Weight Loss Tips

Weight Loss Surgery Was Just The Beginning Of Dawn's Journey

The Huffington Post Canada | Rebecca Zamon | Posted 12.16.2014 | Canada Living

Who: Dawn Barnable, Realtor Age: 44 City: Trenton, Ont. By The Numbers: 284 pounds at my heaviest, currently 160 pounds (though 140 pounds at m...

After Losing 51 Pounds, This Man Isn't Giving Up

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 11.18.2014 | Canada Living

Who: Mitchell Shannon Age: 23 City: Oshawa, Ont. By The Numbers: 242 at my heaviest, currently 191 for a total loss of 51 pounds. I am also 18 ...

You Can Have a Healthy Vacation and Have Fun at the Same Time

Kathleen Trotter | Posted 11.07.2014 | Canada Travel
Kathleen Trotter

Too many times people return from vacation having had a great time, but also being down on themselves due to letting unhealthy habits dominate. People tend to overeat, drink more, and skip their work outs. It sucks to get away only to return feeling worse physically and emotionally than when you left! My friend Em and I are living proof that you can go on a vacation that is both healthy AND fun!

After A 122-Pound Weight Loss, Robyn Is Happier Than Ever

The Huffington Post Canada | Rebecca Zamon | Posted 11.04.2014 | Canada Living

Who: Robyn Trew, Sr. digital communications advisor at the YMCA of Greater Toronto Age: 26 City: Toronto By The Numbers: 312 at my heaviest, 190...

Teen's Drastic New Look After Losing 13% Of His Body Fat

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.21.2014 | Canada Living

Who: Andy Mazzucco Age: 16 City: Vaughan, Ont. By The Numbers: 203 at my heaviest, currently 170 pounds of lean muscle for a total weight loss o...

It Doesn't Matter How Quickly You Lose Weight, It Will Come Back

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 10.17.2014 | Canada Living

Weight-loss guidelines have long counselled dieters that kilos shed too quickly are likelier to creep back than those lost at a slower pace. But an...

5 Healthy Habits I Adopted in my 30s

Caleigh Rykiss | Posted 12.17.2014 | Canada Living
Caleigh Rykiss

I've always touted myself as a health conscious person with a passion for fitness, but it is only in the recent years that I realize I've been doing things and thinking about things all wrong. Here are a few of the good health habits I've adopted in my 30s.

How This Woman Went From Trendy Diets To Personal Trainer

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.08.2014 | Canada Living

WHO: Abbie Hunt AGE: 25 CITY: Kingston, Ont. By The Numbers: 180 at my heaviest, currently 120, for a total weight loss of 60 pounds. The Weig...

Your Friends' Bad Eating Habits Will Bring You Down With Them

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 10.06.2014 | Canada Living

The very presence of an overweight diner can inspire you to order less healthy food and eat more of it than you may have intended, according to resear...

A Workout You Can Do From Bed

Caleigh Rykiss | Posted 12.03.2014 | Canada Living
Caleigh Rykiss

Let's be honest, some days it's hard just getting out of bed, let alone hauling a** to the gym for a workout. So I crafted a workout routine we can all do from the comforts of bed. That's right, an exercise series that openly welcomes eye boogers, pyjamas, night guards and bed head.

How Unhealthy "Health Food" Is Derailing Your Diet

Kathleen Trotter | Posted 11.23.2014 | Canada Living
Kathleen Trotter

If you are struggling to lose weight and / or adopt a healthier lifestyle, you may be inadvertently sabotaging your efforts by making "unhealthy health choices." These less obvious culprits -- what I call "unhealthy health food" -- tend to slide under the radar and inadvertently sabotage progress.

Toronto Man's Incredible 215-Pound Weight Loss Story

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 09.23.2014 | Canada Living

WHO: Matthew Jones AGE: 25 CITY: Toronto By The Numbers: 450 at my heaviest, currently 235, for a total weight loss of 215 pounds in 18 months. (...

Cutting Out Junk And Setting Goals Helped This Man Lose 140 Pounds

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 09.15.2014 | Canada Living

WHO: Jamieson Wolf, writer and office worker AGE: 36 CITY: Ottawa By The Numbers: 310 at my heaviest, currently 170, for a total weight loss of ...

This 50-Year-Old Is Now 140 Pounds -- Here's How She Did It

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 08.26.2014 | Canada Living

WHO: Teresa Labonte AGE: 50 CITY: Winnipeg By The Numbers: 186 at my heaviest, currently 140, for a total weight loss of 46 pounds The Weight...

How This Man Used Facebook To Reach 160 Pounds

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.13.2014 | Canada Living

WHO: Sobora Duy AGE: 34 CITY: Montreal By The Numbers: 205 at my heaviest, currently 160, for a total weight loss of 45 pounds The Weight Gai...

Weight Loss, Dieting May Not Make You Happier: Study

The Huffington Post Canada | Joanna Adams | Posted 08.10.2014 | Canada Living

The diet may start tomorrow, but if it doesn't, it's not the end of the world. Really. A new British study surveyed 1,979 overweight or obese adult...

Want to Get Lean? Don't Carb Load Pre-Workout

Dain Wallis | Posted 10.06.2014 | Canada Living
Dain Wallis

For as long as I can remember, I've been told that it's paramount to load up on carbs before any kind of physical activity. As I've gotten older, wiser and tried things for myself, I've realized that this is complete overkill. In most cases, eating carbs before working out is like filling up a near-full gas tank and watching excess gas spill all over the ground.

Cottage-Friendly Workout Tips

Caleigh Rykiss | Posted 09.30.2014 | Canada Living
Caleigh Rykiss

So, you've come to grips with the fact that the only workouts you plan on getting are the continuous long treks up the stairs to refill your pitcher of sangria. But before you get too comfortable with this soothing summer schedule, what if you could bring workout equipment to the cottage that will increase exercise intensity, reduce total time AND won't even take up space in your suitcase?

Homemaker Tips That Will Make You More Fit

Caleigh Rykiss | Posted 09.29.2014 | Canada Living
Caleigh Rykiss

By becoming a better "housekeeper," I've noticed that my dedication to health and wellness has reached a new level and I wanted to share the useful tips I learned along the way. Here's how being more domestic can actually help improve fitness and achieve weight loss.

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...

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 08.09.2014 | 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?