Found primarily on the stomach, thighs, and buttocks, cellulite is that lumpy, “cottage cheese” substance that many women wish would finally go away. While there have been a number of methods and techniques reported on ways to achieve weight loss, there hasn’t been as many discussing how to eradicate cellulite. Some people believe that belly dancing is a way to beat these fatty skin dimples, provided you put in the time and hard work to learn the proper techniques. [Read more]
Between the ages of 13 and 19 years, what is typically referred to as “the adolescent years”, young boy’s and girl’s hormones stimulate a collection of physical changes and growth spurts. Most notably, girls develop breasts and become more curvaceous, and boys grow taller. With these newfound changes, some teens may feel pressure from peers and society to lose weight, and may consider medical weight loss. However, it’s important for teens to develop realistic exercise and weight loss goals for a foundation for their future. [Read more]
Recent research results have revealed some important information about weight loss and how to maintain it. It has now been shown that people who are working to lose weight, such as medical weight loss patients, who keep a weight loss food diary are the most successful with weight loss overall.
Living in California, it’s hard to escape the Hollywood ideal that thin is beautiful. While thin is a good goal, you do not have to be a super-skinny celebrity to be healthy. In fact, if you’re overweight, losing 10 to 15 pounds, or 10 percent of your body weight, can have a major impact on your overall health.
Weight loss is not the same as losing fat; in fact, losing weight is in general a lot easier than losing fat is. A lot of people boast the ability to drop 5 pounds over the course of a weekend by simply skipping meals, and while this may help you to fit into a pair of jeans to see old friends, losing fat is a much more effective way of losing weight and keeping it off.
The yo-yo diets just do not work. In fact, a recent study proves it. Women that choose dieting fads in hopes of rapid weight loss regain weight after time. This cycle of back and forth is not just frustrating, it’s not healthy either. Continuously gaining and losing weight can cause a great deal of damage to both your physical and mental health.
Do you like to stay up late and then spend your morning sleeping in? If so, you may be sabotaging your attempts at weight loss. According to a recent study, people who stay up until 3 a.m. and sleep until after 10 a.m. are more likely to eat the bulk of their calories later in the day, consume fewer vegetables and fruits, and eat more fast food when compared to people that go to bed around midnight and wake up by 8 a.m. If your goal is medical weight loss, take heed: when you sleep and eat has a great effect on your weight loss. [Read more]
Peer pressure has been a scapegoat for many things in life, but a recent study published in a large periodical confirmed that there is a measurable effect on certain consumers when they are exposed to individuals, or more precisely pictures of individuals who are overweight.
We all know that losing weight is no easy feat. Despite many claims to the contrary in the media today, there are no magic weight loss pills, drinks, concoctions or chants that make pounds and inches fall away with little effort. That’s one myth I know many of us would love to see brought to reality. When it comes to medical weight loss ventures, the doctors in Beverly Hills and Bakersfield agree that it is simple, basic changes that result in fewer calories consumed or more calories burned that equal success of the course of a year’s time.
Many of us who have tackled the problem of losing weight have experienced a period of steady success when suddenly the progress seems to stop. This is puzzling if you are actively trying to lose weight and your plan has clearly been working out well thus far. Why is your weight loss stalled after such a good period of success?