Desserts and snacks (even unhealthy ones) can be part of a healthy eating plan so long as they’re only eaten occasionally and you adjust the rest of what you eat to compensate.
10,000 steps is a popular daily target, but if you’re walking for weight loss it’s only one step toward reaching your goal.
Healthy-sounding food labels can often hide calorie traps that can undermine your healthy eating plan. “Superfoods,” low-fat options or light varieties of your favorite foods can actually trick you into eating more calories than you otherwise would.
You can cut calories and save money cooking at home, which is especially important if you’re stuck at home due to the coronavirus. Supplement your in-home cardio routine by eating better and you’ll be in a better position to get back to 10,000 steps when you’re able to do more walking.
Black coffee is essentially zero calories and has surprising health benefits, but added sugar, milk and flavorings can turn a zero-cal drink into something bad for you. Swapping just one soda for black coffee can save you as much as 130 calories of pure sugar.
Drinking enough water helps keep your body and your mind fit, but staying hydrated is especially important on intense fitness walks. Learn if you need to drink before or during a walk + how much water men and women should drink every day
When walking for weight loss, your diet is just as important (if not moreso) than how many steps you take or calories you burn from walking. Here’s why what you eat is just as important as how far you walk, plus how eating better can get you more steps!
If you’re looking to lose weight, the best diet may actually not a “diet” at all. You’re more likely to succeed at losing weight in the long run by eating a little less, walking more, and cutting out your most unhealthy foods (such as swapping out sodas for water). Walking can help you lose weight… Continue reading The diet that works best for you is probably not a diet at all
Understanding portion sizes can be one of your keys to both eating healthier and losing weight. If you’re taking the effort to walk 30-minutes a day or more, build off of that hard work by choosing proper portions and eating a bit healthier.
Did you know that walking can actually give you more energy than caffeine? A 2017 study found that a 10-minute walk gets you a bigger energy boost than a cup of tea or a single espresso shot.