Monday, 30 September 2013

How to Calculate your BMI and What it Means

BMI stands for Body Mass Index and is used as a good indicator as to the amount of body fat a person has.  BMI applies to adult men and women and works by looking at an average person's weight and height to determine whether a person has a normal body weight or whether a person is over or under weight.  Basically, BMI is measuring whether a person is an average weight for their height or not.

Friday, 27 September 2013

How to Lose Weight and Improve Your Health with the 5:2 Diet

Also referred to as “Intermittent Fasting”, the 5:2 Diet is becoming ever more popular with people who not just want to lose weight, but want to improve their health as well.

I don’t like to use the word “diet” because that word usually suggests a short-term fix, whereby you diet for a short time, lose a bit of weight, and then carry on as you did before (with the obvious result of putting the weight back on!).  The 5:2 Diet should be looked on as more of a healthy lifestyle change.