Category: weight loss

How to Effectively Use SMART Goals to Develop a Goal-Orientated Weight Loss Plan

How to Effectively Use SMART Goals to Develop a Goal-Orientated Weight Loss Plan

Setting up effective weight loss goals can easily mean the difference between failure and success. A well-planned and detailed weight-loss plan can help keep your focused and motivated during your weight loss journey. A healthy weight loss plan will help you transition to a healthier lifestyle and develop healthy, realistic

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High-Intensity Interval Cardio Training

How to Use Cardiovascular Exercise to Help Target and Lose Belly Fat

Doing cardiovascular exercises is considered one of the most effective ways to lost belly fat. The sad thing is a lot of people do not understand how to make cardiovascular exercise work to their advantage. Most people don’t realize that it takes time and patience to see results from doing

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How to Manage Losing Weight After 40

How to Manage Losing Weight After 40

People of think of losing weight after 40 to be a difficult task. It’s true that once you reach 40, your metabolism will not be as active when you were younger. There are several reasons why your metabolism can be slowed down. A slow metabolism can be related to thyroid problems,

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Adequate Sleep and Weight Loss Understanding the Connection

Adequate Sleep and Weight Loss: Understanding the Connection

According to a recent poll, more than forty percent of Americans get a minimum of 6 hours or less of sleep every night. Waking up groggy and cranky can indicate that you aren’t getting an adequate amount of sleep. However, there are numerous studies which have proven that poor sleeping

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9 Tips to Prevent These Typical Mistakes that Bariatric Surgery Patients Tend to Make

9 Tips to Prevent These Typical Mistakes that Bariatric Surgery Patients Tend to Make

Are you considering to have bariatric surgery? Bariatric surgery is recommended for people who suffer from obesity and are struggling to lose the weight. Most surgeons won’t perform surgery on patients unless they have a BMI over 40 or people who have a BMI of 35 who have serious coexisting medical

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How to Dine Out Without Blowing Your Healthy Eating Habits

How to Dine Out Without Blowing Your Healthy Eating Habits

Do you enjoy dining out on the weekends or on a special occasion? Eating healthy is easier when you are at home and can take the time to plan your meals. What if I told you that it was possible to dine out and still lose weight or even maintain

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9 Habits that Fit People Follow to Maintain a Healthy Weight

9 Habits that Fit People Follow to Maintain a Healthy Weight

Are you jealous of those who seem to maintain a healthy weight without much effort? *Raises hand*. I’ve personally struggled with weight gain as a young adult. As a teenager, I was very active and overall I ate fairly decent(at least I thought I did). Little did I know that

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How to Lose Weight Without Following a Strict or Fad Diet Plan

How to Lose Weight Without Following a Strict or Fad Diet Plan

Losing weight takes hard work and dedication. Most people have to spend countless hours exercising, counting calories, or following a strict diet that fails when you stop. The tricky thing about dieting is that you are not allowed to eat as much or you have to avoid certain foods in

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The Secret to Losing Weight? Getting Your Eight Hours of Sleep Every Night

The Secret to Losing Weight? Getting Your Eight Hours of Sleep Every Night

You probably already know that diet and exercise play a major role in losing weight, but did you know that there are other factors as well? For example, getting enough sleep every night will help you to lose weight and live a healthier lifestyle. These are things that most people

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Top 5 Foods That Help Keep you Feeling Full Longer

Top 5 Foods That Help Keep you Feeling Full Longer

One of the best ways to lose weight is cut back on the amount of food that you eat. However, when you are dieting, it is a given that you will feel hungry most of the time. The secret to keeping your stomach from grumbling is to eat foods that

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5 Simple Diet Modifications that Mean Big Weight Loss

5 Simple Diet Modifications that Mean Big Weight Loss

Getting rid of weight can become a bit of a problem for some people. The apparent reason, their love for food! The million dollar question is, do you really need to make drastic changes in what you eat to get rid of those pesky pounds? Or can small things make

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Best Gift Ideas for Someone Losing Weight Without Hurting Their Feelings

Best Gift Ideas for Someone Losing Weight Without Hurting Their Feelings

Do you know someone on your Christmas list that is working hard on losing weight? When someone is losing weight, there are so many gift ideas that would be considered off limits or in poor taste to give this year for Christmas. Losing weight is very hard and most people

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How to Prevent Weight Gain After Reaching Your Goal Weight

How to Prevent Weight Gain After Reaching Your Goal Weight

Losing weight is hard work and it is super easy to undo all that hard work if you revert to your old habits. Most people who have lost a significant amount of weight will tell you that it is even hard to keep it off. Most people don’t pay for expensive

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Best Foods That Help Promote Weight Loss

Best Foods That Help Promote Weight Loss

When it comes to weight loss, diet plays a highly important role. Whether you are trying to lose a significant amount of weight, or simply trying to lose the last 10 pounds, losing weight can be tough. A combination of exercise and right diet is essential to make sure that

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Why Do I Need to Start Losing Weight Before Being Approved for Weight Loss Surgery?

Why Do I Need to Start Losing Weight Before Being Approved for Weight Loss Surgery?

Are you considering to have weight loss surgery? Surgery is recommended for people who are severely obese and have failed to lose the weight. Most surgeons won’t perform surgery on patients unless they have a BMI over 40 or people who have a BMI of 35 who have serious coexisting medical

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How to Get Back Into Shape After Pregnancy

How to Get Back Into Shape After Pregnancy

Ask any woman who has given birth – your body changes. Skin stretches and retracts, you gain and lose weight, and some of your features might even change. You’re creating new life and it’s completely normal that your body changes. While you are pregnant, you do have to take it

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My Weight Loss Journey Week 1

Week 1: Weight Loss Journey

Last week, I restarted my weight loss journey after a long hiatus due to my chronic health problems. Constant pain causes my depression symptoms to increase, even though I take the steps needed to treat my symptoms. Even though, I have been unable to do very much exercise I am

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Swap Unhealthy Potato Chips for these Crunchy Vegetables

Swap Unhealthy Potato Chips for these Crunchy Vegetables

Last week, I decided to restart my weight loss journey since I gained 15 pounds in three months. As I was making my lunch today, was tempted to reach for my usual chips but quickly decided it wasn’t a good idea. Chips are loaded with salt, preservatives, loaded with grease,

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