Tag: "Weight Loss"

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Losing Weight Later in Life

A recent study from Harvard Medical School shows that being overweight or obese when you are middle-aged is an excellent indicator that you may not have much longer to live. The study also shows that young people who are of the heavier persuasion have an increased risk of dying when they reach a certain age […]

APTA Exercise to Fight Obesity Tweetchat
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APTA Exercise to Fight Obesity Tweetchat

The APTA has asked me to answer questions and address issues related to the role of physical activity in staying fit, starting an exercise regimen, and exercise considerations for people who are obese and/or have type 2 diabetes in their next Move Forward PT tweetchat. It will take place on November 3, 2010 at 6 pm-7 […]

BHTV #25 – Speed Up That Metabolism!
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BHTV #25 – Speed Up That Metabolism!

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 6:43 — 77.5MB)Today’s show was inspired by one of my twitter followers, Pratik Patel, otherwise known as ppatel on twitter.  He wanted to know how to speed up his metabolism. Like Pratik, many people would love to kick their metabolisms into high gear, but some think it’s […]

Holiday at the Office: Fight the Feeding Frenzy!
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Holiday at the Office: Fight the Feeding Frenzy!

Pamela was not looking forward to heading back to the office after Thanksgiving.  It wasn’t the work or the coworkers.  She loved them.  It was the 10 pounds that she was convinced she gained last year from eating the holiday treats at the office.  She had always had problems with sweets and her weight.  This […]

Study: Ditching & Keeping Off the Abdominal Fat
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Study: Ditching & Keeping Off the Abdominal Fat

Last year Tracy’s doctor told her that she needed to lose some weight, especially in her midsection (visceral fat).  He said it was an important step towards decreasing her risk of serious health conditions, such as heart disease and type 2 diabetes, both of which her family had a history. He had been concerned because […]

BHTV #21 – Exercise Intensity
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BHTV #21 – Exercise Intensity

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 7:55 — 90.5MB)Most people who are trying to get fit or lose weight, understand that aerobic exercise is a key component of reaching their goals.  The question isn’t: “Should we do aerobic exercise?” It’s: “How intensely should we do aerobic exercise?” The answer that we usually hear […]

BH4BP #66 - Listener Q&A Special #3
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BH4BP #66 – Listener Q&A Special #3

http://media.blubrry.com/beinghealthy/p/www.beinghealthy.tv/audio/Show_66_Being_Healthy.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 12:47 — 9.0MB) Today I am bringing you another Q&A show.  Since the last two have been so well received, I’m going to continue putting out one of these Q & A shows every month or two, as long as I keep getting lots of questions. Answering […]

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BHTV #15 – Butter vs. Margarine

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (70.2MB)Imagine you are at an elegant dinner party and the first course is soup accompanied by sourdough bread rolls.  Trying to please everyone, the host provides both butter and margarine, so that each guest can use what they prefer.  Your eyes dart between the two options.  You are […]

Study: To Lose Weight, Watch When You Eat
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Study: To Lose Weight, Watch When You Eat

Since losing weight takes willpower, foresight and planning, it can be challenging at times.  You have to reduce the calories you consume and take time to exercise more, so that you burn more calories than you consume. Unfortunately, according to researchers at Northwestern University, having a a successful weight loss program might be a little […]

BH4BP #57 -  Listener Q&A Special #2
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BH4BP #57 – Listener Q&A Special #2

http://media.blubrry.com/beinghealthy/p/www.beinghealthy.tv/audio/Show_57_Being_Healthy.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 14:50 — 10.4MB) I received a lot of feedback about the First Q&A show 7 weeks ago.  Since it was so well received, I’m bringing you another one today.  I’m planning to continue putting out one of these Q&A shows every month or two, as long as […]

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BHTV #7 – Putting the Plan Back In Weight Loss

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (83.8MB)Are you struggling to lose weight?  Is that chocolate cake calling your name every night?  Don’t worry!  I’m here to help!  Being Healthy TV to the rescue! Many people talk about their weight loss plan and all the weight that they are going to lose.  The problem is […]

For the Best Returns, Diversify Your Exercises!
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For the Best Returns, Diversify Your Exercises!

Photo by indywriter via Flickr Are you bored with your exercise routine? Do you dread the workouts you used to enjoy? If you answered yes to either of those questions, then it is time to spice up your workout sessions with a little cross-training. Variety is the spice of life after all! So, what is […]

BH4BP #34 - Approach Your Weight The Right Way
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BH4BP #34 – Approach Your Weight The Right Way

http://media.blubrry.com/beinghealthy/p/www.beinghealthy.tv/audio/Show_34_Being_Healthy.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 14:33 — 10.1MB) Photo by Pink Sherbet via Flickr Our culture is obsessed with weight.  It seems that every person has a bathroom scale in their house and many people weigh themselves as part of their daily routine.  Any weight gain is perceived as a change for […]

BH4BP #33 - Being Healthy: Tee Morris's Journey
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BH4BP #33 – Being Healthy: Tee Morris’s Journey

http://media.blubrry.com/beinghealthy/p/www.beinghealthy.tv/audio/Show_33_Being_Healthy.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 30:18 — 20.9MB) This week we are going to do something different with the show.  A few weeks ago on Show #26, I talked about my journey to becoming healthier.  That show got a really positive response, so I thought that it would be interesting to all […]

Iceberg: Bad for the Titanic and for Your Salad
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Iceberg: Bad for the Titanic and for Your Salad

Photo by Geoff604 via Flickr Salads can be a highly nutritious meal, if you use the right ingredients.  But, if you are choosing iceberg lettuce to put in your salad, you are sinking the nutritional benefits that you would receive from selecting a different leafy green. Iceberg lettuce may be the most popular lettuce, but […]

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