How to Cut Through the Weight Loss Information Overload

Posted: January 29, 2016

If you’re trying to lose weight, chances are high that this isn’t the first time. And each time you go on a diet or exercise plan, you probably do some research. Fortunately, it’s not difficult to find all sorts of weight loss advice, plans and diets to help you . But there’s also a downside to all that information. It can be overwhelming. To make things even worse, much of the information is contradictory. A web search will produce one result that tells you exercise is the way to read more…

The Truth About Exercise & Weight Loss

Posted: January 22, 2016

There are lots of reasons why many of us don’t care to exercise regularly: Some simply don’t care to put on embarrassing, skin-tight outfits, head to the gym and workout If your diet isn’t balanced, you may not have the energy to exercise Others simply can’t find the time Regardless of the reasons, you probably still feel a little guilt when you read about someone losing weight on an exercise program, or see contestants on The World’s Biggest Loser shed read more…

How Did “Healthy-ish” Eating Become Expert Advice?

Posted: January 15, 2016

If you try something time and time again, and repeatedly fail, chances are that you’ll either give up, or you’ll try a different approach to find what works. It’s just common sense. But when it comes to weight loss, we don’t seem to always use our common sense. You need look only as far as the amount of advertising that’s devoted to quick diets, including photos of people fitting into one of their pant legs, and photoshopped before-and-after shots, to read more…

Ask Yourself “How Are You?” & 5 More Tips to Minimize Weight Gain This Winter

Posted: January 8, 2016

It’s become an “auto-response” phrase. “Hi, how are you?” is a standard greeting we give each other, but it’s rarely taken literally. No one who asks really wants to hear the answer, which could include the problems you have with your flaking skin rash or the issues you have with your pain-in-the-butt neighbour. But, by asking yourself “how are you?”, and taking the time to get a complete and honest answer, you could avoid at least some of the weight read more…