How Many Calories Do You Burn in a Day?

Contrary to the current trend, calories DO matter when it comes to weight loss, weight gain, and weight maintenance. For this reason, knowing how many calories you burn in a day is critical information when it comes to achieving your health goals.


MYTH: Never Eat Before a Workout

A big fitness myth that has been floating around forever is that working out on an empty stomach will help you burn more fat. But this has been proven totally untrue. Find out the facts!

The Truth: You should always eat something before exercising so your body has enough fuel to power through your workout.


Break Through Any Weight-Loss Plateau

Your new diet and fitness routine had you dropping pounds and looking and feeling good - until it suddenly just stopped. What to do now? Jillian sounds off on the "myth" of the weight-loss plateau and shares her strategies to get the scale moving in the right direction again!

Question #1: Are You Keeping Track of Your Daily Calories?


6 Ways to (Finally!) Get a Flat Belly

Whether your goal is to lose your muffin top for good, or to finally try to achieve those elusive six-pack abs, use these results-driven techniques and advice for helping you win the battle of the belly bulge once and for all.


MYTH: Egg Yolks Are Bad For You

Eggs are a nutritional powerhouse, but for a while, egg yolks have been demonized in the health-food industry as causing blood-cholesterol levels to skyrocket. Is it true? It's time to set the story straight on the nutritional benefits of an egg.

The Truth: Not only are eggs a fantastic source of lean protein and heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids, but they contain some pretty important nutrients.


How Much Water Should I Drink?

Water is a vital part of any diet and exercise program — not to mention life in general — because it aids every aspect of bodily functions.


MYTH: If You Want To Slim Down, Go Gluten-Free

Whole grains are part of a healthy, balanced diet, but thanks to all of the hype around gluten-free foods many believe going "g-free" can help shed some extra pounds. Let's take a look at the facts and see if this is a new diet fad bandwagon worth jumping on and shelling out the big bucks for.

The Truth: Only about one percent of the American population needs to be gluten-free because of an autoimmune disorder called celiac disease. Most people do not have to worry about gluten and should eat whole grains as part of a balanced diet.