Weight Loss

Reviewing The Original Weight Watchers Plan – Over 50 Years Later

I, like many, have lost weight via Weight Watchers. When I stalled a few months ago, I started Google around to figure out a solution. Many wrote of the original plan, 51 years ago. Jean Nidetch wrote the original plan, based upon what worked, and didn't work, for her and her group of friends...

High Protein Foods that Fight Fat

High protein foods are great for those in need of muscle building, as well as those of us wanting to lose weight. Many high protein foods can fuel us through the day, squashing our cravings and helping us fight off excess fat. Not all protein rich foods are on this list, but those that...

How Many Calories Does CrossFit Really Burn?

Crossfit is a big fad right now in the fitness world. Some believe that it is the ultimate calorie and fat burner, but experts are mixed on this claim. While some claim that it is the highest cardio calorie burner, others claim that it is a bunch of bunk. While it is up to...

5 Zero-Effort Ways to Lose Weight

1. Think yourself slim. To curb an afternoon snack attack, try thinking back to what you had for lunch. Study participants asked to recall their last meal before doing a taste test ate about one-third fewer cookies than those who were asked about their morning commute, finds a study in Physiology & Behavior. “Remembering what you ate...

Stop Shunning and Start Enjoying These Supposedly “Unhealthy” Foods

Everyone has their food kryptonite—that one food they simply can’t resist. If you’re trying to lose weight, chances are these infamous faves are completely off the table. But should they be? According to researchers, many of the foods that we deem sinful can actually offer great health benefits when enjoyed in moderation. CarbohydratesIf you know...

How Biking Builds Character

It's your first time out alone on your bike. You have to be cautious. You have to remember the things that your parents taught you. You have to follow the rules and not venture past that point that they said not to go passed......or do you?Cycling Gives You Opportunities for Making Mistakes That is a...

3 Blunders to Avoid on Your Weight Loss Journey

There are times on your weight loss journey when progress can come to a halt. Days or weeks can go by without you seeing movement on the scale, and it can get downright frustrating. After working with thousands of clients, I’ve noticed certain patterns that can cause this weight loss stoppage. Here are 3...

Losing Weight Is Just The First Part Of Your Fitness Journey. The Second Leg Starts Now

There’s no greater feeling than finally shedding all those excess pounds. For many people, however, losing the weight is the easy part—keeping it off is the real challenge.The key here is to avoid being too complacent with your achievements, or you’ll just regain all that weight you lost. Luckily, there are a few things...

Artificial sweeteners found to cause weight gain

A study published online on the Canadian Medical Association Journal website revealed that using artificial sweeteners may increase the odds of long-term obesity and related conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart disease. The use of artificial or non-nutritive sweeteners — such as sucrose, stevia, and aspartame — picked up steam in the previous years....

The Most Underrated Time Of Year To Try To Lose Weight

Sometimes your weight-loss plan can sound a lot like this: “I’m just so busy, but when things start to wind down, I’ll get started.” Or, “the end of the year is only a few months away, so I’ll really get going on my weight loss in the New Year.”It's not much of a plan...
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