Weight Loss

Keeping a food diary can help people maintain a healthy weight. Chowing down with friends can cause overeating. Find out more here:

The Benefits of Walking vs Running

Sure, lap for lap, running burns more calories than walking. But research suggests a super-long (or super-fast) walk might be just as good as a short jog. Read on to find out which pace is the best fit for you.

Standing on a Scale
Understanding weight fluctuations is more complicated than you might think. Here's a look at the main problems with over-relying on your scale weight and how we can better interpret those digits.
Why It's Okay to Be Overweight
GUEST POST: Tom Ewer takes a deep dive into research to show how the supposed health risks of fat are inconclusive and that it may be okay—even healthy—to be "overweight."
Check out this super-comprehensive service that helps users lose weight the healthy way.
Eat More Move Less
Frustrated with traditional (and ineffective) fitness and diet advice, entrepreneur Julie Fredrickson decided to forge her own path to health and happiness.
In this episode of the Greatist podcast, we cover the site's best tips from December. Listen right here on the site to learn the best way to use your microwave, how to avoid winter weight gain, some awesome crockpot recipes, and more.


Weight loss isn't easy, but it's about making small lifestyle changes. We've rounded up the best tips (backed by scientific studies) to shed a couple pounds.

Whether it's to work out more or to Facebook stalk less, resolutions can be hard to keep. Here are a few ways to help achieve those goals.

GUEST POST: Ironman triathlete Jennifer Ward Barber talks about her struggle with body image and how becoming an athlete helped her look beyond the scale.

Our founder goes on a six-pack abs in six weeks challenge and shares his journey… so you don’t have to. Follow along on his recap of Week Five.

This holiday season, stave off extra pounds by being mindful at the dinner table, drinking tons of water, and getting outside despite the frigid temps. Read on for more simple tips for avoiding extra lbs into the New Year.

GUEST POST: Weight loss isn't just about cutting calories and hitting the gym. For Per Wickstrom, the road to better health involves the whole mind and body, meaning techniques as varied as meditation, positive messages, and visualization.