Before starting a new diet plan or spending money on a new weight-loss product, it's important to first define your goal. What exactly do you consider your ideal weight to be? Are you looking to reduce your weight to Y pounds, lower your body fat to X percentage, or lower your BMI to Z? Each measure of weight loss success has its advantages and disadvantages, and before you embark on a journey towards quick weight loss it's critical to... Read More
It is a novel approach to weight loss -- spray your way to a trimmer you. It is the UnDiet, and it will help you achieve weight loss through a rather unconventional means.
When Supersize Me transformed fiance' Morgan Spurlock into an overweight and ill fast-food junkie, holistic health counselor and vegan chef Alex Jamieson started a one-woman mission to nurse him back to wellness. Spurlock gained 30 pounds and showed liver damage after feasting on McDonald's for 30 days. ... Read More
It might seem like a bit of a stretch, but one doctor swears that once a person is aware of their personality traits they will be able to achieve lasting weight loss. He has even created a quiz to help you get to know yourself better. Are you a hearty portioner, a hate-to-move struggler or a... Read More
There are two essentially important things that Americans are struggling with -- health and fitness. Records show that the most overweight and obese people on earth can be found in the U.S. There are hundreds of diet and weight loss programs to be found in the fitness circle yet the lack of will power to start is the most difficult aspect to deal with.
A lot of us are aware that shedding of extra pounds is a key to prevent weight-related... Read More
Eat great, lose weight.
This is not only Suzanne Somers' motto, it is the title of one of her many books that preach the Somersizing philosophy. With Eat Great, Lose Weight, dieters focus on making the right food combinations, a running theme throughout many of her books.
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By Peggy Edwards
It's a sad truth that some dieters will be successful while others will not. Why do some people suffer from endless setbacks and yo-yoing weight loss while others manage to not only lose the weight but keep it from ever coming back? Don't you want to know how to be part of the second group?... Read More
By Janet Martin
Gym memberships usually increase during the month of January because everybody seems to want to start their year with a resolution to lose weight and become healthier. However, after a few visits to the gym, many people start to become less enthusiastic in their efforts to be buff because of... Read More
Many people live and diet by the number on the scale, but does a weight-loss program really have to be dictated by a number? When that number becomes the be-all, end-all of your success and ultimately your self-esteem, then its value starts to dwindle. If one or two "bad" weigh-ins drain your motivation and ruin your mood, then maybe it's time to look to other means to measure your progress. Many factors can cause the number to... Read More
By Kathryn Oneill
I know, I know. What a crazy question!
Considering that we've all tried so many diets until we can give calorie counts in our sleep -- where do I get off asking a question like that?
But bear with me please. This may actually get you closer to your weight loss goals than you... Read More