Fitness

How To Lose Weight By Not Focusing On Weight Loss

Posted: September 21, 2019

Do you know how to lose weight?  If you look at the numbers of people who do it, going on a weight-loss diet is the answer. In one online survey conducted in 2017, 42% of Canadian adults said they went on a diet in the past year with the specific intent of losing weight.  But, despite almost half of us going on weight loss diets, Statistics Canada says that over 60% of adult Canadians are overweight or obese. So it looks like the weight-loss diet thing read more…

4 Tasty Foods with Magnesium for Weight Loss

Posted: September 4, 2019

We previously gave you three reasons to try magnesium for weight loss . While we told you about the types of foods that are high in magnesium, like dark, leafy greens, nuts and seeds, and fish, we didn’t talk about specific foods with magnesium that you could add to your diet.  Of course, another great source of magnesium is through an herbal magnesium supplement, like Herbal One’s Ultra Stabilizer . In addition to helping you lose weight, the benefits of a diet high in magnesium-rich foods read more…

3 Insightful Things You Can Include in a Food Journal

Posted: August 30, 2019

Anyone who has put in any serious effort to manage their weight knows the benefits of keeping a written journal of what they eat every day. You can get a much better idea of your eating habits by seeing them in writing. And, depending on what information you include in a food journal, you can get surprisingly deep insights that can reveal not just what you eat, but why you’re eating and why you may be overeating Try Tracking the read more…

4 Fast Healthy Snack Ideas for Weight Management

Posted: August 25, 2019

Just the words “snack food” sound tempting. Snacks are delicious and fun to eat, and they’re just a snack after all, right? Except poor snack food choices can shipwreck even the most disciplined, healthy, balanced diet.   The following fast, healthy snack food ideas will not only let you avoid the added sugar, salt and unhealthy fats of processed snacks, they’ll help you keep your weight management on track too.   Try These Quick and Easy Low-Calorie Snack Ideas It’s not read more…

This is Exactly How Much Fibre You Need Every Day

Posted: August 15, 2019

A nutritional specialist will tell you how many calories you should eat and even what balance of macronutrients is best for your weight loss goals. A personal trainer will tell you how long you should exercise and what the best exercises are for your body type and goals. But can anyone out there tell you how much fibre you need to eat every day? Fibre’s Health Benefits Dietary fibre is the part of plant foods that your body can’t digest read more…

Best Ways To Lose Weight Over 50

Posted: February 20, 2019

What the heck happens when you hit 50?! Sure, there are lots of hormonal changes, menopause and what not, but it seems like they all end up in weight gain. Regardless of what the cause, many women find that its more difficult to maintain a healthy weight as they age. And that’s why we’ve put together the list below of the best ways to lose weight over 50 years old. 3 of the Best Weight Loss Tips for Over 50s read more…

An Easy Home Workout Routine With No Equipment

Posted: December 19, 2018

We hesitate to put the words “easy” and “home workout routine” in the same sentence. So before we go any further, if you expect to reach your fitness goals and body weight targets without getting off the couch, then this post might not be for you. If, instead, you want to get more activity in your day, without buying a bunch of equipment or a gym membership, then read on. Why You Don’t Need Equipment to Workout Of course, exercise read more…

How Bentonite Powder Helps Your Liver Help You Stay Healthy

Posted: May 25, 2018

Many of those who have ‘detoxed’ their bodies don’t realize that the body does a great job of detoxing itself. In fact, in addition to the many other roles it plays in you body (at least 500 by some estimates!). Your liver is a powerful detoxifier and your body’s main ‘filtration system’. But how do you clean that filter; or detoxify the great detoxifier? The Benefits of Bentonite Powder It can raise a few questions when people hear that bentonite powder comes from bentonite read more…

11 Takeaways from a Retiree’s Weight Loss Journey – Part 2

Posted: November 16, 2017

You see them in magazines, on TV and on the web. Weight loss success stories seem to be everywhere. But, if you’ve always struggled with your weight or with eating a healthy diet, they can be frustrating. They can make you feel like you’re the only one who can’t find success. But, as we learned in “11 Takeaways from a Retiree’s Weight Loss Journey – Part 1 ”, by reading about weight loss successes, and failures, can give you the lessons and motivation that helps you turn read more…

How to Stop Making it So Difficult to Lose Weight

Posted: October 7, 2016

Anyone who has tried to lose weight, regardless of what method they used, knows that it’s not easy. Yes, in the first few of weeks of a diet or exercise plan, when you lose the easy water weight, you feel like you’ve conquered your personal battle of the bulge. But then reality sets in, the next few pounds are more difficult and, after that, losing weight becomes a mammoth chore where every pound seems twice as difficult to lose as read more…

Exercise for Your Health Not Weight Loss

Posted: May 20, 2016

If you can’t stomach the thought of going to a gym to workout, in front of a bunch of strangers, and wearing outfits that would be too tight for a twig, we have some good new and some bad news. First the good news, (because the bad news isn’t really that bad, or at least unexpected). There’s an increasing amount of research that shows exercising purely for weight loss doesn’t work very well. Why Exercise Doesn’t Help Weight Loss The read more…

Can’t Lose Weight Even with More Exercise? Here’s Why

Posted: March 18, 2016

For many people, exercise is the last weight loss method they want to try. Some people simply aren’t inclined towards extra physical activity, and the idea of “working out”, let alone going to a gym to so, is like someone telling them they need to drag their finger nails across a chalkboard all day. But, if you are one of these people, and truly determined to manage your weight, you may have been convinced to add some measure of exercise to help you lose more weight . read more…