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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…

How to Manage Your Weight Through the Holiday Season

Posted: December 9, 2015

How is it that every year seems shorter than the last one? As 2015 quickly draws to a close, it’s time once again to enjoy the holidays and New Year’s festivities. But all the celebrations can be a little less festive if you’re trying to lose weight. It’s not easy to keep the same control over your eating habits during the holiday season. From donuts in the office, to sweet tables at Christmas parties, temptation is everywhere and you can’t read more…

One Day is Today

Posted: November 19, 2015

You’ll start eating healthier foods one day. You’ll get more active one day. One day, you’ll really make an effort to lose weight . But not today. Today you woke up late. Or you had a rough day at work today. Or today you feel too good to make any changes. Stop Making Excuses The problem with saying “one day I will…(fill in the goal that you’ll never begin)” is that it puts one day into the same category as “tomorrow”. And tomorrow never comes. What read more…

4 Point Healthy Lifestyle Checklist

Posted: August 18, 2015

There’s a bonus to making the commitment to healthily losing and managing your weight. Many of the steps you take to eat a better diet can also help you avoid the doctor’s office and live an overall healthier lifestyle. By taking a few extra steps in addition to your weight management program, you can enjoy some bonus health benefits. Get Enough Sleep Do you check your smartphone or tablet computer just before going to bed? You’re not alone. More and read more…