The scale can be a valuable tool in any weight-loss journey. It can tell you where you started and help you track your progress. It's the tool people use most as a measure of success--or failure.
As useful as the scale can be, don't forg... Read more
It cannot talk yet it speaks to you. Some days it makes you giddy with delight. Other days it puts you into a deep depression. It judges you on a superficial level. The thought of it is enough to worry even the most optimistic person. What am I talki... Read more
Does seeing the wrong number on the scale make you crazy? Many people find that a “bad” weigh-in ruins their mood and saps their motivation, making it difficult to keep doing what they know they need to do.
Things don’t need to... Read more
We all know how it goes. You make good food choices, avoid temptations, and work out every morning only to find that on Friday or Saturday night, your willpower goes out the window. Somehow you begin noshing on chicken fingers and guzzling beer then... Read more
Sometimes the hardest part of weight loss is keeping it off. It can be daunting to know that within two years, most dieters regain two-thirds of what they lost! But researchers at Brown University Medical School in Providence, Rhode Island studied 29... Read more
Based on my own eating habits and a trend I'm noticing here, it's seeming like a lot of us started the year very well, but are now having an occasional bad day. Just wanted to wish everyone well and reaffirm that we deserve to succeed in our goals!... Read more
It may seem silly but I have this little habit of every time I successfully log food for a week I put a cute sticker on my calendar to make me smile at a job well done. Its just a reminder to keep me motivated to log those calories and keep a watchf... Read more
My husband is very fit. He needs to know what are the best items to eat after a late evening intense workout . The group of guys go straight from work to a 2 hour, very intense, forest mountain bike ride. It takes him 40 mins. to get home so by the... Read more
I weighed in at 155 today. 10 to goal and most importantly, I love my new, active lifestyle. For me, being active almost always comes first. Went snowshoeing with my daughter today (40 min) what a blast.:)... Read more
Research has shown that people who eat nut butters often weigh less than those who shun them. It's likely that the combination of protein, fat, and fiber keeps you full, so you'll eat less overall. Whole nuts are effective, too: Purdue University res... Read more
A round-up of the most interesting and thought-provoking healthy headlines of the week. This Is Your Brain on CoffeeSeveral recent studies have linked moderate coffee consumption to various health benefits--including lowered risks of developing some... Read more
For many runners, our biggest concern after injury, is becoming dehydrated, especially when temperatures start to sore and our mileage begins to creep up. While dehydration can be an issue, overhydration can be an even more dangerous issue, particula... Read more
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