Hot Diet & Weight Loss How-Tos

How To: Avoid winter weight gain with nine easy tips

Humankind likes to think it is superior to all the other species out there, but during the winter, we hibernate just like every other mammal. Though we don't exactly drag our fuzzy butts into a bear den and call it quits for the winter, we tend to stay still more during the winter (inside our houses, where it's warm) and eat more.

How To: Get rid of a double chin with face exercises

In this video, we learn how to get rid of a double chin with face exercises. This works the chin muscle, known as the metalis. It also works the muscles at the front of your neck. This exercise exerts a gentle pressure on your chin and the front of your neck. It will tone and tighten your neck to make it look youthful and vibrant. It also tones your jaw muscle to define your jaw line and get rid of those jowls. First, stretch out your neck as far as it will go. Then, open your mouth and close...

How To: Lose stomach fat without crunches or sit-ups

In order to lose stomach fat, you will need a timer or a stopwatch. First, you should set it for 5 minutes. Then, you will need to get into pushup position. You should be up on your toes. Your arms should be shoulder length apart. Your hands should be flat on the floor, and you back should be straight, with your stomach and buttocks in. Hold this position for a count of 10.

How To: Lose weight fast using Jedi mind tricks (and without lifting a finger)

Everyone could benefit from shedding a few pounds, but what about those who need to lose a little bit more weight? Exercise isn't an option for everyone, with as busy as our lives are right now. It's hard to go running and do a few pushups when you have a hard enough time scheduling your day already. But if you're looking to shed a couple pounds here and there— without lifting a finger— this two-part video will help you out with some Jedi mind tricks!

How To: Lose weight without giving up carbs

Need to lose weight but the thought of giving up all your favorite foods like pasta, white bread and starch make you queasy? Don't worry! Modify your diet with these great tips, and you won't feel like you're giving up a thing! Why don't you try adding more vegetables and protein, so you won't eat as many carbs? It's a great way to fool your body into eating better.

How To: Lose stomach fat with at-home exercises

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to do a core-blasting workout without sit-ups or crunches. Users will only need a timer. This workout contains 6 exercises. The exercises are: right knee-to-elbow plank, left knee-to-elbow plank, right side plank twist, left side plank twist, sit through and X-up. Do 30 seconds for each exercise with no rest in between the exercises. When finished, take a 30-60 second rest and then repeat the workout 2-3 more times for a full 9 minute workout. This vi...

How To: Make a lemonade for the master cleanse

In this Diet & Health how-to video our host demonstrates how to make lemonade for the Master Cleanse. The Master cleanse is a 10-40 day lemonade fast. All you need for this cleansing drink is water, lemon juice (minus the pulp), cayenne pepper and maple syrup. For a raw recipe you can use agave nectar instead.

How To: Deal with cravings on a raw food diet

In this video we learn how to deal with cravings on a raw food diet. If you are having strong cravings, you can sometimes give into it or stand up to it. To help you avoid this, try to fill the void with something else. Try to relax, hang out with a loved one, or watch a movie. This will help you feel happy and fill the void. Usually you are just craving the emotion that food is giving you, not the actual food. So, figure out what the emotion that you need is and start to fill that into your ...

How To: Count calories to enable weight loss

This video gives tips on how to count calories in order to take responsibility for the food that you eat and your weight. Pick a daily calorie count for each day. Set a goal. That goal can be anywhere. You can set it at 1200 or 1800. It doesn’t matter. Weigh yourself regularly.

How To: Make raw vegan almond milk & strawberry milkshake

To make a raw vegan strawberry almond milkshake you'll need about seven or eight strawberries, about four dates (soaked for about eight hours with the pits removed,) two cups of spring water, and a cup of soaked almonds (soaked for about forty eight hours.) You would then put all the ingredients in the blender and blend away. After blending, you would need to strain the shake to get the pieces of almond out. You would do this with a nut milk bag over a measuring cup which you will use to stra...

How To: Burn belly fat using boxing exercises

Two hunky guys demonstrate how to improve your abdominal muscle tone. Work your abdominals in a unique motion and boost your anabolic hormones to gain muscle and lose fat. In addition to this workout, add healthy eating and positive thinking and you will accomplish your goal. You can get your heart rate up to over 160 using these tips. The movements are simple, they are basic boxing hits. You must work the right muscles and move the right way, as with any exercise, and it works.

How To: Understand how food becomes belly fat with Dr. Oz

In this how-to video, you will understand how food becomes belly fat with Dr. Oz. As food is pushed down from the stomach, it is mixed with a bile to make the food easy to absorb. Green molecules will push up through the blue vein and into the liver. The liver will become a white color if you eat too much fatty foods. The momentum is what causes the belly to become extended, as it is pushed out overtime if too much fatty foods is consumed. The small bowel can become irritated by food, especia...

How To: Lose belly fat for women

In this tutorial, we learn how to lose belly fat for women. Menopause can effect a woman's weight because the hormones are decreasing in the body and the fat cells increase. This will cause more fat to store around the organs. Going to the gm and exercising during this time is extremely important. Just a small amount of exercise each day can make a difference for women losing belly fat. The receptors in your brain will respond to healthy foods and estrogen supplements to help keep you on trac...

How To: Lose weight in your face with a face workout

Feel like your face is starting to droop and sag a little bit? Get your tone and youthful appearance back without botox or quick fixes by exercising your face muscles naturally! In this video, 48-year-old instructor Elaine Bartlett demonstrates how you can tone your chin and jaw by doing simple exercises using your face muscles. You might even find out you've got some pretty strong you never thought about using before!

How To: Get rid of cellulite

Cellulite are unattractive fat deposits found around the upper legs. You can lessen the appearance of cellulite by eating a healthy and balanced diet, exercising regularly and using a good firming cream. These tips will help you reduce or get rid of cellulite altogether.

How To: Use a digital caliper to measure body fat

A digital caliper is a good way to keep track of your body fat. With a caliper, you can measure body fat and keep track of your new diet or workout routine. This way, you will know the difference between muscle and fat, and not have to rely as much on the scale. A digital caliper is great in the sense that it is able to take an accurate reading in seconds, give you a clear output and beep when it is ready. A digital caliper can also be programmed with your personal gender and other informatio...

How To: Lose your chubby cheeks with face exercises

This video is a tutorial on how to lose cheek fat by doing facial exercises. The exercises in the video focus on the orbicularis oris muscles in the cheeks, the zygomatic arch muscle above your cheekbone, and both modiolus muscles on both sides of your mouth. To begin, close your mouth and blow air under your top lip. The second step in the exercise is to move the air to your left cheek and hold it there for about ten seconds. Move the air to the right cheek and hold it there for about ten se...

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