Category Archives: Fitness

The Mindful Eating Hack That Helped Me Stop Obsessing About Food

Health/ January 29, 2018/ Fitness/ 0 comments

[brightcove:5668867571001 default] One of the main battles in overcoming overeating is to stop thinking of some foods as "good" and others as "bad." Food is nourishment and hunger is a healthy, involuntary sensation just like feeling cold or tired, the thinking goes. But like so many people with a history of dieting, I’ve struggled with knowing when I'm truly hungry, and I've

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How This Woman Lost 142 Lbs.—and Why She Shared the Journey On Social Media

Health/ January 29, 2018/ Fitness/ 0 comments

[brightcove:5708123228001 default] This article originally appeared on People.com. Before making the choice to have vertical gastric sleeve surgery, Jessica Adkins looked to social media. “I searched weight loss hashtags, most specifically weight loss surgery hashtags, and I was so inspired,” says Adkins, who underwent the procedure in 2016 and has since been documenting her journey on YouTube and Instagram. But

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Here’s What to Snack on If You’re Trying to Slim Down, According to a Nutritionist

Health/ January 29, 2018/ Fitness/ 0 comments

[brightcove:5334427818001 default] Tired of eating almonds and Greek yogurt (over and over and over)? I hear you. When you're trying to shed pounds, it's easy to fall into a healthy snack rut. But luckily, there are plenty of other options to choose from. Below are five easy ideas that satisfy all the criteria for a slimming snack. Each one is packed with

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How to Lose Weight Without Actually Eating Less

Health/ January 26, 2018/ Fitness/ 0 comments

[brightcove:5708123228001 default] When it comes to losing weight, the most important rule of thumb is to consume fewer calories than you’re taking in each day. But cutting calories doesn’t have to mean eating less food. In fact, simply focusing on healthier food choices may be a more sustainable weight-loss strategy than trying to reduce portion sizes, a new Penn State University

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The 6 Simple Changes That Helped Me Shed 87 Lb. After Giving Birth

Health/ January 26, 2018/ Fitness/ 0 comments

[brightcove:5668867571001 default] Tabatha James, 43, 5'8", from Alpharetta, Georgia Before: 230 lb., size 14 After: 143 lb., size 8 Total lost: 87 lb., 6 sizes Confession: I’ve had digestion issues forever. Even when I was active in college, I had stomachaches and felt bloated all the time. Then I gained 70 pounds while pregnant in 2011, which didn’t help. I

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The Supplements That Can Actually Help With Diet and Weight Loss—and the Ones That Can't

Health/ January 25, 2018/ Fitness/ 0 comments

[brightcove:5708123228001 default] New year, new supplement routine? If you’ve started 2018 with a diet or exercise plan that involves vitamins, herbs, shakes, or pills, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has a message for you: Check the research first. Not all weight-loss supplements or fitness supplements have been shown to work, experts say, and some may even be dangerous. To help out

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Instagrammer Proves Weight Is Just a Number with Very Different Photos of Her Body at 125 Lbs.

Health/ January 25, 2018/ Fitness/ 0 comments

[brightcove:5708123228001 default] Want proof that weight is just a number? Then look to Arielle Mandelson’s Instagram, where she showed how drastically she can tone her body with nutrition and exercise, all while keeping her weight exactly the same. Mandelson, a behavioral health consultant from Los Angeles, shared a series of three photos of herself over the last two years while

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Slimmed-Down Abby Lee Miller Addresses Her Prison Release Date: 'I've Tried to Better Myself'

Health/ January 22, 2018/ Fitness/ 0 comments

[brightcove:5599232558001 default] Abby Lee Miller is sharing an update on her wellbeing while serving time in prison after pleading guilty to bankruptcy fraud in June 2016. The former Dance Moms star, 51, posted a photo of herself on Instagram Sunday wearing a prison uniform and posed up with some of her visitors. The slimmed-down reality star beamed in the photograph which she shared

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What to Eat for Dinner If You're Trying to Lose Weight, According to a Nutritionist

Health/ January 19, 2018/ Fitness/ 0 comments

[brightcove:5599232558001 default] Many of my clients tell me they eat pretty healthfully … until dinnertime rolls around. Tired and famished, they put in a takeout order, then wolf down cheese crackers until it arrives. Or they open a bottle of wine, which leads to a night of continuous nibbling in front of the TV. If you find yourself in a similar rut, there

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4 Reasons It’s Harder to Lose Weight in Winter—and What You Need to Do Differently

Health/ January 16, 2018/ Fitness/ 0 comments

[brightcove:5599232558001 default] There's no question it's easier to make healthy choices in spring and summer: There's an abundance of produce in season. The sun is shining, the days are long—and you feel naturally motivated to head outdoors and get active! But come the cold, harsh months of winter, eating clean and slimming down can seem a whole lot more challenging. Read on for a

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