Weight Loss Motivation

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...

How This Personal Trainer Lost Over 70 Pounds

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 12.31.2013 | Canada Living

WHO: Adina Ingram AGE: 37 CITY: Oakville, Ont. By The Numbers: 270 at my heaviest, and currently 197, total weight loss of 73 pounds. The Wei...

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 ...

Banish "Perfection" From Your Workout Vocabulary

Kathleen Trotter | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living
Kathleen Trotter

Stop trying to find the "perfect" week to start exercising, or assuming that every workout has to unfold perfectly as planned. If you can't make your spin class, or do your entire gym routine, don't abandon ship altogether.

You Want to Be Healthier? Make it Non-Negotiable

Kathleen Trotter | Posted 11.24.2013 | Canada Living
Kathleen Trotter

Recently, a number of people commented that they envied my "discipline" and "dedication to my health." The comments caught me slightly off guard -- to be honest I don't really consider myself particularly disciplined. I responded that most of my choices don't seem like choices -- I have structured my life so that I make them fairly unconsciously. The way I live my life no longer seems particularly special, it is just the way I live my life.

How This Personal Trainer Dropped Over 50 Pounds

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.23.2013 | Canada Living

WHO: Rosie Metayer, personal trainer specialist AGE: 39 CITY: Markham, Ont. By The Numbers: 186 pounds at my starting point, and currently 13...

At 269 Pounds, This Woman Had A Hard Time Having Kids

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.11.2013 | Canada Living

WHO: Alyse Grossman Mirabelli AGE: 39 CITY: Richmond Hill, Ont. By The Numbers: 269 pounds at my starting point, and currently 188, total wei...

You Won't Believe What She Looks Like Now

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.26.2013 | Canada Living

WHO: Liz Minaker AGE: 34 CITY: Kitchener, Ont. By The Numbers: 245 pounds at my starting point, and currently 216, total weight loss 29 pounds...

'I Looked In The Mirror And Didn't Like What I Saw'

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.13.2013 | Canada Living

WHO: Amanda Bass AGE: 34 CITY: Richmond Hill, Ont. By The Numbers: 195 pounds at my starting point, and currently 142, total weight loss 53 p...

How Her State Of Health Helped This Woman Lose 150 Pounds

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 07.15.2013 | Canada Living

WHO: Wendy Moore AGE: 60 CITY: Deseronto, Ont. By The Numbers: 290 pounds at my heaviest, and currently 139.5, total weight loss 150.5 pound...

Lost It: How This Man Lost 70 Pounds

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.02.2013 | Canada Living

WHO: Jamie Cinq-Mars AGE: 40 CITY: Winnipeg, Man. By The Numbers: 265 pounds at my heaviest, and currently 195, total weight loss 70 pounds ...

Find Fitness Success by Getting a Health Buddy

Kathleen Trotter | Posted 08.18.2013 | Canada Living
Kathleen Trotter

One method of setting yourself up for success is to find a health buddy to help you stay motivated and accountable. I suggest to my clients that they get a gym buddy, an accountability buddy, and/or a nutrition buddy. Plus, a gym buddy can make working out more fun.

How This Woman Lost 128 Pounds

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 05.21.2013 | Canada Living

WHO: Clover Spears, 5'4" AGE: 33 CITY: Vancouver By The Numbers: 287 pounds at my heaviest, and currently 159, total weight loss 128 pounds ...

Lost It: How This Mom Shed 100 Pounds

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 11.09.2013 | Canada Living

WHO: Kaila Beattie, vice president business development at Craigwood Estate Furniture AGE: 35 CITY: London, Ont. By The Numbers: 250 at my heav...

Tameika Gentles Loses 90 Pounds, Still Going Strong

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.11.2013 | Canada Living

WHO: Tameika Gentles, human resources AGE: 26 CITY: Brampton, Ont. By The Numbers: 220 at my heaviest, and currently 130. Height: 5'2" The W...

How This Woman Dropped 136 Pounds -- And Is Still Going

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.11.2013 | Canada Living

WHO: Tammy Ducharme, project assistant AGE: 30 CITY: Winnipeg, Man. By The Numbers: 369 at my heaviest, and currently 233. Height: 5'9" The...

How This Doctor Lost 176 Pounds

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.24.2013 | Canada Living

WHO: Dr. Ali Zentner, internal medicine and obesity doctor AGE: 42 CITY: Vancouver By The Numbers: 326 at my heaviest, and currently 150. Heigh...

Bob Harper Calls You Out On Your (Lame) Weight Loss Excuses

Random House | Posted 09.05.2012 | Canada Living

Feeling motivated to get started losing weight? Not quite so fast. Before we begin, we need to clear the deck of some big myths that might hold you in...