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Exercise Plan: Start Walking Habit

Posted: June 30, 2017

If you’re looking for a way to be more physically active, walking may be the easiest exercise plan to start. To reap all the health benefits that this popular activity offers, create a walking plan that will help you meet your fitness goals and keep you motivated. And, while you don’t need an expensive gym […]

Exercise Motivation: 9 Great Reasons to Work Out

Posted: June 23, 2017

Exercise motivation may come and go when you first start working out. You might be excited to work out one day and feel completely uninspired the next. Here’s where it becomes up to you to push yourself to keep exercising. Exercising and eating healthy foods are a crucial component to weight loss and preventing weight […]

Strength-Training Exercises Lower BMI

Posted: June 7, 2017

No matter how you plan to lose weight, strength-training exercises will play an important role. If you’re planning on having weight-loss surgery, lifting weights will help you lose weight and keep it off for good. If you’ve never lifted weights before, it can be a little intimidating at first. However, if you enlist the help […]

Consult Weight-Loss Specialist

Posted: June 2, 2017

If you’re trying to lose weight, consider asking help from a weight-loss specialist. When you need to lose weight, it’s easy to start feeling overwhelmed. Aside from not knowing the best way to approach weight loss, many people worry about “failing.” After various attempts to lose weight, a lot of people regain whatever weight they […]

Stay Physically Active: Rethink Your Workout

Posted: May 31, 2017

It’s not easy for everyone to stay physically active. Before you blame yourself for lack of motivation or willpower, consider how you view exercise. The real reason you feel unmotivated may be your expectations undermining your success and happiness. The traditional way we define exercise is that it takes working out at a high intensity. […]

Weight-Loss Surgery Health Benefits

Posted: May 25, 2017

Weight-loss surgery health benefits give many people the reasons they need to move forward with this effective strategy. One of the most serious side effects of weighing too much is the risk it can put on your life. If your body mass index is 40 or more, your risk for dying prematurely is 2.5 times […]

Weight-Loss Surgery Tip: Stay Hydrated

Posted: May 12, 2017

Consider this simple, yet important, weight-loss surgery tip: Stay hydrated. Your body depends on fluids to burn stored fat calories for energy. And, dehydration tops the list for hospital readmission, according to the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons. Most surgeons recommend patients drink 64 ounces of fluids every day after bariatric surgery. This prevents dehydration, […]

Shedding Weight May Cut Heart Failure Risk, Study Suggests

Posted: May 2, 2017

Losing a substantial amount of weight may lower your heart failure risk. A recent study suggests that losing weight with bariatric surgery may have more heart health benefits than dropping pounds through a very-low calorie diet program. Researchers looked at people who had a body mass index of at least 30. They weighed on average 260 […]

Quit Smoking: Weight-Loss Surgery Prep

Posted: April 26, 2017

It’s always a smart idea to quit smoking. If you’re thinking about having weight-loss surgery to improve your health, you’ll need to quit smoking weeks before your surgery date. Smoking harms nearly every organ inside your body, according to the National Institutes of Health. When you have surgery, smoking increases your risk for surgical complications. […]

Weight-Loss Surgery Lifestyle Changes

Posted: April 15, 2017

Weight-loss surgery lifestyle changes should begin long before you have any surgical procedure. It doesn’t matter what type of surgery you plan to have. Whether it’s sleeve gastrectomy, an adjustable lap band or roux-en-y gastric bypass surgery, you can increase your chances for success by making lifestyle changes today. Weight-loss surgery will dramatically alter how […]

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