Coconut water is promoted as “nature’s sports drink,” and is touted for its health benefits. Should you actually drink coconut water during your walks, and is it actually a low-calorie, healthy drink?
What does having a fast metabolism mean? Your resting metabolic rate determines your calories burned at rest. Find out what affects it and calculate it for yourself.
Avocados are a popular “superfood,” but are they really healthy? It turns out they’re higher in calories than you might think, but have great health benefits for your heart and more. Get the details!
How much weight is safe and realistic to lose every week? The best weight loss plans are slow and sustainable. The good news is that you don’t need to engage in fad diets or extreme exercise to lose weight sustainably!
Walking after dinner can help to lower your blood sugar, burn calories, and help you sleep better. Swapping out sedentary TV time after dinner with a brisk walk can make a huge difference in your health and help you reach a new step goal.
What is the “fat burning zone” and is it really what you want to target for health and fitness? It turns out there is such a thing, but it doesn’t work the way you might think.
You know you can lose weight walking, but how much weight can you actually lose from walking an hour a day? Weight loss isn’t the only reason to walk, but it’s one of the most common benefits that leads people to start exercising every day. Walking is fun, sustainable, and doesn’t require fad diets or… Continue reading How much weight can you lose walking an hour a day?
Everyone benefits from walking, but whether walking is all you need depends on your health goals. Find out if walking is enough based on 3 common health and fitness goals.
Walking will help you get healthier and brings many health benefits, but can you lose weight walking? The answer is “YES, but…” Once you know what walking can and can’t do for weight loss and what else you need to do, you’ll see even better results!
But what actually is a calorie? What does it mean to burn one (or 100), and how does that affect your weight? Here’s a quick rundown to get you started!