Sadly yes. Your risk of death does increase as you gain fat weight, and this goes for both men and women. Many researchers use Body Mass Index (BMI) to assess your degree of overweight. To calculate your BMI divide your weight in kilograms by your height in meters, squared. The normal weight range is considered [...]
The previous blog post discussed BMI and how having a BMI in the normal range does not necessarily mean you don’t carry unhealthy levels of fat. The previous blog also indicated that some people in the obese range (heavily muscled athletes) do not always carry excessive levels of fat that meet the criteria for obesity. [...]
The new world landscapes are obesogenic– they promote obesity. Think again when you find yourself in any of these situations and try to make the choice that will increase your energy expenditure or reduce your energy intake, for the day. Weight loss is a maths equation managed by choice! Make better choices!
Body Mass Index or BMI is probably the most common measure for assessing your weight range. To calculate your BMI your body weight measured in kilograms is divided by the square of your height in meters. For example, if you are 70kgs and measure 170cms (1.7m) in height your BMI would be as follows: 70/1.7 [...]
Unfortunately saying 15 Hail Mary’s won’t dissolve any extra fat tissue you may have laid down as a result of Christmas Cheer sins! Never forget that when it comes to fat loss, the only place SUCCESS comes before WORK is in the dictionary. So heads down and bums up for all of you who didn’t read [...]
Possibly one of the most unexpected reasons for being unable to lose weight is TOO MUCH EXERCISE. And, the culprit? Cortisol. Cortisol is the body’s primary stress hormone and is secreted by the adrenal glands in response to stress. It may surprise you, but the body interprets high intensity, frequent exercise as a stress. Exercising [...]
Get Off the Couch! Many people say time appears to be moving faster, and they feel older than they are. They complain about their knees, lower back, feet and energy levels when they are overweight. They say their bodily ailments are a constant reminder of their age! Many studies have proven a commonly held belief [...]