Saying that you're going to eat better is easier than actually following through with it. It's a huge lifestyle change! Read more about my challenges with eating healthier foods!
If you have read my other articles about the side effects of bulimia, you may think that I am exaggerating, but I’ve seen the results in my own body.
Why should you exercise? This has amazing benefits to your mental health! Find these benefits and start exercising today!
I am not your average person trying to lose weight. I have tried almost all the diets and am generally considered an athlete, yet weight-loss has always been a struggle for me.
Most people think being hungry is just being hungry. They have no idea that there are different types of hunger. When you are hungry, do you know which type of hunger you are experiencing at that particular time?
Weight loss is not automatic under any diet plan. The dieter is in the driver's seat. Here are some tips to help you get more results from your Weight Watcher's or other diet journey.
These 5 research-proven methods will improve your motivation to workout, teach you why goal setting is so important, and leave you itching to head out the door.
On body positivity and its importance. A reflection by a former over-exerciser and calorie-restrictor.
Not everyone wants the gym rat or health club experience all of the time. Being a fitness lone wolf can create a void in your workout routine. If you are looking for something more meaningful read on.
5 tips to help you achieve your fitness and fat loss goals. Implement these tips and you'll be even more unstoppable than you are.
Mindset is the foundation to achieve any goal. By using these 3 daily habits, you will harness the power of positive psychology to change your subconscious beliefs to achieve any goal.
This article is about being injured, fitness, trail running shoes, mindset (attitude), and recovery on the road to hopefully improving the mind and body and doing an Ironman by age 50.
Do you want to get in better shape, but aren't sure where to begin? Rather than getting overwhelmed, try some of the ideas in this article in order to begin a new healthy lifestyle.
Hi, I'm an overweight guy. And being fat sucks. It sucks A LOT. Those of us who are fat understand, and those who are not are lucky that they don't have to. There is literally nothing good about being overweight, and it's pretty much the only thing...
Every year, thousands of people commit to taking off some weight. Unfortunately, after only a few days or weeks, many of those same people have given up. Let’s look at some common reasons why.
January’s here, and if you want to burn off that festive paunch, it’s time to get serious about your fitness!
When completing ultra-marathons, you need to exercise your mind as well as your body. Here are five mental strategies to improve your race and your experience.
As a young girl who was working on discovering her own identity, fussing over my outward appearance and anorexia became the centre of my universe as I copied the most important woman in my life.
At a certain point in your weight-loss journey, the weight-loss becomes noticeable. You feel better, you look better and people are starting to notice. Seems like a win-win, right? Maybe not.
Losing weight takes time so it's easy to lose motivation during the journey. We get sidetracked by life: relationships, jobs, and kids. By making it enjoyable (rewarding ourselves, exercising with a friend, and keeping a journal of our progress), we can lose the weight and keep it off for good.
7 amazing tips to help you reclaim your fitness motivation when you'd rather do just about anything else.
In this article I explain why I think that life as a Christian and a body builder does not have to be contradictory.
As teenagers, we believe that the ideal appearance equals zero fat on our bones. Eventually, we learn to love ourselves. However, after childbirth, we're faced with the same challenge all over again.
Having trouble dieting? Too focused on the number on that scale? Want a quick solution? You're just in luck!
The statistics are staggering. Millions of people are grossly overweight, giving them a host of physical problems and illnesses. I should know—I'm one of them.
Hi, I'm Jana and I'm a previously thin person, the kind who thought unkind stuff about others who carried a bit extra and thought I was right. I was so wrong.
Exercising every day is indisputably good for your physical and your mental health, but for some people the thought of being more active just sounds like too much hard work. Going from a sedentary lifestyle to an active one is simple and painless if you develop an exercise habit. Here are 10 Tips and Tricks on how to enjoy exercise and develop a lifelong love affair with feeling strong and fit.
The quest to lose weight is just about as difficult as finding your one true love in life. Follow along and we can seek an answer to the question-what do weight loss and falling in love have in common
Nutrition and exercise are two critical ingredients that everyone agrees are required to successfully lose weight, but how do we change our behavior to eat better and move more? This article will provide the 3 necessary ingredients to help you change your behavior and achieve your health goals.
Clever names don't change the fact that plus sized women are forced to constantly think about their weight and their otherness.
Although I lead a healthy lifestyle today, it has always been a struggle for me to have a healthy relationship with food and my body image.
When people ask me how I lost almost 100 pounds, I tell them that I literally ran my tail off. It wasn't easy, but with a positive attitude and a lot of hard work I proved that it was possible.
Have you ever thought you could never do what you wanted? Never run a marathon, never lose 30 pounds, never climb a mountain, never zip line over a ravine? Well, I am her to tell you it can be done!
Children exercise for fun. Adults exercise to change their body. They focus on things they don't like about their body and exercise becomes a form of self-torture. Learn to make exercise fun again.
If you're constantly battling your weight and obsessing about food, the solution involves something other than dieting and exercising. It takes loving yourself and embracing life, not hiding from it.
Often when I'm out of ideas or having problems handling challenges I go for a walk and then the solution hits me. Exercise and mental wellbeing seem to be related, but also creativity is impacted.
Ideas and recommendations that I have complied from my personal experience and the insight of others to get the most out of this delicate balance between the two.
Some gym buddies and accountability partners are better than others. Here are some tips on how to handle a bad buddy without ruining the friendship.
Keep committed to your New Year's fitness resolution with these quick and easy tips to keep you focused throughout the year.
Instead of making New Year's Resolutions this year, you could try doing a variety of 30-Day Challenges all year long and see what you learn about yourself.
Eating will only provide a temporary distraction from what you're feeling, but when that’s over, those upsetting emotions will still be there along with a few extra pounds. So here's how to stop emotional eating for good.
This isn't another diet & exercise regimen to bring about fast weight loss. This is about how to win the battle in your head first, so that you can actually follow-through & keep the weight off.
I recently watched a documentary about weight loss that went into great detail about the fast paced world we live in and a practice known as "mindful eating" which can reduce stress.
Curves are sexy, and (straight) men are programmed to love them -- so you super skinny women are not doing yourselves any favors by stuffing that bony bottom into a pair of sized zero jeans.
The fat acceptance movement is controversial and growing in popularity. The movement aims to reduce anti-fat bias in society. Read about the roots of the movement & the implications of fat acceptance.
Obesity and fat-shaming go hand in hand. The bottom line is that it is not only eating excess food that is responsible for obesity. It is the structure of society, political correctness, and stress.
Simple techniques to beat procrastination and distraction. Learn how to stimulate the mind in ways that enhance motivation and promote positive actions.
This article will focus on how to break through plateaus or halts in your progress and give you some tips to not find yourself here too often.
Women who are fit and trim make themselves a priority: sitting down to enjoy meals, shopping for healthy foods, and making plenty of time for exercise, sleep, and leisure activities. When I stopped being a people pleaser and focused on my health, my life-long battle with weight finally ended.
Everyone wants to be healthy and fit. But a healthy lifestyle requires commitment. And many find it hard to start a healthy life. it is more than just starting to exercise, it's a mindset.
If you've ever felt awkward about asking others to sponsor you to lose weight, this page is for you.
Most exercise programs focus on fast results, not sustainable results. If you want sustainable results you must make exercising habitual. This article explains how you can do that!