Category Archives: Fitness

9 Science-Backed Weight Loss Tips

Health/ June 6, 2017/ Fitness/ 0 comments

[brightcove:4874680280001 default] This article originally appeared on Time.com.  Losing weight is tough, both mentally and physically. New science shows that when the body starts to lose substantial amounts of weight, it fights viciously to gain it back. But despite the biological roadblocks, plenty of people are successful at losing weight and keeping it off over the long term. But how?

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5 Weight Loss Tips From People Who Have Actually Done It

Health/ June 6, 2017/ Fitness/ 0 comments

[brightcove:4874680280001 default] This article originally appeared on Time.com.  Most Americans want to lose weight, but it’s no simple feat. Just ask someone who’s done it. That’s exactly what TIME did in a recent cover story looking at new weight loss science. After speaking to people who had successfully lost weight (after failing many times), it became clear that there’s no

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The Weight Loss Trap: Why Your Diet Isn't Working

Health/ June 5, 2017/ Fitness/ 0 comments

[brightcove:5392602933001 default] This article originally appeared on Time.com.  Like most people, Kevin Hall used to think the reason people get fat is simple. “Why don’t they just eat less and exercise more?” he remembers thinking. Trained as a physicist, the calories-in-vs.-calories-burned equation for weight loss always made sense to him. But then his own research–and the contestants on a smash

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Formerly Overweight Nurse Loses Over 70 Lbs.: 'I Didn't Want to Be a Contradiction to My Patients'

Health/ May 30, 2017/ Fitness/ 0 comments

This article originally appeared on People.com.  Megan McGee started gaining weight when she got involved in an unhealthy relationship. “I stopped doing all the things I used to do like seeing friends and going to the gym, so I became quite isolated,” the Middlesex, England-based nurse, 26, tells PEOPLE. Then she decided to break free. “When I started reconnecting with my

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Ashley Graham Maintains Her Body Year-Round But Sometimes Still Feels Shy in a Bathing Suit

Health/ May 30, 2017/ Fitness/ 0 comments

[brightcove:5421675919001 default] This article originally appeared on People.com.  Summer is almost here, but Ashley Graham doesn’t need to do any special preparation — the model says she feels good in her body all year long. “I try to stay consistent throughout the year, and when I have a heavy week I have meals delivered to my house so that I’m making healthy choices,”

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How I Swam, Biked, and Ran My Way to a 70 Lb. Weight Loss

Health/ May 29, 2017/ Fitness/ 0 comments

Cris Wade, 47, 6'1", from Sacramento, California Before: 235 lb., size 16/18 After: 165 lb., size 8/10 Total pounds lost: 70 lb. Total sizes lost: 4 I never had weight problems until after I had children. Having two kids in two years—and leaning on a diet of fast food—made the numbers on the scale start to climb. By August 2008, I was 235 pounds, depressed, and low on energy. I realized that if

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How This Aspiring Nutritionist Lost 107 Lbs.— and Encouraged Her Family to Lose a Total of 275 Lbs.

Health/ May 25, 2017/ Fitness/ 0 comments

[brightcove:5446606206001 default] “Watch the full episodes of We Lost 100 Pounds! now on the new People/Entertainment Weekly Network (PEN). Go to  PEOPLE.com/PEN or download the PEN app on your favorite device. This article originally appeared on People.com.  Hannah Jenkins says that she was never bullied for her size. She reached her highest weight — 278 lbs. — when she was in seventh grade, but “growing up

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'I Lost 40 Pounds So I Could Donate My Kidney to My Friend'

Health/ May 24, 2017/ Fitness/ 0 comments

I hadn't heard from my friend Chris in over three years when a post from him showed up in my Facebook feed last autumn: he needed a new kidney to live. I could hardly believe it. When we worked together as restaurant servers 10 years ago outside of Pittsburgh, Chris played softball and volleyball. In his late 20s then, he was

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