Monthly Archives: August 2017

You Asked: Can You Lose Weight Just from Your Stomach?

Health/ August 16, 2017/ Fitness/ 0 comments

[brightcove:5438204957001 default] This article originally appeared on Time.com. Whether you have some extra weight in your upper arms or rear end, it makes sense that targeting those areas with exercise—curls for your arms, lunges for your butt—would slim them down. Weight-loss experts refer to this as “spot reduction.” But it turns out that in most cases, this kind of laser-focused

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Oprah Says Her Weight Troubles Were 'Always Such a Physical, Spiritual, Emotional Burden'

Health/ August 15, 2017/ Fitness/ 0 comments

[brightcove:5479177955001 default] This article originally appeared on People.com. Oprah Winfrey sunk into a period of depression at age 44 — and she can pinpoint the moment when it happened. The media mogul had just put her heart into her latest film — 1998’s Beloved — and the movie had opened one day prior. “I shall never forget Saturday morning, October 17,” Winfrey,

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Can a DNA Test Really Pinpoint Your Perfect Diet and Workout? Here's What Science Says

Health/ August 8, 2017/ Fitness/ 0 comments

[brightcove:4639738292001 default] It sounds either too good or too futuristic to be true: Just by spitting into a tube, you can find out the answers to questions that plague us all: Why can't I lose weight? Why can't I sleep? What exercises should I do for a perkier butt? This is the claim from a new crop of so-called lifestyle DNA tests—genetic

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Oprah Says Her Move to Weight Watchers Was for Her Health, Not Vanity

Health/ August 3, 2017/ Fitness/ 0 comments

[brightcove:4639849203001 default] This article originally appeared on People.com. When Oprah weighed more than 200 lbs., she wanted to lean on the body positivity movement to feel comfortable about her weight — but she couldn’t do it without risking her health. ‘‘For your heart to pump, pump, pump, pump, it needs the least amount of weight possible to do that,” Winfrey, 63,

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