Hilary Brueck, provided by Published 6:33 am PDT, Thursday, September 20, 2018 with wind/Flickr Low-carb diets like the ketogenic diet are popular strategies for rapid weight loss and appetite control. Keto diets require eaters to essentially forgo all carbohydrates, and fuel up on fats and more limited amounts of proteins instead. Because sugar is a carb, many keto dieters drastically reduce their sugar intake on the diet, but they eliminate healthier carbs too. Nutritionists are starting to notice that people who live the longest tend to incorporate more plant-based foods into their diets, which include some fiber-rich carbs. It's another reminder that focusing on healthy, plant-based, whole foods is a better long-term strategy than dieting. Scientists and dietitians are starting to agree on the recipe for a long, healthy life. It's not sexy, and it doesn't involve fancy pills or pricey diet potions. Fill your plate with plants. Include vegetables, whole grains, … [Read more...] about 3 huge new studies of more than half a million people are casting major doubts on the keto diet
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As some of you may know, I’m not only a tech lover — I’m also a big fitness enthusiast. Therefore, the idea of a fitness tracker — which combines tech and fitness into a single product — seems right up my alley. Getting all your biometrics right on your wrist and seeing your progress charted over time is like something from a superhero movie. There are practical, less nerdy benefits too. A fitness tracker should help you lose weight, improve your fitness, and adopt healthier habits around sleeping, eating, exercising, and moving. Do fitness trackers really work, though? What is your fitness tracker actually measuring anyway? Just how accurate is it really?As much as I love this tech, I can see some serious inherent problems. Even if this information is accurate, is it even useful? The concept Editor's PickBest fitness trackers (July 2018)Fitness trackers have come an extremely long way over the years. No longer are they glorified pedometers; they're … [Read more...] about Do fitness trackers really work? Probably, but it’s not as simple as you think!
Here are some more apps and things you might find useful!Best fitness trackers (February 2018)Fitness trackers have come an extremely long way over the years. No longer are they glorified pedometers; they're much more than that. Most standard fitness trackers nowadays can track your steps taken, distance traveled, how …10 best running apps for Android Exercise is vastly important. Running is one of the easiest exercises. It requires little to not equipment and there are sidewalks everywhere. People are running to shed those pounds, stay in shape, and hopefully live … EndomondoPrice: Free / $5.99 per month / $29.99 per yearDOWNLOAD ON GOOGLE PLAYEndomondo is considered one of the best of the best fitness apps when it comes to fitness apps. With it you can track your fitness and performance, record pep talks for your friends (and vice versa), and a large list of other things to do and access. Most of the app is free to use. However, you can also pay for the subscription … [Read more...] about 15 best Android fitness apps and workout apps
Best free Android apps It's been ten years since Android was first outed by Google, and back then it was hard to imagine the sheer number of apps we'd have today.There are apps for everything, and many of them are completely free, meaning you're just a few downloads away from supercharging your smartphone at no extra cost.What's the best phone of 2017?Admittedly, the huge quantity of apps doesn't mean they're all quality - far from it in fact, and finding the good ones can be tough. There are tools and techniques to help, with various lists in the Play Store providing you with Editor's Picks across a range of categories, new releases and even apps that are specifically recommended for you based on your previous installs.You can also hunt out apps that are similar to your favorites by searching for an app you have and seeing what else comes up.And checking out user reviews and ratings can save you from downloading a dud of an app.But even with all that, the sheer number of apps on … [Read more...] about Best free Android apps of 2018: 100 you must download
The holiday season is generally a time of wanton overindulgence. The new year, conversely, presents an opportunity for a clean slate, and for gym owners worldwide, January to March is the true holiday period. Amid a generation of willful narcissism, looking good is just as important as having that latest tech gadget. So why not use your beloved smartphone to help you shift those few additional pounds? Here, we chew the fat over some great mobile apps that will aid your journey to reaching that target. Different things work for different people, so we've tried to be as varied as possible with our recommendations. Without further ado, here's the roundup: 5 of the best fitness, weight loss and diet apps for iOS and Android 5 of the best fitness, weight loss and diet apps for iOS and Android 1. LoseIt! This little gem is among the most popular around, with good reason. It conveniently dissects each element of a healthy lifestyle, helping you to keep meticulous track of every … [Read more...] about 5 of the best fitness, weight loss and diet apps for iOS and Android