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Anne Lamott's Resolution To NOT Start A Diet Is Perfection

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 12.30.2015 | Healthy Living

If you're one of the many people resolving to go on a diet January 1, the marker of a new year and a new you, stop. Take a pause before you start...

The Best Time To Start Your New Year's Resolution Is Not In January

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 12.16.2014 | Healthy Living

"My New Year's resolution is to get in shape." Sound familiar? Well, instead of putting so much weight (pun intended) on starting your fitness program...

Diary of a Fat Life Coach

Jennie Mustafa-Julock | Posted 07.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Jennie Mustafa-Julock

In a nutshell, I call bullshit on excuses for a living. And I'm pretty damned good at it. So how come I can't do the same for myself?

What You Don't See: Behind the Scenes With 'The Biggest Loser' Nutritionist

Cheryl Forberg, RD | Posted 04.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Cheryl Forberg, RD

I am always asked if I've had favorite contestants over the years. Naturally I do, but I haven't singled anyone out. Rachel Frederickson would definitely be high on this list. From the beginning of the season, she has been positive, inquisitive and focused in terms of learning and living the eating plan I teach.

No More Resolutions! 9 Strategies for Fast and Lasting Fat Loss in 2014

JJ Virgin | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
JJ Virgin

Rather than make a seismic shift, let's take small but powerfully effective steps to get lean and healthy. Here are nine effective strategies to take control now. That way, if you have New Year's Day regrets, getting on the scales won't be one of them.

Changing My Mindset To Lose 60 Pounds, From Tory Johnson (WATCH)

Posted 09.09.2013 | Home

Career expert and author Tory Johnson spoke about what got her motivated to start losing weight when she joined me this week on Mondays With Marlo. To...

Using Social Media To Reach Your Weight Loss Goal

Cooking Light | Posted 10.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Cooking Light

Is this approach silly? Is it overcomplicated? No doubt some will say yes. If the real goal is a holistic, adjusted approach to eating that can be sustained for the rest of my life without turning me into a permanent neurotic record-keeping calorie bore, should I even be using these crutches?

Will This Health Editor Succeed In His Weight Loss Goals?

Cooking Light | Posted 10.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Cooking Light

"Cooking Light advocates healthy body weight through good food chosen in right proportions, deliciously cooked, and eaten in sensible portions. I'm a good cook, healthy eater, careful shopper. I just need to do a little work on the sensible portions front."

7 Stages to Permanent Weight Loss

Irene Rubaum-Keller | Posted 06.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Irene Rubaum-Keller

These are the psychological stages of long-term weight loss. I hope knowing that is helpful. You can lose weight and keep it off. It's a process. It takes work. And even though it does get easier over time, the work continues or the weight returns.

Are We There Yet?

Dr. Wendie Trubow | Posted 05.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Wendie Trubow

I think most of us can think of an example of something we'd like to "arrive" at. For example, many individuals who want to lose weight have a specific number in mind. And that once they get to that number, their weight loss, and participation in a program, will stop.

Best Places To Live If You Want To Lose Weight

Jed Kolko | Posted 03.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Jed Kolko

Which metros give you a fighting chance to get back into fighting shape? Instead of doing crunches at the gym, we've been sitting at our desks crunching the numbers to figure it out.

Is Waterboarding the New Motivational Weight Loss Technique?

Brandt Passalacqua | Posted 03.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Brandt Passalacqua

If I were running The Biggest Loser, it would be the most boring TV show ever. People losing a few pounds a month doing light exercise for short periods of time doesn't have the same ring to it.

6 Ways to Upgrade Your Diet for 2013

Stephanie Clarke, MS, RD | Posted 03.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Stephanie Clarke, MS, RD

Not only can planning save you time and money -- you won't be making last minute trips to the grocery store or opting for dining out as much -- but it will also help your waistline and your health, since you'll be preparing more meals at home.

How to Change Your Mindset to Achieve Your New Year's Resolutions

Carolyn Anderson | Posted 03.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Carolyn Anderson

How can we stack the cards in our favor? How can we make it more likely that we will be consistent with the changes we set forth to make and actually see a lasting change in our life? One of the keys is in the way we think about our goals and the language we use to describe them.

Rekindling Health in a New Year

Chris Abraham | Posted 03.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Chris Abraham

As packed gyms attest, most of our New Year's resolutions deal with health, wellness, fitness, and weight loss -- and I am no exception. Here's what I am going through right now as I publicly rededicate myself after packing on an extra 16 pounds over the holidays.

Replace Goals and Resolutions With Agreements and Promises of Action

Caroline J. Cederquist, M.D. | Posted 03.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Caroline J. Cederquist, M.D.

As we prepare to turn the page on 2012 and ring in 2013, it's highly likely that most of us will be making resolutions regarding weight loss that go something like, "I want to lose 30 pounds in three months." Over the past 20 years, I have come to realize that having a goal by itself does not lead to success.

When It Comes to Setting (and Sharing) Goals for the New Year, Sometimes Less Is More

Gregg McBride | Posted 03.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Gregg McBride

To my surprise, this smaller, quieter way of goal setting actually began to work. By keeping quiet, I didn't feel compelled to check in with people (or worse, explain to them why a goal hadn't yet been met). Without this cycle of shame, I found my goals actually had a chance to gain more traction.

3-2-1 Countdown to 2013 and Your Fitness Goals

Ramona Braganza | Posted 02.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Ramona Braganza

As the countdown to a new year begins, excitement in the air grows! To many of us, a new year signals a time for new beginnings, a time for a fresh start.

Make Goals and a Vision for 2013, Not Resolutions

William Anderson, MA, LMHC | Posted 02.26.2013 | Healthy Living
William Anderson, MA, LMHC

When I wrote down my goals, it's not like they all came true overnight. I'd make goals for this year, this month, this week and today. Most days, weeks and months I only made some progress, sometimes none. But I started getting better. And look what happened!

How To Stick To A Weight Loss Plan, From Joy Bauer (WATCH)

Posted 08.15.2013 | Home

New year, new you! Health and nutrition expert Joy Bauer gave advice on sticking to a weight loss plan this year when she joined me on Mondays With Ma...

Getting Into Your Skinny Jeans

David Kirsch | Posted 11.17.2012 | Healthy Living
David Kirsch

The summer is a memory and fall is just a week away. It's time to put away the bikinis and short shorts. Are you ready to squeeze into your skinny jeans? If not, don't fret: Here's a simple plan that can help you slip into your jeans in no time.

I Lost Weight: I Made Slow Changes and Lost 100 Pounds

Allison Berkowitz | Posted 01.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Allison Berkowitz

There were all too many days while looking at myself in the mirror, I wished I could literally rip the fat from my body. But I believe these feelings -- and most others that might arise -- are totally normal and have to be cleansed like the weight itself.

The Power Of A Positive Support Group

Chris Powell | Posted 09.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Chris Powell

Surrounding yourself with a positive support group increases your odds for success. Not only that, it brings a sense of fun and celebration to your transformation.

7 Ways to Pick Up the Pace of Weight Loss

Brant Secunda and Mark Allen | Posted 09.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Brant Secunda and Mark Allen

Here are seven changes you can make to your routine that will help you pick up the pace of weight loss so you can reach your long-term goal more quickly.

Weight Loss Goals: Kicking Your Fear Of Failure

Chris Powell | Posted 07.27.2012 | Healthy Living
Chris Powell

As we create our own course to transformation, it is important to break these larger steps down into their respective doable steps and apply them to our own lives.