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Losing Weight

Sorry, But If You Really Want To Lose Fat, Cardio Isn't Enough

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 01.30.2015 | Healthy Living

As long as there have been people trying to lose weight, there have been people debating the weight loss benefits of cardio exercise versus strength t...

Baby Boomers Reinventing Themselves

Sheila Blanchette | Posted 01.14.2015 | Fifty
Sheila Blanchette

Five years ago Mindy Mazur left a long and successful career in Public Health to become a health coach. Here's how she did it.

The Secret to Really Losing Weight and Keeping It Off

Helene Lerner | Posted 01.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Helene Lerner

If your life feels unmanageable because you are gaining weight and don't know how to stop, there is hope. But you need a little bit of willingness to do things differently and do some inner work.

The TGIF! Diet -- Why It Works

William Anderson, MA, LMHC | Posted 01.09.2015 | Healthy Living
William Anderson, MA, LMHC

No, we're not talking about the restaurant. We're talking about how I lost 140 pounds 30 years ago and kept it off with what has been called the TGI...

Husband Yells At Wife To Motivate Her To Exercise

Posted 01.14.2015 | Dr. Phil

Every husband knows (or should know) the best answer when his wife asks, "Does my butt look big in this?" But what's your husband supposed to do when ...

What NOT To Say To A Loved One Trying To Lose Weight

Posted 01.08.2015 | Dr. Phil

Trying to lose weight in the new year? It's the most popular new year's resolution, so you're not alone. As you work toward your goal, are your family...

Why Dr. Phil Waited Over 10 Years To Publish His New Diet Book

Posted 01.15.2015 | Dr. Phil

It's been more than a decade since Dr. Phil published his first weight loss book, The Ultimate Weight Solution: The 7 Keys To Weight Loss Freedom. He ...

Confessions of a Middle-Aged CrossFit Newbie

Steve Belanger | Posted 01.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Steve Belanger

The more I work out, the more I realize it's not really about my own vanity or dropping a few pounds. The true thing it's training me for is a longer, healthier life with my family. I walk out of the gym feeling exhausted, but great. It makes me feel alive.

Breaking the Link: Exercise and Weight Loss

Steve Hirsch, MD | Posted 01.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Steve Hirsch, MD

Let's address a common myth about exercise (physical activity) and weight loss. Myth: Just be more physically active, exercise a great deal, and you...

New Year's Resolutions Don't Have to Be Perfect

Sarah Warman | Posted 12.30.2014 | Women
Sarah Warman

The new year is almost here and along with it, the opportunity to set resolutions and create new habits.

The 10-Second Trick That Can Help You Lose Weight

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 12.21.2014 | Healthy Living

There are plenty of arguments that advocate throwing away the bathroom scale, but a new study suggests daily weigh-ins may be a key component to weigh...

3 New Year's Resolution Remixes: How to Actually Enjoy Them This Time

Zach Dean | Posted 12.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Zach Dean

The end goal for most New Year's resolutions is living a better life, and I'd like to suggest the key to a better life is not cutting out something you love doing; rather, it's deliberately crafting a balanced life you enjoy.

5 Things No One Tells You About Losing Weight

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 12.09.2014 | Healthy Living

There's little more inspiring than a dramatic health transformation. But in our typical narratives surrounding weight loss, we tend to focus on the ob...

Yagana Shah

4 Reasons It's Harder To Lose Weight As You Age -- And What To Do About It

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 12.09.2014 | Fifty

Weight gain. We've all been there. Yes, you might not have realized it yourself until you noticed all of your peers looking noticeably plump at the hi...

Obesity Can Take 8 Years Off Your Life

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 12.05.2014 | Fifty

Today, more than one-third of American adults -- or 78.6 million people -- are considered obese. A new study pinpoints why we should take that statist...

Why You May Never Again Weigh What You Did In High School (And Probably Shouldn't)

Posted 12.16.2014 | Dr. Phil

When Nicole got to college a little over two years ago, she entered a bodybuilding competition. "I worked out for three hours a day," she says. "My di...

10 Foods Overweight People Eat Regularly

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Winnie Yu | Posted 11.23.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Not all foods are created equal when it comes to the impact on body weight. Some are higher in calories than others. ...

3 Ways to Lose Weight and Keep It Off During the Holidays

Helen Agresti RD | Posted 01.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Helen Agresti RD

Overeating commonly occurs when your mind is not aware that your body is being fueled. Allowing your mind and body to connect results in healthier portion control and a satisfied appetite.

Feeling Overwhelmed? Here's What to Do About It

William Anderson, MA, LMHC | Posted 01.17.2015 | Healthy Living
William Anderson, MA, LMHC

Developing the techniques and skills to avoid feeling overwhelmed and relieving it if it happens are key to solving the problem. Here are a few of the habits I've learned and teach that are a good start to getting a handle on it.

How I Lost 85 Pounds And Became A Runner

Leslie Handler | Posted 01.12.2015 | Fifty
Leslie Handler

I'd been trim all my life. I had two kids and proudly fit right back into my size eights after the birth of each one. Somehow, 20 years of life, and stress, sickness, and eating, found its way onto my five foot two inch frame. Although it certainly didn't happen overnight, it felt like I just blinked and there were a hundred extra pounds to be found inside my clothes.

Fitting Into Your Skinny Jeans: Does it Really Matter?

Jenn Hand | Posted 12.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Jenn Hand

Remember that health goes much deeper than whether or not you are a size 2 and 110 pounds. Looking within allows you to find lasting wellness and health. And isn't that what we all really want?

Should the U.S. Sue Food Companies for the Costs of the Obesity Epidemic?

William Anderson, MA, LMHC | Posted 12.20.2014 | Politics
William Anderson, MA, LMHC

Who will step up to take on the food industry like those heroes who took on tobacco?

Sex, Violence, and Weight

Jenny G. Perry | Posted 12.16.2014 | Style
Jenny G. Perry

I live in a different world than many, in that I don't believe in doom and gloom, I believe in hope and that things are getting better. You can look at upheavels in all areas as creating anew. Change is the mode of life, it's a given.

5 Steps to Sustainable Weight Loss Success

Maria Rodale | Posted 12.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Pam Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP, best-selling author and expert on health, fitness, and nutrition Don't believe the naysayers who tell you...

3 Things You Have To Give Up To Lose Weight Forever

Posted 10.08.2014 | OWN

To be healthier and happier, Tory Johnson, author of The Shift, discovered that she had to let go of three particular things. By Tory Johnson ...