Setting rewards for reaching your short term and long term weight loss goals is a good idea to boost your esteem and keep you on track. The problem is that you may not know what to give yourself as a reward once the prospect of food and food related products are removed from the equation. If this sounds like the predicament you are in, consider the following three rewards to use to stay on track with your health goals.
May 23, 2017
Maybe you’re keeping track of every bite you eat, but what about that Iced Caramel Macchiato you just inhaled? Try these 7 suggestions that will help you to keep liquid calories from messing up your diet.
Feb 1, 2017
New Year’s is quickly fading away. As we sit here today, 8% of our year is already gone. Most people who set resolutions this year are scratching their heads, struggling or have already abandoned the goal.
Jan 4, 2017
Is a weight loss program part of your 2017 New Year’s resolution? A regular exercise program that includes cardio, strength training, and flexibility will improve your health and fitness levels and may result in weight loss as well. Yes, fitting into a great swimsuit at the beach might be your ultimate goal, but the health benefits gained by regular work outs are far more important.
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When you're at home, it might be easy to focus on preparing healthy meals, heading to the gym for a workout and otherwise working toward your health and weight loss goals. However, chances are good that you spend a good part of your week in the office, which can make it tough for you to really stay serious about losing weight. To stay on the right track, remember these three important weight loss tips, even when you're at the office. Doing so can make a big difference in how quickly you achieve your goals and can have an impact on your overall health.
I think we’re all guilty of "falling" into the uphill battle of life during winter, or getting sucked into making our own health a second priority. And with more than 68% of Americans being classified as obese or overweight (with those diets we started, 95% regained lost weight after just one year), it’s becoming more obvious our attempts of weight loss/management need to change directions in order to see long term success.
Oct 15, 2015
If you want to realize the full potential of metabolic weight loss, you need to protect yourself from metabolic syndrome. This cluster of conditions has been growing at an alarming rate. Fortunately, most people can prevent or manage the symptoms by making simple lifestyle changes including regular exercise.
A couple months of holiday weight gain can set back your metabolic weight loss for the rest of your life. That’s because most people never shed those extra pounds, and so they build up year after year. Eating mindfully will help you to have your cake and lose weight too. These are a few techniques to take with you to Grandma’s house or the office Christmas party.
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Feb 12, 2015
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