Weight Loss Motivation

After Losing 130 Pounds, This Woman Learned To Love Herself Again

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

" I wanted to finally be happy and look at myself with love."

This Edmonton Mom Of 4 Dropped 142 Pounds For Her Kids

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 06.28.2016 | Canada Living

"Little by little I felt my energy increasing and some weight was coming off."

He Was Always 'The Big Guy.' How One Man Dropped 111 Pounds

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 06.15.2016 | Canada Living

"I tried the grapefruit diet, the starvation diet, the no carb diet, you name it, I tried it."

One Alberta Man's Incredible Journey To Lose 110 Pounds

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 06.01.2016 | Canada Living

"It wasn’t just the weight that changed. It was how I saw myself and how I saw my life."

The Adorable Reason This Stay-At-Home Dad Lost Almost 50 Pounds

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 05.03.2016 | Canada Living

"I set myself a goal. I said I was going to do it and I did."

This Woman Lost 4.8% Of Her Body Fat In Less Than A Month

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 04.22.2016 | Canada Living

"I learned how to balance things out even if I end up eating that slice of cake."

How This Woman Lost 115 Pounds In A Year

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 04.07.2016 | Canada Living

Like always, it's about diet and exercise.

A Doctor's Diagnosis Inspired This Woman To Get Strong And Lean

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 03.22.2016 | Canada Living

"I cut out processed foods, caffeine and alcohol."

Obesity And Diabetes Didn't Change His Life. But A Suit Did

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 03.09.2016 | Canada Living

"I felt like I was 67 instead of 37."

Her Weight Jumped To 388, But She Fought To Get Her Life Back

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 02.24.2016 | Canada Living

"This is only the beginning! I feel incredible having lost over 100 pounds."

3 Mindset Shifts You Need To Start Getting Fit

Jamie Logie | Posted 02.23.2016 | Canada Living
Jamie Logie

I've worked in fitness for a long time and I find the biggest obstacle people face when attempting to get fit is right in their own head. You start coming up with all these potential issues that are going to prevent you from getting started and making progress and that leads to self-sabotage,

Her Lifelong Diagnosis Didn't Stop This Woman From Getting Fit

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 02.10.2016 | Canada Living

"I saw a picture of myself at a wedding I attended. I didn’t recognize myself."

A Conversation With His Daughter Motivated Him To Lose 75 Pounds

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 02.02.2016 | Canada Living

His advice? Don't count calories.

24 Incredible Weight Loss Stories From 2015

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 01.04.2016 | Canada Living

All in all, these weight loss winners lost a combined total of 2,242 pounds.

Claire Lost 13 Inches From Her Body After Finding Her Fitness Passion

The Huffington Post Canada | Rebecca Zamon | Posted 12.15.2015 | Canada Living

"Once you have a goal, focus on the process of the work and what needs to be done to get there. Don't let any of your emotions take over what you want."

She Lost 50 Pounds After Struggling To Put On A Seatbelt

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 12.15.2015 | Canada Living

"I still occasionally enjoy a dinner roll or fries with a pint of beer when I am out with friends."

Working Out Military-Style Helped This Woman Drop 81 Pounds

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 11.17.2015 | Canada Living

"I cut out bread, pork and added sugars."

Is Social Media Destroying Your Body Image?

Christy Brissette, MSc, RD | Posted 11.11.2015 | Canada Living
Christy Brissette, MSc, RD

You're following some supermodels, celebrities, fitness models, personal trainers and other women with slammin' bodies on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest. Do you find the images motivate you to eat better and work out harder, or do they make you less happy with your body and want to go on a crash diet?

Unkind Words From An Abusive Ex Inspired This Woman To Get Fit

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 11.03.2015 | Canada Living

"He laughed at me with some unkind words. I used it as ammo!"

Bruce Lost Almost 30 Pounds In 3 Months

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 10.20.2015 | Canada Living

And he isn't done yet!

Walking Transformed His Body, And Now He's Using It For Good

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 10.06.2015 | Canada Living

That almost 100-pound weight loss started with just a little movement.

Woman Drops 69 Pounds After Losing A Family Member To A Heart Attack

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 09.22.2015 | Canada Living

"He was part of my inspiration to change my life around."

How to Motivate Yourself When You Don't Feel Like Moving

Kathleen Trotter | Posted 07.26.2016 | Canada Living
Kathleen Trotter

Some movement is always better than no movement. Make yourself start moving, break the workout down so that it feels manageable. Do something, even for just 10 minutes. Your future self will be happier if you move!

The Belly Button Challenge Is Body-Shaming at its Worst

Marci Warhaft-Nadler | Posted 06.16.2016 | Canada Living
Marci Warhaft-Nadler

For those of you who've been thinking that it's been far too long since the internet has given us a way to judge and hate our bodies, you can relax because there's a brand new "am I skinny enough?" challenge fresh from China that's trending like crazy, called the "belly button challenge."

It's Time to Embrace Our Individuality and Love the Woman in the Mirror

Betty Ann Heggie | Posted 06.30.2015 | Canada Living
Betty Ann Heggie

We women face unnecessary scrutiny regarding our bodies. Those who weight-shame will often use the excuse that they are just concerned about our health; but rather, it stems from paternal, controlling judgement. We need to love the woman in the mirror, to embrace our individuality and celebrate our unique selves.