Losing Weight

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...

Being Healthy Should Be Your Goal, Not Losing Weight

Jordan Cieciwa | Posted 06.17.2014 | Canada Living
Jordan Cieciwa

Healthy should be the goal. As a nation, we are caught up in a thought process and mission to get skinny, or muscular. We lost sight of healthy. We should care more about feeling healthy and being stress-free, than about how we look. Here is how to make the paradigm shift from losing weight to staying healthy.

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...

10 Small Lies That Keep Us Overweight

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 06.09.2014 | Canada Living

A little white lie won't hurt anyone, but a little small lie may be hurting your waistline. Colin Christopher, a certified clinical hypnotherapist...

Study Says Eating This Won't Lead To Weight Loss

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 06.06.2014 | Canada Living

Researchers at the University of Alabama say skipping breakfast does not hinder weight loss, despite popular belief -- although it doesn't help it ei...

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...

It's Time to Kill the "Ideal Body Weight"

Abby Langer | Posted 07.26.2014 | Canada Living
Abby Langer

My opinion even about weighing clients on a regular basis may not be popular with some people, but truth be told, I don't like doing it. Indiscriminately doling out ideal body weights based on random charts and logarithms can be a loaded situation because it sets the client and me up for failure.

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...

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...

If You Want to Get Healthy, Create the Right Environment

Jordan Cieciwa | Posted 06.11.2014 | Canada Living
Jordan Cieciwa

April is in full swing. January 1 is a distant memory. The year you promised will be devoted to health is disappearing. Have you done what you promised yourself you would? If you are looking to get healthy, create the environment.

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 ...

What I Miss About Being 300 Pounds

Kelly Coffey | Posted 05.26.2014 | Canada Living
Kelly Coffey

I used to weigh more than 300 pounds. In 2003 I lost more than half my body weight. You might think that when I reflect on my 300-pound self that it would be with disdain or pity. Hell no. The longer I'm thin, though, the more I miss the gifts of living in a body so big that people often turned away. It may sound strange to some, but here are five things I miss about my old, obese self.

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...

You Can't Get Healthy Without Planning Your Meals

Jordan Cieciwa | Posted 05.24.2014 | Canada Living
Jordan Cieciwa

Stop me if this sounds familiar. Wake up in the morning, late. Grab a coffee and a bagel (they're healthy, right?). Run out the door, get to work. Surprise meeting at 11:30, work through lunch. Decide a salad is the healthy option, but it's a Cesar salad. You had intended to be active during lunch, but because of the meeting, you won't be...

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.

Expert Says Water Won't Help You Lose Weight

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 03.17.2014 | Canada Living

Drinking water is often advised as a way to quicken the weight loss process. However, a nutrition expert from the University of Alabama in Birmingham ...

Cardio And Resistance Training: What Should You Do First?

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 03.14.2014 | Canada Living

Combining cardio with resistance training is believed to offer numerous health and fitness benefits, but does how you go about your training play a ro...

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...

6 Habits That Are Ruining Your Workouts

Everyday Health | Jillian Michaels | Posted 02.20.2014 | Canada Living

By Jillian Michaels, Everyday Health As a fitness trainer, I've seen a lot of bad fitness habits first-hand. I can tell you that not only are ...