I am a mom of a busy toddler and I am also trying to lose 5 to 7 pounds to get back to my pre baby weight. I am currently doing 30 to 45 mins of cardio 5 days a week and 2 days a week i meet with a mom friend and do an hour of toning while the kids play. I am very tight with my diet and by the weekend so tired and hungry that i grab for anything. I am low on energy and feel like I spend all of it trying to lose weight and do not have enough to take care of the house or to play with my child. Can you recommend a workout routine that will get the job done of toning and keeping my weight down but will give me energy to take care of the house, dog, child, and husband? Also any meals that will fill me up, give me energy and not make me feel like I am depriving myself?View Thread
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This subject is such a big on-going debate - cool stuff. I have been using an online body mass index calculator from a weight loss website called FitClick. The BMI calculator is a great way to calculate your body mass and percentage of fat and jump start your workouts to lower your body fat and/or increase your muscle size. Breaking it down for people looking to enhance their weight loss is a great idea; it helps me comprehend the topic a little better (which is good right?)
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Whether you're a "weekend warrior" trying to stay fit or an athlete training for a marathon, what you eat can affect how you perform. Eating right can give you the edge to help energize your workout or reach that 26th mile. But which foods are best for fitness activities, and which should you avoid? With so many sports drinks, bars, powders, and supplements to choose from, how do you know which are best? Or can you skip the expensive supplements and get everything you need from a well-planned diet ? For answers to these questions and more, WebMD turned to sports nutrition expert Christine Rosenbloom, PhD, RD, CSSD, author and nutrition professor at Georgia State University in Atlanta.View Thread
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The WebMD BMI Plus Calculator will calculate: * RMR – Resting Metabolic Rate The number of calories you burn if you do nothing all day.
* BMI – Body Mass Index BMI is used to find out if a person is underweight, normal weight, overweight, or obese
* Waist-to-Height Ratio Body shape (determined by Waist-to-Height Ratio) is often considered to be the best indicator of health related to weight.
* Healthy Body Weight Range The range with the least risk of weight-related health problems.
* Daily Caloric Intake The recommended number of calories from food/drinks to meet your weight goals. (Whether you want to lose weight, gain weight or maintain your weight-it can calculate your target caloric intake)
* Target Heart Rate The heart rate needed to achieve maximum exercise results.View Thread
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