Weight problem really affects my self-esteem

Question: I am a 20-year-old male. I am unhappy with my quality of life as people like to poke fun at me because of my size and I really don’t like that a lot. I know that many times, they are only joking but it really hurts, and sometimes I don’t think they know that. I have lost about 65… Read more »

What Makes Up A Healthy Eating Plan?

What does it mean to have a healthy diet? Eating well means focusing on a balanced eating plan that will meet your unique nutritional needs. Keeping in mind your individual needs is important. Several factors determine nutritional requirements – age, gender, lifestyle, activity level and overall health are a few of these factors. Talking with your doctor or a nutritionist… Read more »

Do crunches burn calories?

Question: I was wondering if you could possibly explain how many crunches do I need to do to lose weight. For instance, how many crunches do I need to do before I can burn 200 calories? This can help me to tailor a plan for weight loss. Besides crunches, what other exercises can I do to burn fat from my… Read more »

Definition Of Physical Fitness

Both you and I have probably wondered the definition of physical fitness. Each of us probably has a different idea what exactly is physical fitness. Dictionaries define it as being in good shape or being in good condition. The truth is, the definition is relative! You choose how you want to define it! Everyone Looks At It Differently Suppose that… Read more »

5 ways to combat depression

I just want to put it out there that I am having a hard time lately.  For the past couple of months or so it feels like every little thing is just awful. It isn’t just that the things I used to enjoy are not interesting to me.  It’s that NOTHING is interesting to me.  Everything seems excruciating. Even the simplest of things,… Read more »