How to Lose Weight

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

Bill Bogart | Posted 04.14.2014 | 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 03.20.2014 | 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 03.13.2014 | 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 02.18.2014 | 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 ...

You Won't Believe What This 54 Year Old Looks Like 120 Pounds Lighter

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living

WHO: CJ Betson AGE: 54 CITY: Vancouver, B.C. By The Numbers: 360 at my heaviest, and currently 240, total weight loss of 120 pounds. The Wei...

Fine Tuning: Lose Those Last 5 Pounds In 16 Minutes A Day

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Living

THE GOAL: Losing the last five (or 10) pounds THE EXPERT: Equinox Fitness THE INFO: When all you have left to lose are those last five pounds, y...

WATCH: 3 Months Of Going To The Gym Can Change Your Whole Life

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living

"I am overweight, I have low self-esteem, I am going through depression, and I want to change all of that." If you've never believed in the power o...

Simple Ways to Live a Healthier Life

Jordan Cieciwa | Posted 03.09.2014 | Canada Living
Jordan Cieciwa

Weight loss. It has been made out to be some kind of strange math equation mixed with will power no one has, and a little genetic luck. So let's demystify it. It's all about maintaining a diet, exercising, sleeping and drinking water. This is what you need to do if you want to live that healthy life.

10 Resolutions You Should Skip This Year

Everyday Health | Beth W. Orenstein | Posted 12.31.2013 | Canada Living

By Beth W. Orenstein, Everyday Health Four out of five people who make New Year’s resolutions will eventually break them, and a third won’...

How I Kept My New Year's Resolution and Lost 70 Pounds

Jenna Em | Posted 03.02.2014 | Canada Living
Jenna Em

The year I turned 40, I felt like I was having a health crisis. After having had five babies back-to-back, I was at my heaviest weight ever -- and the most unhealthy self I had ever been. On December 31 2012, I made a New Year's resolution to myself and my family. In these 12 months, I have lost 70 lbs, four clothing sizes and I am looking and feeling much better. I am now lighter than my pre-pregnancy weight nine years ago! True to my word, my family now eats in a healthy fashion and we are regularly active as a family!

This Woman Lost Almost 80 Pounds ... At 54

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Living

WHO: Christine (Tina) Davis, retired AGE: 54 CITY: Bolton, Ont. By The Numbers: 263 at my heaviest, and currently 185, total weight loss of 78 p...

What This Man Looks Like After Cutting Out Junk Food

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 12.17.2013 | Canada Living

WHO: Gregg Weisbrod, VP Sales for Alectro Systems Inc. AGE: 32 CITY: Burlington, Ont. By The Numbers: 265 at my heaviest, and currently 195, tota...

For The Love Of God, Please Stop Doing Juice Cleanses

Emma Prestwich | Posted 01.26.2014 | Canada Living
Emma Prestwich

If you lose weight while on a juice cleanse or detox, it's because you're losing water and not getting enough calories -- that's about it. Few people will realistically be able to maintain this kind of diet because it means starving yourself. We shouldn't be paying money to starve ourselves.

From 242 Pounds To A Bikini Model

The Huffington Post Canada | Rebecca Zamon | Posted 11.19.2013 | Canada Living

WHO: Candice Pawlik AGE: 31 CITY: Vancouver, B.C. By The Numbers: 242 at my heaviest, 129 now, total weight loss of 113 pounds The Weight Gain...

How Protein Can Improve Your Health

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada
Sacha DeVoretz

I was 20-something and it was the 90s, low-fat was all the rage. Everything you could probably think of was low fat. Back then everyone thought if you ate low fat then you would never put on fat. Looks like the joke was on me. Looking back, I can see how unhealthful that was and thankfully there is more reliable nutritional information out there now.

How This Mom Shed 145 Pounds

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 10.21.2013 | Canada Living

WHO: Leigh Costa, youth support worker AGE: 43 CITY: Hamilton, Ont. By The Numbers: 310 pounds at my starting point, and currently 165, total ...

Lose Weight More Efficiently With These 3 Changes

Vesna Dodevska | Posted 12.18.2013 | Canada Living
Vesna Dodevska

If you talk to any of my clients they will probably tell you that I am pushy and all about efficiency. One of my clients is prepping for a wedding and we wanted to get rid of weight fast. Here is how we dropped 20lbs so far.