Jan 29, 4:40 AM EST Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury Technology By Vanessa Doctor 01/29/19 AT 4:40 AM Since almost everybody is tied to their smartphones, it’s not surprising that even health buffs and health aspirants have gone the mobile route to stay in shape and watch their diets. It’s actually a practical way of monitoring your physical movements and consumption, what with apps that can assist in all stages of fitness, right from the moment you even start thinking of changing your routines to post-workout strategies and maintenance tools.Thanks to these well-designed and personalizable fitness apps, individuals can begin getting in shape in the comfort of their own homes, without having to enrol at the gym or hire a personal coach. Here are 10 of the best weight loss apps that Android users can check out for 2019.1. Eat This, Not That! the GameThis app puts fun into the process of losing weight. Think of it … [Read more...] about 2019 Best Weight Loss Apps For Android Users
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Jan 28, 7:49 AM EST Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury Technology By Vanessa Doctor 01/28/19 AT 7:33 AM The start of every year is always the most popular time for people to adopt new fitness and health resolutions. While their goals in theory are entirely disjointed from how they are in implementation, we are never really without novel sets of tricks to lose weight and tone up. We’ve seen so many effective and ineffective diet trends come and go, and then come back again. Happily, some of the strangest fad diets known to man are just too weird for anybody to revive. Here are five of them.1. The “Twinkie” DietThis diet is basically all junk food. In 2010, nutrition professor Mark Haub tried eating only Oreos, Doritos and all sorts of junk snacks for 10 weeks but made sure to limit his intake to just 1,500 calories, or 800 calories below his daily needs. He lost 27 pounds during this experience, but it … [Read more...] about 5 Strangest Weight Loss Diet Fads That We’re Glad Are Over
Tech & Science Orangetheory Fitness, the fitness program that claims to help participants burn calories even after the workout ends, has gained popularity among the fitness and weight loss communities. However, the question remains for those wanting to reduce: Are trendy fitness programs like OTF the best path for a weight loss journey? The fitness franchise is quickly growing across the world. The first studio opened in 2010 and now, eight years later, the CEO Dave Long told the Franchise Times that they are opening up six new locations each week. Orangetheory Fitness, which regulars just refer to as "OTF," uses heart rate monitors to track the participants' workouts, so they can maintain a target heart rate zone. They call the theory behind the program, “Excess Post-Exercise Oxygen Consumption,” which they say will help participants to continue to burn calories for up to 36 hours after the workout has ended. Newsweek spoke with the director of the National … [Read more...] about Does Orangetheory Fitness Work For Weight Loss?
AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 23, 2018--Apollo Endosurgery, Inc. (“Apollo”) (Nasdaq:APEN), a global leader in less invasive medical devices for bariatric and gastrointestinal procedures, today announced that the Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA) has approved the ORBERA365™ Managed Weight Loss System and has issued a Medical Device Marketing Authorization (MDMA) for the product. This MDMA allows Apollo Endosurgery to market ORBERA365 in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with its exclusive distribution partner, AL-Nozha Medical.The ORBERA365 Managed Weight Loss System doubles the indwell period of the #1 intragastric balloon in the world from 6 months to a 12 month treatment period. “Patients are looking for longer term endoscopic weight loss treatments. ORBERA365 now provides patients a greater probability of losing more weight and keeping it off. The additional 6 months gives us more time with the patient to ensure better outcomes,” said Aayed … [Read more...] about Apollo Endosurgery Announces Approval of the New 12-month Weight Loss Balloon
David Prologo, Emory University Updated 1:02 pm, Wednesday, April 11, 2018 (The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) David Prologo, Emory University (THE CONVERSATION) Imagine that you are running a company, but you cannot get to your goal because all of your good workers keep quitting. For 30 years, your response to this problem has been to criticize the workers and say they are stupid and weak for quitting. As a result, you never reach your goal. You don’t change your formula or alter your plan, just keep blaming and shaming the workers for quitting. If you did this, your failure rate would remain unchanged over time, of course, and you would never reach your goal. Latest videos Now Playing: Now Playing France strikes expected to cost hundreds of millions for public companies Euronews Equal Pay Day Fox35 Orlando Mattis: US Hasn't Ruled Out Military Action Against Assad … [Read more...] about 3 research-based things a doctor says should be part of your weight loss efforts