One of the most common complaints we hear from veteran walkers is "I'm not seeing any results." Prevention's former fitness director, Michele Stanten, isn't surprised. "It's easy to slack off because walking is such a comfortable, familiar activity. If your goal is to slim down, you need to keep up a faster pace."For Karen Liptrap, 40, it wasn't until she broke 4 miles per hour that her body started to respond and burn more calories. "My tush used to hang," says the mother of three from Oakville, Ontario, who started walking 4 years ago. "Now it's firm, and my legs are strong and toned." (Got 10 minutes? Then you've got time to lose the weight for good with Prevention's new 10-minute workouts and 10-minute meals. Get Fit in 10: Slim and Strong for Life now!)To understand why Liptrap shaped up, just do the math. The faster you walk, the more calories you burn. For example, a 60-minute walk at 3 MPH burns 240 calories (based on a 150-lb person). Speed up to 4 MPH, and you can blast … [Read more...] about The 8-Week Walking Program That Torches Fat
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Winter can be the perfect time to walk off weight—even if you're not a snow bunny. Sticking with your usual exercise routine is one of the best ways to boost your chances of starting the new year a size smaller. If you've gotten used to walking outdoors all summer, switching to a different activity for cold weather in the winter can make your weight loss even more of a struggle, says John Jakicic, PhD, assistant professor in the weight control and diabetes research center at Brown University School of Medicine in Providence, RI. Finding a new activity may mean organizing your day differently or doing something that you're not as comfortable with—all during an already chaotic and stressful time. Research shows that people who lose weight and keep it off do so by exercising the equivalent of walking 3 to 4 miles a day. No matter what the weather, they find a way—and you can too. We'll show you how to easily transition from fall to winter so that you can slim … [Read more...] about Cold Weather Ways To Burn Fat Fast!
You’ve probably figured out by now that your inner thighs are not the easiest body part to tone. Unlike other muscle groups, like your shoulders, glutes, or abs, you can’t exactly isolate the area without other larger, stronger muscles taking over. And because it’s a spot that most of us ladies store fat, you may not see change as quickly as you would like. As such, the quest for toned upper legs has brought forth a ton of creative and, in some cases, over-the-top moves that have you in weird positions lifting your legs every which way. But one of the all-time best moves to score taut inner thighs is actually a simple one you may be doing already: walking lunges.Related: These Are The 4 Best Leg Exercises For People Who Want To See Serious ResultsThe walking lunge is clutch for several reasons: It’s essentially the same fundamental movement pattern as running, only emphasized, which makes it an incredible drill for building range of motion. It … [Read more...] about This Is Secretly The Best Move For Toning Your Inner Thighs
A rash is defined as a widespread eruption of skin lesions; it is a very broad medical term. Rashes can vary in appearance greatly, and there are many potential causes. Because of the variety, there is also a wide range of treatments. A rash can be local to just one small part of the body, or it can cover a large area. Rashes come in many forms; they can be dry, moist, bumpy, smooth, cracked, or blistered; they can be painful, itch, and even Many insects can cause a rash through a bite or sting. Although the reaction will vary depending on the person and the animal, symptoms often include: redness and rash itching pain swelling - either localized to the site of the bite or sting or more widespread Fleas are tiny jumping insects that can live in fabrics within the home. They have a very fast breeding cycle and can take over a home very rapidly. flea bites on humans often appear as red spots the skin can become irritated and painful secondary infections can be caused by … [Read more...] about Skin rash: 54 pictures, causes, and treatments
Toning is often touted as an essential part of workout regimen for a reason: many times after losing weight certain areas can need extra time to tone up or you may have areas of excess skin that makes you feel look and feel like you still need to lose weight when you don’t. Extra, sagging skin can happen for many reasons, but most often it’s the result of losing a large amount of weight at once. It’s possible to firm back up with a little time, effort and some helpful tips to avoid sagging skin in the first place. Here are 25 ways to tighten skin after weight loss that can make you feel and look good: Lose weight gradually: Weight gain causes skin to stretch, so if you lose weight too fast your skin won’t have time to firm up and will sag since there is no fat to fill it. Lose weight a little at a time and do toning exercises to avoid this situation. Firming creams: Used consistently these creams can make skin look and feel firmer. Look for creams with … [Read more...] about 25 Ways to Tighten Your Skin after Weight Loss