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  • Clean Up Your Makeup

    16 Apr 2014 | 1:00 am
    Have you really ever paid attention to the ingredients in your makeup? Did you ever think you should or needed to? On our most recent Mamavation TV show (watch it above!), we chatted with Sarah Johnson from RawSkinCeuticals and learned that we really do need to paying attention to the products we use. Sure, we hear this all the time about cleaning products or food, but many of us never think that makeup could be toxic to our skin and our bodies, too. The bottom line of the conversation was this: You NEED to make changes. There are too many possible problems that could stem from the toxins we…
  • Delicious Greek Chicken Salad

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    Mark Dilworth - Her Fitness Hut
    17 Apr 2014 | 3:50 am
    Build your best salad with whole, natural foods.  The delicious Greek Chicken Salad is just that: Ingredients:  2-1/4 pound deli-roasted chicken 5 ounce package spring mix salad greens 2 small cucumbers, cut into spears 2 medium tomatoes, cut into wedges... (Visited 50 times, 10 visits today) The post Delicious Greek Chicken Salad appeared first on Her Fitness Hut.
  • The importance of mattering.

    Carla Birnberg
    22 Apr 2014 | 1:00 am
    This is my favorite photo of my friend, Sue. Captured mid-laugh, unaware photo was taken, doing the double hand grab. (Ive absolutely no idea why I’m wearing that expression.) The you matter to me. I’m present with you. double hand grab is a perfect metaphor for Sue’s life. The first time we met I was newly a Texan, completely friend-free and trying to find where I fit in the land of BBQ and cowboy boots. I’d been invited by a stranger I met in a checkout line (there are no accidents) to join a new group Sue was organizing All women. All varying stages of life and…
  • How to Talk Yourself Into a More Effective Workout

    About.com Weight Loss
    17 Apr 2014 | 12:03 am
    There are hundreds of gadgets on the market that will help make your workouts more effective. If you're trying to lose weight, this is key.  You not only have to burn enough calories to manage your daily caloric intake, but you also need to burn extra calories to create an energy deficit big enough to slim down.  The whole process can seem overwhelming....Read Full Post
  • The Ultimate Superfood You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

    Ben Greenfield Fitness - Fitness, Nutrition and Health Advice
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    19 Apr 2014 | 2:00 am
    You’ve probably never heard of it. It’s at the very bottom of the food chain. Yet it feeds over 99% of all ocean life and supports 100% of all life on the face of the planet. If this... Get fitness, nutrition, health, diet, wellness, workout, exercise, triathlon, Ironman, swimming, cycling, running, weight lifting, Crossfit, Paleo, vegan and fat loss advice from America's top personal trainer.
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  • Belviq: Can It Really Help You Lose Weight?

    22 Apr 2014 | 1:54 am
    Television viewers are finally starting to see ads for Belviq, a weight loss medication that was approved by the FDA in 2012.  It was one of two medications  approved that year to help patients slim down.  Qsymia, the other weight loss medication has been available to consumers for some time. But now people who watch shows on Lifetime, Oxygen and a few other channels are starting to learn about Belviq....Read Full Post
  • Healthy Monday Tip: Skip Protein Supplements, Drink Milk

    20 Apr 2014 | 11:01 pm
    Protein is the hottest thing in weight loss these days.  Protein supplements are flying off store shelves and protein-packed foods are in the grocery carts of dieters across the country.  But do you really need to spend extra money to get your daily dose of protein?  No, says David Pearson an exercise physiologist at Ball State University.  Just drink milk....Read Full Post
  • Tips to Avoid Wasted Fruit and Veggies

    17 Apr 2014 | 11:02 pm
    Did you see the recent news reports about the rising cost of fruits and vegetables? Ugh!  According to a report in the Wall Street Journal, fresh produce will be more expensive in the coming months because of the recent drought in California.  Author Eric Morath notes that tomato prices may increase by .45 cents  bringing the cost of a pound of tomatoes to $2.84.  So where does this leave those of us who eat fresh fruit and veggies as part of a weight loss or healthy eating routine?...Read Full Post
  • How to Talk Yourself Into a More Effective Workout

    17 Apr 2014 | 12:03 am
    There are hundreds of gadgets on the market that will help make your workouts more effective. If you're trying to lose weight, this is key.  You not only have to burn enough calories to manage your daily caloric intake, but you also need to burn extra calories to create an energy deficit big enough to slim down.  The whole process can seem overwhelming....Read Full Post
  • Quick Diet Trick Helps You Eat Less

    16 Apr 2014 | 12:35 am
    Looking for a simple way to eat less during the day?  A clever gadget from Great Britain might do the trick. It's called a Malory Band and it serves as a reminder to stick to your diet throughout the day....Read Full Post
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  • Sugar-sweetened beverages contribute to U. S. obesity epidemic, particularly among children

    23 Apr 2014 | 10:24 am
    In response to the ongoing policy discussions on the role of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) on weight and health, The Obesity Society (TOS) concludes that SSBs contribute to the United States’ obesity epidemic, particularly among children. Based on an in-depth analysis of the current research, TOS's position statement provides several recommendations for improving health, including that children minimize their consumption of SSBs.
  • More Americans in their golden years are going hungry

    23 Apr 2014 | 8:15 am
    The seniors who are dealing with hunger are also facing negative health and nutrition consequences, American research indicates. In a country as wealthy as the United States, it may come as a surprise that one in 12 seniors do not have access to adequate food due to lack of money or other financial resources. They are food insecure.
  • High-calorie, low-nutrient foods in kids' TV programs

    23 Apr 2014 | 7:26 am
    Fruits and vegetables are often displayed in the popular Swedish children’s TV show Bolibompa, but there are also plenty of high-sugar foods. A new study explores how food is portrayed in children’s TV programs, as well as the link between young children’s TV viewing, dietary habits and weight status.
  • Fat metabolism in animals altered to prevent most common type of heart disease

    22 Apr 2014 | 9:10 am
    Working with mice and rabbits, scientists have found a way to block abnormal cholesterol production, transport and breakdown, successfully preventing the development of atherosclerosis, the main cause of heart attacks and strokes and the number-one cause of death among humans. The condition develops when fat builds inside blood vessels over time and renders them stiff, narrowed and hardened, greatly reducing their ability to feed oxygen-rich blood to the heart muscle and the brain.
  • Male health linked to testosterone exposure in womb, study finds

    22 Apr 2014 | 8:34 am
    Men's susceptibility to serious health conditions may be influenced by low exposure to testosterone in the womb, new research suggests. Understanding why some men have less of the hormone than others is important because testosterone is crucial for life-long health. Low levels of the hormone have been linked to obesity, diabetes and heart disease.
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    Diets in Review Blog

  • The 5-Second Trick to Lower Your Stress Levels

    Katie McGrath
    23 Apr 2014 | 7:39 am
    Ask your stressed out friends how they deal with feeling overwhelmed and they’ll likely list off the usual suspects: Sleep. Caffeine. Sugar. Alcohol. Exercise. Yoga. Some of these are clearly healthier options than others, but even the easy fixes take time—something that a lot of people who are stressed out tend to have in short supply. [...]
  • Dessert Fads: Cupcakes Out, Frozen Treats Vying to be In

    Jessica Tholmer
    23 Apr 2014 | 6:07 am
    This past week, Business Week reported on the epic rise and fall of The Cupcake. Sad, but not completely surprising: I’ve been digging all of the cupcake shops popping up in the past few years although, I’ve seen almost as many close down. And this isn’t just happening near me—cupcakes are on decline everywhere! Per the [...]
  • Melissa Joan Hart Reveals New Bikini Body and Nutrisystem Commercial

    Dani Stone
    22 Apr 2014 | 1:56 pm
    Melissa Joan Hart is celebrating her one-year anniversary as spokesperson for Nutrisystem, and in the latest commercial, she’s revealing her very summer-ready body. Over the weekend she provided a sneak peek at her results when she Instagrammed a bikini pic with the caption, “It’s not everyday I like to show a lot of skin but these days [...]
  • 6 Ways to Turn Spring Cleaning into a Full-Body Workout

    Lauren Martin
    22 Apr 2014 | 8:55 am
      We’ve made it through the long winter and spring is finally here and in full swing! ‘Tis the season for baseball, sunny days, green things growing and everyone’s favorite activity: spring cleaning! Since free time is something that most of us don’t have an abundance of, it’s good to know that you can easily multitask [...]
  • To Lose Weight, “Be Present” (vs. Distracted) During Mealtime

    22 Apr 2014 | 6:14 am
    By Janis Jibrin, M.S., R.D., Best Life lead nutritionist Want to feel more satisfied after meals? You can, if you put your mind to it. Eating mindfully, which can mean everything from simply noticing what you’re putting in your mouth to practicing stress reduction techniques to help end stress eating, can really help. When you [...]
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  • About that 'Game of Thrones' scene

    23 Apr 2014 | 12:29 pm
    "Game of Thrones" has never strictly followed the book series it's based on, but that fan frustration turned disturbing on Sunday's episode.
  • N. Korea nuke threat aimed at U.S.?

    23 Apr 2014 | 12:26 pm
    News reports indicate that North Korea may be preparing for a nuclear test, potentially scheduled to coincide with President Obama's visit to South Korea this week.
  • Shipping company under scrutiny

    23 Apr 2014 | 12:22 pm
    The home of Yoo Byung-eun, whose family appears to control the company that owns the sunken ferry, is among more than 20 locations searched. The death toll stands at 159.
  • South Sudan

    23 Apr 2014 | 12:22 pm
    South Sudanese rebels seized a strategic oil town last week, separating terrified residents by ethnicity before killing hundreds, the United Nations said.
  • The world's most spectacular theaters

    23 Apr 2014 | 12:20 pm
    April 23 is, according to some reports, William Shakespeare's birthday.
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    3 Fat Chicks on a Diet Weight Loss Community

  • Meal Planning Apps?

    23 Apr 2014 | 11:38 am
    Just curious if anyone has any recommendations? For android specifically. :)
  • 200# lost as of today. How to keep a positive attitude?

    23 Apr 2014 | 11:37 am
    I am still in shock! I never really believed I would get to this point. At the same time I never understood how hard it would be. I have had lots of post surgery complications, none of them life threatening, but all of the debilitating. I am really discouraged but try to encourage myself by saying I never could have lost this weight with out surgery. Any ideas on keeping a positive attitude in the face of multiple challenges.:?:
  • Easy ideas for tuna fish?

    23 Apr 2014 | 11:29 am
    Have some around, but would like some ideas on what to do with it!
  • Hi

    23 Apr 2014 | 11:08 am
    Hi, I am here to hopefully find some motivation. Since I had my baby almost I lost the weight and everything was fine. After my husband came back from deployment everything kind of went south for me. I, didn't return back to work and didn't go back to school. I was overwhelmed with three kids and a husband I didn't have to take care til now and I just gained all the weight before I knew it I was more than my pregnancy weight and I am so sad and I just want the help especially the way to correctly eat. I hope to learn from some of you.
  • What are your favorite snacks?

    23 Apr 2014 | 10:42 am
    What are your favorite snacks or mini meals?
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    Hollie's Weight Loss Blog

  • Update and more Smart Ones reviews!

    9 Apr 2014 | 2:18 pm
    I am not even mad that I'm still not doing my usual meal-prepping. I told a friend just yesterday that I am still enjoying my Smart Ones meals every day for lunch. It's so convenient to grab and go each morning. NO EXCUSE not to have a good, pre-labeled meal at school. I have ventured out from my usuals lately and have three more favs... This one I especially like because it
  • Staying the course...

    1 Apr 2014 | 2:35 pm
    If there is one thing that I've learned on this journey, it's that preparation is key to success. I knew that this first week back to work would be hectic, so I made sure I had plan as far as what I would be eating. I didn't have time for my usual meal prep this weekend, and honestly, I just didn't want to. I'm tired of the usual "healthy" meals that I can fix ahead of time. So I headed to
  • Loving me...

    17 Mar 2014 | 6:33 pm
    Even though people warn you otherwise, one still has a delusion that if you lose enough weight that you will magically love yourself and that everything will turn out perfect in your life. If you can only lose the weight, you will be pretty and you will be confident. That perfect person will gravitate to you because the universe is so pleased with your progress. Life will be so good if you lose
  • Spring Break!

    14 Mar 2014 | 6:42 am
    It is officially Spring Break in my world right now. My two-week vacation started on Saturday (March 8) and I celebrated by heading to Atlanta to see my good friend, Crys. I needed some time away to reset my brain. Last week I dealt with some issues with my right leg. Lots of pain and swelling. A trip to the emergency room and a follow-up doctor visit gave me no answers. Just more frustration.
  • Clean Slate

    28 Feb 2014 | 8:44 pm
    The past few days (weeks) have been hard, to say the least. I’ve experienced a small setback on this weightloss journey of mine. This morning I woke up and looked at my “diet calendar” to see how many stars I accumulated this month. My “diet calendar” is located in my bedroom near my scale. I get gold stars each day I work out, green stars for each day I have eaten well and stayed within my
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    Escape from Obesity

  • Update and Weird Things About Beet Juice

    22 Apr 2014 | 10:43 pm
    Time is just whipping by and I don't get around to posting as much as I used to. Hard to believe I used to post almost every day. I think I said everything I wanted to say, and worked through the issues I needed to for the most part. And now it is just down to the "what I am doing and how it is working or not" stuff, which isn't as exciting anymore. But here it is.I've been really enjoying the juicing. Some days I have been able to only ingest juice through about 3 or 4 pm, when I feel the need to solid food. Other days I have a hard boiled egg or some Greek yogurt between juices... whatever…
  • Juicer Recipes: Combinations I've Tried

    17 Apr 2014 | 9:43 pm
    So far, I am really enjoying juicing every day. As I said before, I am not trying to exist on juices alone right now, but am also eating other whole foods like eggs, chicken, and yogurt as well as whole produce like sauteed beet greens. I enjoy nuts for a snack and I am not totally clean in my eating yet, but am cutting way back on processed foods.Each morning I spend about 20 minutes making two juices: I always make one green juice (made from leafy green vegetables) and then my other juice I vary in color: red one day, orange another, yellow the next. I figure that gives me a wide variety of…
  • Juicer Recipes: Green and Otherwise

    15 Apr 2014 | 4:58 pm
    This week I am trying out my new juicer: a Breville Compact Juice Fountain. So far, I love it! It is so much easier to clean and simpler to put together than my (very) old juicer, and I get more juice out of my produce. I haven't had time to go to the grocery store yet, so I just juiced the produce I had in the fridge.This morning I made two juices and I really enjoyed both. They are simple "recipes" that you can modify to suit your tastes.Green juice: 1 package baby kale + 1 head of Romaine + 1/2 Granny Smith apple + 1/2 sweet red apple + a dash of lemon juice (if I had an actual lemon, I'd…
  • Where'd the Time Go?

    13 Apr 2014 | 9:10 am
    Has it been almost a week already since I last posted?? I don't know where the time went! I have been out of town on a trip this week, and am actually still in a hotel right now! So there won't be a weigh in today (nor was I near a scale this week). My eating's been nothing great, for sure... but when I get home I an planning to do a partial juicing... not a juice fast... and not a carb festival either. I am planning to get some extra greens and other veggies in by making juice once or twice a day and also eating lean proteins, healthy fats and whole vegetables. Still want to stay off the…
  • Juice Fasting. Good Idea?

    7 Apr 2014 | 5:46 pm
    Last year sometime I watched the movie "Fat, Sick, and Nearly Dead" (streaming free on Amazon if you have Prime) and was inspired by the whole "wow juicing changed my life and saved me" thing. I even dug out my old, crappy juicer and made myself fresh juices for awhile. I liked how I felt (I was not fasting, just having juices while also eating some regular healthy meals) but decided it was just too many carbs for me. After all, I've been low carbing in one form or another most of the time since early 2010, ranging anywhere from 50 to 100 grams of carbs per day. Juicing gives a lot more…
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  • 7 Places to Score Affordable Workout Clothes

    23 Apr 2014 | 5:00 am
    You know what's awesome? The fact that there are SO many places these days that sell affordable workout apparel. *Puts on old-timey grandma voice* I remember the days when finding good, cute and affordable workout clothes was a chore. But now, well, they're on almost every street corner. You young'uns don't know how good you have it! *End scene* But, no, seriously, finding affordable workout clothes is super easy. And here are seven places we love to shop at for them! 7 Stores That Sell Affordable Workout Clothes 1. JCPenney. Have you seen JCPenney's new Xersion line? Talk about affordable!
  • If You Train It, The Good Will Come: A Treadmill Tale

    23 Apr 2014 | 4:00 am
    Something absolutely bonkers happened to me the other day on one of my run days ... something crazy that has never happened before: I ran like something fierce. I'm not talking distance because I've run Forrest Gump-like distances in the past. No, I'm talking speed. I ran fast, and I am not a fast runner by any means. I have no idea how it happened. I was grumbling and grouchy the entire morning leading up to the run. I just didn't want to do it. I had been overworked, overstressed and just wasn't feeling the idea of running on a hamster wheel. I got on the darn thing anyways, and then it…
  • 10 Fit Pregnancy Tips

    23 Apr 2014 | 3:00 am
    I can personally vouch that staying active during pregnancy is good for both mom and baby --- and it can make delivery and recovery so much easier when the time comes. And, as long as you’re cleared for exercise by your doctor, it’s totally safe to keep up your workouts going as long as you’re feeling up to it. Heck, it’s even okay to start working out if you haven’t been, as long as you start slowly. Here are my top 10 fit pregnancy tips! 10 Fit Pregnancy Tips 1. Roll with the changes! Accept the fact that your body changes --- a lot --- during pregnancy. You might be able to run…
  • 7 Fit Eco-Friendly Clothing Pieces You’ll Love

    22 Apr 2014 | 5:00 am
    Happy Earth Day! To celebrate we've put together seven of our most recent eco-friendly clothing finds that we're pretty darn obsessed with. The new earth-friendly fabrics they're using these days for fitness apparel are so cool --- and cute ... and comfy ... and surprisingly great for performance, too!
  • The Zumba-ing Fit Pregnancy Ambassador

    22 Apr 2014 | 4:00 am
    As I mentioned last week, having a baby on board hasn't stopped me from working out now that I've got my energy back. And because we're still riding high on the group energy that was PowHer (yes, still!), I got to wondering why I'd let my love for group exercise slide. I love the energy of a group and how it pushes you harder and farther than you'd go on your own. I used to take classes all the time, and my gym offers a ton of them but I definitely haven't taken advantage like I should. I'll blame running; I've definitely spent my time hitting the treadmill way more than hitting up the…
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  • Eleven. Eleven!

    19 Apr 2014 | 5:21 am
    I think I have this voice recognition thing figured out now. I hadn’t noticed that you can change the language settings! I had it on American English, which made me sound like a drunken lunatic. But thanks to Tamakikat‘s sage comment I discovered that you can download other languages. First I changed it to A stray Liam Australian English which worked a little better, but British English seems to be the most accurate. For me anyway. It doesn’t like Gareth very much! We both read out this random paragraph from the guardian as an experiment: Peter Moores has been given a…
  • Diane, it’s 3pm

    15 Apr 2014 | 7:30 am
    This post is brought to you by Apple’s voice to text dictation thingy. I had some surgery last week which I’ll write about soon. My left arm is out of action for a couple of weeks. I’m determined not to fail on my writing bet with Jimmy. No not Jimmy I said Jeanette. JENNETTE. But I’m rubbish at typing with one hand. So here I am yapping at the computer feeling like a twit. It’s weird speaking out loud like this. I always thought I wrote microscope. No not microscope. Wrote like I spoke. It turns out my brain is better connected to my fingertips than it is to my…
  • Great Underwhelming Statues of the World

    8 Apr 2014 | 9:03 am
    They are iconic. They grace postcards and tea towels. They inspire poetry and plastic replicas. But in reality they’re just a little bit shithouse. When you get up close in person you can’t help thinking, “Is that it?” Here are the Great Underwhelming Statues of the World I’ve been lucky enough to see… Greyfriars Bobby, Edinburgh You know the story – John Gray dies and his faithful hound Bobby keeps vigil over his grave for fourteen years. When the hound died he was immortalised by this statue. He was only a wee dog and the statue is to scale so……
  • Lady in grey

    1 Apr 2014 | 1:23 pm
    The other day I was slapping some sunscreen on my face when a pair of furry EARS rose up from behind the mirror frame. The tall mirror, unhung six months after moving in, was leaning against the side of the trusty brown IKEA Malm drawers. On top of the drawers was an open box of Dietgirl paperbacks that I’ve been meaning to deal with for some time. And on top of the Dietgirls sat the evil fluffy cat from next door. He must have come in through the bathroom window and ducked upstairs when I wasn’t looking. He gave me a scornful look when I shrieked in surprise. Then he turned…
  • Barcelona, smoke and whisky

    25 Mar 2014 | 4:55 am
    Last week I was in Barcelona for an Up & Running workathon with Julia. As always Gareth sniffed, “Away on your holidays again, eh?” but right now we have a big project with a short deadline. When your business partner lives in Italy, no matter how brilliant Skype and Google Docs are, you need proper face time once or twice a year to get things zipping along. And some tapas. Tapas help the creative process. But before the work was the small matter of Julia running the Barcelona Marathon, along with two wonderful Up & Running alumni Paula G and Paula P. All three did…
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    Lynn's Weigh

  • AIM: Are We There Yet?

    7 Apr 2014 | 5:05 am
    Continuing our “Ask Us (Almost) Anything” series, this month we’re answering this question from Diane: "How did you know when to transition to maintenance from loss mode? Was it a number or a size or something else? Did you struggle to not want to ‘lose a little more’?”I declared goal on a cloudy March day in 2007. I was at my doctor’s office for a routine checkup. I weighed 138 pounds. I said to my doctor, "So, do you suppose I’m done?" She said, "I think you can stop now." No fanfare, no confetti, no fireworks, no angels flying around the room singing "Hallelujah." Just me,…
  • Numbers Revisited

    2 Apr 2014 | 6:55 am
    244, 136, 92, 90, 120/72, 27.5The numbers are in from my latest blood work: overall cholesterol, LDL (“bad” cholesterol), HDL (“happy” cholesterol), triglycerides, systolic and diastolic blood pressure, and BMI. For comparison, the recommended numbers for most people are: Overall cholesterol LDL HDL >60 mg/dlTriglycerides Blood pressure 120/80BMI 25 or lessCompared to when I wrote about this before (See “Lady in Red, Do You Know Your Numbers?”), my HDL still has a slight edge over LDL, but not as much as it did. Triglycerides are hanging in there, but the overall number is up,…
  • Help in the Middle Of Nowhere

    17 Mar 2014 | 3:14 pm
    Smicksburg  is one of the smallest incorporated boroughs in Pennsylvania. Population: 46. Forty-six “English,” that is. Surrounding the borough is a community of roughly 800 Amish. If you live in western PA for more than 5 minutes, you grow used to seeing the Amish walking down the road, riding in their buggies, grocery shopping, working on construction sites, or manning vegetable or bakery stands at farm markets, even in the heart of Pittsburgh. So I was in Smicksburg with the Irishman the other day, buying a birthday gift for my daughter (Smicksburg is known for its quaint shops…
  • FYI: TMI (Remember the fifth grade "film," ladies?)

    12 Mar 2014 | 2:08 pm
    Rip Van Uterus woke up today from an 11-month sleep.I blame Crabby McSlacker because she posted this:And as I watched it, I thought – in that cocky sort of older-lady kind of way – ‘Yeah…I’m so over periods. Still get hairs on my chin, but hey. Savin’ money on the tampons. Woohoo for menopause!’Then I got home this afternoon after taking 2/4 grandchildren home. Last night, when I asked Mae and Luca what they wanted for dinner, neither of them screamed, “PASTA!” which is sad, because that’s what was screaming inside my head. They totally ignored the neon sign above my head…
  • The Pause

    10 Mar 2014 | 11:11 am
    March 10, 31 years ago, was my daughter Carlene’s due date, but she wasn’t interested in coming out. According to his measuring tape and his best guess, my doctor said Carlene was in excess of 8 pounds and she wouldn’t be born for another few weeks if she had her way. “Your blood pressure’s high, the baby is big enough,” he said, taking off his gloves. “We need to get the baby out.” “Ok,” was all I said, like I knew what he meant. Only I didn’t. He left, I got dressed, and a nurse came in with some papers. Told me to check into the hospital. “Ok,” I said again, and…
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    POPSUGAR Fitness

  • 3 Outdoor Workout Items to Add to Your Spring Routine

    23 Apr 2014 | 11:49 am
    The following post was written by Sia Cooper, who blogs at Diary of a Fit Mommy and is part of POPSUGAR Select Fitness. Spring is here, and cheers to warmer weather! Since the weather is getting more and more beautiful each day, I have decided to take my workouts out of the gym and onto my back patio for some fresh air and sun. My favorite staples for my outdoor workouts are very useful and won't break the bank. You may even use them indoors! If you are thinking about saving money and creating your own home gym, these three items also make a great foundation. Kettlebells: The kettlebell is my…
  • Breakfast Tips to Lose Weight Faster

    Jenny Sugar
    23 Apr 2014 | 11:10 am
    Lose weight faster with these 7 research-backed breakfast tips - Women's Health Kate Hudson's secret to a healthy life - Self 10 takeout salads with more calories than most desserts - Blisstree Celebrate Spring veggies with this simple dinner recipe - Vegetarian Times Can you catch the same cold twice? - HuffPost Healthy Living A lotion that can help lower your stress levels - POPSUGAR Beauty Eat at night and burn more calories? - Shape A vegan vanilla custard you won't be able to resist - Healthy. Happy. Life
  • Enter For a Chance to Win $1,000 to Casa.com and More!

    23 Apr 2014 | 10:50 am
    Spring is here, and now's the time to update your home for the season and add a pop of color with decor. We are making things easy by giving you the chance to win $1,000 to Casa.com plus favorites from Jonathan Adler and DwellStudio! Click below for your chance to win and style your space in no time! Enter now!
  • Lupita Nyong'o Is People's Most Beautiful, but We Want to Know More About Those Arms

    Michele Foley
    23 Apr 2014 | 10:33 am
    Lupita Nyong'o has been wowing us all year long, and People agrees - it just named her the most beautiful person of the year. But it wasn't her breathtaking red carpet looks or darling selfies that had us gasping the first time we saw her - it was her killer arms. They are strong, toned, and more than capable of carrying all the awards she racked up for her role in 12 Years a Slave. So we turned to Meka Gibson, personal training manager at David Barton Gym, to find out how we can chisel our own upper bodies into something even slightly close to resembling Lupita's. "The way to toned arms…
  • Does a Post-Workout Smoothie Kill All the Work I Just Did?

    23 Apr 2014 | 3:45 am
    Sip on smoothies regularly? Self offers advice on what ingredients to look out for and how to build a better post-workout beverage at home. I've become much more of a smoothie person than I used to be, in part due to the crop of juice bars and health food joints that some serve them up all over NYC, and in part to my new single-serve blender that makes clean-up much easier than with a clunky blender. I'm most apt to grab one after a tough workout class, because smoothie and juice bars are always so conveniently located next to gyms (or even inside them!) But I can't help but wonder whether…
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    Weighty Matters

  • The 7th Myth of Modern Day Dieting: Some Foods Must Be Forbidden

    23 Apr 2014 | 2:30 am
    SourceA few weeks ago I shot some short videos in my office covering the 13 myths of modern day dieting that I wrote about in The Diet Fix. Believing in these myths can break anyone's weight management efforts. Over the coming days I'll be publishing them online. I'd bet I've written more actual prescriptions for chocolate than any other physician in North America. While of course there's no all-you-can eat chocolate weight loss program, there's also little doubt that if chocolate is one of the loves of your life, the likelihood of you living forever-more without it is slim to none. It's…
  • The 6th Myth of Modern Day Dieting: Cheat Days Are Wise

    22 Apr 2014 | 2:30 am
    A few weeks ago I shot some short videos in my office covering the 13 myths of modern day dieting that I wrote about in The Diet Fix. Believing in these myths can break anyone's weight management efforts. Over the coming days I'll be publishing them online. That up above? That's a photo of The Keg's carrot cake à la mode. I once referred to it at the world's most dangerous piece of cake because who in their right mind would ever guess it contained more than a day's worth of calories? While I'm all for thoughtful indulgences (and even that piece of carrot cake if you've thoughtfully decided…
  • The 5th Myth of Modern Day Dieting: You Can Outrun Your Fork

    21 Apr 2014 | 2:30 am
    A few weeks ago I shot some short videos in my office covering the 13 myths of modern day dieting that I wrote about in The Diet Fix. Believing in these myths can break anyone's weight management efforts. Over the coming days I'll be publishing them online. 80% of your modifiable weight is likely determined by your dietary choices leaving only 20% for your fitness choices. While exercise has truly fantastic health benefits and markedly mitigates the risks of weight, you're far more likely to lose weight in your kitchen than you are in your gym, and if you're exercising solely for the purpose…
  • Saturday Stories: Hustles, HIV, and Watching

    19 Apr 2014 | 2:30 am
    James Robinson in Pando Daily covers what he calls the Healbe Hustle, and why perhaps you should never trust or use Indiegogo. Dr. Max Pemberton in The Spectator presents a compelling case for why he'd rather be diagnosed with HIV than diabetes. And a heart breaking post by medical student Shara Yurkiewicz in her Scientific American column and an experience that in one way or another all of us MDs have sadly shared more than once. [And if you don't follow me on Twitter or Facebook embedded below is a chat I had with Erica Ehm on why parental nos simply aren't sufficient to defend our children…
  • A Great Use for Condoms, Nutella, Mentos, and Coca-Cola

    18 Apr 2014 | 2:30 am
    Now I don't speak one word of Italian, but that didn't stop me from enjoying the heck out of today's Funny Friday science video involving condoms, nutella, mentos, Coca-Cola, and a very lovable Italian.Have a great weekend!        Related StoriesIf I Move to Japan, I think I'll Join this GymDogs and Disappearing Treats Make For a Great Two Minute SmileDid You Know that Oreos Are Responsible for the World's Cocaine Supply? 
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  • Kids’ Cereals: Necessary Evil, or Just Evil?

    23 Apr 2014 | 10:08 am
    (CC) navets/Flickr The good, the bad, the ubiquitous “Dear Mister Language Person: I am curious about the expression, ‘Part of this complete breakfast.’ The way it comes up is, my 5-year-old will be watching TV cartoon shows in the morning, and they’ll show a commercial for a children’s compressed breakfast compound such as ‘Froot Loops’ or ‘Lucky Charms,’ and they always show it sitting on a table next to a some actual food such as eggs, and the announcer always says: ‘Part of this complete breakfast.’ Don’t they really…
  • Late Night Snacks Might Help You Burn Calories

    22 Apr 2014 | 6:00 am
    © Chris Boswell – Fotolia.com Remember when everyone told you to stop eating those late night snacks? It turns out you should ignore them. A new study suggests that eating late at night can help to boost your metabolism. The study from Florida State University found that college-aged men in good shape were able to increase their metabolisms by consuming a 150-calorie shake that was also high in carbs and protein 30 to 60 minutes before bed. The same experiment was conducted with women, who had improvements in their metabolism and blood pressure. This held even more true for those that…
  • If You Believe Obesity is a Disease, You’re More Likely to Eat Fatty Foods

    21 Apr 2014 | 6:00 am
    © aboikis – Fotolia.com Last summer, the American Medical Association recognized obesity as a disease. They did so in the hopes that this would garner more medical attention toward obesity and increase the reimbursement of obesity-related treatments, such as surgery, drugs and counselling. However, new research from the University of Richmond suggests that considering obesity a disease is actually counterproductive. “The term disease suggests that bodies, physiology, and genes are malfunctioning. By invoking physiological explanations for obesity, the disease label encourages the…
  • Junk Food Makes You Lazy

    20 Apr 2014 | 6:00 am
    © aboikis – Fotolia.com A new study has found that being overweight and consistently eating processed food can lead to feelings of tiredness and inactivity. Researchers from the University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA) conducted a rat study — they placed the rats into two groups and fed the 32 female rates one of two diets for six months. The first group rate a normal rat’s diet of unprocessed foods like fish meal and ground corn. The second group was fed a diet of processed foods and high sugar. After three months, researchers found that the rats on the junk food diet…
  • ‘Freelee the Banana Girl’ Eats Up to 51 Bananas a Day

    19 Apr 2014 | 6:00 am
    Photo credit: The Huffington Post A woman from Australia says her almost all-fruit diet has led to her thin physique and all-around better health. Freelee the Banana Girl promotes her lifestyle on her YouTube channel, where she shares her health and fitness tips. According the The Daily Mail, Freelee used to suffer from both anorexia and bulimia. She adopted a low fat, high carb, raw, vegan diet and ended up losing 40 pounds. She was also able to clear up her acne, and fight against her chronic fatigue syndrome, low thyroid, and bad digestion. She does allow herself to eat cooked and heated…
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  • Getting Healthy: 5 Reasons Why Healthy Lifestyles Improve Overall Health

    Talli van Sunder
    13 Apr 2014 | 12:30 am
    Photo by mikebaird via Flickr Your daily habits – from the food you eat, to the exercise you get, to the time you go to sleep – can have a significant effect on your health. Every choice you make has a positive or negative impact. Developing healthy behaviors can give you a better, healthier life. Cultivating a healthy lifestyle is more than just addressing a particular health problem. By making healthy choices every day, you can stay healthy for as long as possible. Here are five reasons why a healthy lifestyle improves your overall health. 1. Weight Control The foods you eat directly…
  • How to Find The Right Health Insurance For You

    Talli van Sunder
    26 Feb 2014 | 11:05 am
    Most insurers are happy to receive your premium payments but are slow to pay your bills when the time comes. That’s why when shopping for health insurance, looking at the insurer’s average time and responsiveness processing claims should be as imperative as how much they charge for their premiums. Several industry leaders in the health insurance world, such as USHEALTH Group, are looking out for better ways to assist you and your family in those trying times when you need your insurance to step in and support you. They make that their goal, so it’s in your best interest to know about…
  • The Most Common Illnesses Suffered by Navy Personnel

    Talli van Sunder
    7 Feb 2014 | 10:02 am
    Members of the U.S. Navy are critical to the well-being, protection and safety of the United States. Navy personnel often put themselves in grave danger, willingly expose themselves to a variety of infectious illnesses, and subject themselves to the risks associated with traumatic experiences or isolation. Common illnesses suffered by navy personnel range in severity; they include post-traumatic stress disorder and mental illness, respiratory illnesses, injury, and radiation sickness. Cancer is also a significant issue among Navy personnel. For instance, there are a substantial percentage of…
  • Five Health Benefits of Getting a Massage

    Talli van Sunder
    23 Jan 2014 | 12:30 am
    Many people today are overwhelmed  by all of the health information that they receive. However, improving your health is actually very simple. You can improve your health by getting a massage. Below are some of the ways that your health can improve from getting a massage: Pain Relief – It is estimated that 80 percent of people will have back pain at some point in their life. Massages are great for soothing aches and pains. There was a study done in 2011 that compared two groups of people. Both groups of people had been suffering from back pain. One group received massages while the…
  • 7 Tips To Identify The Signs Of Substance Abuse

    Talli van Sunder
    22 Jan 2014 | 10:42 pm
    Substance abuse is a serious problem that can affect someone’s life negatively. Addicts have the potential to develop many health problems and might find it difficult to maintain relationships. Substance abusers also have legal and financial problems that are difficult to overcome. That’s why many drug addicts find it beneficial to utilize rehab treatment centers to help kick their addiction for good. It’s important to know the warning signs to determine if you might have a substance abuse problem. If you do, the sooner you get help the better. Personal Relationships – The…
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    Carla Birnberg

  • The importance of mattering.

    22 Apr 2014 | 1:00 am
    This is my favorite photo of my friend, Sue. Captured mid-laugh, unaware photo was taken, doing the double hand grab. (Ive absolutely no idea why I’m wearing that expression.) The you matter to me. I’m present with you. double hand grab is a perfect metaphor for Sue’s life. The first time we met I was newly a Texan, completely friend-free and trying to find where I fit in the land of BBQ and cowboy boots. I’d been invited by a stranger I met in a checkout line (there are no accidents) to join a new group Sue was organizing All women. All varying stages of life and…
  • I introduced the Cadbury Creme Egg to the USA.

    20 Apr 2014 | 1:11 am
    Once upon a time I meet a boy. He was different from others I’d dated—in myriad ways—one being he frequently told me he couldn’t wait for our “honeymoon period” to be over. I like the time when I’ve heard all the other person’s stories and start to hear them all for a second time. To him the second time wasn’t the internal eye-roll I’ve heard this before experience, but an I love this. I know you. I know this story. comfy time. I share that as disclaimer of sorts.  He heard this tale a trillion times and, toward the thirty-third…
  • Brazen like a MOTHA!

    18 Apr 2014 | 1:00 am
    I am brazen. This isn’t something I’ve always realized, though. So much of my life, I’ve struggled with what seemed to me to be my reckless desire to live outside of society’s expectations for a woman. Since I was 20 years old, I’ve walked in and out of entrepreneurship, a brazen act in and of itself, but even as I did it, I always carried an apology with me. “I’m sorry,” I would tell my husband, my family members, my friends. “I wish I could work a typical 9-5, earn a freaking paycheck, and just be normal.” I believed that my desire to chase my “crazy schemes” was a…
  • Real girls. Reel stories.

    17 Apr 2014 | 1:00 am
      I was incredibly inspired by Carla’s Brazen post and after nodding enthusiastically at the computer screen– I decided to answer her call to action: What does BRAZEN mean to me? I am the founder of Camp Reel Stories, a media camp for teenage girls.  And I am about to embark on year two of getting 13-18 year old girls to work with professional mentors to make their own media. I have been thinking a lot about what I want our 90 campers and 40 + volunteers to leave camp with. At the end of our week together what has Camp Reel Stories added to their tool kit of life? YES, …
  • The No Excuses! t-shirt exercise.

    15 Apr 2014 | 1:00 am
     It’s tee-shirt time.  Again.  I’ve got an eight year old sidekick who’d *love* to SHARPIE-up a tee and a college BFF who’s nothing if not honest.  Today’s my day.  Is today YOUR day? Ok, People. I’m passionate enough about this exercise I’m willing to put my *misfit heart* on the line & admit I really hope you choose to join in. You may choose to do it the way that I did. You may choose to do a second option explained below. I simply hope you choose to participate.  The No Excuses!! tee-shirt exercise is something Ive done number of times…
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  • Fruit Nutrition Facts Article Comments

    17 Apr 2014 | 4:18 pm
    Here are comments from readers of Fruit Nutrition Facts article. Please feel free to leave your comments too.
  • Autoimmune Disorders

    9 Apr 2014 | 4:54 am
    Autoimmune disorders are conditions whereby the body's immune system mistakenly attacks healthy tissue. There are dozens of different types of autoimmune diseases including, rheumatoid arthritis, type 1 diabetes, multiple sclerosis, eczema, psoriasis, coeliac disease, hashimoto's thyroiditis, and many more.
  • Quick Weight Loss Principles Visitors Weight Loss Tips

    4 Apr 2014 | 5:29 am
    Here are the weight loss tips from visitors to Quick Weight Loss Principles.
  • Weight Loss Question and Answers

    4 Apr 2014 | 5:22 am
    Here are comments from readers of Weight Loss Question and Answers section. Please feel free to leave your comments or ask any questions too.
  • Weight Loss Articles

    4 Apr 2014 | 5:16 am
    Here are my general weight loss articles. These health and fitness articles discuss combinations of weight loss principles rather than simply focusing on one specific area like, nutrition, exercise or supplementation.
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  • Auto Insurance Rates Could Go Up Because of Distracted Driving

    Sarah Glasgow
    2 Apr 2014 | 12:14 am
    If you’re anything like me, your phone is your lifeline; it provides excitement, solace, and ultimately … distraction. A distraction most of us don’t want to live without. insurance rates are spiking across the nation because of accidents and traffic violations related to smartphone use while driving. If you happen to be one of those […]
  • How Telematics Can Help You Save on Car Insurance

    Kirill Zhukov
    31 Mar 2014 | 12:36 am
    This spring a number of insurance companies are set to roll out their first usage based programs in Ontario. The strategy utilises clever technology to help the industry better assess drivers’ behaviour and adequately price their risk of a crash. With the Financial Services Commission of Ontario (FSCO), province’s insurance regulator, having clear oversight and […]
  • Auto Insurance and Service Ontario Renewal Sticker

    Tim Currie
    21 Mar 2014 | 4:10 pm
    Photo Credit by Jerry Woody …this time of year, many drivers are beginning to put their (winter stored) vehicles back on the road. In order for the vehicles to be properly insured, they policy must be correctly written, uploaded and ready to go. Service Ontario will not issue a renewal sticker, unless your name shows […]
  • Personal Insurance Discussion: Teens and Driving Safely

    Garrett White
    21 Mar 2014 | 10:44 am
    Young drivers get a bad rap, and in most cases this is justified. There are numerous statistics available related to young drivers and impairment. In fact, MADD Canada has compiled a list of some of the more notable statistics regarding teens and driving on its website. Parents need to be proactive in the safety of […]
  • New insurance brokerage office in Kingston: Navigators expands

    Navigators Insurance Brokers
    18 Mar 2014 | 12:07 am
    Navigators Insurance Brokers is very proud to announce the opening of its third office in Kingston, Ontario. The news was celebrated at a gala event on Tuesday, February 25, 2014 in Kingston at the site of the new office. The over 40 attendees represented a cross section of the industry from local media, politicians and […]
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    A Merry Life

  • Another Year

    22 Apr 2014 | 10:14 am
    Today, I turn 28. Happy birthday, me! I can’t believe that I’ve been blogging in the same spot for so long that I can look back on my 23 birthday and see where I was in life. It’s amazing the change 5 years makes. The funny thing is that I never would have predicted anything that happened in those five years. Whenever someone wants me to project where I’ll be in the next five years I refuse to answer because how do I know? Life is so unexpected. All I know is that it’s been an incredible few years of personal growth. This last year especially has been so hard and…
  • Just Because

    9 Apr 2014 | 9:02 am
    Yesterday on the drive home from a workout at the gym I randomly thought, “I need to focus on losing weight.” Then I thought, “Wait, what? How much do I even weigh?” I spent about five minutes trying to remember where on the spectrum I was because I honestly had no idea at that moment. I couldn’t remember the last time I had gotten on the scale. I suppose it was for my weigh in last month when I posted on this blog. Since then? Haven’t really thought about it or jumped on the scale every morning like I once did. Yet…. I’ve still gone to the gym…
  • Happy Things

    27 Mar 2014 | 2:28 pm
    Mimi, my comment vixen as I like to think of her, brought up some interesting points on my last post about how my blog was boring to her and she had lost interest. She suggested maybe I just give up and journal privately or do something else. She had some great points and hit on something I’ve thought about myself. What is the point of this blog? Where is it going? What am I writing about? What am I passionate about now? Honestly, I don’t quite know. I like to think of myself as a pursuer of passions but lately I haven’t felt passion for much of anything. I’ve been a…
  • Happy Tuesday Thoughts

    25 Mar 2014 | 5:56 am
    Spring is springing soon! I know this because Al Roker told me this morning as I watched the Today Show while eating breakfast. I certainly hope he is right because I’m tired of the nice days followed by cooler weather. Soon it should just be warm, so I’m terribly excited about what this means: more dog park, more running, more bike rides!! My legs are still sore from a full body class (like body pump) that I took on Saturday. Apparently that class forced me to hit some muscles I don’t use that often and I’m still sore! That class also made me do burpees. (How to do a…
  • Back To Yoga

    18 Mar 2014 | 8:51 pm
    I think I might try getting into the habit of blogging at night. It’s something that is generally relaxing and reflective and perhaps a good last activity on my computer before my nighttime ritual of reading before bed. So here we go! Thanks to an unusual schedule today I was free in the morning for a longer workout. I hit my gym for cardio and weights around 9:30 this morning. I then realized I was there at the right time to finally try a yoga class at my gym! I actually had to ask where the yoga studio was because I’d never been on that side of the gym. I discovered there was a…
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  • Strengthen your bones with these tips

    Swati Kapoor
    22 Apr 2014 | 2:52 am
    Bones are always at a risk of Osteoporosis, especially the spine, hip and wrist bones. They get stronger once you use them, so exercise acts as a medicine for people suffering from bone related diseases. If you’re not worried about bone loss because you’re young, keep in mind that weak bones can strike at any...Read More
  • How protein rich breakfast helps you lose weight?

    Swati Kapoor
    20 Apr 2014 | 11:10 pm
    Eating a high protein breakfast can be the secret to weight loss for many. According to one research, it was revealed that people who ate high protein breakfasts with low carbohydrate content, felt fuller throughout the day. Power of proteinIt is an important component of every cell in the body. Your body uses protein to...Read More
  • 3 major reasons for childhood obesity

    Bhawna Gupta
    20 Apr 2014 | 10:47 pm
    A chubby child might be cute, but did you know that childhood obesity can not only have an impact on the child’s immediate health, but can affect the child’s health adversely for many decades to come. It is estimated that one in five children between the age of 6 to 17 is overweight. Many of...Read More
  • The two secrets for a longer and healthier life

    Voomika Mukherjee
    18 Apr 2014 | 3:57 am
    Have you ever thought that about the secrets to a longer and healthier life? We give you here two secrets to help you live a longer and healthier life. For a longer and healthier life, a good diet and regular exercise are the only secrets. Though only cutting back on calories or only exercising helps,...Read More
  • How exercise can reduce your risk of heart attack

    Voomika Mukherjee
    18 Apr 2014 | 3:27 am
    A sedentary (inactive) lifestyle is one of the top risk factors for heart disease. Exercise is beneficial for preventing heart ailments. It is a major modifiable risk factor in reduction of non-communicable diseases like heart diseases. Regular dynamic exercise of moderate intensity reduces the incidence of coronary events and mortality from CHD by 50%. It...Read More
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    Weight Loss Success

  • Imagine Being Thinner

    George Diamond
    23 Apr 2014 | 3:59 am
    Weight Loss Success - Lose Weight -> Get Healthier -> Live Longer George Diamond Imagine Being Thinner Weight Loss Success Imagine Being Thinner Losing weight is about motivation. It is about having a strong desire to lose it. However, before this happens, you must imagine. You must imagine what it would be like to be thinner. You must imagine what it will be like to look thinner. You must imagine what it would be like to be able to tie your shoes easier, get out of a chair easier, be able to sit on the floor and get up easier. You must imagine looking and feeling better. You must…
  • Be a Bulldog and Lose Weight : Be Persistent at Losing Weight

    George Diamond
    21 Apr 2014 | 4:03 am
    Weight Loss Success - Lose Weight -> Get Healthier -> Live Longer George Diamond Be a Bulldog and Lose Weight : Be Persistent at Losing Weight Weight Loss Success Persistent at Losing Weight If we want to lose weight, we need to be consistent and persistent at doing it. In other words, we need to be a bulldog at losing weight. This also means that we need to stay focused and never let go of our objective to become thinner and healthier. Bulldogging weight loss means that we will go at it from one angle. If it does not work, we will go at it from another angle. We will keep going at it…
  • Work At It To Lose weight – Weight Loss Work

    George Diamond
    18 Apr 2014 | 4:50 am
    Weight Loss Success - Lose Weight -> Get Healthier -> Live Longer George Diamond Work At It To Lose weight – Weight Loss Work Weight Loss Success Work At It To Lose weight – Weight Loss Work If you want to lose weight you have to work at it. Weight loss is about having commitment to your goal. It means that you have to make it a priority in your life It means dedicating time to exercise It means reminding yourself of your goal daily It means making the right choices not the easy ones. Weight loss takes work both physical and mental work. Success is there for those that want…
  • Don’t Wait to Lose Weight

    George Diamond
    16 Apr 2014 | 4:46 am
    Weight Loss Success - Lose Weight -> Get Healthier -> Live Longer George Diamond Don’t Wait to Lose Weight Weight Loss Success Don’t Wait to Lose Weight If we want to lose weight, we need to start. It is easy to say, “I will wait until…” It is easy to make excuses why you can’t lose weight. It is easy to let everything take precedence over becoming healthier. It is easy to talk about losing weight and not do a thing. It is easy to run around asking everyone what they did to lose weight. However, if we want to lose weight, we need to give up our…
  • Make Weight Loss Happen

    George Diamond
    14 Apr 2014 | 3:36 am
    Weight Loss Success - Lose Weight -> Get Healthier -> Live Longer George Diamond Make Weight Loss Happen Weight Loss Success Make Weight Loss Happen Those who lose weight make it happen by doing things that others refuse to do. Those who make weight loss happen, rarely if ever eat a big bag of chips, they eat a small handful. Those who make weight loss happen, don’t eat a large bowl of ice cream. They eat a scoop. Those that make weight loss happen, look for every opportunity to exercise, those that don’t, look for every opportunity to avoid it. Those who make weight loss…
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    The Tippy Toe Diet

  • Happy New Year II

    Cammy Chapel
    21 Apr 2014 | 4:07 am
    It was about this time seven years ago that my weight loss efforts really began moving forward. I’d been slogging along for a few months, making a few changes here and there, but it wasn’t until the arrival of spring that I really began to feel the change. Fresh fruits and vegetables, warmer weather, more daylight hours for after-work exercise–all of these combined to give me just the push I needed to get into a higher gear. Since then, I’ve viewed spring, and Easter in particular, as my more authentic new year beginning. It’s a great time to shake off the dreary…
  • On the Menu: Ghrelin Milkshakes and Placebos for All

    Cammy Chapel
    16 Apr 2014 | 9:37 am
    I’ve known for a while now that my attitude is one of the biggest influences in my successes. My failures, too, but let’s keep this on the positive side. My point is that what I think affects how I feel and that affects how I act. It’s all very psychological. Or is it? Monday’s Morning Edition reported on a study that suggests that there could be an actual physiological component in all this. Specifically, Alia Crum‘s research focused on how nutrition labels affected the body’s processing of those foods. Her theory: “Labels are not just labels; they…
  • Alphabet Soup: D

    Cammy Chapel
    9 Apr 2014 | 3:36 am
    I’m feeling the urge to explore the next letter in my alphabet series looking at the words and concepts that help me stay on the healthier path. I wonder if it might have something to do with this: What can I say, it was marked down to $1.00 a box in the clearance aisle. But that’s okay. I’ve got a couple of ‘D’ words to help me keep my focus. Discipline: Such a negative word if you think of it in terms of punishment or penance (I’ve tortured myself enough over the years, thank you very much), but when I think of discipline as a code of behavior, it becomes…
  • AIM: Are We There Yet?

    Cammy Chapel
    7 Apr 2014 | 2:29 am
    This month’s AIM topic comes from the AIM: Ask Us (Almost) Anything responses. (We love when you ask us questions!) How did you know when to transition to maintenance from loss mode? Was it a number or a size or something else? Did you struggle to not want to “lose a little more”? Such great questions, and I’m not just saying that because I know the answers. Way back in 2008, around the minus-75 pound mark, I started thinking about how far I wanted to take the weight loss. I hadn’t set out to lose 100 pounds; I’d just wanted to lose “some…
  • I See Trees of Green

    Cammy Chapel
    4 Apr 2014 | 9:17 am
    I was all set to write a deep and meaningful post, but then the sun came out and there went that idea. After a few days of rain, green is popping out all over here. I did my strength training this morning, and a nice long walk will round out the exercise nicely. It’s not all green around here. This was my view from the van yesterday as I waited for my parents to finish up their doctor visits. We had a two-fer day with back-to-back appointments. My job is to drop them off and pick them up at the door. Dad got the all clear following his surgery, but Mom is still inching along in her…
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  • Recipes for the Busy Family

    23 Apr 2014 | 3:00 am
    Most of us are so busy during the week (and even the weekends) that we find ourselves struggling to put a decent, healthy dinner on the table for our families. Sometimes, that pushes us to pick something up through a drive-thru or the grocery deli which leads to feeding our families processed junk. During our last Mamavation TV show, Leah was joined by Jasmine of Healthy Jasmineand Liza of (a)Musing Foodie, and they discussed ways we can feed our families quickly, easily, and healthily. Feeding the Kids Have a picky eater? Many of us do. Leah asked for ideas to help with this: Jasmine…
  • Earth Day Movie Marathon: Help Us Spread the Message of Health!

    Gina Badalaty
    22 Apr 2014 | 6:00 am
    Happy Earth Day! Hopefully today will find you enjoying the great outdoors with your family and participating in ways to help sustain life on our only planet. At the end of the day, though, lots of us love to kick back and enjoy a film. This Earth Day, make a difference with your movie watching by viewing a film with your family that can impact important environmental issues going on around the world. You can register with Netflix for a 30 day trial to watch these films free! Then show your support for these great documentaries by selecting a 5-star rating to indicate that you love a…
  • Quick, Easy, and Healthy Recipes for the Family

    17 Apr 2014 | 9:43 am
    The scene is probably very familiar: you’ve either just gotten off of work and swooped children from daycare or school, or you’ve been working all day from home and kids are pouring off the bus or getting picked up from a sitter. You realize what time it is, and you don’t have anything planned. So, you’re met with a decision: order take-out or make something frozen. Maybe you’re someone who plans really well, and you’ve had freezer meals set up for just this type of moment. Or maybe you’re not so much of a planner, and you’re stuck. Or maybe,…
  • Clean Up Your Makeup

    16 Apr 2014 | 1:00 am
    Have you really ever paid attention to the ingredients in your makeup? Did you ever think you should or needed to? On our most recent Mamavation TV show (watch it above!), we chatted with Sarah Johnson from RawSkinCeuticals and learned that we really do need to paying attention to the products we use. Sure, we hear this all the time about cleaning products or food, but many of us never think that makeup could be toxic to our skin and our bodies, too. The bottom line of the conversation was this: You NEED to make changes. There are too many possible problems that could stem from the toxins we…
  • Finding GMO-Free Candy for Easter

    Gina Badalaty
    15 Apr 2014 | 6:00 am
    Easter is around the corner – and with it, another holiday that fills our kids up full of sugar and toxic treats. But your child’s Easter basket doesn’t need to full of toxic and unclean goodies – nor does it strictly need to be filled with fruit! Today, there is now more GMO-free candy for Easter than ever, so you can buy clean candy and healthy snacks for kids. Ready to learn more? Here is a list of goodies that are all GMO-free. GMO-Free Chocolate What’s an Easter basket without chocolate goodies? Between allergies, GMO’s and unsafe dairy, this can be tricky. Here…
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  • Sea Scallops Arugula and Beet Salad

    21 Apr 2014 | 8:51 am
    Sweet yellow beets, arugula, goat cheese and sauteed scallops tossed with a honey vinaigrette – this salad is delicious!A day trip out East inspired this wonderful salad. We spent the day out in Riverhead, Long Island and stopped to eat at a quaint little restaurant overlooking the river called Farm Country Kitchen.  I ordered the scallop and beet salad that was sooo good, I knew I had to recreate it. Sea scallops are really easy to make and take only minutes to prepare. You can use precooked beets to make this quicker, but I just boiled them ahead until they softened. If you prefer…
  • PB2 Flourless Chocolate Brownies

    17 Apr 2014 | 5:51 am
    These brownies are pretty amazing! Made with PB2 (powdered peanut butter) instead of flour plus cocoa powder, raw honey and chocolate chips – moist and delicious, you won't believe they're only around 130 calories each!I'm not a baker. Baking is an edible science that requires accuracy and precision. It requires the perfect balance between flours, leaveners, fats, and liquids. When I bake, I feel more like a mad scientist because I break all the rules. So when something actually works and turns out awesome, I'll be honest, I'm often surprised! These brownies are the…
  • Easy Crock Pot Chicken and Black Bean Taco Salad

    14 Apr 2014 | 11:57 am
    This simple slow cooker chicken taco salad is high in fiber and protein which means it's very satisfying – all for under 300 calories. Trust me, you won't miss the tortillas!I'm on a salad kick now that Spring has sprung. Last week I whipped this salad up for dinner, and it was so good and simple I knew I had to make it again to share. I basically added chicken breasts and black beans to the slow cooker, seasoning it with taco seasonings and topped it with salsa. Doesn't get easier than that! A few hours later I shredded the chicken and combined everything for this wonderful…
  • Asparagus Egg and Bacon Salad with Dijon Vinaigrette

    10 Apr 2014 | 9:21 am
    I love the combination of this simple salad of asparagus, hard boiled egg and bacon tossed with a Dijon vinaigrette – it has Spring written all over it!I've been dying for this salad all week. Asparagus and eggs are a match made in heaven, but not just for breakfast, it's great for lunch too! I always keep hard boiled eggs on hand in my fridge to use throughout the week, therefore this salad came together in less than 10 minutes. It's perfect to pack for lunch, and you can easily double or multiply the recipe to feed more. It's also very inexpensive to make, low-carb, high…
  • Carrot "Rice" Leek Risotto with Bacon

    9 Apr 2014 | 6:43 am
    While you dig your fork into this fluffy bowl of “rice,” you won’t believe it’s not real rice. Made of spiralized carrots with leeks and bacon – it's quick, gluten-free, paleo-friendly and dairy-free. If you just bought a spiralizer and need new recipe ideas, look no further! Ali, from Inspiralized loved her spiralizer so much, she created a blog dedicated to spiralized vegetables. (By the way, this is my favorite spiralizer, Paderno Spiral Vegetable Slicer which you can buy on Amazon or Williams Sonoma) Please welcome her....First off, ever since I started food blogging,…
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    St.Vincent Bariatrics

  • LifeLines: Week of 4/21/2014

    Editorial Staff
    21 Apr 2014 | 11:18 am
    Making a conscious effort to lose weight is a big commitment—especially if you decide to have bariatric surgery. But these procedures are saving lives every day. If you think you’re an ideal candidate for bariatric surgery, check out one of our free seminars listed here. It’s a great opportunity to learn everything you need to know about bariatric surgery from our experienced surgeons and support staff. And if you want to stay on top of the most recent weight loss and bariatric surgery news, be sure to check out MyBrandNewLife.org each week for the latest info. Being overweight can lead…
  • LifeLines: Week of 4/14/2014

    Editorial Staff
    14 Apr 2014 | 11:04 am
    Easter is quickly approaching and sweet sugary treats are determined to knock you off your A-game in your pursuit of a brand new life. We’ve collected stories from around the Internet to remind you of your goals so you can keep your eyes on the prize and improve your ability to get active with your friends and family. Stay up-to-date on the latest weight loss and bariatric surgery news at MyBrandNewLife.org or check us out on Facebook. It’s easy to take the first steps toward a new life with St.Vincent Bariatric COE, but achieving your whole new life isn’t easy and will take some…
  • LifeLines: Week of 4/7/2014

    Editorial Staff
    7 Apr 2014 | 11:36 am
    Want to stay connected with the latest news and most interesting stories about weight loss, fitness, and nutrition? We’re searching the web every week to keep you in the know on your journey toward a brand new life. Stay connected at MyBrandNewLife.org or find us on Facebook. Sara Lugger lost nearly 150 pounds, but gained money and confidence along the way. After years of unhealthy habits, Sara took control of her life by joining DietBet, an online gaming site that encourages users to lose weight with incentives for reaching goals. Now she’s won more than $330 on DietBet and has developed…
  • LifeLines: Week of 3/31

    Editorial Staff
    31 Mar 2014 | 12:11 pm
    Looking for information on the current happenings in weight loss and bariatrics? This week LifeLines brings you inspiration to motivate you during your transformation into a new life. Whether it’s debunking fad diets or a news anchor who handled a bully like a champ, you can stay in the know with MyBrandNewLife.org and on Facebook. What did it feel like for Nina Osegueda to be told she was overweight by her teenage boyfriend? She wasn’t surprised, yet she took his acknowledgement as a chance to make a lifestyle change. She dropped the weight, and the boyfriend, and feels happier with more…
  • Lifelines: Week of 3/24/14

    Editorial Staff
    24 Mar 2014 | 8:31 am
    Choosing bariatric surgery isn’t taking the easy way out. It means a new life that’s dramatically different—in which you’ll be interested in new things and looking for new ideas. Mario Colao celebrates meeting his weight loss goal with a jog like Rocky Balboa. Photo courtesy of Mario Colao. So every week, we’re going to be collecting resources from around the Internet we think will help you improve your lifestyle and overall health. This week, LifeLines is linking you to articles on vegetarianism, new bariatric surgery guidelines, and controversies amidst The Biggest Loser. And…
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    Slim Fit Mama - Weight Loss Tips - Diet and Nutrition - Healthy Living

  • Five Diet Aids that Will Kill You

    17 Apr 2014 | 4:19 am
    Losing weight can be a struggle for some people, and so many of these individuals use diet aids to help them shed the weight. The problem is that not all diet aids are considered healthy ways to lose weight, and if you’re not careful, you could end up causing yourself serious harm, or even death. If you want to lose weight, the following are five diet aids to stay away from. 1. Clenbuterol Clenbuterol, also known as Clen, is one of the latest diet pill crazes that can help increase muscle mass and lose weight, but it’s not approved to be used on humans. In fact, clenbuterol is actually a…
  • How to Quit Smoking Without Gaining Weight

    16 Apr 2014 | 3:17 am
    If you’re a smoker and you want to kick the habit, you may fear the weight gain that typically comes with it. Most smokers gain weight when quitting for two reasons. First, some tend to replace their smoking with eating, since smoking is considered an oral fixation. Instead of smoking, they turn to food, and this can add on the pounds. The other reason people tend to gain weight when they quit smoking is because cigarettes are known to kick start your metabolism. When you quit smoking, your metabolism slows down, and this means that weight that you normally burned off during the day will…
  • Vegans & Honey-The Controversy

    15 Apr 2014 | 3:15 am
    Being a vegan requires following some strict rules. Vegans are different than vegetarians. While vegetarians refrain from eating meat, they consume food and drinks that come from animals or that contain products made from animals, such as dairy. Vegans, on the other hand, do not. Vegans refrain from eating meat as well as any animal made or animal related products. While most items are easy for vegans to determine if it’s okay to eat, there is one food out there that causes a major controversy between vegans—honey. Some vegan recipes require the use of honey, but some vegans claim that…
  • Healthy & Fun Activities For The Whole Family

    14 Apr 2014 | 9:11 am
    You’ve been cooped up all winter, which means that your exercise and diet have likely gone out the window. But now that spring is almost here, it’s time you start thinking about some healthy and fun activities the whole family can enjoy. Instead of sitting on the couch watching The Olympics, use the events as motivation for your own life. The following are seven healthy and fun activities for the whole family. 1. Take a hike. There are plenty of places you and your family can hike. If you live near a national park, get backpacks full of gear together and spend the day hiking the trails.
  • Restorative Yoga Is A Great Way To Combat Stress

    14 Apr 2014 | 4:05 am
    Did you know that stress is a leading killer in the modern world? A stressful lifestyle gives rise to numerous medical problems such as backaches, hypertension, lowered immunity, headaches, stomach disorders, depression, muscular tension, cardiac problems and many other conditions. Yoga Is Good To De-Stress People that are under stress have a more difficult time recovering from a variety of illnesses. Basically the body and mind can focus only on dealing with stress and the body forgets that it has to do the job of keeping strong by maintaining the muscles and tissues of your body and staying…
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    Ben Greenfield Fitness - Fitness, Nutrition and Health Advice

  • 2 Crucial Questions To Ask Yourself About Any Food You Eat.

    support@bengreenfieldfitness.com (Ben Greenfield: Ironman Triathlete, Fat Loss Coach and Fitness Trainer)
    21 Apr 2014 | 2:00 am
    I was recently talking to my friend Tai Lopez on the phone. He said, “How do you decide if you’ll eat a food or not?” I said, “Tai, I’m not Paleo. I’m not Vegan.... Get fitness, nutrition, health, diet, wellness, workout, exercise, triathlon, Ironman, swimming, cycling, running, weight lifting, Crossfit, Paleo, vegan and fat loss advice from America's top personal trainer.
  • The Ultimate Superfood You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

    support@bengreenfieldfitness.com (Ben Greenfield: Ironman Triathlete, Fat Loss Coach and Fitness Trainer)
    19 Apr 2014 | 2:00 am
    You’ve probably never heard of it. It’s at the very bottom of the food chain. Yet it feeds over 99% of all ocean life and supports 100% of all life on the face of the planet. If this... Get fitness, nutrition, health, diet, wellness, workout, exercise, triathlon, Ironman, swimming, cycling, running, weight lifting, Crossfit, Paleo, vegan and fat loss advice from America's top personal trainer.
  • 278: How Bad Is Beer? Healthy Deodorants, Burning Fat Faster, Interpreting Your Own Bloodwork And Much More!

    support@bengreenfieldfitness.com (Ben Greenfield: Ironman Triathlete, Fat Loss Coach and Fitness Trainer)
    16 Apr 2014 | 4:54 pm
    Apr 16, 2014 Podcast: Does Garcinia and Green Coffee Extract Help Fat Loss, Interpreting Your Own Bloodwork, Should You Drink Ocean Water, Are Water Alkalinizers Bad, How To Prevent Razor Burn, and... Get fitness, nutrition, health, diet, wellness, workout, exercise, triathlon, Ironman, swimming, cycling, running, weight lifting, Crossfit, Paleo, vegan and fat loss advice from America's top personal trainer.
  • Four Natural, Pill-Free Alternatives To Spending $9.52 On A Viagra Pill (And One Potent Libido Tip For Ladies).

    support@bengreenfieldfitness.com (Ben Greenfield: Ironman Triathlete, Fat Loss Coach and Fitness Trainer)
    14 Apr 2014 | 2:00 am
    I won’t lie. I’ve used Viagra. I personally tried Viagra while I was in the throes of Ironman triathlon training. My free testosterone was rapidly falling (as happens in most extreme... Get fitness, nutrition, health, diet, wellness, workout, exercise, triathlon, Ironman, swimming, cycling, running, weight lifting, Crossfit, Paleo, vegan and fat loss advice from America's top personal trainer.
  • Anxiety 101: Step-By-Step Instructions For Eliminating Anxiety And Taking Your Life Back.

    support@bengreenfieldfitness.com (Ben Greenfield: Ironman Triathlete, Fat Loss Coach and Fitness Trainer)
    12 Apr 2014 | 2:00 am
    I didn’t used to be a very anxious guy. But it seems the more tasks I take on, the more pressure there is to maintain a fit body or healthy nutrition protocol, the older and more active my twin... Get fitness, nutrition, health, diet, wellness, workout, exercise, triathlon, Ironman, swimming, cycling, running, weight lifting, Crossfit, Paleo, vegan and fat loss advice from America's top personal trainer.
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    Cube Dweller Fitness

  • From Pain to Performance, Escape to Moab Utah

    Troy Pesola
    8 Apr 2014 | 6:00 am
    Pain to performance sounds like an elusive dream, buy this innovative treatment took me from bedridden to hiking Arches National Park in Moab, Utah. Pain Doesn’t Just Appear Despite what you might have heard, pain rarely comes out of nowhere. Just like the married couple that ends up divorced. It seems that more often than not, half of the ex-couple had no idea. They felt like it came out of nowhere. Pain takes years. Small issues, small aspects of neglect, small oversights … they all have an impact. Just like a married couple after years of small issues can suffer great pain and…
  • Interval Training on Your Thumb

    Troy Pesola
    1 Apr 2014 | 6:00 am
    Interval Training on Your Thumb What if you could have everything you need for interval training on your thumb? Sounds too good to be true. But not with the Set Starter. I’ve you’ve been with me for a while you might remember when I first reviewed the Set Starter wearable interval timer nearly two years ago. Eric DeRosa is the founder and inventor of the device and I had an opportunity to interview him. We talked about his progress and how Set Starter has gone from Garage Dream into an International Business Eric’s story continues to grow and build momentum. He started the…
  • It Is Official – The Comments are Gone

    Troy Pesola
    30 Mar 2014 | 3:18 pm
    While I do love interacting with my readers I’ve made an official decision and The Comments Are GONE. You would not believe the amount of spam that comes in as comments. Sure there are numerous tools to help sift, sort, and automatically remove spammers. But some still make their way through. I can stay on this marry go round no longer – No more. But that doesn’t mean I no longer want to hear from you my dear readers. Here are some options to interact: Subscribe and reply via email. Yes I read them. Contact us using the form. Join the Cube Dweller Fitness Facebook Page So do…
  • Troy Barbell Kettlebell Review – World’s First Kettlebell POV

    Troy Pesola
    25 Feb 2014 | 6:00 am
    We had to do it, we had to do a kettlebell review with the world’s first kettlebell POV video. Perfect Combo It was the perfect combo: a kettlebell from Troy Barbell Company, a GoPro Hero3+ Black, and myself. Oh it was fun. The guys over at Troy Barbell have been incredible in two ways: generous for giving me a kettlebell to review and patient for waiting for the review to be finished. Let’s just say I’m glad 2013 is over and gone. It is a new year, so bring it on. What we found is that the kettlebell from Troy Barbell … lives up the name TROY. But we had to have some…
  • Death In A Bottle – Testosterone Therapy Kills

    Troy Pesola
    11 Feb 2014 | 6:00 am
    Testosterone Therapy Kills by increasing risk of heart attack by 200-300 percent in the first 90 days. That quick decision to take a trip down Testosterone Lane … could be fatal. Filling a prescription for testosterone replacement therapy was associated with a greater risk for having a nonfatal myocardial infarction in the next 3 months. For some men that increased risk more than doubled compared to the year prior to filling the prescription. Given the rapidly increasing use of testosteronee therapy, the current results, along with other recent findings, emphasize the urgency of the…
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    The WannaBuddy Blog

  • Think Fatty Acids Reduce Heart Disease? Maybe Not!

    3 Apr 2014 | 12:00 am
    For years we have been encouraged to eat polyunsaturated fats to reduce our risk of heart disease. Billions of fish oil capsules have been purchased to provide omega-3 fatty acids thought to be crucial for heart health. Bad news, folks, two (yes, two!) new studies tried to prove the beneficial impact of polyunsaturated fats. They both came up empty. Boom: mind blown!The American Heart Association has a love affair with polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fats. They recommend that the majority of our fat intake come from these sources. This point of view was based on solid science, but it…
  • The Hungry Girl Diet

    28 Mar 2014 | 11:21 am
    Everyone knows that you eat less to lose weight, right? Well that may be the accepted wisdom, but "Hungry Girl" Lisa Lillien believes that there’s a better way. She suggests eating MORE to lose weight. That’s right, by eating more, actually Supersizing your portions, you can drop 10 pounds in a month. What?Lisa Lillien has been writing under the moniker "Hungry Girl" for more than a decade. She has leveraged her brand into an array of cookbooks and TV shows on two networks. Her focus has always been on cooking good food for real people.  Only recently did she turn her attention to…
  • The Best Diet

    27 Mar 2014 | 12:00 am
    Everyone knows the best diet, right? Oh, wait, your idea of the best diet is different than mine? And it’s different from the other twenty people we might ask? There have been magazine reports that searched for the “best” diet, but how about something truly scientific? Well now there is a report out of Yale University that attempts to answer the age-old question, “What is the best diet?”Dr. David Katz and Dr. Stephanie Meller recently published their paper, titled “Can We Say What Diet Is Best for Health?” in the journal Annual Reviews. They considered diets based on the…
  • 10 Strategies for a Slimmer You

    20 Mar 2014 | 12:00 am
    GQ Magazine had a recent article with 10 tips for better health. Nothing earth-shattering, but each gentle tweak to the daily grind can make a difference in the long run. Some ideas are easier than others to implement, but we can all benefit from most of them. How many can you adopt?The GQ tips break down into four topic areas: eating, drinking, working and playing. OK, so they call the fourth area walking, but I like to think of it as playing so that I’m more likely to do it. Walking is a means to an end, but playing; that’s something that I can make time for!Eating StrategiesSkip the…
  • Juice Cleanse Dangers

    12 Mar 2014 | 12:00 am
    Juice cleanses are very trendy right now. Every Hollywood star raves about them, Dr. Oz gushes over each week’s new juicing diet, and juice bars are springing up to offer every possible fruit reduced to its purest nectar. But are juice cleanses safe? How about effective?Juice-based beverage sales are a billion dollar business. Is there any benefit beyond the yummy taste? Scientific research is scant, at best. Anecdotal results are everywhere, though. Throw a rock, hit a juice cleanse acolyte. Everyone is juicing and spending their day proclaiming how great they feel. They are detoxed and…
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    My Fitness Hut: Build Muscle, Burn Fat, Boost Metabolism, Lose Weight

  • 7-Day Fat Loss: Plan Your Eating

    22 Apr 2014 | 10:40 pm
    Burn fat by eating right, not by starving yourself.  You might be surprised by how much you can eat and still burn fat and lose weight.  Most of all enjoy your food!  There are plenty of healthy foods to choose from.  One of the biggest mealplan-busters is "eating on the run." That usually turns into a disaster as far as your calorie count is concerned. There is no planning and you end up eating what taste good...."taste good foods on the run" many times equates to fat-filled, nutrient-thin and calorie-rich foods. Even more, you end up wanting to eat more just a short time…
  • 3 Top Spring Season Fat Burning Tips

    21 Apr 2014 | 9:51 am
    Kickstart your spring season fat burning with jump training workouts. Now that the weather is warming up, change up your routine. It will make a huge difference in your fat loss results.Some of you workout at the same slow pace all the time. Jump more when you exercise and you'll jump off more body fat---guaranteed!Have you been doing the same workout for 2 months, 6 months, 1 year or 3 years? If you're doing the same basic workout you've always done, you're probably not making any progress with fat loss or weight loss. You're frustrated but you can do something about your stalled…
  • How to Make a Cancer-Fighting Salad

    17 Apr 2014 | 3:18 am
    A great salad is one with whole, natural foods and one that will burn fat and maintain body weight.  Oh yeah,  it should be delicious, or you probably won't eat it.  Here are some tips:  Be sure an download your FREE Fat Burning, Delicious Salads book now!Mark Dilworth, BA, PESMy Fitness Hut
  • 11 Metabolism Boosting Tips to Lose Weight

    16 Apr 2014 | 3:51 am
    Metabolism is basically the rate at which your body burns calories. Your basal metabolic rate (BMR) is the number of calories you'd burn if you did nothing all day (or the amount of calories your body needs to maintain itself in a resting state).You will use your BMR and daily activity level (including exercise) to set your daily calorie needs for weight loss or maintenance.Here are 11 Metabolism Boosting TipsSee:  It Is Your Metabolism1. Your metabolism will slow down as you age, especially starting at about age 30. Stay active throughout your life to maintain health and an…
  • 4 Easy Tips for Faster Weight Loss

    14 Apr 2014 | 7:38 am
    Reach your fat loss and weight loss goals faster with smart training and eating. You will need to make some changes to your program to be successful.Here are 4 Steps you can take this week to give you faster fat loss and weight loss:1. Shorten your weight training workouts to 40 minutes or less and ramp up the intensity. In other words, work harder for a shorter period of time and you'll get more fat burn and calorie burn during and after your workout.Do as many compound strength exercises (with weights or bodyweight) standing up as possible. These types of exercises work major…
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    Extreme Workout

  • Red Rocks Workout

    22 Apr 2014 | 9:55 am
    The following post is sponsored by FitFluential LLC on behalf of Propel. I was compensated and all opinions are 100% my own. I’m guessing you’ve heard of Red Rocks. You might have even been there to see a concert or have seen a movie or music video with your favorite band playing at Red Rocks. Without a doubt, it is the absolute coolest venue to see a concert at. Did you know that it’s also an awesome place to workout? There are so many fitness options at Red Rocks: hiking trails, running paths and biking. My favorite by far is the stairs and bleachers. It’s a great workout and kicks…
  • Fatherhood Helps Dad Focus on Fitness

    28 Mar 2014 | 12:42 pm
    This is a guest post by Christian Toto who is an award-winning journalist, film critic and daddy blogger at Daddylibrium.com. He has written for The Denver Post, People magazine and The Washington Times. His movie reviews are heard on both WTOP-FM in Washington, D.C. and “The Dennis Miller Show.” Follow him on Twitter @daddylibrium….. It took becoming a father with virtually no time for myself to get in the best shape of my life. Let me back up and explain. For years I attempted to get fit with very modest results. I enrolled at the local gym, wore the appropriate…
  • Propel Ambassador Photo Shoot Part 2: It’s All About The People

    25 Mar 2014 | 8:44 pm
    This post is sponsored by FitFluential on behalf of Propel. I was compensated and all opinions are 100% my own. At the end of this post, I have an exciting event to announce…. During my trip to California for the Propel Photo Shoot, I learned so much from so many people. I’ve been blogging and seriously committing to health and fitness since 2008 and I’ve met some amazing people during that time. These people are willing to share their knowledge about fitness and blogging with anyone who will listen. I’ve also met people who keep everything they know in their head and…
  • Elite Mom vs. Mom Guilt: Let the Battle Begin

    24 Mar 2014 | 1:11 pm
    Introducing Elite Lindsey. She is excited, pumped, ready to try new things and be the best she can be: I would also like to introduce Mom Guilt. She loves her kids, strives to be the best, most coolest mom, and truly wishes them happiness: Now that you have been introduced, let the battle begin. Spartan Race was coming to town! They were doing a free training/workout for over 600 people in Denver who wanted to get ready for the race in May! I was so excited when I signed up weeks before. Then the debate started in my head. It was Elite Lindsey vs. Mom Guilt. Here’s how it all played out on…
  • Propel Photo Shoot Recap

    20 Mar 2014 | 1:51 pm
    The following post is sponsored by FitFluential LLC on behalf of Propel. I was compensated and all opinions are 100% my own. As a Propel Ambassador, I was asked to travel to Los Angeles for a photo shoot. In the weeks leading up to the trip, I was really excited. However, as the trip got closer, I was nervous for no known reason. I didn’t know what to expect from the trip. I knew that I would be meeting fellow ambassadors (Lee, Presley, Theodora, Dai) and was very excited for that, but that was really the only detail I had (other than they would be taking pictures of us). As soon as I…
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    Low Stress Weight Loss

  • Week One Review : Wahls Paleo Plus

    9 Apr 2014 | 12:12 am
    Completed the first week on Wahls Paleo Plus (WPP) , and also 2 of the AIP reintroductions. Basically I’ve been eating AIP plus WPP this month (and will for the whole of the month) with the exception of days when I reintroduce. Reintroductions : 1) raw milk, grass-fed, cultured butter : fine! Yippee! Will try conventional butter as a separate reintroduction in a few weeks, since the high quality stuff is great for home but does nothing for making life out and about any easier 2) black pepper : seems fine, I’m only 24 hours in. I didn’t expect it to be a problem and it…
  • Wahls Paleo Plus

    8 Apr 2014 | 4:12 am
    I decided to transition to Wahls Paleo Plus because I was doing an autoimmune paleo diet (AIP, following Sarah Ballantyne’s book The Paleo Approach) in March.  I loved the healthy feeling I had from so many vegetables (and a few berries) but I didn’t like that I wasn’t losing much weight, given that I still have a lot to lose. Wahls is pretty close, the restrictions on both diets are similar, but Wahls has three levels, one of which is ketogenic PLUS keeps high levels of vegetables (and a daily serving of berries). So April 1st I started to transition to Wahls Paleo Plus.
  • Perserverance

    1 Apr 2014 | 2:54 am
    I have been away from this blog for a long time now. And on the whole, I’ve been away from weight loss.  My weight got within a few pounds of my highest-ever weight last summer, and 2 years before that it was almost there too.  My “stable” weight for the past few years has been solidly in the 220s. In 2012 I promised myself I’d keep trying, again and again if need be, with a goal to go 44 months of being consistently engaged in managing my weight, counting in 44 day increments. I had several attempts, all falling short of 44 days.  The last of those was in July…
  • Losing Weight on Vacation

    23 Feb 2012 | 3:37 am
    Project 365 #361: 271211 All Aboard The Playbus! © by comedy_nose We are leaving for 10 days of vacation, and I still want to lose weight. We will be in hotels and with friends, sleeping in 5 places over 10 nights, and only on 3 days will I have a reasonable degree of control over the food available. Realistic expectations I am keeping a vision in my mind of actually losing a pound during the week, but realistically know tht just staying the same or even a couple of pounds of bloat will be quite an accomplishment. I’ll measure how I did by seeing if I can post a loss from my…
  • Rewards

    14 Feb 2012 | 11:34 am
    I’ve been giving myself rewards again during this focused Reasonable Diet 12 week program. I bought an arts magazine I bought a book on art that I wanted I bought myself a nice little notebook to put my daily food journal in, since the paper food journal has been working really well for me, and I need to continue for another 2 months. I bought some yoga blocks, since I’m flexibility-challenged but have started doing short sessions of yoga with my son at my feet (and crawling over my belly too) Every week I’m spending around €10 for a gift of encouragement, something to…
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    Lose Weight FastLose Weight Fast

  • Keep The Fat Away With A Few Weight Loss Tips

    23 Apr 2014 | 7:57 am
    Losing weight successfully can seem like an uphill battle.Some diets make empty promises are just not typical. Everyone is different and each person must approach their weight loss program works for them. This article will help you the best strategies to lose weight. You can ease into your weight effectively by slowly reducing the number of calories that you consume everyday. A good rule to follow would be to lower your caloric intake by 500 calories per day. TIP! Try reducing your caloric intake gradually to lose weight. Try to reduce the calories you consume every day by 500. Don’t…
  • Get Inspired With These Simple Weight Loss Tips

    22 Apr 2014 | 7:18 am
    Maintaining weight loss can sometimes feel like you are constantly fighting an uphill battle. The following article will help you navigate the minefield of forbidden foods that can work for you. Try to find a partner to boost your weight loss journey with you.Weight loss is one of those things that seems to go better with a person to do it with. TIP! A good tip to keep you in good shape while shedding pounds is to keep active. Engaging in an activity like walking or biking causes more calories to be burned than just sitting on the couch and watching TV. A great way to help you lose weight is…
  • Fight Fat With These Weight Loss Tips

    21 Apr 2014 | 1:09 am
    Many people want some extra pounds. It is only natural desire to improve your self and increase attractiveness. It is a reasonable goal that’s definitely within your reach. Try to find a partner to boost your weight loss. Weight loss is easier when you have a companion. TIP! To help you when it comes to losing weight, you must try to monitor the amount of calories you consume. By consuming a greater number of calories than you burn, weight loss is impossible. Staying active is the best way to shed some unwanted pounds. Riding a bike or taking a walk helps your burn a lot of calories,…
  • Get Motivated To Lose Weight With These Ideas

    20 Apr 2014 | 12:24 am
    That is why it is very important to lose weight and maintain the loss to have a healthy life. Use the tips to help you do just fine! You can still eat your favorite foods when they are intentionally made to include less calories.A lot of individuals abandon their diet plan due to hunger and craving certain foods or are just plain hungry all the time. If you eat the food you love, though in a low-calorie version, lose weight and not feel as if you are being deprived. This will reduce the cravings that you from eating large portions and you won’t be hungry. It will help you consume less…
  • Lose Weight Without Starving Yourself In The Process

    20 Apr 2014 | 12:24 am
    Summer is just around the corner which means it is time to shed those pounds and get into that “swimwear pose”. You may be able to get this done alone, but by following the right exercise, diet, a healthy diet, it can help you boost the process. Almost everyone enjoys the taste of french fries!They are usually a great temptation to anyone trying to lose weight. If you want to eat fries, bake them instead of frying them. Loosen using a spatula; turn and bake for about 10 minutes longer. This great idea for “French Bakes” came from the Laurel’s Kitchen Cookbook.
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    Roni's Weigh

  • Insomnia Strikes Again

    22 Apr 2014 | 11:45 pm
    It’s 2:30 in the morning and even though I’m tired I just can’t fall asleep.  Actually that’s not entirely true. I fell asleep earlier then I woke up at around 1:30 and now I can’t fall back to sleep. It’s infuriating! This has been happening to me more and more and I’m not sure why. Age maybe? Stress? My diet? After laying in bed for about an hour with my mind racing while listening to the husband’s breathing I decided to stop fighting it and get up. Now I look like this… Ugh. This post is from RonisWeigh.com
  • I May Have Been the Slowest Person at the Gym Today but…

    21 Apr 2014 | 9:21 am
    I showed up! And gave it 100% until I finished. I was tired, sore, out of breath and strugg-a-ling. Hearing people yell, “TIME” when you still have a round to go may be one of the most mentally challenging things about working out in a CrossFit gym. By the end of the last round, everyone was gathered in a circle cheering me on. Any other time in my life I would have been embarrassed. No,  scratch that. I would have been MORTIFIED everyone was watching. I would be worried about how I looked and what everyone else was thinking which of course would be, “Ha ha, look at the…
  • Home and Out of Control

    18 Apr 2014 | 9:54 pm
    I’m home watching the original Conan and listening to The Husband as he reads the history of The Godfather 3 — don’t ask. Anyway, after a long flight we made it home. Our week in California was perfect. Perfect! I’ll be going through the photos and sharing more on the travel blog when I can including our final itinerary using Roadtrippers. The trip, however, isn’t what I want to blog about. I am feeling really out of control with my eating. Of course a week on the road will do that to you, but this is different. I’m unmotivated and uninspired in the food…
  • A Quick Throwback Thursday from CA

    17 Apr 2014 | 7:44 am
    Hey guys! The 8-Year-Old and I are in a roadside hotel in Buellton, CA. We’ve been sucking the marrow out of this trip.Words can’t really capture how I feel right now. It’s been amazing! Don’t get me wrong, we’ve had our share of annoying 8-Year-Old moments and I had to go in what I call, “Mom mode” but overall this trip is going exactly how I planned. I was almost brought to tears a few times watching him experiencing things and even now, while he showers, I feel overwhelmed with emotions.  That was us, Easter weekend 2006.  We have both changed so much over the past 8…
  • You Want Me to Walk up What?

    14 Apr 2014 | 8:19 pm
    We’re having a BLAST. I’m exhausted. Must get sleep. More later. Oh! I am posting lots to Instagram and Tumblr if you want to follow our travels in real time. :) This post is from RonisWeigh.com
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  • Action Plan to Lose Weight for Body Mass Index (BMI) Over 25

    22 Apr 2014 | 5:20 am
    If your body mass index is over 25 (calculate it here), then you are overweight and need to start making changes to lose weight. Taking action now will help you to prevent yourself making the transition from overweight to obese. Following a… Read more → The post Action Plan to Lose Weight for Body Mass Index (BMI) Over 25 appeared first on MotleyHealth.
  • Sara Haley gets bullied in the gym – for being pregnant

    21 Apr 2014 | 3:13 pm
    “Wow, your butt is so big!” – there really is never an acceptable time to comment on a person’s figure unless you are good friends or they have asked your opinion. So imagine Sara Haley’s shock when she found herself to… Read more → The post Sara Haley gets bullied in the gym – for being pregnant appeared first on MotleyHealth.
  • Yoga Index

    18 Apr 2014 | 8:54 am
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  • Hatha Yoga Postures: Sanskrit – English

    18 Apr 2014 | 8:22 am
    Sanskrit (English) Yoga Asanas Learn how to perform a variety of yoga postures. We have a complete list of many yoga poses with detailed explanations and pictures for you to practice yoga at home. For a complete yoga lesson you… Read more → The post Hatha Yoga Postures: Sanskrit – English appeared first on MotleyHealth.
  • Prenatal Yoga – Yoga Practice During Pregnancy

    18 Apr 2014 | 4:00 am
    Moderate exercise during pregnancy is beneficial to most women, as it increases wellness and helps to reduce stress and anxiety. Start slowly and increase your exercise regime to three times a week for half an hour each time. You should… Read more → The post Prenatal Yoga – Yoga Practice During Pregnancy appeared first on MotleyHealth.
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    Authentically Emmie

  • #TransparentTuesday Stretch Marks

    22 Apr 2014 | 8:46 pm
    Hello and welcome to another edition of #TransparentTuesday! (Imagine I just read that sentence to you in some crazy announcer voice.) During #TransparentTuesday,  we remove the rosy filters of social media and share real life. Share your posts in the comments below for all to see. Or, share on social media and tag #TransparentTuesday. Today after I got back from the gym, I came home and snuggled with my pup for a few minutes before hopping in the shower.  Somehow when I was getting up, I got an eyeful of the stretch marks I have on the insides of my arms. The ones on my right arm are…
  • Flower Power

    21 Apr 2014 | 6:49 pm
    I am currently obsessed with floral prints. Perhaps it’s the spring weather, but it seems everything I’ve purchased or looked at purchasing recently has a flower print. In fact, I just realized I have a dress scheduled to arrive tomorrow that is all flowers. Not sure if it’s a phase or not, but I like the ultra-femininity of floral prints. I pulled out this dress from my last Gwynnie Bee box and thought it was perfect for spring: ASOS Curve Dress with Wrap Front in Garden Floral c/o Gwynnie Bee (also on sale in size 22 only here) SWAK Camisole underneath Cole Haan wedges,…
  • Working it Out

    20 Apr 2014 | 7:57 pm
    I haven’t done a gym video in forever! It was a light class (as far as # of people) on Thursday, so it was a good time to get some film. I wrote last week about crying in physical therapy out of frustration and while some of it is still furstrating, in 5 short visits with my new PT, I have made more progress than I have in the past 8 months combined, including 3 months with another physical therapist. There were a couple times this week where I actually had zero pain in my ankle, which is so foreign to me as I’ve had this pain for 3 years now. In the gym I’m still wearing my…
  • Party and Shop with Me in Lexington!

    19 Apr 2014 | 1:31 pm
    Who doesn’t love a party and shopping? Talk about a winning combination! I’m hosting a Gwynnie Bee Party and Sample Sale in LEXINGTON, KY on Saturday, April 26th. I’m ridiculously excited to be able to bring brands like Kiyonna, IGIGI, Karen Kane, Jaime, and more to the area, and at insane prices – everything will be $20 OR LESS! We’ll have a wide range of sizes: 10-32. These are gently worn, rental inventory items but they have all been cleaned, inspected, and are in great condition (believe me, I am really picky!) We’ll have snacks and mimosas and it will…
  • Plus Size Swimsuit Picks

    14 Apr 2014 | 8:20 pm
    Summer is quickly approaching and that means it’s time to look for swimsuits. Don’t fret- there are SO MANY plus size options right now that even I was shocked. I’ve been a fan of the old standbys like Lands’ End, SwimsuitsforAll, and AlwaysforMe, but this year brings more great options from Kiyonna, Old Navy, ModCloth, Torrid, ASOS, Madison Plus Select, and many more. I scoured the internet and pulled over 20 of my favorite plus size swimsuit styles for this year. There are MANY more that are great and might not have made this initial list, but I’ll continue to…
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    It Sux To Be Fat

  • Weight Loss is Freakin’ Hard!

    Jennifer Swafford
    21 Apr 2014 | 3:56 pm
    Ya’ll…(yes, I am from the south) this weight loss thing is freakin’ hard!  If anyone tells you differently…THEY ARE LYING! It-is-a-constant-struggle! I am realizing that I will struggle with this for the rest of my life! To say the last two weeks have been a struggle for me would be a complete understatement.  My personal life is EXTREMELY stressful.  It is not something I want to go into here on the blog but lets just say that my stress eating has been a bit out of control.  I have certainly looked for emotional comfort in FOOD!  Big mistake!  I have…
  • Weight Loss Success Story: Anessia Foley

    Jennifer Swafford
    20 Apr 2014 | 4:24 pm
    Tonight’s success story is a beautiful lady named Anessia.  She has lost 25 pounds and is living HER best life! Doesn’t she look awesome!?!  I know you will love her story! Tell us a little about yourself, your family, your job, etc… It would probably be easier to tell you about the things I’m not rather than the things I am… In other words, I have my hands full! I am 38 years old. I have the most incredibly loving and supportive husband in the world, Tony. My oldest child (if I can still call him that), Peyton, is 20. He is just starting out on his own after spending a…
  • Losing Weight During and After College

    Jacynta Harb
    16 Apr 2014 | 5:01 pm
    Hello everyone! Goodness it has been too long since my last blog post. Can you tell I have been very busy spreading my Sparkle and loving it?! I love helping my clients change and watching them get healthy is beyond words! My Sparkle clients have lost over 251 pounds! WOO HOO! Two of my sweet clients, who are sisters, have contributed to this staggering number! Each Monday they bring me such joy each time I talk to them! Their precious voices on the phone brighten my entire day! I just love working with people of all ages as it provides me with insight to their challenges and triumphs. My…
  • April 2014 – Monday Motivation

    Jennifer Swafford
    14 Apr 2014 | 5:52 pm
    I don’t know about you but I could use a little motivation.  This past week really did me in.  My sugar addiction was at an all time high and I pretty much gave in to all of my cravings.  Then, Aunt Flo came to visit and I don’t EVER remember craving things like I did this past week. Now, I feel gross, unmotivated and stressed beyond belief.  So, when I need some motivation, I head on over to Pinterest.  I find the best quotes there and even made a Pinterest board full of motivational quotes. Here are a few I needed to see today: First this one made me laugh out loud: Lord,…
  • Slashing Your Tires – Weekly Weigh In

    Jennifer Swafford
    10 Apr 2014 | 3:55 pm
    I told you all that I was on spring break last week.  I weighed on Tuesday morning and this is what I saw: I was pleased.  I was happy to see the exact number I saw two weeks ago.  I felt accomplished.  I was happy.  I felt like it was possible to lose weight on vacation.  I was feelin’ good. Then…I was handed a cupcake.  I didn’t even really think about what I was do and before I knew it, the cupcake was in my mouth.  It-was-so-good!  It was a homemade cupcake that a little girl’s grandmother had made and I really enjoyed it.  Everything about it.  The…
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    Go! Go! Gail!

  • Tunes for Tuesday: Walking On Air, by Katy Perry

    Gail Gedan Spencer
    22 Apr 2014 | 2:28 pm
    Solid treadmill song -- perfect for mid-workout when you want to be walking on air.
  • I used to laugh at people who baked Quest bars until I tried it ...

    Gail Gedan Spencer
    17 Apr 2014 | 11:04 am
    (This is NOT a sponsored post. I bought the Quest bars with my own cash money -- but I did have a coupon.) I've had a conflicted relationship with Quest bars over the years. I tried them when they first came out and had, uh, gastric issues with them. I also wasn't thrilled about the artificial sweeteners, which, frankly are in a lot of bars. But! I revisited the bars a couple months ago. I was stuck at the mall and really hungry, so I ducked into a GNC and bought a Cinnamon Roll Quest bar, part of the line that is sweetened with stevia and erythritol.  That bar and an iced green tea quelled…
  • 'Do you think this is your fate?': A brain dump in 1 act

    Gail Gedan Spencer
    16 Apr 2014 | 6:17 am
    I had someone ask me the other day, after telling them my weight-loss life story: "So do you think this is your fate?" To which I replied: I mean, while heredity, age, thyroid function, tortilla chips, metabolism, prior dieting all figure into the equation, making things harder, there is no "This is my fate" towel throwing. Although I am going to make an appointment with an endocrinologist because ... This ish is ridic. brb ... Dang! Just tried to make an appointment with an endocrinologist but they only see HYPERthyroid people, not HYPO. What's up with that? Anyhizzle ... (I'm listening to…
  • Tunes for Tuesday: The Walker, by Fitz and the Tantrums

    Gail Gedan Spencer
    15 Apr 2014 | 6:08 am
    Another fun workout song by this LA-based band.
  • Review: BoomShop is not your Mama’s online store

    Gail Gedan Spencer
    14 Apr 2014 | 10:40 pm
    Being of a certain age, I’m keenly aware of products, ads and websites geared toward Baby Boomers. I have not fallen and yes, I can get up. I also am not in need of elastic-waist clamdiggers, Velcro-strapped sneakers or jazzy canes. So I liked what I saw when I headed over to BoomShop.com. The site has a clean design with sections geared toward home, kitchen, health, vision, nutrition, fitness, intimacy, sleep, on-the-go, and a sale section. OK, yeah, they do have jazzy canes, but they also have weight benches, yoga tools and, ahem, intimacy devices. I like that the site is geared toward…
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    Her Fitness Hut

  • How Women Avoid Stooped Posture

    Mark Dilworth - Her Fitness Hut
    19 Apr 2014 | 6:20 pm
    You have to workout correctly to avoid stooped posture. Getting healthy and fit is more than just burning body fat and sculpting your body. Pictured below is good standing posture—-the spine has its natural “S” curve (not sway back), the... (Visited 89 times, 1 visits today) The post How Women Avoid Stooped Posture appeared first on Her Fitness Hut.
  • Delicious Greek Chicken Salad

    Mark Dilworth - Her Fitness Hut
    17 Apr 2014 | 3:50 am
    Build your best salad with whole, natural foods.  The delicious Greek Chicken Salad is just that: Ingredients:  2-1/4 pound deli-roasted chicken 5 ounce package spring mix salad greens 2 small cucumbers, cut into spears 2 medium tomatoes, cut into wedges... (Visited 50 times, 10 visits today) The post Delicious Greek Chicken Salad appeared first on Her Fitness Hut.
  • 2 Top Women’s Upper Body Exercises Burns More Fat

    Mark Dilworth - Her Fitness Hut
    13 Apr 2014 | 3:14 pm
    These 2 upper body exercises will burn more fat and you don’t need any weights! That’s good news to women who are always afraid of “getting too bulky.” The 2 bodyweight exercises are pullups and triceps dips on bars. You will... (Visited 272 times, 8 visits today) The post 2 Top Women’s Upper Body Exercises Burns More Fat appeared first on Her Fitness Hut.
  • Live Forward: Mental Health Diet, Day 10

    Mark Dilworth - Her Fitness Hut
    10 Apr 2014 | 10:19 pm
    by Kim Peterson, Common Sense Health Smile, Smile, Smile… Whenever you catch your mind wandering or feel yourself going into thought patterns that do not serve you…just put on a nice, big, glowing SMILE … keep it there for at least... (Visited 154 times, 1 visits today) The post Live Forward: Mental Health Diet, Day 10 appeared first on Her Fitness Hut.
  • Interview: 7 Deceptions about Food

    Mark Dilworth - Her Fitness Hut
    8 Apr 2014 | 3:59 am
    Interview: 7 Deceptions about Food With Isabel De Los Rios, Beyond Diet Program Interviewed by Mark Dilworth, BA, PES Q: You clearly state that soy is NOT a health food. Does this go for everyone including those people who want to... (Visited 94 times, 3 visits today) The post Interview: 7 Deceptions about Food appeared first on Her Fitness Hut.
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    The Girl in Yoga Pants

  • Book Review: Adrenal Fatigue: The 21st Century Stress Syndrome by James L. Wilson

    Toni “The Girl in Yoga Pants” TGiYP
    21 Apr 2014 | 4:00 am
    The Girl in Yoga Pants The Girl in Yoga Pants - Living With Fibromyalgia This post contains affiliate links. If you buy from these links, I earn a few cents from your purchase at no extra cost to you. These links do not affect my review in any way. Also, nothing in this review constitutes medical advice and is provided for informational purposes only I received a copy of Adrenal Fatigue: The 21st Century Stress Syndrome by James L. Wilson from my clinical pharmacist, who diagnosed my adrenal fatigue and other hormonal imbalances through saliva testing (click to…
  • Soda’s Evil Twin: The Dangers of Fruit Drinks Infographic

    Toni “The Girl in Yoga Pants” TGiYP
    18 Apr 2014 | 4:00 am
    The Girl in Yoga Pants The Girl in Yoga Pants - Living With Fibromyalgia It’s often times perceived that Coca-Cola and other soda is unhealthy and fruit drinks are an appropriate alternative. What this infographic illustrates is that fruit drinks are often times more sugary and contain more calories than soda. This infogrpahic also shows what companies are the biggest offendersin the so called fruit drink market, why fruit drinks are so unhealthy and how companies are advertising to the youth to sell them. Finally it explains what consumers can do to get more honest information about…
  • My Saliva Test Results

    Toni “The Girl in Yoga Pants” TGiYP
    17 Apr 2014 | 9:22 pm
    The Girl in Yoga Pants The Girl in Yoga Pants - Living With Fibromyalgia  As you know, I went to the Women’s Health Clinic at my local compounding pharmacy on the recommendation from the nurse at my surgeon’s office. She’s the one who told me her fibromyalgia symptoms disappeared one by one after a few months on bio-identical progesterone cream. I was found to have endometrial hyperplasia (thickened uterine lining) caused by low progesterone levels after having Tater, but my OB/GYN refused to refill my Provera after a short time, because she didn’t want me on…
  • Good Carbs Versus Bad Carbs Infographic

    Toni “The Girl in Yoga Pants” TGiYP
    11 Apr 2014 | 4:00 am
    The Girl in Yoga Pants The Girl in Yoga Pants - Living With Fibromyalgia The nutrition wars over carbs during the last 10 years have led to some serious confusion about carbohydrates, their effects on our bodies and their place in a balanced diet. Are carbs good for you or bad for you? The simple answer is there are good carbs and bad carbs. So don’t be afraid of all carbs, just learn to tell the difference between good carbs and bad carbs so you can begin to make healthier choices! by herrimanjoe. Explore more infographics like this one on the web’s largest information design…
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    Free Weight Loss advice

  • Learning More About Physical Therapy Treatment For Vertigo

    23 Apr 2014 | 8:14 am
    By Anita Ortega Instability is an uncomfortable feeling of as if you are moving whereas you are not. This disturbing kind of feeling is referred to as revolving, whirling or spinning.it may also make one have a feeling you are falling or not standing in the right posture. Also when walking or just standing one may feel as if to vomit and nausea. Vestibular therapy rehabilitation is known to be the physical therapy treatment for vertigo. This form of feeling unstable is usually associated with blood flow, ear dysfunction or the nerve. When it does not occur so frequently one must not seek for…
  • Advantages Of Visiting A Clinic For ICBC Chiropractic Coquitlam

    23 Apr 2014 | 8:13 am
    By Anita Ortega Many times people who have been involved in an automobile accident will experience pain and discomfort due to the various types of injuries they may sustain. While the pain may not always be severe, it can still be a problem and something they should seek help for from a professional from a clinic like ICBC chiropractic Coquitlam. Very often, such a person may notice they feel soreness or discomfort in their neck, back and other areas of the body within the first few weeks after an accident. In many cases, this happens because the person's spine has been jarred out of…
  • Consider The Surgical Equipment Rental Possibilities Carefully

    23 Apr 2014 | 8:11 am
    By Anita Ortega When you are planning on starting a new business, you won't be able to get all the items you might need for your office. Some items might need to go for a service before you can use them, and others might have been too expensive to get. So if you have an item that you need, why not go through surgical equipment rental. If you have just opened a practice it is generally very hard to have all the stuff you will need to run your business. You will also have to look at what your main focus is. If it is to concentrate on the sick, you won't need a laser remover. Once you have…
  • Use This Advice To Improve Your Overall Fitness

    23 Apr 2014 | 7:16 am
    By Coach Todd The role of fitness is to help you feel and look better. The tips of this article act as an easy guide on fitness. In addition to making you look your best, staying in shape helps prevent health problems. Do not ignore your body! Use the fitness tips in this article to stay fit. You may want to consider getting a couple of sessions with a private trainer when establishing your workout routine. A competent trainer can assess where you are now and recommend a workout routine that can get you where you want to go. Having someone there to meet you at the gym on your first day will…
  • Stay Comfortable With Horseware Clothing

    23 Apr 2014 | 6:18 am
    By Essie Osborn Both horse and rider feel better and stay happy when they are comfortable. Many riders every year participate in this great sport. Many are happy to hit the trails on weekends to enjoy some fresh air and exercise. Others love to compete and spend a lot of time working with a trainer to become really competitive in their chosen discipline. No matter how they like to enjoy their horses, all riders need a lot of equipment. This ranges from the basic necessities such as an approved helmet and strong pair of boots all the way to expensive show gear that is only worn for special…
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    Weight Loss and Training

  • 5 Foods with More Protein than an Egg

    Sam Omidi
    22 Apr 2014 | 11:53 am
    5 Foods with More Protein than an Egg Let’s face it, there’s no single food item that packs a more perfect dose of protein than an egg. It really is one of the healthiest and most convenient ways to get a solid serving of protein, and at any time of the day. All that said, eggs can get a little boring, and variety is an important factor in staying committed to your dietary goals. Think About Your Protein Protein is an essential consideration on any healthy diet, whether your goal is burning fat or building muscle. Not only does it improve your weight training results, it also boosts your…
  • Flat Belly Yoga Workout

    Sam Omidi
    20 Apr 2014 | 4:56 pm
    Flat Belly Yoga Workout Think yoga is just for flexibility and balance? Think again. If you’re working hard to get the flat belly and abs of your dreams, yoga needs to be a part of your workout routine. What’s so effective about yoga is that all of that flexibility and balance training are actually working a ton of muscles that normally get ignored, especially the muscles that make up your abs and core. Any pose that requires a little balance will engage your abs in ways your typical workout just won’t do. Plus, yoga burns a significant number of calories at the same time. Here’s what…
  • 4 Rules to Clean Eating

    Sam Omidi
    18 Apr 2014 | 12:03 pm
    4 Rules to Clean Eating With all the chemicals and processing that go into our food, true healthy eating can seem pretty overwhelming. Not only do you have to grapple with high fat content and added sugar, you also have to think about everything that’s done to your food along the way. The research is pretty clear on contaminants. Herbicides and pesticides make their way onto your dinner plate more often than you’d like, and foods that are highly processed only make weight loss a bigger challenge that it already is. So what’s the solution? It’s actually simpler than you might think.
  • Anti-Inflammatory Green Smoothie Recipe

    Sam Omidi
    14 Apr 2014 | 7:13 pm
    Anti-Inflammatory Green Smoothie Recipe Inflammation can lead to a variety of health problems and conditions, even affecting disease and illness. Today we’re looking at this delicious green smoothie recipe that actually reduces inflammation with healthy natural ingredients. The Realities of Inflammation Inflammation is your body’s way of protecting itself against real or potential harm. During the normal stress response, the hormone cortisol is released to help regulate inflammation. This is a good thing. But if you’re stressed out all the time, the system that regulates cortisol…
  • 5 Minute Ab Workout

    Sam Omidi
    13 Apr 2014 | 7:26 pm
    5 Minute Ab Workout Tired of doing crunches? Although they have their value, crunches are pretty limited when it comes to the variety of abdominal exercises at your disposal. Today, I’m offering up 5 new ab exercises that you can do in just 5 minutes. If you’re tired of the same old routine that’s packed full of crunches, give these exercises a try. Coming in at just 5 minutes, you have no excuse not to incorporate this fat-burning and ab-toning workout into your routine! Remember, to keep seeing results and stay motivated, you’ve got to keep changing things up and…
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    Fat Loss Boss | How to Lose Fat » Blog

  • Fat To Abs In 60 Days?

    Rohan Thompson
    31 Mar 2014 | 5:10 am
    Over the past 60 days, many of my clients competed for abs and an a new iPad Mini Reina Display in a special trial program I held called “Fat To Abs In 60 Days”… And now that the program is over, it’s time to announce the winner! That is, the best ‘before’ and ‘after’ photo submission for the “Fat To Abs” program… So who got the best abs? Who won the iPad? That’s what you’ll discover in this post. Firstly, I want to thank EVERYONE who participated in the program! It’s not easy to step up and say, “I want…
  • “Good Calories, Bad Calories” and Oversimplified B.S.

    Rohan Thompson
    15 Mar 2014 | 9:20 pm
    Just this last week, a client (let’s call her Anne) asked me a troubling question… “Rohan, what’s the deal with this carbohydrate thing? My friend’s reading this book called “Good Calories, Bad Calories” [by Gary Taubes] and she says that if I want to lose fat, I should stop eating carbs… Is that true?” Hmmm. I paused for a few moments while images of Gary Taubes, the latest champion of the “carbs are bad” controversy flashed through my mind. He was sitting back in a big black chair and cackling with laugher whilst screaming…
  • Truth About Coffee: Does It Really Dehydrate You?

    Rohan Thompson
    8 Mar 2014 | 4:02 pm
    You’ve heard it before: “Don’t drink too much coffee or you’ll get dehydrated!”  After all, everyone knows that caffeine’s a ‘diuretic’ so it makes you pee and disrupts your fluid balance. But does it really? Does this brilliant energy infusing beverage with it’s rich and earthy scent  really suck the water out of you?  A new study says no.[1] No it doesn’t… Surprisingly, this is actually the first study to directly compare drinking coffee to drinking water (which I thought they would’ve tested decades ago), says ‘no’. In…
  • Fructose Controversy: Are Fructose Sweeteners Evil?

    Rohan Thompson
    14 Feb 2014 | 9:48 pm
    You’re having lunch with some friends and the topic of “sweeteners” or “fructose” comes up… You’ve heard before that sweeteners in zero calorie drinks (like coke zero) are bad… But this time it’s different, so you lean in and listen to what Mr or Ms Talkalot has to say:   “Fructose is the devil. And fructose sweeteners make you fat. Especially the kind you’ll find in  juices and soft-drinks. I’ve stopped drinking them entirely and so should you!” Ah-har! Fructose sweeteners! You knew those evil drink…
  • Brainwashing Children… For Silence And Success

    Rohan Thompson
    21 Jan 2014 | 1:26 pm
    When I was a very young boy, my grandparents brainwashed me. Not just once, but repeatedly. This was pretty much the standard treatment at my Grandparent’s house. Here’s how it happened. My parents would drop me and my siblings off. We’d all chat with Nan and Pop. And within minutes, the brainwashing sessions would begin. Fast forward two decades and I’m very thankful for these brainwashing sessions. You see, Nan & Pop’s brainwashing wasn’t the kind that creates terrorists. And it wasn’t done in a hardcore way – just in case you were…
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    How to Lose Weight

  • Advance in the treatment of obesity (4)

    13 Apr 2014 | 4:01 am
    We present another putative substance in the treatment of obesity. Its proposed mechanism of action is pretty straightforward. It provides its action by blocking the intestinal lipase enzyme. This... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Advance in the treatment of obesity (3)

    27 Mar 2014 | 11:54 am
    Welcome again to our presentation in this series. As we stated earlier, this series is aimed at highlighting the groups of remedies designed to fight obesity by either treating it or limiting its... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Advance in the cure of obesity (2)

    12 Mar 2014 | 12:38 pm
    Introduction In our previous discussion on this new series we introduced some of the medications in the treatment of obesity. In today’s presentation we shall continue by bringing along other lines... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Advances in the cure of obesity

    27 Feb 2014 | 10:59 am
    Introduction We have seen so far how obesity is linked to some diseases. And in those discussions, the cardinal point made was the need for the obese person to shed weight. This action, as we saw,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Obesity link to cancer

    10 Feb 2014 | 10:02 am
    Introduction Obesity has been fingered in the causation of many types of cancer which affect the following organs: esophagus, pancreas, colon and rectum, breast (after menopause), endometrium (lining... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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    Garcinia Cambogia weight loss, side effects, where to buy

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    20 Apr 2014 | 6:36 pm
  • Solar Wireless Phone Charger For Vacation

    16 Mar 2014 | 8:07 am
    In this particular I want to tell you exactly a person go about tracing any cell quantity that in your niche in some simple points. Let’s get on with it. In order to avoid scams like this, you should have to discover whether the recorder has received many great feedback or even otherwise. Doing is just generation x cell phone booster review a good indicator of whether method really works or definitely. Dropped calls and weak communication signals are items you may see with bad signal reception and puncture. In this case, utilizing a cell phone signal booster such as the Wilson…
  • Must See! Yacon Syrup Newest Weight Loss Breakthrough

    12 Nov 2013 | 9:03 pm
    I’d love to believe in every new supplement that hits the weight loss market. But let’s be honest here – you can’t really do that since so many of them never live up to the hype that surrounds them. Lately, the diet pill I most highly recommend has been garcinia cambogia. But today I want to share something with you that might rank right up there with it and it’s call Yacon syrup. Actually, you can get find it in syrup form, pills, powder and more. Never heard of it? Don’t worry. I hadn’t either until a few weeks ago. Then the other day I noticed that Dr.
  • Affiliate Marketing Scheme: Clean Health Garcinia Cambogia

    7 Nov 2013 | 8:26 pm
    So called experts seem to release new miracle weight loss supplements all the time. We see the commercials with our favorite stars claiming they lost so many pounds for a special event so easily and of course, we want to believe them. Unfortunately, they rarely work as advertised. So it’s nice when I find something that does. Garcinia cambogia is one of them I’m glad I found. When you use this natural diet pill, it immediately starts to burn fat without any effort on your part. But that’s not all it does. It will also start blocking new fat from forming. But wait. Yep,…
  • BioHealth Garcinia Cambogia Sneaky Scam Tactics

    5 Nov 2013 | 9:14 pm
    There aren’t many weight loss supplements out there have a chance at comparing to garcinia cambogia extract. These amazing little diet pills are probably hands down the fastest acting fat burners I’ve ever seen. And I’ve seen a lot. So please, if you’re trying to lose weight, don’t let this one slip by just assuming it’s too good to be true. Want something that will help you body stop making fat? Check. Need something that will help you control those cravings, stop overeating and control your appetite? Check. How about something that starts burning fat with…
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    Smart Way To Fat Loss

  • Set An Action Plan, Not Another To Do List (In 4 Easy Steps)

    22 Apr 2014 | 2:58 am
    You may have read some of my posts about goal setting and you probably understand the importance of quantifying what you want, specifying how you’re going to get it and then measuring your progress if you’re ever to truly hit your goals. But what tools do you use to achieve your goals and turn those tasks into actions? You probably have a to-do list right? You may think you’re pretty good at keeping organised; armed with various to-do lists, post-it notes and reminder alerts – but have you ever stopped to think that maybe all that seemingly good organisation is actually a…
  • Banish Belly Fat – Forever!

    18 Apr 2014 | 4:54 am
    This is a guest post by Cindy Brooks, who is sharing six strategies to eliminate belly fat permanently. What is belly fat? What is commonly known as belly fat is actually visceral fat. Visceral fat is the bully of the body. Stubborn and dangerous, it hangs around your organs just waiting to cause trouble. Unlike subcutaneous fat, which resides just under the skin all over the body and is fairly easy to lose, visceral fat clusters around the abdomen, surrounding the internal organs. It is that dreaded “belly fat” that so many of us find so hard to lose, and it’s responsible…
  • 43lb Down, Only 27lb To Go!

    3 Apr 2014 | 5:29 am
    Accountability Report Q1 2014 So that’s quarter one over – in a flash! It’s time already for my first Accountability Report. My previous post set out my health and fitness goals for 2014 and I committed to giving you an update on my progress every 3 months during 2014. I want to keep these updates quick, clear and to the point. Please do ask any questions if you want to know more and do also let me know how you’re progressing with your own goals. If you have a similar blog feel free to leave a link in the comments at the bottom – we’d all love to read about and be inspired by what…
  • My 2014 Goals & Addressing What Went Wrong

    20 Mar 2014 | 5:42 am
    In 2013 I lost 34lb. By some standards that’s actually a decent result – but it wasn’t even halfway to the 70lb target I had set. Why had I failed to hit my target? Had I been too unrealistic in setting my goals? Had I allowed my old excuses to creep back in? Had I been too unrealistic in setting my target? I’ve said before you should be able to safely lose 1-1.5lb per week – but what I’d not considered is whether you should assume that you can lose that week in week out for a full year? Is it reasonable to expect to lose (and ultimately keep off) 52-78lb in just one…
  • Update: 52 Weeks In (Year One)

    16 Jan 2014 | 7:51 am
    Hello everyone and welcome to 2014. I hope you all had an excellent Christmas and New Year and you’ve taken note of my last post about setting your New Year Goals – if not please do read that next! But first I’m here to update you on my progress in 2013. I’m a little later than I would have liked in updating you on my progress. I missed my 48 week update entirely (although I did take the usual readings) and I took my 52 week readings well over two weeks ago now. Why am I late in writing about it all then – well I have been quite busy but the truth is I had a weight gain in both…
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    Visible Weight Loss App

  • My Weight Loss Picture App

    4 Apr 2014 | 1:19 pm
    The Visible Weight Loss App should be your number one weight loss picture app. Not only does it allow you to take regular weight loss photographs, it turns these photos into a slideshow video showing your progress. The Visible Weight Loss App has four great features that help to make it a brilliant weight loss […] The post My Weight Loss Picture App appeared first on Visible Weight Loss App.
  • One of the Easiest Weight Reduction Methods

    23 Mar 2014 | 2:20 pm
    Out of all the weight reduction methods available, the Visible Weight Loss App must rank as one of the easiest to use. The process of taking one photo of your self every day will prompt and inspire you to continue your progress towards a healthier lifestyle and a better looking body. Alongside being your main tool for losing weight, the Visible Weight Loss App can be easily used alongside other weight reduction methods, such as calorie counters and exercise measurers, to give you the best chance of achieving your visible weight loss goals. The post One of the Easiest Weight Reduction Methods…
  • Why the fastest way to lose weight may be keeping you fat

    25 Sep 2013 | 1:57 pm
    The diet industry is littered with products promising you the fastest way to lose weight. There are a wide range of books, programmes, exercise routines and diets all claiming to give you fast weight loss results. On top of these claims, many of these products are apparently very easy to follow and require no effort, no additional time spent and should have no negative affect on your long term health. The post Why the fastest way to lose weight may be keeping you fat appeared first on Visible Weight Loss App.
  • How to set weight loss goals

    15 Sep 2013 | 12:06 pm
    The amount of thought that you put into thinking about how to set weight loss goals can have a big effect on your weight loss success. Here at the Visible Weight Loss App we believe that there are two main schools of thought on the idea of how to set weight loss goals. These are the traditional method and there is the Visible Weight Loss Method. The post How to set weight loss goals appeared first on Visible Weight Loss App.
  • What is a realistic level of weight reduction in a week?

    2 Sep 2013 | 12:10 pm
    The quest for fast weight loss has been powering the weight loss industry for years. It is reflected across programs promising ‘rapid weight loss results’, diet products the will change your life, and a growth in the weight loss surgery industry. Societies fascination with instant results, combined with the promise of fast weight loss has got me wondering, ‘what is a realistic level of weight reduction in a week?’ The post What is a realistic level of weight reduction in a week? appeared first on Visible Weight Loss App.
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    Full Plate Living

  • 6 Ways to Take Control of Your Evening Snacking

    Lonnie Carbaugh
    23 Apr 2014 | 7:00 am
    What habit has kept you from attaining your weight loss goal in the past? When we asked that question in our Are You Eating Enough to Lose Weight? online program, the most common response was, snacking. Here are a couple examples:
  • 15 Ingredients, $30, 5 Delicious Throw Together Lunches

    Michelle Jones
    18 Apr 2014 | 10:09 am
    Eating food is necessary, unfortunately cooking food takes time. And time has a stealthy way of sneaking right past us if we’re not careful. So you end up having one of those days.The day you end up pulling through the drive through at lunch because there’s literally nothing in your fridge besides condiments.The day you run late to an afternoon meeting because the sit-down lunch took longer than it should have.The day you stuff yourself at dinner because you were in meetings all day and there was nothing at the office to eat.
  • Billie Jean Loses 81 Pounds, Plus She Shares Her Favorite Power-Up

    Lonnie Carbaugh
    15 Apr 2014 | 12:17 pm
    Editor’s Note:In our Before and Now series we highlight the journeys of people who are eating a Full Plate. We share how they got started, what’s worked, and some of the challenges they’ve had to overcome.
  • 3 Tips for Taking Control of Your Sugar Cravings

    Lonnie Carbaugh
    10 Apr 2014 | 11:11 am
    This white powdery substance has hooked more of us than just about anything else. No, I’m not talking about cocaine. I’m talking about sugar. Sugar has been linked to a host of health problems but we still crave the stuff. Many see sugar cravings as their biggest obstacle to losing weight and keeping it off. Here’s one example: “I am stuck! I know how to eat but start feeling deprived and I blow it. Ice cream is such a comfort food that I eat it out of the carton. It's hard to change from being a junk food junkie.” Here’s another:
  • 12 recipes for moms who know their families should eat leafy greens but can’t figure out how to make them yummy

    Michelle Jones
    8 Apr 2014 | 7:00 am
    If you want to eat more greens, adopt a bunny. That’s what I did. People thought I was a health nut on a green smoothie binge every time I shopped. Eventually I got curious. Do mustard greens really taste like mustard? So I tried them. Yuck! Cooking with greens is a bit like navigating minefields full of slimy, stringy, swamp-brown colored mush. Gross. During my years as mommy to various rabbits, I learned a few secrets about enjoying “greens.”
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  • Scientific Weight Loss Tips

    Anna White
    15 Apr 2014 | 4:02 am
    This video is not only well researched and accurate, but it is also very easy to understand. Put together in a personable manner, the video educates us on what really works in the eye of weight loss. It doesn’t fill our head with lies, telling us to buy some magical pill that destroys fat, it recognizes that exercise is a vital part of weight loss, and it goes in depth to give multiple different scientifically proven methods to help drop those stubborn pounds in a healthy way that works. Not only is the research sound, the video itself is made in a very clean and clear format which is…
  • 12 Low Carb Weight Loss Foods

    Anna White
    15 Apr 2014 | 3:41 am
    Low-carb diets work by restricting your intake of carbohydrates, the body’s usual fuel, thereby forcing your body to burn its stored fat instead. Although some carbohydrates are a good source of vitamins and minerals, some are highly processed and have virtually no nutritious value, so cutting these out is a no-brainer. The benefits of a low-carb diet have been debated for some time, especially since the rise of the Atkins diet in 2003, and with varying results. The New England Journal of Medicine published a study in 2003 that compared two groups of obese adult participants, one on a…
  • Everything You Should Know About Calories

    Anna White
    14 Apr 2014 | 7:09 am
    Calorie intake is one of the key factors that could either benefit or destroy our weight. Think of calories as a two-sided coin. If you choose heads and take in way too many calories, your weight could increase. If you choose tails and take in a sturdy, precise amount, you could lose the extra weight or maintain a healthy body. Calories play an important role in your weight. Fast food also plays a major part in too much calorie intake. A chocolate shake in itself contains almost half the calories needed in a day, however lacks the vitamins and protein needed, so it becomes far too easy to…
  • Can’t Stop Eating? Overcome Food Addiction

    Anna White
    14 Apr 2014 | 6:26 am
    Stress eating might be a big issue for people who would like to lose weight. Food addiction is not easy to overcome, especially nowadays when food manufacturers produce meals with great mix of salty/sweet taste in order to make you want more. Actually, it is your brain that is addicted to this kind of food, but every kind of addiction can be treated. Here are 10 easy tips that will help you get on a right path of healthy dieting. 1. Limit the amount of bad foods When trying to break the battle of food addiction, the goal is to stay away from food. But, many foods have an addictive quality,…
  • 10 Common Weight Loss Mistakes

    Anna White
    10 Apr 2014 | 4:55 am
    Everyone is capable of achieving their goals, though we are all also capable of making mistakes. Going on a diet or creating a routine to lose weight can become null and void without the proper attention. A diet does not just consist of calorie cut-backs and lots of exercise, but also patience, effort, and all around focus. When it comes to making sure you cut back that fat and keep it back, you should focus on all aspects of what makes weight loss successful. One example would be to keep a positive attitude and work past all set backs. As Winston Churchill once said; “Success is the…
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    Weight Loss United | Weight Loss Tips & Reviews

  • Feeling frustrated with slow weight loss?

    21 Apr 2014 | 3:26 am
    Slow weight loss is frustrating but it work better Have you been dieting for weeks only to experience a couple pounds of weight loss? Are you feeling frustrated with the slow loss of weight you have had? Dieting is hard, but not seeing the results that we want can be damaging. It is mentally tough to do all you can to lose weight and still not see the results you are wanting. Todays world is all about a quick fix. Losing weight happens to be number one on the quick fix list for most people. There are literally thousands and thousands of weight loss products and solutions available on the…
  • Black Pepper and Piperine

    15 Apr 2014 | 9:09 pm
    Spice Up Your Weight Loss Plan With Piperine? Piperine is a natural chemical substance which responsible for the pungency or strong smells from long or black pepper. It was first discovered by Hans Christian Ørsted in 1819 and black pepper (piper nigrum) is the best source of piperine compare to long pepper (piper longum). Recent studies conclude that piperine is beneficial for weight loss to block new fat formation as well as reducing fat levels in bloodstream. The way that this substance interferes with a certain genes activity suggest that it may start a metabolic chain reaction that…
  • How to suppress hunger naturally?

    15 Apr 2014 | 12:41 am
    6 natural appetite suppressant foods. Keeping your hunger under control is important when you on diet. You tend to overeat when you go around hungry, so finding foods that will satisfy you are the key. Eat these foods on a regular base and you will notice that you are not feeling hungry all day like you use to. These foods will satisfy you, and help gain nutrition that your body requires. Appetite suppressant supplement like the Garcinia Cambogia or meal replacement such as the IdealShape Shake or EvoShake is a great alternative, but if you’re looking for natural appetite or hunger…
  • Fat Burner Comparison

    8 Apr 2014 | 1:15 am
    Fat burners is the most popular weight loss supplement compare to appetite suppressant or meal replacement. The most difficult part is to decide which supplement will deliver result because if you have made some research, not every fat burner is suitable for everyone. In this side by side comparison, we have listed 4 best selling fat burner including Hiprolean X-S, Phen 375, Capsiplex and Ephedrix  to help you find the right product to boost your fat burning efforts. All of these supplement have been researched and all of the ingredient are safe and the best in the market right now. Hope…
  • 7 Cooking Tips to Help you Lose Weight

    2 Apr 2014 | 8:46 am
    Healthy Cooking Tips for a Healthy Weight Loss. Your weight loss goals should start in your kitchen. Why? Because healthy eating or diet is the most important part of losing weight, and you know exactly what you like and dislike. Therefore, you are the master over this part of your weight loss success. Home cook meals is always better than restaurant because you have total control of the ingredients and the way you prepare your food but there are some mistakes that you may be making in the kitchen that could hinder your weight loss progress. Once you realize what you are doing wrong, you can…
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    The Diet Expert

  • L-Carnitine & Weight Loss: The Perfect Match!

    Tomas J
    22 Apr 2014 | 12:41 am
    Have you ever heard of a substance called l-carnitine? If not, don’t worry! You are not alone. Most people have no idea of what it is, or how it can help them in their quest for a slimmer body. The fact is, that l-carnitine & weight loss is a winning combination. I’ll explain how it […]
  • How to Create a Juicing Weight Loss Plan

    Tomas J
    19 Apr 2014 | 8:04 am
    Have you tried several different ways to lose weight but not succeeded? Are you ready to try one more thing? If you are, you should definitely consider following a juicing weight loss plan. It has helped many people reach their goal weight, without even exercising (although they would have lost the excess fat faster AND […]
  • The 21 Best Weight Loss & Fitness Slogans

    Tomas J
    27 Mar 2014 | 2:34 pm
    We want YOU to lose weight and get in great shape! To succeed, you need to overcome the inevitable moments of doubt and weakness. And to do that, you to be motivated enough to do that last exercise or follow that diet even though you just want to give up. That’s why we have made […]
  • 10 Funny Fitness Memes

    Tomas J
    19 Mar 2014 | 2:50 pm
    If you’re looking to get in shape before summer, it’s important that you realize that what you eat is only half the battle. Exercise is just as important. In fact, regular exercise is paramount both for losing weight and for staying healthy and injury-free. That’s why we created this list of 10 funny fitness memes. […]
  • Best Low-Carb Cereal for a Healthy Weight

    Tomas J
    11 Mar 2014 | 3:16 pm
    How often do you “forget” or don’t have time for a proper breakfast in the morning? More than once a week? If that’s the case you need to change your routines and habits, because breakfast is the most important meal of the day. What you eat in the morning will influence how you feel and […]
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    Weight Loss Advices

  • Get Effective Fibromyalgia Relief Through Chiropractic Care In Geneva

    23 Apr 2014 | 9:36 am
    By Andre Ferlo Most patients will agree that pain is the symptom which is responsible for the most discomfort, and simply cannot be ignored. Fibromyalgia is probably one of the worst of these, being potentially extremely painful. Patients in the area are grateful that a Geneva chiropractic practitioner has helped who suffer from such debilitating conditions. If you have had fibromyalgia, you will know how hard it is to deal with this problem. Various doctors will even argue about the diagnosis, as the symptoms are so variable and can present anywhere in your body. The actual cause has also…
  • Pure Saffron Extract And Your Weight-Loss Blues

    23 Apr 2014 | 8:32 am
    By Garland Harpine Trying to lose weight can be a difficult task, especially if you don't know how to properly control your cravings and appetite. This can be a bigger challenge to overcome in today's era of technology and fast food. No wonder the people falling under the obese category is increasing each day. So if you really are serious about shedding those extra pounds, you may want to check out this supplement made from pure saffron extract. So where does this extract come from anyway? Pure saffron extract comes from the plant called Crocus sativus and saffron is most commonly known as a…
  • The Best Routes For Trouble-Free Systems For Acai Berry Diet

    22 Apr 2014 | 6:55 am
    By Lue Balsley In accordance with scientific research, you will find lots of people who sustain all the wellbeing claims belonging to the positive aspects of the acai berry diet program, since it is scientifically supported the fact that higher anti-oxidant contents minimizes the likelihood of events of cancer cells and heart problems. By incorporating fitness with this particular diet plan, you can eliminate any sort of free radicals that could be within you, and this will likewise help you not to age as rapidly. Based on dieters, they also report an increase in their levels of energy and a…
  • How The Benefits Of The Venus Factor Works

    20 Apr 2014 | 5:53 am
    By Caroline Combs The benefits of this are numerous in number. However, it is up to people who have the obligation of actually using them, to point out the various benefits that they often have. Many people often use the benefits of the Venus Factor Diet for one reason or another. Each one of them has their own reason as to why they prefer to use it as opposed to any other substitute that may exist. In addition, through the use of the word of mouth, the word about their existence has been spread like a bush fire throughout the world. One can choose the formula that they want since they will…
  • Understanding A Paleo Burn Review

    18 Apr 2014 | 6:45 am
    By Eric Whitfield A Paleo Burn Review is a summary of the diet plan created by Ken Burge. This diet puts forth the idea that there were no fat cave men or women and that if you eat the same things available to them you will lose weight and become fitter than you have ever been in your life. This diet also promises that if followed you will not gain the excess weight back. Most reviews contain the pros and cons of this diet plan as well as rave reviews from others who have tried and succeeded in their quest for a healthier lifestyle. They also highlight the concept that this cave man diet is…
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    InstallingMuscles.com - Train Insane or Remain The Same!

  • 5 Office Workouts That Will Give Lethargy The Pink Slip

    Krupesh Padave
    17 Apr 2014 | 3:14 am
    There is very little secret that today’s high profile work environment has resulted in a decline in healthy individuals. The “get what you want at the click of a button” lifestyle hasn’t helped matters.They say time waits for nobody and before you realize you could be on the wrong end of the health spectrum. The struggle for a complete overhaul in lifestyle may take some time. But, small steps (read office exercises) in the right direction could just prove to be the much needed catalyst. Here are 5 workouts that you should get started with.The Chair SquatSimple yet effective, is…
  • InstallingMuscles.com Interview: Niharika Banerjee [Transformation Success]

    Ashwin Kak
    12 Apr 2014 | 12:21 pm
    "If you don't like starting all over again, don't quit in the first place." -Niharika BanerjeeHow do you stay motivated?Each day before going to the gym, I look into the mirror and imagine how I used to look when I was fat. I feel proud to have entered the category of slim people and now I wish to be completely fit. That keeps me going.We know consistency is key, what tips would you give to anyone struggling to stay consistent?The only way to stay consistent is remembering that once you quit your fitness regime, you’ll be back to square one and coming to the slim phase then will result…
  • Fitness Roadblocks and Rewards [Infographic]

    Krupesh Padave
    7 Apr 2014 | 1:38 pm
    Losers and winners have often one thing in common — Belief. While the former is so sure of his/her incapabilities, he/she decides to quit early or worse doesn’t even start. The latter, though ventures on a journey that may be riddled with pain initially, but enjoys the fruits of his hard work later. The following infographic gives us a sneak peek into the fantastic rewards and the not so pleasant roadblocks that people having these conflicting mindsets get.
  • Fat Burning Strategies: Separating Fact From Fiction

    Ashwin Kak
    6 Apr 2014 | 11:56 am
    When it comes to losing weight, many people find themselves questioning what the best way to burn fat is. From particular workouts to fad diets and products, we often hear of different fat-burning strategies, but what’s fact and what’s fiction? It’s time to explore this topic and discuss what you need to know to help you reach your weight-loss goals.Let’s begin with the basics. While there are a number of different ways to approach a weight management program, there are three core components that are essential to success:A behavior modification strategy that focuses on…
  • Why Joining The Whey Bandwagon Can Prove Beneficial To You

    Ashwin Kak
    18 Mar 2014 | 1:09 pm
    Heightened immunity and improved overall well-being has always been sought after and the lesser mortals have always been confused as to how to achieve it. I say, worry not because the “whey” to go is right here.Whey, the liquid remaining after milk has been curdled and strained, contains proteins, minerals, and other good stuff that helps your body grow. Widely used by athletes of all shapes and sizes, whey has been proven to increase muscle strength when used with resistance training. Even though you’re not looking to bulk up, whey protein can be beneficial in more ways than one.
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    LAP Band Surgery

  • LAP Band Surgery Insurance

    23 Apr 2014 | 11:51 am
    From recent studies it is found that the average time for completion of lap band surgery is three years including studying, reading and talking about surgery, procedure for conducting surgery and then post surgery appointments and sittings.
  • Medical Conditions for LAP Band Surgery Insurance

    23 Apr 2014 | 11:51 am
    Many of the insurance companies give insurance cover based on whether or not the patient meets the medical criteria set by National Institutes of Health (NIH). Some of the recommendations made for lap band surgery patients by NIH are:
  • Recovery Plan for LAP Band Surgery

    23 Apr 2014 | 11:51 am
    Time taken by the patient under lap band surgery for losing weight depends on the commitment and life style of patient. After lap band surgery, maximum no. of patients prefer weight loss at home but some prefer two or three days in hospital.
  • LAP Band Surgery

    23 Apr 2014 | 11:51 am
    This website is a complete guide of LAP Band Surgery which is the most effective and desirable weight loss procedure in USA. Also find information on LAP band surgery cost and diet.
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    WOW Diets

  • Is Freelee’s Banana Diet Safe?

    21 Apr 2014 | 4:19 am
    Self-proclaimed Australian diet guru Freelee the Banana Girl rose to YouTube fame when she started a video series promoting the benefits of The post Is Freelee’s Banana Diet Safe? appeared first on WOW Diets.
  • The Truth Behind Diet Supplements & Which 3 You Should Take

    17 Apr 2014 | 3:52 pm
    Diet and Fitness News April 17, 2014 | By Allie Burdick | Leave a Comment Everyone is doing it, or so it seems. Dietary supplements. Big brands draw supplement users in with promises like “overall health and wellness,” and “filling nutrient gaps… The post The Truth Behind Diet Supplements & Which 3 You Should Take appeared first on WOW Diets.
  • Is the Vegan Diet Ideal for Weight Loss?

    17 Apr 2014 | 4:19 am
    Vegan and vegetarian diets have a passionate following. Some people opt to go vegan for ethical reasons or because they believe it The post Is the Vegan Diet Ideal for Weight Loss? appeared first on WOW Diets.
  • Is Dieting Taking Its Toll on Your Friendships?

    10 Apr 2014 | 1:26 pm
    As the summer approaches, more and more people are starting to plan their diets in a bid to ensure that they are The post Is Dieting Taking Its Toll on Your Friendships? appeared first on WOW Diets.
  • 4 Energy-Boosting Foods To De-Junk Your Diet

    9 Apr 2014 | 5:44 pm
    Diet and Fitness News April 7, 2014 | By Allie Burdick | Leave a Comment If you’re feeling a little like a groggy bear coming out of hibernation this spring, it could be your diet that’s dragging you down. Can’t seem to kick that sluggish feeling… The post 4 Energy-Boosting Foods To De-Junk Your Diet appeared first on WOW Diets.
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  • Powerslim Pills and Diet

    Watchdog Editor
    23 Apr 2014 | 6:57 am
    Hi there, really enjoy reading your site but sometimes can’t find reviews I am looking for. In particular I am looking for information on Powerslim Pills and the diet too, can you please help? Thanks Henna. The post Powerslim Pills and Diet appeared first on .
  • Are You Self Conscious at the Gym?

    Kelly Johnson
    23 Apr 2014 | 6:22 am
    It has been revealed today that the gym has been voted the place where Brits feel the most self conscious, and i happen to completely agree. 58% of those surveyed by Bodybuilding Warehouse reported experiencing social anxiety at least once every thirty minutes. As somebody with a less than athletic figure i find myself, at times, sometimes scared to even go in. When i eventually pluck up the courage to go in i spend more time than necessary worrying about how much i’m sweating, what i’m wearing, and whether i look okay. I glance around every other minute to check that nobody is…
  • FitBit The Answer to Tracking Your Activity and Diet?

    Watchdog Editor
    22 Apr 2014 | 11:00 pm
    Studies have shown that people frequently under-estimate the number of calories they consume each day, as well as typically over estimating the number of calories burnt through exercise. For people who want more accuracy when tracking their fitness, diet, and even sleep patterns, FitBit may be the answer. FitBit currently have a range of three next generation pedometers, although they have hinted that a new product will be launched at some point in 2014. Whilst there are many other pedometers and trackers on the market at the moment, including products by Nike and Samsung, FitBit is amongst…
  • The Obsession With Big Bums Continues

    Kelly Johnson
    22 Apr 2014 | 7:02 am
    You don’t need to go far these days to find pictures of perfectly rounded buttocks ala Kim Karsdashian and Kelly Brook. It appears that bums have definitely replaced boobs when it comes to the most desirable body part, but are some taking this a bit too far? Instead of regular exercise, the women of Venezuela are turning too banned injections to achieve their result, which is putting their health at serious risk. Buttock injections are one of the most common cosmetic procedures in Venezuela for women who want to fit in to what society deems to be beautiful. The injections themselves…
  • Phenterpill review please

    Watchdog Editor
    22 Apr 2014 | 4:50 am
    Is Phenterpill another phentermine ripoff? Can you investigate and review this pill by TNG Lab as it looks suspect to me. I would value anyone who has tried it too. The post Phenterpill review please appeared first on .
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  • Safe weight loss methods for overweight child

    Sudhakar S
    3 Apr 2014 | 3:59 am
    Simple and Safe Weight Loss Guide for your Overweight Child At the beginning you might want to put your kid on a diet however experts believe that’s not an ideal approach. If you want to help your kid to lose weight safely, here is a list of safe weight loss methods for overweight child which can help. You can make a change in your child’s life by starting to make small changes in your daily diet and lifestyle to make it healthier for everyone in the family. Start by opting 1 or 2 steps first and work your way slowly into a healthier lifestyle. It is vital to consult a doctor about your…
  • Treatment options in Laparoscopic Surgery to Lose Weight

    Sudhakar S
    31 Mar 2014 | 5:36 am
    Severe Obesity and its Different Treatment Options in Laparoscopic Surgery Laparoscopic surgery for obesity is performed on people who suffer from severe obesity. This surgery involves using a specific telescope [laparoscope] to look into the stomach, which in general allows smaller abdominal incisions. Now we will look into what are severe (morbid) obesity and the different treatment options in Laparoscopic Surgery. Severe obesity or sometimes identified as “morbid obesity”, is described as being approximately 100 pounds [45.5 kg] or 100% above one’s ideal body weight. This condition…
  • Quickest Way to Lose Weight Post Pregnancy

    Sudhakar S
    29 Mar 2014 | 1:57 am
    Post Pregnancy Weight Loss 1. Start when you are pregnant The quickest way to lose weight post pregnancy is to start being cautious when you are pregnant. When you are pregnant it is normal to put on weight however that does not mean that you have to throw caution to the wind and start to eat a lot of chocolate cream cake for breakfast or snack on a big bag of potato chips in the afternoon. When you have cravings you can indulge from time to time but when you are cautious it pays a lot back after pregnancy. Take a short walk around the block at least once a day. This would benefit the baby as…
  • Ayurveda Tips For Weight Loss

    Sudhakar S
    28 Mar 2014 | 7:05 am
    Best Ayurveda Tips for Weight Loss Begin your day with ‘honey water’ Add one teaspoon of good quality honey [like Manuka] to half a pint of warm water and drink it every morning in an empty stomach. Eat light meals which are freshly cooked and eat easily digestible food. It is vital to stick to regular eating patterns and avoid skipping meals. Sleep is very important to keep our biological rhythm in balance, so get a good night’s sleep. Avoid sleeping in the day time because it encourages weight gain by slowing down the body’s metabolism. This is a great ayurveda tip for weight loss,…
  • Trouble-free Meal Plans for Weight Loss

    Sudhakar S
    27 Mar 2014 | 1:29 am
    Meal Plans for Weight Loss It is already hard being a teenager, never mind having to deal with the stress of school work with the self-consciousness of overweight. HealthyChildren.org explains that teenagers who weigh 10% more than the doctor recommended are candidates for gradual weight loss programs. A teenager should not try to lose a lot of weight in a short time or to participate in extreme weight loss programs or in fad diets. Always consult your teenager’s pediatrician before beginning any weight loss program. A teenager who is obese has a lot of body fat. This increases the risk of…
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  • Extreme Weight Loss Tips

    Fast Fat Loss
    30 Mar 2014 | 3:40 pm
    The problem of being overweight is something that many people deal with each day. They want to lose weight but really don’t know where to start. I am fighting the problem of being overweight myself and know exactly how you feel. So I decided to take measures to a new extreme and decided I needed to do weight loss in many areas of my life. I decided to lose weight and take measures that many people don’t in order to drop the pounds. I’m going to outline some of the extreme weight loss tips I’ve used below. I hope to lose weight faster and more get the body I want by…
  • Is Running Good for Weight Loss?

    Fast Fat Loss
    26 Mar 2014 | 10:40 am
    There are many things you can do that can help you lose weight. However there has been some question around is running good for weight loss. Many people think that it is and I agree but there are some things about this fitness exercise that needs to be addressed so that people understand how it helps you lose weight and the speed at which it takes to lose weight running. Are You Asking Yourself Is Running Good for Weight Loss? If you are then chances are you’ve given this exercise a shot and maybe didn’t see spectacular results. Before I answer the question I think there is…
  • Is Swimming Good for Weight Loss?

    Fast Fat Loss
    20 Mar 2014 | 12:58 pm
    Swimming is a lot more than just a sport. There are millions of people who enjoy getting into the water of their pool or local lake and just lounge around. But many people want to take this fun past time and transform it into something that they can use to lose weight. The question that always comes up when they attempt this is usually: “Is swimming good for weight loss?“. Although they think that simple exercises in the pool, lake, river, or ocean is a great way to lose weight, you may be surprised at just how much it helps you. Is This Really True? Is Swimming Good for Weight…
  • Workout Diet Plan

    Fast Fat Loss
    8 Jan 2014 | 3:03 pm
    Are you looking for a workout diet plan that is just right for you? With the new year and all, people are searching for the perfect workout plan for them. One of the best workout plans available is the Shin Ohtake’s Max Workouts. If this is something you think you may be interested in, you should definitely do your research on it. To take a more extensive look at it, click the link in this post. That will redirect you to a very thorough review of the workout diet plan. Reading that review will help you better understand if it is right for you! The post Workout Diet Plan appeared first…
  • Healthy Diet System for Weight Regulation

    Fast Fat Loss
    23 Nov 2013 | 11:41 am
    For someone who wants to lose weight there are plenty of systems that they can use. One of the more popular today is called the “Minus Pound” systems developed by Victor Mercator. Unlike many other diet plans, it’s a very healthy way to lose weight and keep it off. One of the best features of the diet is you never reach a plateau of the diet and you can continue losing weight. Plus, since this is a healthy diet system for weight regulation the weight you lose stays off. Learn more about the “Minus Pound” diet and how it can help you lose the extra weight and…
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  • 30 Ways to Burn 100+ Calories Without Even Trying (Part-1) I Best Healthy Corner

    20 Apr 2014 | 8:20 am
    30 Ways to Burn 100+ Calories Without Even Trying Find out 30 Ways to Burn 100+ Calories Without Even Trying from Mrs. Jessica Smith from Shape.Com. Check It Out : #1. Cook Spend a total of 40 minutes chopping, dicing, sautéing (and cleaning up your cooking mess) to burn off an extra 128 calories before […]

    19 Apr 2014 | 1:04 am
    22 WAYS TO STAY MOTIVATED TO LOSE WEIGHT (PART-2) Find out 22 Ways to Stay Motivated to Lose Weight from Mrs. Jessica Smith from Shape.Com. Check It Out : #1. Why Do You Exercise, Really? If you’re really going to stay motivated, the first thing you need to do is determine what actually motivates you, […]
  • 22 Ways to Stay Motivated to Lose Weight (Part-1) I Best Healthy Corner

    19 Apr 2014 | 12:33 am
    22 Ways to Stay Motivated to Lose Weight Find out 22 Ways to Stay Motivated to Lose Weight from Mrs. Jessica Smith from Shape.Com. Check It Out : #1. Stop Trying So Hard The key to staying motivated is similar to fuel in a car—you don’t need the motivation tank to be full to drive, […]
  • Top 50 Summer Diet Foods for Weight Loss (Part-5) I Best Healthy Corner

    15 Apr 2014 | 11:56 am
    Top 50 Summer Diet Foods for Weight Loss (Part-5) Find out Top 50 summer diet foods for weight loss from Mrs. Jessica Smith. Check It Out : #1. Thyme “High in flavor, vitamin K, manganese, and iron, thyme is an herb with volatile oils, which support cells (especially in the brain) and protect membranes which […]
  • Top 50 Summer Diet Foods for Weight Loss (Part-4) I Best Healthy Corner

    15 Apr 2014 | 11:24 am
    Top 50 Summer Diet Foods for Weight Loss (Part-4) Find out Top 50 summer diet foods for weight loss from Mrs. Jessica Smith. Check It Out : #1. Portabello Mushrooms A ‘meaty’ vegetarian alternative to burgers, grilled portabella mushrooms are high in fiber and low in calories, says Mindy Hahn, a licensed dietitian based in […]
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    Evident Weight Loss

  • The New Low Calorie Sweetener of the 21st Century

    21 Apr 2014 | 8:34 am
    Sugar is the worst enemy of the human body. So to enjoy in sweet, but still to be healthy, the World congress of nutritionist found a new to bring sweet in to your life. With this new low calorie sweetener life will be healthier for you and your family. The extract from the leaves of stevia is considered the sweetener of the future, intended for the whole family. People who consume low-fat sweetener have a more balanced diet – is the conclusion of recent research presented at the World Congress of nutritionists. Experts believe that stevia is the sugar of the 21st century, and since…
  • This Amazing Drink Melts Pounds In Just a Couple of Days

    17 Apr 2014 | 7:40 am
    When we do exercises, we do need appropriate diet that can help us in the process of losing weight. We don’t need just to watch on the meals, but we also need to drink healthy drinks. This apple and cinnamon drink can help us lose weight and maintain our ideal weight. You need: 2 apples, 2 cinnamon sticks and 1 liter of water (or 34 fl oz) or if you want 4 cups Wash the apples and cut them into thin slices.  Put the slices of apple in a bottle together with cinnamon. Pour water in the bottle and leave the mixture overnight in the fridge. This mixture-drink you should drink during the…
  • Ease Your Early Spring Allergies

    17 Apr 2014 | 6:19 am
    Statistics show that this type of allergy is most common to show in spring and summer. The most common symptoms – sneezing, runny nose and itching in the eyes – in response to histamine  which releases the immune system trying to discard allergens from our body. The other symptoms include runny nose, tearing eyes, itchy nose, throat and gums, and headache. Antihistamines, which are commonly applicable in the case of allergic rhinitis, block and prevent the onset of symptoms, or at least mitigate. Persons who suffer from spring allergies, are subject to other allergic conditions…
  • If You Want to Build Muscle Formation and Lose Fat This is What You Should Do

    14 Apr 2014 | 6:47 am
    Are you gonna succeed in creating muscles, depends on what you eat, and from the way you practice. If you include these foods in your daily diet, you will quickly create muscles and the work in your gym will make it worth it. 1) ALMONDS - are rich source of protein and fat, but if you want to create muscles you need vitamin E, which is found in it. This powerful antioxidant fight against free radicals and it helps you to recover faster from the exercises. 2) PINEAPPLE – Rich source of digestive enzymes and protein named bromelain. It was revealed that relieves inflammation of the…
  • New Hope In Medicine Against Cancer, Artemisia Annua Is 100 Times More Selective in Killing Cancer Cells

    11 Apr 2014 | 9:25 am
    The researches from University of Washington merged the past with the present in the fight against cancer. They synthesize new compounds from an old Chinese remedy, which the affinity of iron is use to destroy cancer cells. Substance artemisinin is derived from wormwood, a plant that has been used in China since ancient times as a cure for malaria. Studies Henry Lai and Narendra Singh, both bio engineers of the University of Washington suggest that artemisinin can selectively kill cancer cells while leaving normal cells intact. Artemisinin is a plant originated from China. It latin name is…
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    Four Week Beach Body

  • If You Lift More Than 5 Reps Per Set Your Muscles Will Get Eaten Away

    12 Apr 2014 | 9:08 am
    This really pisses me off because I keep hearing the same thing over and over again. When someone wants to lose weight they automatically start busting out 100 exercises per session and each set has to be at least 15 reps long because it will help you burn fat much quicker. Excuse my language, but this is the biggest steaming pile of horse shit in the world. Drop the heavy weights for lighter ones and your muscles will get eaten away. Here is why… Your muscles don’t mean shit to your body Once you start eating less food to drop fat there isn’t going to be enough to go…
  • Weighing Yourself Will Destroy Your Chances Of Achieving A Six Pack (But Here Is What To Do Instead)

    5 Apr 2014 | 4:25 pm
    I thought it was a publicity stunt at first because it sounded so crazy. Apparently hotels in Cancun, Bali, and Ibiza will now have a set of scales lying outside each room. It’s so a girl can weigh guys before she takes them into her room, but if they’re too heavy they get sent packing with a loaded gun and nowhere to fire it except the used tissue from the night before. Americans, Europeans, and Australians are now officially fucked (or not fucked if you think about it). Or are they? Weight doesn’t mean shit Do you really think anyone cares how much you weight when…
  • Why Meal Timing Is Essential When You’re On A Low Calorie Diet

    22 Mar 2014 | 6:34 am
    I used to be the loser who would run to the locker room after I’d finished lifting so I could get my protein shake into my system as quickly as possible. Then I’d head home at double speed so I could eat a large meal within an hour of finishing my protein shake. I had a logical reason for being a complete idiot. If I didn’t feed my muscles they would melt away and all my hard work in the gym would be for nothing. You’ll laugh at this, but… I even know one guy who ate dry protein powder as he was walking home from the gym because he forgot to put water in his…
  • Why You Must Cut Carbs From Your Diet (For One Specific Reason)

    13 Mar 2014 | 12:08 pm
    You need to imagine yourself on a tropical beach a few months from now. You have a great tan and a washboard stomach. The baby oil is causing your muscles to glisten in the sun. All the hot girls on the beach can’t take their eyes off you. You can’t see them looking because they’re wearing sunglasses, but they are filthy perverts. A couple of them walk up to you. The rest are too shy. They ask if you’re going out that night because they want to meet you at the bar. You meet up with them and you have sex at the end of the night. Maybe you even have a threesome. The same…
  • Body Shape Guaranteed To Get You More Sex With Hot Women

    11 Mar 2014 | 1:19 pm
    I’m sick and tired of guys saying they lift weights because they enjoy it. They don’t! They lift weights because they want more sex. Not just any sex either. They want sex with the hottest pussy they can find and by lifting weights they expect it to fall into their lap. The sooner you admit it to yourself the better. I lost my way after a few years of lifting heavy weights. I forgot why I started training in the first place and I became obsessed with putting on as much muscle as possible. Muscles are like tattoos because you always seem to want a little more. It got to the stage…
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    Paleohacks Paleo Cookbook Review

  • Compare Paleo to Mediterranean Diet

    Paula King
    22 Apr 2014 | 8:53 pm
     Paleo vs. Mediterranean This is not going to be a detailed comparison, but rather a quick glimpse at the differences between these two diets. Diets are kind of like your favorite baseball team. People often get too hung up identifying with one or the other to dangerous degrees. It is not a religion or a team you play on. It is important , but each of us has the right to investigate all forms of diet, and draw our own conclusions. The Mediterranean diet is a diet based on the diet of the countries surrounding the Mediterranean.Lets start with some of the similarities. Both Paleo and Med diet…
  • Dont be a Paleo Fast Food Junkie !

    Paula King
    22 Apr 2014 | 1:37 pm
    Paleo fast food junkie There are a lot of great foods to eat on the Paleo diet. The diet is flexible and permissive enough so that you can cheat on occasion and still get results. However, some experts and Paleo forums are witnessing what could be a chink in the Paleo armor. Paleo goodies. You can eat dark chocolate on the Paleo diet. You can drink wine. Once you learn more advanced recipes, you can learn to bake Paleo breads, muffins, cookies, brownies and pizza. This is fine if you practice good Paleo dining most of the time. However, many are noticing a trend where people are starting to…
  • Who Writes Paleo Books ?

    Paula King
    21 Apr 2014 | 8:29 pm
    Who writes Paleo Books? When you are looking for a good Paleo book, who do you turn to? There are probably a handful of true authorities on the Paleo diet. I would consider Dr.Loren Cordain, Robb Wolf and a few others to be experts in the new Paleo lifestyle. But as we see here on this website, there are thousands of Paleo books to choose from. How do we know these authors actually have expertise on the subject ? Actually we dont. To be an expert in Paleo you would need to be a scientist. But to write a book on Paleo, you would also need writing skills. To write a Paleo Cookbook, you should…
  • The Paleo Recipe Book Review

    Paula King
    21 Apr 2014 | 1:41 pm
    The Paleo Recipe Book by Paleo Leap This is a spotlight post on The Paleo Recipe Book by Paleoleap.Though we specialize in Paleohacks cookbook, we will try to spotlight other good choices.  When you are trying to review the best paleo cookbooks there are a number of things to take into condsideration. Number and Quality of Recipes Ease of use Photographs and appearance of the book Extra Tools for Beginners Popularity and Satisfaction Im happy to report that The Paleo Recipe Book definitely qualifies for our reviews. This is without a doubt the most popular online Paleo recipe book available.
  • Paleo Sleep and the Paleo Lifestyle

    Paula King
    18 Apr 2014 | 10:02 pm
    Paleo Sleep and the Paleo Lifestyle We hear a lot about the Paleo lifestyle, but what is it exactly? What it shouldnt be is Paleo fanatics dressing like cavemen, spearing animals and mimicking what they think man did, millions of years ago. What it should be is a plan or routine that puts natural and logical health practices based on Paleo principles, put into action in our modern lives. The Paleo diet is referred to as a lifestyle because it involves more than just food, and more than a temporary food change. It is a pattern for the rest of your life. The Paleo lifestyle could be broken down…
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