Vacations are a great time to take a mental break. But you can't just spend them ... ahem ... lion around. Click on the picture of the Queen of the Bushveld to learn why taking total time off from your exercise routine is a very bad idea.
Eat as much as you want, throw away the kitchen scale, and forget that you ever heard the word calorie. Here's the way to real and lasting weight loss. (Click on the image of my favorite neighborhood fat cat to read the full story, which cost $8 million to bring you).
The first fitness question asked in Hong Kong by people looking to lose weight is "What should I change in my diet?" It's particularly appropriate at Chinese New Year, when there's plenty of eating going on! Click on the image ushering in the Year of the Dog to find out what to change.
To get the most benefit from exercise, try to push your body in high-intensity bursts. But what does high intensity mean? (For the full story, click on the image of what certainly felt like high-intensity exercise at the time ... an atomic pushup, suspended on a TRX.)
Why do New Year's Resolutions all too often fail? Because we go about them all wrong. You get to the top of the mountain, whatever your fitness goal, one step at a time. (To get the full story about how to fulfil your fitness resolutions, click on the image of Mount Yotei in Hokkaido, Japan).