator of Fit Over 40 is offering a free 10 day course on how to lose 10 pounds in a week. This offer is apparently only good for a couple of … [Read more...] about Free Weight loss book and course
Jessica Carreras recently wrote this Alli review article for the Michigan Journal about her results in using Alli , the new wonder diet pill that I have written about before. As we all really suspect from a fitness standpoint this pill is not going to help you lose if you are not taking care of yourself with a great diet and daily exercise. Jenny Craig, Weight Watchers, Hydroxy Cut - and the newest loss miracle? Hello, Alli. This in fact a first person Alli review Praised as a … [Read more...] about First person Alli review