What exercise is the most effective to flatten the stomach?

What is the most effective exercise to flatten the stomach? Sit-ups, leg lifts, and side bends are some exercises that strengthen stomach muscles. However, spot exercising may not produce the results you desire. If you belong to a health club, ask to talk to an exercise physiologist or certified trainer. The best plan is to...

I have been working out for years, but only recently examined my food intake relative to exercise.

My two goals seem more and more conflicting. I have been working out for years, but only within the last 6 months have I seriously examined my food intake in relation to my exercise goals. I do 1 hour of aerobics each morning and lift for about 1 hour each night. On weekends I...

What foods would you recommend to eat following a strenuous workout?

What foods would you recommend to eat following a strenuous workout to aid the body in recovery? Mostly water as it helps replace fluid lost in sweat. While working out, you should be drinking 1 cup every hour unless you are sweating in a hot environment. Then you need to drink more and may need...

If I am eating healthy and working out, why am I not losing weight?

If a person is eating healthy and working out... what is the reason that they might not be losing weight? Your weight is determined by the calories in the food you eat minus the calories your body expends keeping itself running plus activities and exercise. In order to lose 1 pound per week, you must...

I started working out and would like to know what I can do to maximize gaining weight?

I am 22 years old, 5 feet 9 inches tall and weigh only 125 pounds. I recently started working out and would like to know what I can do to my diet to maximize my efforts in gaining weight. My body fat is about 9% and I would like to maintain this level. Your normal...

Where can I find a dietitian who works in health clubs or fitness in my area?

I am looking for a dietitian who works in health clubs or fitness. Where can I find one in my area? If you are looking for a dietitian with expertise in exercise go to Find a Sports, Cardiovascular and Wellness Nutritionist (SCAN) and click on your state on the map of the U.S. You can...

I am a very active man in his 20’s yet I’m having trouble with the fat on my sides.

I am a very active man in his 20's yet I'm having trouble with the fat on my sides. I must admit I'm not that careful with my dieting, but I'm not entirely careless. I have been running lately and it seems that helps with burning the fat. I feel like I could lose...

I exercise often and try to eat a healthy diet, but am I consuming enough nutrients?

I exercise often and am therefore concerned about taking an appropriate amount of calories, which I know in turn supplies me with more nutrients. I try to eat a healthy diet, but I'm just not sure if I am consuming enough nutrients. Is there any way that I can determine how many nutrients I...

During my workout, I get light headed and yawn a lot.

I workout a lot. From time to time during my workout, I get very light headed and notice I yawn a lot. What do you think? I feel I have a good diet. I don't eat fast food, fried food, or much junk food. I'm lactose intolerant, so I can't drink milk. I don't eat...

I would like to know if swimming is a good exercise to lose weight?

Hello, I am 5 feet 2 inches and weigh 130 pounds. I have lost 10 pounds this year. I workout 3 times a week and swim twice a week. I would like to know if swimming if a good exercise to lose weight. Thank you. Congrats on the weight loss! Swimming has enabled you to lose...

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