Weight Loss Tips

A Few Of My Favourite Things This Month

Kathleen Trotter | Posted 02.04.2016 | Canada Living
Kathleen Trotter

One of the best things about my job is that I get to have so many interesting health and fitness conversations; I am constantly discovering new yummy recipes, kick-ass workouts, and motivational tips and tricks.

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.

How To Make A Pasta Dish With All The Benefits Of A Salad

Lindsay Jang | Posted 01.18.2016 | Canada Living
Lindsay Jang

This pasta is as delicious as it is beautiful. You get to enjoy the goodness of a comforting pasta dish with all of the plant powered benefits of a salad. This dish is packed with antioxidants including vitamins A and C to keep your body and skin glowing from the inside out.

AMRAP Training: A Workout That's Anything But Boring

Kathleen Trotter | Posted 01.14.2016 | Canada Living
Kathleen Trotter

AMRAP stands for "as many rounds as possible." AMRAP is an example of time-based training. With AMRAP, you aim to fit in as many cycles of a circuit as possible within a set time frame. The faster you get through the reps of each exercise, the more times you will complete the entire circuit.

Dressing Your Way To Weight Loss Success

Barbara Aleks Hecht | Posted 01.11.2016 | Canada Style
Barbara Aleks Hecht

What if I told you that there was one simple step you could take every single day that would tip the scale in your favour towards reaching your desired weight loss goals? No special diets, no popping pills. All you have to do, every single day, is -- wait for it -- get dressed.

5 Simple Steps For Meal Prep Done Right

Lindsay Jang | Posted 01.05.2016 | Canada Living
Lindsay Jang

Follow these simple tips for organized, efficient and stress-free meal prep. It will set you up for a variety of delicious and nutritious meals without investing all of your precious time and energy.

Make Your New Year's Resolutions Stick By Breaking Bad Habits

Kathleen Trotter | Posted 01.06.2016 | Canada Living
Kathleen Trotter

How can you become a healthier version of yourself if you're not willing to question your habits or beliefs and do things differently? Basically, stop being married to what you "do" or "don't do." If you are unhappy with your health (or who you are dating or your job), what you are doing is obviously not helpful or useful!

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.

Why I Won't Be Modifying Any Of My Holiday Recipes To Be Healthier

Lisa Rutledge, Dt.P | Posted 12.21.2015 | Canada Living
Lisa Rutledge, Dt.P

I am against cutting calories or using specialty ingredient to the detriment of recipes, your budget and meal satisfaction. Before you lighten-up a recipe and feel compelled to eat too much of it because it just doesn't taste good, hear me out.

What The Heck Are These Diets People Searched For This Year?

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 12.17.2015 | Canada Living

Sorry, but there's no such thing as a miracle weight loss pill.

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."

How The Mediterranean Lifestyle Can Boost Your Health

Christy Brissette, MSc, RD | Posted 12.10.2015 | Canada Living
Christy Brissette, MSc, RD

One of the world's healthiest diet patterns is the Mediterranean diet. Research suggests that the Mediterranean diet is associated with a lower risk of dying from cancer and heart disease. People eating this way are also less likely to get Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease.

6 Ways To Stay Happy And Healthy This Holiday Season

Kathleen Trotter | Posted 12.03.2015 | Canada Living
Kathleen Trotter

Holiday perfection is not possible, not to mention, it is not fun. So, instead of being restrictive this December, make your holiday survival strategy all about moderation.

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."

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!

Save Time With the 'Minute Workout'

Kathleen Trotter | Posted 10.16.2015 | Canada Living
Kathleen Trotter

My current favourite workout is the "Minute Workout." It is effective, but more important, it is both efficient and convenient. The Minute Workout provides an intense full-body workout in 20 to 45 minutes, and since you are not married to any particular pieces of equipment, you can do it anywhere.

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.

It's Harder To Lose Weight Now Than It Was 40 Years Ago

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 10.05.2015 | Canada Living

The reasons why will surprise you.

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."

5 Lifestyle Factors That Determine Your Weight Loss Potential

Lisa Rutledge, Dt.P | Posted 09.22.2015 | Canada Living
Lisa Rutledge, Dt.P

Everyone has a different potential or ability to change their weight. Of the many aspects of weight management, those that can be modified are exercise, food (portions, type, timing of meals, etc.), relationship with food, stress levels and sleep. Many people forget that all of these influence weight and lifestyle choices -- it is NOT just about food and exercise.

After Losing His Job, This Man Was Determined To Drop 85 Pounds

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 09.10.2015 | Canada Living

"Today I feel 20 years younger."

4 Strategies to Improve Your Posture

Kathleen Trotter | Posted 08.31.2015 | Canada Living
Kathleen Trotter

Almost everyone I meet with expresses concerns about their posture. It makes total sense: we all sit way too much, and it is almost impossible to sit for long periods without becoming slightly rounded forward. For most of us some amount of sitting is a necessary evil, but that doesn't mean you can't take steps to mitigate the damages!

This Determined Teen Lost 40 Pounds In 7 Months, But She Isn't Done Yet

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 08.25.2015 | Canada Living

"I tried to pass off that I was proud of myself and what I looked like, but I truly wasn’t."