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Losing Weight

The 'After' Myth

Lisa Durant | Posted 04.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Lisa Durant

Looking at this picture, I have to pause. I look at me -- past vs. present. People say they do not recognize the girl in the other pictures. I'm here to say: that girl is me. Don't speak of her as if she is a poor, piteous person. She's not. She's me. She's standing right here, and she is f***ing strong.

3 Reasons Why Cutting Calories Will Not Necessarily Make You Skinnier

Jenn Hand | Posted 04.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Jenn Hand

It can be a relief to "allow" ourselves to actually fuel our bodies -- instead of restricting and focusing on cutting back. It's a much more satisfying way to eat and live.

4 People Sabotaging Your Diet -- And How To Stop Them

Posted 04.10.2015 | OWN

Underminers come in all shapes and sizes. Avoid getting off-track with this advice. By Ashley Welch Saboteur: Your Gym Buddy Bringing a...

Are You a Lady-in-Waiting?

Silvana Perelli | Posted 04.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Silvana Perelli

I see it all the time with my private coaching clients... They're convinced that in order to be worthy of the life they want, they need to lose weig...

I Ate the Elephant; I Lost Weight

Dan Duffy | Posted 04.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Dan Duffy

"How'd you like to lose weight, Fat Ass?" asked my friend Subash right after Christmas this year. The holidays had not been good to me. Scratch that ...

4 Adventurous Ways to Tap Into Nature to Help Lose Weight

Maria Rodale | Posted 04.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Greg Hoak, MS, CSCS While recently strolling around REI, a popular outdoor gear store, I had an epiphany. Looking around--whether ...

3 Steps to Losing Weight Without Depriving Yourself or Living on a Treadmill

Anne Ricci | Posted 03.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Anne Ricci

Many times, faith and self-acceptance are the very first steps to successful weight loss. Focusing on abundance instead of deprivation, as well as having the courage to address the emotions behind our eating patterns, are the next steps to creating a healthy body that we love.

My Metabolism Sucks But I Still Lost Weight

Brynn | Posted 04.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Brynn

I used to believe my body was broken. I was convinced my metabolism was weak if not dead. I lost faith in the very thing that I needed the most, my body. It turns out my metabolism is slow, but I beat the odds and I feel amazing.

Insulin Resistance: The Real Reason Why You Aren't Losing Weight

Caroline J. Cederquist, M.D. | Posted 04.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Caroline J. Cederquist, M.D.

Weight problems aren't just about overeating or under exercising -- they're about metabolic changes that are collectively known as insulin resistance.

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 03.16.2015 | 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 03.14.2015 | 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 03.11.2015 | 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...

What NOT To Say To Your Wife If She's Trying To Slim Down

Posted 03.19.2015 | 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 03.07.2015 | 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 03.02.2015 | 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 03.01.2015 | 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 02.17.2015 | 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...