Weight Loss Success

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...

How Yoga Helps You Lose Weight

Dr. Divi Chandna | Posted 06.09.2014 | Canada Living
Dr. Divi Chandna

With the upsurge of yoga, people always ask me if yoga actually works for weight loss. We see the pictures of yoga bodies in attractive yoga clothing and start to wonder... If yoga actually works, how does it work?

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...

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...

How Loving My 300-Pound Body Keeps Me Thin

Kelly Coffey | Posted 06.29.2014 | Canada Living
Kelly Coffey

We're tormented by our obsession with weight. Losing weight is hard to do, and the overwhelming majority of us gain back whatever weight we lose (and then some). Every failed weight loss effort drags us deeper into depression. Loving thoughts breed acceptance and patience. Sometimes I stray from my chosen path and eat something that triggers my food addiction. Because I love the body I once had and don't fear returning to it, I'm able to respond to these slips in a healthy way. I accept that I've gone off the path. I forgive myself.

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...

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 Trying to Control Your Weight Is like Running Down the Up Escalator (Part 3)

Arya M. Sharma, MD | Posted 12.23.2013 | Canada Living
Arya M. Sharma, MD

To lose weight, you have to actually start moving down the escalator faster than it is moving up. Depending on how fast your personal escalator is moving up, the more effort this will take. The tricky part comes when the escalator starts speeding up as you make your way down.

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 ...

The Five Stages of Living With Obesity

Arya M. Sharma, MD | Posted 12.15.2013 | Canada Living
Arya M. Sharma, MD

Some readers may be well aware of the five stages of grief, the natural process of grieving, which, according to Kubler-Ross, move from denial to anger to fear to grief and finally to acceptance. Now that we have come to appreciate that obesity is a chronic disease, it should come as no surprise that these five stages also apply to obesity.

Yes, All You Need Is 30 Minutes Of Exercise

AFP/RelaxNews | Posted 09.20.2013 | Canada Living

A new Danish study has found that people who exercised for just 30 minutes a day lost a third more weight than those who worked out for an hour a day....

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 ...

How A Mental Health Scare Helped This Woman Lose 60 Pounds

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 06.18.2013 | Canada Living

WHO: Carla "Carley" Cooper AGE: 46 CITY: Barrie, Ont. By The Numbers: 225 pounds at my heaviest, and currently 165, total weight loss 60 pound...

How This Woman Changed Her Habits And Lost 90 Pounds

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 06.03.2013 | Canada Living

WHO: Jen Fischer AGE: 26 CITY: Mississauga, Ont. By The Numbers: 250 pounds at my heaviest, and currently 160, total weight loss 90 pounds ...

How I Lost 100 Pounds

Andy Manko | Posted 07.31.2013 | Canada Living
Andy Manko

In less than two years I went from a guy who would take an elevator up one flight of stairs to someone who fulfilled a lifelong dream and climbed Kilimanjaro. I've lost over 100 pounds and I feel incredible. But lap-band system is no quick fix -- I've adjusted my diet and I exercise regularly.

6 Ways To Avoid Weekend Weight Gain

Everyday Health | Posted 05.29.2013 | Canada Living

By Madeline Vann, Everyday Health Researchers tracking 48 adults in a weight program for a year found that they ate, on average, 200 calories ...

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 ...

How This Fitness Trainer Dropped 100 Pounds

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 05.06.2013 | Canada Living

WHO: Sarah Rawlingson, elite drill instructor for Booty Camp Fitness AGE: 29 CITY: Toronto By The Numbers: 245 pounds at my heaviest, and curren...

How to Lose the Winter Weight

Dr. Chris Cobourn | Posted 07.03.2013 | Canada Living
Dr. Chris Cobourn

Spring's approach has a knack for making people more self-conscious and aware of their bodies. The good news? You can channel that energy into starting your weight loss journey, discovering how to keep the weight off, and preparing to debut your summer physique.

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...