Health Articles

Articles on health, fitness and well-being. Tips on staying fit and controlling your weight by using calculators to estimate your caloric / energy requirement, water intake needs, target heart rate when training, and so on.

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How Many Calories Do I Need to Burn in a Day to Reach My Weight Goal?

If you’re on a journey to get slimmer or to bulk up, you may already have a specific goal weight in mind. This could be the amount you need to be to fit into your favorite outfit, maybe it’s the size you want to be for a special event coming up, or perhaps it’s the […] Read More…

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What is the Difference Between Lean Body Mass and Body Fat?

When it comes to figuring out your unique body composition, there are so many terms and measurements out there that it can be easy to mix them all up. Lean body mass, fat-free mass, body fat, and body mass index are just some of the ways to understand and measure your body, yet they are […] Read More…

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5 Ways to Boost Your Metabolism Even When You’re Resting

Many people think of metabolism in terms of how their body breaks down food or how their body uses energy when they’re doing physical activities. While both of those are true, your metabolism is still working even when you’re not “doing anything” so that your body can continue to function. By looking at your basal […] Read More…

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What is a Healthy Heart Rate?

Most people have seen images of a heart rate monitor screen: a line with periodic sharp spikes up and down. Perhaps you can even clearly hear in your mind the beeping that occurs as these spikes appear. While these images may be ingrained in us from various medical movies and TV shows, knowing your own […] Read More…

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Tips on Buying Clothes for Growing Children

As a parent, it can seem like one minute you have a little baby bundle of joy on your hands and then the next a full-grown teen. As children grow, it may feel like a full-time affair trying to make sure your child has clothes that fit them. It can also feel like a major […] Read More…

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An Introduction to a Ketogenic Diet

It’s easy to get overwhelmed with the variety of diets out there. It seems like every day there’s a new article telling you what you should or shouldn’t eat, or what the best way to lose weight is! One option that many people have turned to recently is the ketogenic diet. You may have heard […] Read More…

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The Mathematics of Weight Loss – Putting the 3500 Calorie Myth to Rest

There is a lot of scientific work done with regards to the reduction in caloric intake required to achieve a particular weight loss goal. The mathematics behind the science of weight loss are, in fact, quite fascinating and in this article we will go over them in some detail. In doing so, we will address […] Read More…

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Use a Body Shape Calculator to Help You Shop Online

It’s easier than ever today to find what you need online, and clothes are no exception. In minutes, you can check a couple of websites to find the perfect outfit and then receive it right at your doorstep in just a few days. While shopping online does offer its many conveniences, it also means not […] Read More…

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Reach Your Goals With the Help of a Weight Loss Calculator

Have an idea of how much weight you want to lose? You may have a target number in mind but remain unsure of how exactly to get to that number. Or, perhaps you’re still trying to determine what amount of weight loss makes sense for you and your own individual wellness. Understanding the math behind […] Read More…

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Are You Drinking Enough Water?

Staying well-hydrated is essential for staying healthy. Without proper hydration, your body will start feeling a slew of negative effects. Most of us know that drinking water is important, but the question is, how much water intake is enough water intake? While it depends on a variety of factors, there are some general guidelines you […] Read More…

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