Want to lose weight and get healthy? Turns out Facebook offers more than just online Scrabble and the chance to peruse your daughter’s friends’ wedding pics. As thousands of women around Australia are proving daily, social media isn’t just a way to keep in touch—it could be the ultimate waist-trimming tool, and it’s not just 20-somethings getting in on the action. A host of new blogs, online support groups, apps and smartphones is helping slimmers in their 40s, 50s, 60s and beyond to set health and weight-loss goals, and, most importantly, achieve them. According to research, you’re more likely to stick to a diet if you have support. You’ll eat smarter, work out harder, shed kilos and keep them off. Read on for the best ways to turn technology into your trainer.
Sep 18, 2012