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Banking on the Underdog

Nikki Stone | Posted 06.06.2012 | Sports
Nikki Stone

With just over three months to the Summer Olympics in London, many people are picking their favorites to win bronze, silver and gold. As I recall my own experiences leading into my second Olympic games, I've learned not to count out the media's underdogs.

The Art of Creating Structure -- 5 Ways to Boost Your Fitness Motivation

Brant Secunda and Mark Allen | Posted 06.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Brant Secunda and Mark Allen

Here are five ways to power up your fitness regimen, get back on track, and move closer to achieving your goal, using structure to help you.

10 Tips To Stay Fit For Life

Special to The Huffington Post | Lucy Danziger | Posted 04.03.2012 | Healthy Living

When I lost 25 pounds five years ago everyone asked me: How'd you do it? What diet are you on? What pill are you taking? The answer, boringly enoug...

WATCH: Can Sunglasses Help You Lose Weight?

Huffington Post | Posted 08.21.2012 | Healthy Living

We all know the best way to shed pounds the healthy way is to slash total calories and boost exercise. But sometimes that's easier said than done -- p...

Why Losing Weight Doesn't Make It All Better

Marcelle Pick, OB-GYN N.P. | Posted 05.28.2012 | Healthy Living
Marcelle Pick, OB-GYN N.P.

Losing weight isn't just a physical change for women. In fact, the emotional upheaval caused by weight loss can be devastating.

Habits Of Highly Successful Dieters

Posted 03.28.2012 | Healthy Living

By Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D. Eat less, exercise more. That's the recipe for losing weight, and we all know it by heart. So if we want to get s...

How I Went From Morbidly Obese To Weight Loss Guru

William Anderson, MA, LMHC | Posted 05.27.2012 | Healthy Living
William Anderson, MA, LMHC

"How on earth can you help me?" overweight clients would ask me when I first opened my practice. They didn't know that I had spent 25 years hopelessly out of control with my weight, morbidly obese, over 300 pounds, a chronic miserable failure at diets and exercise attempts.

Shrink Your Fat!

Donna Mincieli, PTI, RD | Posted 05.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Donna Mincieli, PTI, RD

Keeping your body healthy and well nourished with healthy food choices will keep your metabolism working most efficiently. Combine this with a calorie deficit and watch your fat cells shrink. It all works together!

What Losing Weight Taught Me About Saving Money

Well Heeled | Posted 05.23.2012 | Money
Well Heeled

Watching CB lose weight and then working at it myself, I realized that there are so many lessons that losing weight have taught me about saving money.

Flat Belly Lunch in 5 Minutes

Alex Jamieson | Posted 05.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Alex Jamieson

Instead of the same old quick-fix sandwich, opt for this fast collard wrap. You heard me, collards.

How To Break Through A Weight Plateau

Monica Reinagel, MS, LDN, CNS | Posted 05.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Monica Reinagel, MS, LDN, CNS

As anyone who has ever lost a lot of weight (like 20 pounds or more) will tell you, the first five come off easily and the last five are the toughest! You're still doing all the right things -- eating less and moving more -- but all of a sudden it stops working.

Do You Eat When You're Bored?

Irene Rubaum-Keller | Posted 05.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Irene Rubaum-Keller

If you eat when you're bored, you are not alone. Eating for fun, for pleasure, for something to do, to procrastinate doing something you really don't want to do, to reward yourself, are all reasons many people eat. None of them have to do with being hungry and fueling your body.

4-3-2-1... Fitness!

Estelle Underwood | Posted 05.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Estelle Underwood

Regardless of your present level of conditioning, this exercise format can work for you. It can be done by the physically disabled sitting in a chair or implemented by a seasoned athlete.

Where Does Real Help Come From?

Gregg McBride | Posted 05.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Gregg McBride

By now, many of you have likely seen at least a clip of the YouTube video posted by Robert, a 23-year-old man who weighs over 600 pounds and says he made the video in hopes that it will go viral and that he can get some help to lose weight.

Bored Into Weight Gain?

Judith J. Wurtman, PhD | Posted 05.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Judith J. Wurtman, PhD

Boredom often gives us pause to our too busy and stressful lives, but if we can deal with boredom correctly, it might actually help us lose weight.

How To Break Bad Habits And Form Good Ones

Judith S. Beck, Ph.D. | Posted 05.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Judith S. Beck, Ph.D.

Most dieters need to learn a number of other cognitive and behavioral techniques to lose weight and keep it off. But a new habit of planned eating is crucial for success.

How Hidden Food Sensitivities Make You Gain Weight

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 05.03.2012 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

No doubt, a severe food allergy is scary. But it's also relatively rare. A much more common scenario is an adult with a low-grade food allergy to say, gluten, who never pinpoints the cause of his misery.

National Nutrition Month -- Easy Tips to Lose Weight This March 2012

Carrie Wiatt, M.S. | Posted 03.02.2012 | Healthy Living
Carrie Wiatt, M.S.

My basic principle is: Eat fewer calories than you expend from a wide variety of nutritionally powerful foods to lose weight and enhance energy and health.

The Mistake Women Make With Pre-Wedding Diets

Sarah Jenks | Posted 04.18.2012 | Weddings
Sarah Jenks

Women who learn to let "fun" fuel their weight loss feel more beautiful, sexy and confident, lose more weight than dieters AND have a life full of passion, romance, relaxation and purpose.

Lady Gaga's Yoga Teacher on America's Addiction to Being Skinny

Jean Fain, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W. | Posted 04.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Jean Fain, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W.

Tricia Donegan, the owner and director of New York's Bikram Yoga Lower East Side, stepped out of her hot yoga studio once again to answer her "celly," as she calls her cell phone, and a few questions about how to end America's addiction to being skinny.

Oprah's Trainer Bob Greene On His Best Get-Healthy Secrets

Posted 02.16.2012 | Healthy Living

By Jené Luciani for Shape.com It's very rare that you hear of a relationship lasting nearly two decades, especially when you're talking about one ...

8 Realistic Ways of Fighting Obesity (Dieting Didn't Even Make Our List)

Missy Chase Lapine | Posted 04.11.2012 | Parents
Missy Chase Lapine

Researchers found that one in six kids and teens are now obese -- and that this rate has not budged from the year prior. But what, as parents, can we do to help our kids maintain a healthy weight -- to not become a statistic?

Sugar: The No. 1 Beauty Killer

Jackie Warner | Posted 04.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Jackie Warner

We are a culture obsessed with beauty and youth, yet many of us create an environment within our bodies that is counterproductive to achieving healthy beauty. To achieve beauty, you must first define what it means to you.

12 REAL Ways To Lose Weight For Your Big Day

Kate M. Brown | Posted 04.04.2012 | Weddings
Kate M. Brown

If you get on a program that includes five days a week of strength training and cardio, combined with a smart eating plan, you'll look great and feel even better on your wedding day.

Just When You Thought Weight Loss Was Impossible

Marcelle Pick, OB-GYN N.P. | Posted 04.03.2012 | Healthy Living
Marcelle Pick, OB-GYN N.P.

For about two-thirds of us, losing weight can thankfully be as easy as eating less and exercising more -- we've heard this story all along. But for the other one-third, weight loss can be a huge battle because of weight loss resistance.