How to Use Metabolic Rates to Lose Weight

I know my resting metabolic rate is 1127 calories. My lifestyle calories burned (based on a light lifestyle) is 451 calories. So the number of calories I can eat each day and maintain my weight at my current lifestyle is 1578 (1127+451). So the next step is to figure out how I can use my metabolic rates to lose weight.

Fitness Assessment and Real Body Age

It’s been 3 weeks since I started my diet and exercise program. I thought surely I would loose 2 pounds a week and by now would be down 6 pounds. My goal is to loose 20 pounds, so by now I expected to be almost a third of the way there. Not even close!

Choosing a Fitness Club

As 2012 got closer and closer, my husband and I decided to start looking for a fitness club to join. We’ve had a personal trainer for almost 10 years now and love having one. But we’ve decided to join a club where we can do more than lift weights and aerobic boot camp. So the last 2 weeks of December 2011 we started visiting local clubs looking for the right one for us.


When we talk about fitness we’re generally talking about our overall state of health, usually a result of good eating habits and exercise. But there is more to it than that. Fitness is different for each individual based on their own ability. Fitness for a teen is a lot different than fitness for someone in … Read more