''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
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
Almost every time we turn on the television or glance at a magazine cover in the supermarket checkout line, we are bombarded with the new weight-loss rules and diet plans. We're constantly given suggestions to drink a special shake, cut out carbs... 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
SparkPeople.com provides free tools, resources and support for adults who want to improve their diets, establish a healthy lifestyle, get physically active, lose weight and/or manage their weight. We stand by our weight-loss, exercise and dietar... Read more
#friendfinder.. Been dieting since Feb. On my own. Lost 46 pounds. Have gone over a month now of being gone and entertaining guest. Diet has been a stand still... Started here 2 weeks ago. Need to jump start my weight loss again.... Read more
For those that have seen my blog about fad diets and then my secret to success about NOT using fad diets, you know that I will NEVER use products such as Weight Watcher's, Slim Fast, Plexus or any other fake diet. So, then, what on Earth is my secret... 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
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 was overwhelmed by the comments on the But What if I Can't Lose Weight blog. So many of them expressed many of the same feelings I have had over the years. While having hundreds of people that feel the same way and share the same frustrations can p... Read more
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