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Key To Weight Loss Success Is The Rate You Lose It
The fastest way to gain weight quickly is often to lose it quickly. Losing steady as it goes appears to be the key to successful weight loss, according to a new Drexel University study appearing in the journal Obesity.


Compelling New Evidence That Exercise Is Not The Key To Weight Control
More than a month has passed in a year representing new beginnings. However, moving forward, gym memberships are fading, fitness participation is declining and overall enthusiasm for reshaping our bodies has dwindled. But hope for those extra ten pounds or more has just been revived by an international study led by Loyola University Chicago, providing compelling new evidence that exercise may not be the key to controlling weight.


More Connectivity In The Brain Found In People Who Run
Exercise benefits have long be known to benefit brawn and brain. Hundreds of studies have shown how almost any kind of exercise improves memory and other mental skills, also known as cognitive function. MRI scans now reveal that endurance runners' brains have greater functional connectivity than the brains of more sedentary individuals.


Only One Liquid Is Necessary To Control Weight and Reduce Sugar, Sodium and Fat
For people who want to control their weight or reduce their intakes of sugar, sodium and saturated fat, water may be the answer.


Do Thinner Friends Help You Lose Weight?
People who want to lose weight might consider adding a few slender friends to their social networks: A new study shows that having such friends is linked with more successful weight loss.


FITNESS ARCHIVE


How Does Your Body Function?
Find out how parts of your body work together to function as a human machine when you exercise. Get some quick trivial facts on the strongest and longest muscles and bones in your body. Illustrations are also available to you for a better understanding of these concepts.

Types of Exercises
There are so many different types of exercises that are fun, safe and great for an over all body workout. From kickboxing to swimming, here's a overview of our top choices and web resources to keep you informed on the latest trends.

Modes of Fitness

Do you ever wonder what type of exercise is required to achieve a particular body shape or level of fitness? Whether it's weight loss or muscle building, this section is devoted to introducing and informing you about the three main energy systems in the human body and how to use each in maximizing your ability to reach your fitness goals.

Starting a Fitness Program
Before beginning or increasing physical activity, you should take some precautions to prevent or reduce the risk of injury. Get quick tips here about where to start or how to move on to the next step in your fitness agenda. Find out about health clubs, trainers and how to get evaluated for any fitness program.

Exercise & Preventing Disease
Lifestyle changes, including daily exercise are becoming standard treatments for an increasing number of ailments. Get the low-down on more than ten common conditions which exercise can readily prevent or cure.

The Fat Perspective

Why are so many people worried about fat? Should you be? Find out about good fats, bad fats and of course body fat. Together with other nutrients, fats have the ability to prevent some of the most common diseases such as heart disease, cancer and Type II diabetes. You may be shocked to learn more about how much and what kinds of fat are actually beneficial for your body.

Acid/Alkaline Balance
Have you ever wondered if many of the diseases raging through our society have a common cause? Many doctors, herbalists and nutritionists believe that the explanation may come down to three words: Acid Alkaline Imbalance. Learn how to prevent over-acidity and maintain a healthy internal environment.

Vitamins & Supplements
Adequate vitamin and mineral intake is crucial to your health. Are you getting all you need? If not, you may need to make changes to your diet or take a nutritional supplement. Check here for details on supplementing your diet with specific vitamins and minerals for your age, sex or lifestyle. Discover how specific vitamins and minerals, such as antioxidants, calcium and iron, protect your health and where to find them.

Vitamin Guide
Guide to water soluble vitamins, fat soluble vitamins and minerals.


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