Weight Loss Transformation: Joyce lost 24 pounds and gained lots of lean muscle. She was diagnosed with moderate to severe Mitral Valve Regurgitation, and at 40 years old she was encouraged to have a valve replacement. She made the decision to heal her body with healthy eating and exercise. Now, she is helping others to lose the pounds. Check out […]
Sleep Apnea: Can Being Overweight Affect Your Sleep?
Sleep apnea is shockingly common in American adults, with nearly 22 million suffering from the disorder according to the American Sleep Apnea Association. Another very prevalent health issue among Americans is obesity. The CDC reports that approximately one third of Americans are overweight. Unfortunately these two conditions can often occur simultaneously. Obstructive sleep apnea is a type […]
6 Reasons Why Women Should Lift Weights
One of the most common myths surrounding women’s fitness has to do with weight lifting. It’s shocking how many people still claim that women either shouldn’t lift weights at all or should only do so if they want to bulk up (Bulking would be hard for most women to do without serious supplements due things […]
Yvonne lost 43 pounds
Update May 2016 – It’s been almost 3 years since we shared Yvonne’s story. She gained many pounds back over the years, but a year ago she made the decision to change her life again. She’s lost a total of 70 pounds. “I was featured once before on your site in 2013. Basically, I’d gone on […]
How Is High Blood Pressure Connected to Weight Loss?
More than 60-percent of U.S. adults are considered overweight. Vanity aside, carrying around a few extra pounds can have a huge impact on your health and quality of life. What’s more, among the dozens of diseases impacted by obesity – diabetes, heart disease, cancer, infections, infertility, ulcers and chronic pain – high blood pressure is […]
How Is Your Weight and Heart Disease Connected?
For the past several years, the news media, health publications and the CDC have heavily publicized the topic of weight in this country and the fact that Americans are getting heavier. In fact, more than 60-percent of people are considered overweight or obese. What’s the difference? An adult with a BMI (body mass index) of […]