Exercise and metabolism

Previously we talked about Metabolism in great details. we covered what metabolism is, the factors involved in metabolism, and how we can boost our metabolism. One thing we didn't get to cover was the effect of exercise on metabolism. In our society today, it seems like more and more people are drawn toward exercise and being … Continue reading Exercise and metabolism

Is it our food industry, our parents, our jobs, or our kids, that are making us gain weight?

 We are all looking for something or someone to blame, when it comes to our weight and body. If I could have a dime for every time that I heard you will never be able to completely lose your pregnancy weight and be as fit as you were pre-pregnancy, I would be rich today, and … Continue reading Is it our food industry, our parents, our jobs, or our kids, that are making us gain weight?

How much exercise a day? Exercise myths part IV

The word on the street is that we should work out at least 30 minutes a day to lose weight or keep the weight off. Right??? We can answer this question when we have a better understanding of types of exercise and how our body reacts to each one. There are studies that suggest 75-150 … Continue reading How much exercise a day? Exercise myths part IV

Exercise myths part III

I believe, by now, we are all done with crunches. We all know that crunches are not too safe for our back and they don’t really help with getting a six pack. But how about other Ab exercises? Every day I see advertisements about the products or exercises that promise you to get a six … Continue reading Exercise myths part III