sitting too long

The health risks of sitting too long

You may have heard recent reports claiming that sitting is the new smoking. Could a simple act — one that our bodies naturally do — be as bad as the unnatural act of inhaling smoke into our lungs? It seems far fetched, but it turns out there’s reason to believe sitting really is the new smoking. Continue reading to find …

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9 ways to boost metabolism

Does your metabolism need a healthy boost? Are you finding it difficult to burn calories and shed weight? When your metabolism is high and functioning with fervor, you burn calories at a faster rate, allowing you to efficiently lose weight and keep the weight off. When metabolism is low, you’ll find your weight-loss efforts are like rolling a boulder up …

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How to measure body fat loss

Are you wondering if you’ll ever reach your weight-loss goals? Do you diligently weigh yourself only to see the number on the scale at a standstill — or worse, creeping back up? The truth is, it’s hard to tell if you’re getting fitter and healthier simply by stepping on the scale. While the number on your scale gives you some …