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The Simple Solution to Weight Control

It is not too uncommon for adults to find themselves in their 30’s and 40’s with widening middles and a larger size hanging in the closet. This gaining of weight is brought on by a slowing metabolism, sitting at a desk all day and …

Four Common Sense Ways To Lose Weight

Everybody wants to fit into smaller clothes, or look fabulous in swimsuits or swimming trunks. The truth is, while some people try killing themselves, there is an easy way out to being not cool with the weighting scale. Just make sure you …
Quick Weight Loss

Diets For Quick Weight Loss

Being overweight or obese is not unusual nowadays. With so many things bombarding us, one can easily forget to do the things necessary to keep our weight and health in check. Hence, you meet overweight or obese people every day, in places such as supermarkets, movies, …

Watch what you eat

When I’m starting out with a new client I’ll always suggest they keep a food journal. It’s not uncommon that this suggestion meets with some resistance. It seems a bit regimented at first, and then there’s the lurking suspicion that a food …

Developing a positive body image

Many people think they’d feel better about their bodies if they could just lose weight, but in fact, just the opposite is usually true. Most of us understand body image to be the picture we form in our minds of our physical …

Finding peace in the pool

It’s not hard to motivate myself to go out bicycle riding because I enjoy it so much, and my bike love has grown from a recreation to a sport. I also enjoy swimming, an upper-body workout that balances the lower-body conditioning I …
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The Art of Living

I often say that the sense of health is the true reward of attaining and maintaining a healthy weight. I feel health as a vital pulse of energy through my body, a sense of flow rather than of accumulation. What is fat, …

Beat back snack attack

Night-time snacking is my downfall. When I first started seeing my nutritionist several years ago she quickly uncovered a bedtime snack habit that I didn’t even know I had. Once my attention was drawn to it, I noticed that whenever I started …