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The Top Ten Things You Dont Want to Hear About Losing Weight
(But What You Need to Know if You Want to Get Fit!)
8 Proven Weight Loss Tips
There are a lot of ?crash? diets out there that promise that you?ll drop a considerable amount of weight in days or a week.
3 Ways Going with the Flow Will Make You Fat - And What To Do About It!
Wanna know the truth? If you?re going to be slim, you?re going to have to swim against the current. You?re going to have to take charge of your body and make your own decisions?cause if you go with the flow today, I guarantee that you?re going to be fat.
Here are 3 reasons why:
#1) Rampant Portion Sizes
?Supersize it?, ?Biggie Fries?, ?Value Meal?, ?Super Big Gulp? ? phrases that we use so commonly, it?s hard to believe that we?d have to explain what they mean to someone from another era.
Restaurants have blown their portion sizes so big in the name of providing ?value? that one meal could feed a small soccer team.
Considering that your stomach is roughly the size of your fist (but thank goodness it stretches!), the portion sizes you get today in the average restaurant could probably fill 5 or more stomachs.
But we?re told to get our money?s worth right? So go ahead and eat up. That way you can spend your money going to the doctor for obesity related health problems later. That?s truly getting your money?s worth!
#2) Diet as Religion
Diets boast a stellar 2-5% success rate (that?s a 98% FAILURE rate by the way). And yet if an alien landed in North America, he (or she) would be convinced that our society must be built on the value of dieting.
Billboards, magazines, books, television shows, ads, even restaurant menus?everywhere you look you?re inundated with the latest diet, diet food or diet plan. Diets are touted as the ONLY solution to weight loss.
We have more diets on the market now than ever before. We have more people on a diet now than ever before ? and yet we continue to get fatter?is there ANY POSSIBLE connection here?
#3) Escalator Generation
Go with the flow and you?ll enjoy a multitude of worldly conveniences. You can microwave your dinner in 5 minutes, load your dishwasher in 2 and pay the dog walker in 1. You don?t have to walk to the store - just hop in the car. Your kids don?t have to go swimming ? they?ve got a new Xbox game. Don?t bother taking the stairs because there?s an elevator.
You can sit at a desk for long hours without even getting up from your chair. And when you do come home from work ? you have the luxury of flopping on the couch and watching ?Friends? while eating takeout.
Go with the flow my friend and you?ll expend less energy while eating more. Oh - and you?ll also be told that taking a pill is the only way to solve the problem of your ever-increasing waistline.
One of the best photographs I ever saw was of the front of a gym. There was a staircase leading up to the gym with an escalator beside it. And you guessed it ? people were taking the escalator UP to the gym! The only guy on the stairs was walking DOWN them. That pretty much sums up the problem.
Unfortunately, if you go with the flow in our world today, chances are very high that you?re going to get fat. BUT by knowing what you?re up against, you can take steps to go against the flow. By taking a stand, taking charge and making positive choices for your body ? you can live slim and healthy in a world skewed towards weight gain.
The Beginners Guide to Losing Weight
So you've decided that you're going to do it.
Real Weight Loss Begins Today...With Cliff Kuhn, M.D.s Fun Factor Diet!
Weight Loss is something that many Americans struggle with. In this article, Cliff Kuhn, M.D. will teach you why your weight loss techniques so far have been unsuccessful, and how to correctly lose weight - and keep it off!
Pick Up Your Pen and Lose Weight!
Although every dieter knows that keeping food records is a key to permanent weight loss, few understand the importance of also keeping an ?emotional journal.? In fact, one dieter lost 100 pounds, thanks in part to the insights gained through daily journaling.
Can Writing Actually Improve Your Health?
According to the Journal of the American Medical Association, writing about stressful life events helped reduce symptoms of asthma and rheumatoid arthritis in patients with these chronic illnesses. The effects of the writing exercise were still evident four months later and resulted in clinically meaningful improvements in patient symptoms.
Questioning Cardio for Weight Loss?
Q: I've heard you mention that you don't need tons of cardio to burn
stubborn abdominal fat. Okay, I can live with that, but you've also said
that it isn't absolutely necessary to perform direct ab work either. What
Ten Important Things to Know Before You Join a Weight Loss Program
1. What is my BMI and how do I calculate it?
Top 10 Questions and Answers on Atkins Diet
1. What is Atkins Diet?
Weight Loss - Its in Your Head
When you truly consider the weight-loss process, the battle waged is mostly in your mind. ?Should I eat the corn muffin with butter or would it be better for me to have margarine or better yet, have jelly? What am I doing eating this muffin anyway? It?s so caloric and filled with saturated fat. I?m such a pig. I have absolutely zero willpower.? It?s no wonder you?ll eat that muffin with the butter and slather jelly on top to quiet that negative self-talk.
If Youre Eating High Protein Be Informed about Mad Cow
Finding Mad Cow in Oregon puts a new wrinkle in the high protein diet, doesn't it? What's a person to do that wants to eat more meat, not less?
Good Food/Bad Food Whats Left to Eat?
We've entered the Twilight Zone when it comes to the multitude of diets being promoted today. Starting with the Atkins Diet, then the South Beach Diet, now the Hamptons Diet and more. All higher in protein, lower in carbs, but the distinction should be quality of carbs, not singling out one nutrient entirely. If you are on the Atkins Diet, South Beach Diet or any other variation of a high protein/low carb diet simply adjust from eating low quality carbs like refined flour and sugar products (think if it comes in a box, it's likely low quality) to eating more whole food products like fresh vegetables and fruits - yes fruits.
Nothing More Powerful Than Your Words
Telling yourself you have to "struggle with this weight issue for the rest of my life," is as good as telling yourself there's no point in trying. "Why bother? I'll just gain it right back. It's no use. I might as well eat more cake. Poor me. Life is hard. You know the drill. Life's a beach.
How to Buy Chocolate Then Forget to Eat It
Some Say I'm Strange. I Prefer to Think of Myself as Resourceful
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Five Really Tough Dieting Tips
If you are losing, trying to lose, or think you need to lose, weight, you are probably as sick as I am of those "easy" and "quick" diet tips that NEVER work!
I Lost the Weight So Why Am I So Miserable?
I was overweight at my age. It's not a pretty sight, but it's also not the center of my universe, either. As a woman in my 40's I don't worry about my weight. I eat whatever tickles my fancy because I can. Also when you're in your 40's you don't think about dating; you think about being alone for the rest of your life. I guess you think your dating antics are over, and you don't have to worry about how you look.
Atkins Diet - Learn More
The Atkins diet can be boring because of the limited choice and some believe it can be dangerous. Get a physical to make sure you can tolerate the diet and inform the doctor about your decision to try the Atkins diet. Make sure you completely understand how the diet works.
Gastric Bypass ? The Nightmare for Food Lovers
While the gastric bypass may seem like the perfect solution to those who are obese, I'd like to explain just how the surgery affects the lifestyle of those who've had gastric bypass surgery.
Dieting Effects ? Diet Pills
When it comes to our weight and the appearance of our bodies, most of us are concerned about one thing or another. We have a hard time fitting into our clothes and we want to do something about it. Hard work and dedication usually work the best, but somehow we are fascinated by the easy way out.
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Lose Weight NOW! ? Do or Die Time!
Some of you will not like what I'm going to say, even though it is the truth. That may be where the issue of America's health problems lies. No one wants to give you the truth, you may not come back to see them.
Weight Loss: Secrets To Losing Weight Without Much Efforts
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Close Kept Secrets to Weight Loss Lesson #4
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The Thermogenic Fat Burner
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Dieting: A Few Smart Dieting Secrets To Rejuvenate You
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Weight Loss And Nutrition Myths ? What You Need To Know! Part 1
MYTH: Fad diets work for permanent weight loss.
What is Your Healthy Body Weight
Everywhere we look in the western world we are inundated with pictures, images, icons and inferences of the 'perfect' female shape! The truth is that many of these images are altered or enhanced in some way and do not depict the typical female form. The pressure to lose weight is immense when we are bombarded every day with media selling products based on slimness, sex appeal and fashion. The constant message is that slimness will make you desireable.
How to Curb Carbohydrate Cravings!
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Taking Control of Your Cellulite
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Before & After: A New Look at New Years Resolutions
Have you seen the ditty below that's roaming the Internet these days? Before you read it and fall for its 'humor,' consider this. Each year, thousands, even millions, of people engage in an after-the-holidays ritual of self-denigration and punishment ? to make up for the pleasurable indulgence of a very special time of year. It's 'funny' to most of us to read about it, as in the poem below, but if we take a closer look, we can see how the 'humor' perpetuates an approach to living that's not really about taking care of yourself.
Do You Want To Lose Weight Without Going Crazy?
Here's what to do if you want to wear that slinky black dress, and stay sane:
Benefits Of Exercise Videos For Weight Loss
I asked my sister to come to my gym with a guest pass. She replied something to the effect of "I am in no shape to go to the gym". What? I thought you go to the gym to get in shape not get in shape to go to they gym! Upon further questioning and digging I uncovered the obvious ? my sister is just not comfortable in the gym.
Overweight - Control Your Eating Habits
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