How to Lose Weight

Homemaker Tips That Will Make You More Fit

Caleigh Rykiss | Posted 07.30.2014 | Canada Living
Caleigh Rykiss

By becoming a better "housekeeper," I've noticed that my dedication to health and wellness has reached a new level and I wanted to share the useful tips I learned along the way. Here's how being more domestic can actually help improve fitness and achieve weight loss.

After This Woman Decided She Needed Change, She Dropped 50 Pounds

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.29.2014 | Canada Living

WHO: Nikki Norton-Amaral AGE: 30 CITY: Markham By The Numbers: 222 at my heaviest, currently 172, for a total weight loss of 50 pounds The We...

Losing 50 Pounds Turned Life Around For This Woman

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.16.2014 | Canada Living

WHO: Kelly Arnold, early childhood educator, 5'2" AGE: 27 CITY: Halifax By The Numbers: 231 at my heaviest, currently 179, for a total weight los...

After 2 Years At A Standstill, Mom Drops Over 50 Pounds

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 06.30.2014 | Canada Living

WHO: Miranda Quartarone AGE: 33 CITY: Markham, Ont. By The Numbers: 185 at my heaviest, currently 130, for a total weight loss of 55 pounds Th...

Why That Kale Salad Won't Help You Lose Weight

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 06.26.2014 | Canada Living

Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham have found that increasing fruit and vegetable intake does not lead to weight loss, despite dec...

Julie Stopped Yoyo Dieting -- And Lost 100 Pounds In A Year

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 06.17.2014 | Canada Living

WHO: Julie Piette, works in accounts receivable AGE: 30 CITY: Deux-Montagnes, Que. By The Numbers: 235 at my heaviest, currently 135, for a total...

How Yoga Helps You Lose Weight

Dr. Divi Chandna | Posted 06.09.2014 | Canada Living
Dr. Divi Chandna

With the upsurge of yoga, people always ask me if yoga actually works for weight loss. We see the pictures of yoga bodies in attractive yoga clothing and start to wonder... If yoga actually works, how does it work?

How This Mom Lost 83 Pounds After Having 3 Babies In 3 Years

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 06.05.2014 | Canada Living

WHO: Becky Payzant, stay-at-home mom of three boys AGE: 32 CITY: Dartmouth, N.S. By The Numbers: 235 at my heaviest, and currently 152, total we...

How This Woman Slimmed Down To 149 Pounds In Just 5 Months

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 05.20.2014 | Canada Living

WHO: Kavita Karia AGE: 37 CITY: Vaughan, Ont. By The Numbers: 191 at my heaviest, and currently 149, total weight loss of 43 pounds The Weigh...

Five Reasons Why You're Not Losing Weight

Abby Langer | Posted 07.14.2014 | Canada Living
Abby Langer

1. You're Eating Too Much, Healthy or Not My dad once told me: you can gain weight if you eat too much -- even if you eat too many carrots. What he me...

You Won't Believe What She Looks Like After Dropping 168 Pounds

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 05.06.2014 | Canada Living

WHO: Patricia Church, retired retail customer service representative AGE: 61 CITY: Scarborough, Ont. By The Numbers: 331 at my heaviest, and cur...

Forget The Humans, We Need A Virtual Workout Buddy

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 04.25.2014 | Canada Living

A new study from Michigan State University finds that in the absence of a workout pal, a "cyber buddy" is better than none at all. The study focuse...

How This Woman Lost 52 Pounds In 52 Weeks

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 05.06.2014 | Canada Living

WHO: Candis Sutton AGE: 42 CITY: Toronto By The Numbers: 194 at my heaviest, and currently 142, total weight loss of 52 pounds The Weight Gai...

'Thinner and Cuter' Women Get Better Jobs and Higher Pay

Bill Bogart | Posted 06.14.2014 | Canada Living
Bill Bogart

One study, reported in 2011, of 10,000 graduates of Wisconsin high schools found that overweight men experienced few barriers to getting hired and promoted but fat women, for a variety of reasons related to reactions to being overweight, were less likely to earn college degrees, had jobs with lower earnings, and less social status than thinner female peers. Women working in television have been required to be thin (and young and beautiful) to be hired and retain their positions. Fat females, in day to day situations, confront discrimination in many forms. A 250-pound aerobics instructor in California who was fit, had many students, and no record of performance issues was denied a Jazzercise franchise.

Man's Dramatic Weight Loss Starting At 300 Pounds

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.08.2014 | Canada Living

WHO: Robert Gale, owner of the Chateau Du Lac bar AGE: 59 CITY: Hudson, Que. By The Numbers: 300 at my heaviest, and currently 215, total weight ...

Here's A Good Reason To Wake Up Earlier Every Morning

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 04.04.2014 | Canada Living

Being slimmer could be as simple as waking up early for some morning sunshine, US researchers suggested on Wednesday. A small study of 54 volunteer...

How This Canadian Musician Dropped 90 Pounds

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.25.2014 | Canada Living

WHO: Singer Emma Cloney AGE: 30 CITY: Winnipeg By The Numbers: 310 at my heaviest, and currently 220, total weight loss of 90 pounds The Weig...

If You Want That Bikini Body You Have to Do the Math

Jordan Cieciwa | Posted 05.20.2014 | Canada Living
Jordan Cieciwa

If you have started to panic because the summer is right around the corner and you want to look "bangin' in a bikini" then this article is for you! So what am I asking for to get bikini-ready? Effort. This is not easy, it takes preparation and planning. Here is the math part on why people fail.

Real-Life Diet, Fitness Tips From A Guess Model

Ashley Diana Morris | Posted 05.12.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Ashley Diana Morris

Before I started modelling, I was about 30 pounds heavier. Losing the weight was extremely difficult and was brought on by my first modelling job. I had dropped about 20 pounds by the time I tested for Guess and it had taken me about two and a half months.

How She Went From 305 Pounds To A Personal Trainer

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.11.2014 | Canada Living

WHO: Teresa Misty Mozejko, CEO and personal trainer of Whitby Fit Body Boot Camp AGE: 34 CITY: Whitby, Ont. By The Numbers: 305 at my heaviest, ...

Amazing! How This 24-Year-Old Dropped 106 Pounds

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 02.25.2014 | Canada Living

WHO: Rob Loschiavo, conversationalist at the Conversation Agency AGE: 24 CITY: Toronto By The Numbers: 300 at my heaviest, and currently 194, t...

When Getting Healthy, You Must Look Beyond the Scale

Jordan Cieciwa | Posted 04.20.2014 | Canada Living
Jordan Cieciwa

"I'd be happy if I lost 10 pounds." No greater lie has ever been spoken in the health world. I'm guilty of thinking it. I'm guilty of trying it. Happiness, and your reason for changing your diet, working out more, or doing anything health related can not be linked to weight loss. Not long term.

WOW! This 23-Year-Old Dropped 135 Pounds

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 02.11.2014 | Canada Living

WHO: Hailey Hechtman AGE: 23 CITY: Whitehorse, YT By The Numbers: 287 at my heaviest, and currently 152, total weight loss of 135 pounds The W...

The Four Biggest Weight Loss Sins

Jordan Cieciwa | Posted 04.03.2014 | Canada Living
Jordan Cieciwa

If you have been trying to get results and haven't been, here are the most common fails I see in weight loss plans and my best kept secrets to get success. First thing you need to do is start a blog or journal. It's going to keep you honest. Then watch out for these common pit falls.

How This 41-Year-Old Mom Dropped Over 50 Pounds

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.28.2014 | Canada Living

WHO: Andrea Case AGE: 41 CITY: Markham, Ont. By The Numbers: 204 at my heaviest, and currently 151, total weight loss of 54 pounds The Weight ...