Ever watched an Olympic track star, gravity-defying gymnast or pro football player and wondered "What's their secret?" Sure, there are those minor details of natural talent, dogged perseverance and countless hours of training—but... Read more
''Show me the research!'' Of all the advice and information I absorbed as an undergraduate studying health and physical education, this one phrase from a literature review professor is one that has stuck with me throughout my career.... Read more
Quick, when you think of the word ‘diet,’ what pops into your mind? Someone hovering over an all-lettuce salad, using a stopwatch to count the time until the next permitted bite? If this sounds familiar, then it’s important to k... Read more
Our bodies are very similar to our parents, teachers, bosses and coaches. They demand we make responsible choices and work hard to be successful. They expect us to wake up on time, show up when we’re suppose to and hand things in when they&... Read more
What seemed to be the latest weight loss fad a few years ago may actually be a formula for weight loss success for some. For others, including Coldplay's Chris Martin, it's a way to become more appreciative and aware of food. What is thi... Read more
Just added Friend. Yours is my story, exactly. Diet if you must to lose weight, but make LIFESTYLE change to maintain. I've lost & gained 50lbs+ SO many times. Not enough spcs here. Message me. I'm 54yo Finally size 8US. Willing to help if you wantÔŅ... Read more
started counting calories and switched to diet pop last week. today im working on switching the diet pop to water and hoping by wednesday i will only be drinking water. also need to add in a workout. any good suggestions to cut off belly and thighfat... Read more
The secret to my success is that I do NOT use any kind of fad diet. No. None. I am not on Slim Fast or Weight Watchers or Atkins or Nutrisystem or Paleo or South Beach or Plexus or any other silly fake fad diets. Those do NOT work in the long run and... Read more
Iím not a big fan of ďdietingĒ ó a word that conjures up images of hunger and chewing on celery or doing some kind of fad diet ó but I do believe in trying to eat a healthier diet.Donít diet, but do stick to a healthy diet, in other words.But thatís... Read more
How many times have you seen a product that promises great results for weight loss in a short amount of time? Too many, if you ask me! Not only do they make these great promises, but they have "fabulous before and after photos" to show cons... Read more
I collect news items and research reports on fitness, weight management, and motivation as part of my job. Sometimes, I find interesting facts or ideas, and report them to you here in my blog, or use them to write articles for SparkPeople.But sometim... Read more
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