It’s hard to ignore the refreshing feeling a new year brings. It’s a chance to re-evaluate your life and think about where you might like to make changes. Statistics show that most resolutions don’t work, so we’re going dive i... Read more
Setting a goal (such as losing weight) and implementing steps to reach it (like portion control) are two very different things. When it comes to eating healthier—or eating less for that matter—it isn't always as simple as "just e... Read more
A recent study had 42 women eating lunch that consisted of a first course salad and a pasta entrée. The salads they ate varied in both the calorie content and the portion size, but all contained lettuce, carrots, tomatoes, celery, cucumber, an... Read more
Everyone knows that athletes must plan and time their meals and snacks very carefully to reach their performance goals. But what about the rest of us? You try to squeeze in 30-60 minutes of exercise most days of the week. Do you have to be careful ab... Read more
Vacation season is here! You deserve a break, after spending the last few months becoming a fitter, healthier you, right? While vacation is a time to relax and take a break from work, stress, and the usual routine, it shouldn’t be a break from... Read more
For the first time in months I ate terrible all weekend. Now I'm sick. Never have I fallen off track before. I'm so disappointed in myself. I feel like I'm going to gain back the 40 lbs I lost. Scared to weigh in tomorrow.... Read more
Today weight I gained 2 pounds and a half a little disappointed but I'm hold on I'm going to keep on trying keep count of my calories and eventually I'm going to get it on the right track!... Read more
Since I reduced my carbs to less than 100/day, my appetite has diminished to the extent that I have trouble getting in my 1200-1500 calories/day.Today I got to 1000 & didn't want to eat more. What can I eat when I fall short that's not alot of carbs?... Read more
Back to exercise today. Didn't feel like it but felt so much better when finished. Read today that we should view exercise as body maintenance, much like brushing our teeth.... Until we see it like that, it will be a battle.... Read more
Most people think weight loss consists of exercising and fasting, but the real solution is to exercise AND eat (the correct amount of course - 1500-1800 calories). If you eat too little, your body stores everything because it doesn't know when its ne... Read more
I recently came across two news stories that present some new thinking about how much exercise you might need to do for effective weight management, and how much is safe for the typical fitness buff. The first article talks about why some scientists... Read more
I started this "biggest loser" competition at work on June 6th. I was pretty sick of myself at the time and needed some motivation to start taking care of myself again. I was really pushing myself, counting everything I ate and working out harder t... Read more
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