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How to Lose Weight

Do You Know Why You Eat? The Key to Losing Weight

David Bedrick | Posted 09.16.2014 | Healthy Living
David Bedrick

Few people are aware of the meaning or purpose of their eating patterns and tendencies; most simply parrot back what they have been taught about the reasons they have addictions or compulsions.

How You Can Burn More Calories During the Work Day

The Active Times | Posted 08.26.2014 | Healthy Living
The Active Times

So you sit at a desk all day and wish there was something you could do to make your weekly routine a little less... sedentary. Especially since you've...

6 Ways to Boost Your Self-Discipline

Eva M. Selhub, M.D. | Posted 08.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Eva M. Selhub, M.D.

Changing your mindset to being a victor of your life, sets the stage for you to regain your power. In this state, you are more likely to also stay positive in the face of challenges, experiencing less fear as the stress response is more controlled. More importantly, you are more likely to access your inner fire of motivation -- that fire that drives you to win and achieve.

Why Befriending Your Ambivalence Can Help You Change

Nicole Kosanke, Ph.D. | Posted 08.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Nicole Kosanke, Ph.D.

It might sound surprising then to hear that ambivalence can actually be the key to supporting your own change or someone else's. You could choose to view these thoughts as "caving" or undermining your resolve. Or you could embrace these thoughts and feelings as a natural occurrence of ambivalence, completely expected in most change processes.

Move of the Day: Extended Side Plank

Nora Tobin | Posted 06.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Nora Tobin

Incorporate this "move of the day" into your regular exercise regimen or just take a few minutes to give it a try. Each day will be a different move so you can do each one back to back or individually.

6 Bad Habits Linked to Weight Gain (And How to Break Them)

The Active Times | Posted 06.23.2014 | Healthy Living
The Active Times

Sometimes we skip out on the gym, accept extra treats at work, or just downright indulge in high-calorie foods despite knowing their lack of nutrition...

Why Does Losing Weight Make Us Happy?

Marta Ibarrondo | Posted 06.08.2014 | Comedy
Marta Ibarrondo


7 Things You Should Never Say To Someone On A Diet

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Sally Stich | Posted 03.21.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Who of us hasn’t declared ourselves on a diet and been a stung by comments from a spouse or friend? Sure, sure, the...

Move of the Day: Single-Leg Hamstring Curl

Nora Tobin | Posted 05.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Nora Tobin

Performing this one move each day will add up and you will begin to see noticeable changes in your body and an improved mental focus!

The One Thing Everyone Trying To Lose Weight Should Do

Roz Warren | Posted 05.14.2014 | Fifty
Roz Warren

I just bought a brand new digital bathroom scale, so naturally I step on it every time I'm anywhere near the bathroom in order to watch my weight fluctuate. A mammoth salad for lunch? I'm up two pounds! A pleasant ramble with the Yorkie-poo? They've gone! Dinner at my sister's house? They're back! But by tomorrow morning, they'll probably be gone again. Or not.

7 Easy, Proven Ways To Get Thin (And Stay That Way)

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Lindsay Brustein Rosen | Posted 02.22.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM When it comes to losing weight, it is not quite as simple as “calories in minus calories out,” or burning more ca...

5 Things That Weight Maintainers Do That You Don't (And How to Fix It)

Alejandra Ruani | Posted 04.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Alejandra Ruani

Long-term maintainers may continue with some behaviors that helped them lose weight, but not all. Maintaining needs to feel easy and not as hard as losing. In order to achieve this, you need to focus on something called "habit forming."

Please, Please, Please Stop Obsessing About the Scales

Katie Lowe | Posted 04.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Katie Lowe

If you're measuring your success and personal happiness on the scales, you are doing it wrong. You will not succeed in changing your lifestyle, or being happy when you're still pinning your hopes on losing ten pounds the second you make a couple of lil' lifestyle changes.

5 Common Diet Mistakes to Avoid

Manuel Villacorta | Posted 03.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Manuel Villacorta

It's the new year, and we are still in January, so I know many of you are continuing to work towards your resolutions. I'd like to help you get off on the right foot by telling you about five common diet mistakes that can be a huge barrier to weight loss and should thus be avoided.

Warning: Teen Obesity Is Hazardous to Your Child's Health and Future Career

Amandah Blackwell | Posted 03.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Amandah Blackwell

If you want your children to live in a healthy and fit country, it's time for you and your teens to become healthy and fit, emotionally, mentally, physically and spiritually. Be the change you want to see in the world.

Living in the Raw: An Interview With Brad Gruno

Maria Rodale | Posted 03.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Maria Luci, associate editor at Maria's Farm Country Kitchen I've been a fan of Brad's Raw Foods for a while now, and have been kn...

5 Ways to Fight Relationship Weight Gain

Akela Stanfield | Posted 03.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Akela Stanfield

Spending time with my boyfriend is one of my absolute favorite things to do. However, I know from experience that a happy relationship potentially wrecks havoc on even the best weight-loss plans. The solution was to turn my relationship into an active romance. There are hundreds of ways to do this.

The Weight Debate: 5 Reasons You May Not Be Losing Weight

Tasneem Bhatia, M.D. | Posted 03.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Tasneem Bhatia, M.D.

As many of you work diligently to lose weight, the promise of a weight loss goal may seem to be elusive. While we all work to better ourselves, change our diets and improve our health, there are key concepts to weight loss that often get ignored.

How to Keep Your Resolutions

Laurie Gerber | Posted 03.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Laurie Gerber

People are the happiest when they take bold new actions in the areas that are most important to them. And there is no better time to start, than in a fresh new year.

10 Things You Should Know If You Want To Lose Weight In 2014

Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

By Sally Tamarkin If you’re looking to lose weight after an indulgent holiday season, you’re not alone. A 2012 survey estimated that the numb...

10 Tricks to Help You Actually Keep Your New Year's Resolutions

Jeanette Pavini | Posted 03.08.2014 | Women
Jeanette Pavini

We are all so busy, it's hard to find time to do the things we want to do, let alone the resolutions that challenge us.

5 Tips to Lose Weight Without Losing Your Mind in 2014

Jennipher Walters | Posted 03.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Jennipher Walters

Are you like the millions of others who have set a goal to lose weight in the new year? Think it's going to take lots of deprivation, extreme dieting and hours sweating at the gym? Nope, nope and nope.

How I Lost 20 Pounds in Four Weeks and Kept It Off

Amandah Blackwell | Posted 03.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Amandah Blackwell

As I continue to release weight, it's important for me to be surrounded by like-minded individuals. I won't sabotage my weight loss goals. Anyone that doesn't support me isn't in my tribe.

3 Simple Steps to Stay Slim and SANE During the Holidays

Jonathan Bailor | Posted 03.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Bailor

Why can some of your friends eat all the holiday treats they want and stay slim while you start to look like Santa by smelling a fruit cake? And what ...

Is the Food Guide Pyramid and MyPlate Making Your Family Fat?

Jonathan Bailor | Posted 02.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Bailor

The thing to keep in mind about the USDA Pyramid is that it comes from the Department of Agriculture, the agency responsible for promoting American ag...