How to Ditch Your Diet Excuses For GoodYes, of course you’d like to lose weight. But you’re busy. And you’re tired. And you’ve got a whole houseload of people (throw a few pets in there too) relying on you for, well, everything. You’re sick of salads. You forget to go to the grocery store. Blah, blah, blah. Yes, life is too short—to not take charge of your health today. Ditch your diet excuses. We’ll help you.
Whether you're exercising to tone up for tank top and skirt season or you're working out mostly for the health benefits, we could all use a little motivation to get moving. So here are five encouraging facts about working out that will give you more than one reason to hit the gym on your lunch break.
When the clock strikes twelve on December 31st, people all over the world cheer and wish each other a very Happy New Year. For some, this event is no more than a change of a calendar. For others, the New Year symbolizes the beginning of a better tomorrow. So, if you look forward to a good year ahead, spread happiness with these wonderful New Year wishes. Irish toast
In the New Year, may your right hand always be stretched out in friendship, never in want.
This year has seen headlines that have had a major impact on the practice and perception of healthy eating and exercise in America. Without any further ado, here are the news stories of 2011 that kept Calorie Count members talking.
Celebrities' Weight Loss Goes Mainstream
Think you’re burning more calories or strengthening your arms when you swing light weights around during a cardio workout? Think again.By Martica Heaner, Ph.D., M.A., M.Ed., for MSN Health & Fitness Q. I walk daily holding one-pound dumbbells in each hand so that I can burn more fat and strengthen my upper body muscles, too.