There's a lot of heavy, depressing news following the release of a study that looks at the regain of weight by most of the Biggest Loser contestants. ...
I really enjoy the workouts. And until I was forced to step away from my routine for a few weeks, I didn't quite understand how much those competing strands of fear and joy were intertwined.
That little indulgence might be the thing you need to keep you "on track". Not a little indulgence every meal, every snack, and every day. But a glass or two or wine here and there, a cookie when a friend bakes them for you, or a treat at a party.
Free food is considered a "perk" in many offices, but this benefit may have an unexpected price: pounds gained. Even though the snacks provided by my client's employer were seemingly healthier choices, a daily trip or two to the cupboard added up to hundreds of extra calories.
To be whole and balanced, our mind and body need to work in harmony with one another. Taking care of them equally is a powerful step towards overall wellbeing (fixing one and neglecting another will not lead to happy and healthy and life). Where the mind goes, the body will follow... always!
Weight loss is a journey, not a destination. What did these contestants expect once they thought they reached their destination? You wouldn't go on a road trip across the country and expect to only fill up your gas tank once. Why would you expect that the work is over once you've lost weight?
It is the attitude of well-being that will allow you to keep your new size, image, and improved health. It is this attitude that will carry you throughout your life-long journey.
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What the New York Times tells us today, no surprise to those of us who have worked directly with severely obese patients over the years, is that failure overtakes the show participants, too. Those of us in these trenches have known all along that though challenging, weight loss is rarely the rate-limiting problem.
The abs are, unfortunately, some of the hardest muscles to tone in the body. The midsection is the first place most people, particularly women, store ...
There is no need to give up eating things you enjoy to lose weight. In fact, one of the keys to success is creating ways of eating that are more enjoyable than the old ways that made you overweight.
There came a point in my life where I had to ask myself How much more can my body take? The pressure and the endless abuse. You see, I was abusing...
Whatever your relationship with the scale, acknowledge other measures of success. Notice the changes you've made, the unhealthy food you no longer crave, the healthier items you look forward to eating, and the different food you currently keep in the house.
Similarly, I don't think we can say that historical advice about diet, health and weight control -- whatever the historical era, or advice -- is wrong because people subject to a diet of willfully addictive junk foods failed to follow it.
Probably you've heard these questions many times. There are hundreds of diets that you can follow, and you'll often see results with them too. But there is a more efficient way to lose weight -- and it's not a diet.
Menopause conjures up many thoughts for women. Be it denial, exhaustion, weight gain, every woman has her own journey, her own battles and her own way...