Are you tired of struggling with your weight? End the battle with your body today. Are you tired of struggling with your weight? Ending the battle with your body is more accessible than you might think, and the answer to how may surprise you…Stop dieting. When I first heard this, I loved the idea of being free of the weighing and measuring and counting, and worrying. I had butterflies over the thought of what it might be like to never diet again. But I realized rather quickly, there’s a fine line between the butterflies of excitement and the butterflies of panic – and I was panicked.
An exciting romance can be good for your happiness level, but bad for your waistline. According to an Obesity Society study, women who were dating put on an average of 15 lbs over five years, those who were living with a romantic partner gained 18 lbs and the newly married packed on 24 lbs.
We’re constantly being told to exercise for good health and good relationships. I think it’s true to a point, but a recent article about excessive exercising reminded me that just because something is good for you does not mean more of it is better for you. The explosion of endurance sports, such as marathons and triathlons, is placing a strain on more marriages these days.
We first met in acting class. He, a strong and sculpted health nut. Me, a then chubbier drinker. On our first date as I sucked down a pint of Hoegaarden I asked him if he also wanted a beer, he explained that he wasn't into empty calories. The first time I slept over his place in the morning he made me a gorgeous egg white omelet with sprouted wheat bread, noting how every day should begin with a rich source of protein. After a few weeks of living together he asked, "so is the only exercise you do just walking?" Yup, my boyfriend is a personal trainer.
Ah, New Year's..... Assuming you are like the rest of us: you've had enough of your family and in-laws, you've indulged a bit too much and you are ready to have more routine again. And as the clean slate of 2011 dawns, perhaps you consult your horoscope to see what destiny has in store for you. Or for those of you who prefer to take a more active role in your lives, you make New Year's Resolutions, setting an intention for what you hope for in 2011.
By Monique Zamir, BounceBack Editorial Staff Motivation can be difficult to grab a hold of when you’re riding the emotional roller coaster of a relationship breakup. Many days, lazing around on the couch seems to be a more desirable activity than something potentially more productive and better for you. And, even when you do want to do more productive things, such as work out, actually finding the motivation and willpower to do so can be next to impossible.
Healthy eating can be difficult to follow through on when your mind is wrapped around your last lover. Rather than turning to the old indulgences, try following these tips to help put you on track to a healthier diet and a healthier body.
After a breakup, it's typical for the heartbroken to want to look great, whether it's to prepare for a run-in with an ex, to feel sexy when getting back on the dating scene, or simply to boost self-esteem after an emotional beating. If you've set a goal to get in shape after a breakup or divorce, but you're finding it hard to get started, hiring a personal trainer could be one of the best investments you'll ever make.
All teenage boys want to get laid: there are books that gaily depict their wanton need, as well as an entire genre of movies devoted to the subject. It seems that TLC decided to jump on the bandwagon with "650-Pound Virgin"—the story of David Smith, a (once) 650-pound outcast—that premiered on Sunday night. It was a shocking piece of television, but not for the reason you might think.
Think you know what type of figure men find most desirable? The answer, according to Australian researchers at the University of South Wales, may surprise you. According to a recent study in the journal Behavioral Ecology, men go for average female figures over shapely centerfolds, escorts and models, reports New Scientist.
Darrell's facial expression, upon realizing that the 38-year-old both out sang and out stripped her, was priceless. Good thing because the Idol castoff is probably down to her last penny after having mid-season boob job. "I was going to ask what's new," Ryan Seacrest said when Darrell took the stage, "but I think I know."
Remember how much fun you had playing the airplane game as a child? There you were airborne, hoisted onto someone else's knees. Well, you can relive the fun now with your man through this acro-yoga workout. This newer variation of yoga starts with standard poses and then adds layers of influence from Thai massage and circus tricks.