Losing Weight

Jillian Michael's Top Tip For Weight Loss (Hint: It's Not Exercise)

Andrea Chrysanthou | Posted 08.15.2016 | Canada Living
Andrea Chrysanthou

You've likely seen celebrity trainer Jillian Michaels putting people through rigorous workouts to lose weight, but when it comes to shedding pounds, Michaels says diet is more important than exercise. In fact, she says it's critical.

Scientists Believe This Is The Best Exercise For Losing Weight

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 07.25.2016 | Canada Living

FYI, it's not walking.

This Woman's 124-Pound Weight Loss Time-Lapse Video Is Mesmerizing

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 07.12.2016 | Canada Living

"Do the work. Suffer the setbacks, push past the pain and excuses."

Can You Burn Off Your Belly Fat With Food?

Abby Langer | Posted 05.09.2016 | Canada Living
Abby Langer

I was stunned by the avalanche of information out there on the subject, and how many sites and products offer to cure your belly fat problem 'with one easy step!' The more I delved into these sites, the more I saw that they weren't offering any actual solutions that were exclusive to targeting belly fat. And some claims I saw were just idiotic.

The Right Mindset Is The Key To A Healthy Lifestyle

Kathleen Trotter | Posted 03.04.2016 | Canada Living
Kathleen Trotter

Virtually everyone knows that adopting a healthier lifestyle is important, and most of us even really want (in theory) to be active and make more ideal nutrition choices. The problem is, wanting and doing are two very different things.

Weight Loss Tips From Around The World

The Huffington Post Canada | Evan Pang | Posted 01.27.2016 | Canada Living

England serves up food in smaller portion sizes.

I Took A Sledgehammer To The Scale In My Fitness Studio

Taylored Training Fitness | Posted 01.22.2016 | Canada Living
Taylored Training Fitness

Last week I took a sledgehammer to our scale at my fitness studio and smashed into tiny little pieces. Why? Because I hate it. I really, passionately hate it and I don't believe it is best practice for health and fitness professionals to use the scale with clients and patients. I just don't.

This Word Game Is Better Than Any New Year's Resolution

Shelagh Meagher | Posted 12.29.2015 | Canada Living
Shelagh Meagher

Instead of thinking about what physical goals you want to reach (lose 20 pounds, make six figures, buy a house), you think about the why of these things. How do you think they're going to make you feel (maybe sexy, wealthy, secure)? You'll discover a whole bunch of other ways to achieve those feelings.

What I Learned From Working Out Like A Fitness Model

Jordan Cieciwa | Posted 12.15.2015 | Canada Living
Jordan Cieciwa

What are we doing to ourselves? When it comes to health promotion, why do we insist on beating ourselves up about appearance? It has nothing to do with health, and we make it the foundation of everything we do that is health related.

To Lose Weight, Stop Counting Calories And Count This Instead

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 10.30.2015 | Canada Living

New research suggests that counting bites, not calories, could help with weight loss. For the study, researchers from Brigham Young University in U...

It's Harder To Lose Weight Now Than It Was 40 Years Ago

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 10.05.2015 | Canada Living

The reasons why will surprise you.

5 Lifestyle Factors That Determine Your Weight Loss Potential

Lisa Rutledge, Dt.P | Posted 09.22.2015 | Canada Living
Lisa Rutledge, Dt.P

Everyone has a different potential or ability to change their weight. Of the many aspects of weight management, those that can be modified are exercise, food (portions, type, timing of meals, etc.), relationship with food, stress levels and sleep. Many people forget that all of these influence weight and lifestyle choices -- it is NOT just about food and exercise.

After Losing His Job, This Man Was Determined To Drop 85 Pounds

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 09.10.2015 | Canada Living

"Today I feel 20 years younger."

This Determined Teen Lost 40 Pounds In 7 Months, But She Isn't Done Yet

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 08.25.2015 | Canada Living

"I tried to pass off that I was proud of myself and what I looked like, but I truly wasn’t."

Unable To Skydive Because Of Her Weight, Woman Set Out To Lose 111 Pounds

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 08.25.2015 | Canada Living

Who: Kimberly Olson Occupation: Seafood monger City: St. Catharines, Ont. Age: 28 By The Numbers: 260 pounds at my heaviest, currently 149 ...

He Fixed His Liver Problems By Losing 110 Pounds

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 07.28.2015 | Canada Living

"It has taken me two years to get to this point."

His Father's Death Was The Wake-Up Call Rishi Needed To Get Healthy

The Huffington Post Canada | Rebecca Zamon | Posted 07.28.2015 | Canada Living

Who: Rishi Sritharan Occupation: Student City: Mississauga, Ont. Age: 24 By The Numbers: 235 pounds at my heaviest, currently 165 pounds, for a ...

Video Games Helped This Guy Lose 175 Pounds

The Huffington Post Canada | Rebecca Zamon | Posted 06.30.2015 | Canada Living

How does a person reach 350 lbs? You eat that big. For me, these behaviours were set at a young age.

Home Workouts Helped This Woman Lose 27 Pounds In 3.5 Months

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 06.16.2015 | Canada Living

Who: Nicole Zacharias Occupation: Physiotherapist and BeachBody Coach City: Calgary Age: 37 By The Numbers: Over 200 pounds at my heaviest car...

180 Pounds Lighter, Lisa Knows 'There's More To Life Than Delicious'

The Huffington Post Canada | Rebecca Zamon | Posted 05.19.2015 | Canada Living

Who: Lisa Dollery Occupation: Operations Manager at staffing agency City: Guelph, Ontario Age: 52 By The Numbers: My heaviest weight was 375 lb...

She Set A Goal, Got A Trainer And Dropped 115 Pounds

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 04.21.2015 | Canada Living

Who: Sarah Courtney Timleck Occupation: Occupational therapist City: Courtice, Ont. Age: 30 By The Numbers: Total weight loss of 115 pounds. ...

She Avoided Eating 'White Foods' And Dropped 81 Pounds

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 04.07.2015 | Canada Living

Who: Lynn Manchul Davey Occupation: Investment advisor City: Orangeville, Ont. Age: 56 By The Numbers: 210 pounds at my heaviest, currently 1...

Last Year He Went Vegan And Quit Alcohol. Today He's 186 Pounds Lighter

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 03.24.2015 | Canada Living

Who: Stephen Daniel Lewis Occupation: Musician City: Fredericton N.B. Age: 26 By The Numbers: 432 pounds at my heaviest, currently 246 pounds,...

When Nobody Thought She Could Do It, This Determined Woman Lost 110 Pounds

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 03.10.2015 | Canada Living

Who: Gabriela Porcina Occupation: Caregiver City: Surrey, B.C. Age: 52 Height: 5'3" By The Numbers: 220 pounds at my heaviest, currently 110 ...

Battling PTSD, This Woman Made The Gym Her Anti-Depressant

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 03.10.2015 | Canada Living

Who: Ellierose O’Rourke Occupation: Nurse City: St. John’s, N.L. Height: 4'11" By The Numbers: 177 pounds at my heaviest, currently 112 p...