Weight Loss Tips

Video Games Helped This Guy Lose 175 Pounds

The Huffington Post Canada | Rebecca Zamon | Posted 06.30.2015 | Canada Living

How does a person reach 350 lbs? You eat that big. For me, these behaviours were set at a young age.

The Belly Button Challenge Is Body-Shaming at its Worst

Marci Warhaft-Nadler | Posted 06.18.2015 | 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."

Home Workouts Helped This Woman Lose 27 Pounds In 3.5 Months

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 06.16.2015 | Canada Living

Who: Nicole Zacharias Occupation: Physiotherapist and BeachBody Coach City: Calgary Age: 37 By The Numbers: Over 200 pounds at my heaviest car...

Without A Gym Or A Diet, She Lost 30 Pounds With Healthy Habits

The Huffington Post Canada | Rebecca Zamon | Posted 06.02.2015 | Canada Living

Who: Pamela Tourigny Occupation: Marketing/communications City: Ottawa, Ont. Age: 35 By The Numbers: Heaviest weight was 150 at age 25; now 120...

How To Be Super Healthy This Summer!

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 05.22.2015 | Canada Living
Sacha DeVoretz

Recently, I was lucky enough to speak with Joe Cross. Joe is the founder and CEO of Reboot. His personal story of transformation was chronicled in the documentary Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead, which has been seen by more than 20 million people worldwide. Joe shared with me some of his top tips on keeping healthy this summer.

180 Pounds Lighter, Lisa Knows 'There's More To Life Than Delicious'

The Huffington Post Canada | Rebecca Zamon | Posted 05.19.2015 | Canada Living

Who: Lisa Dollery Occupation: Operations Manager at staffing agency City: Guelph, Ontario Age: 52 By The Numbers: My heaviest weight was 375 lb...

When It Comes To Weight, You Can't Escape Your Genes

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 05.12.2015 | Canada Living

It's a common belief that individual biology makes weight loss easier for some and not for others, and a research team has proved it for the first tim...

She Set A Goal, Got A Trainer And Dropped 115 Pounds

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 04.21.2015 | Canada Living

Who: Sarah Courtney Timleck Occupation: Occupational therapist City: Courtice, Ont. Age: 30 By The Numbers: Total weight loss of 115 pounds. ...

3 Ways to Lose Those Pesky Pounds

Jordan Cieciwa | Posted 06.17.2015 | Canada Living
Jordan Cieciwa

Are you connected to your workout? Guess what, there is no app for that. If you want results in the gym, you need to buckle down, get focused and be part of your workout. Exercise needs to fit your time schedule. It needs to be fun, functional and effective.

She Avoided Eating 'White Foods' And Dropped 81 Pounds

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 04.07.2015 | Canada Living

Who: Lynn Manchul Davey Occupation: Investment advisor City: Orangeville, Ont. Age: 56 By The Numbers: 210 pounds at my heaviest, currently 1...

Last Year He Went Vegan And Quit Alcohol. Today He's 186 Pounds Lighter

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 03.24.2015 | Canada Living

Who: Stephen Daniel Lewis Occupation: Musician City: Fredericton N.B. Age: 26 By The Numbers: 432 pounds at my heaviest, currently 246 pounds,...

When Nobody Thought She Could Do It, This Determined Woman Lost 110 Pounds

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 03.10.2015 | Canada Living

Who: Gabriela Porcina Occupation: Caregiver City: Surrey, B.C. Age: 52 Height: 5'3" By The Numbers: 220 pounds at my heaviest, currently 110 ...

Battling PTSD, This Woman Made The Gym Her Anti-Depressant

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 03.10.2015 | Canada Living

Who: Ellierose O’Rourke Occupation: Nurse City: St. John’s, N.L. Height: 4'11" By The Numbers: 177 pounds at my heaviest, currently 112 p...

Top Tips For Keeping The Weight Off From A Celebrity Trainer

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 04.13.2015 | Canada Living
Sacha DeVoretz

Rather than feeling like you can never indulge or be social, be mindful of your choices. Pay attention to how much food you put onto your plate. You likely already know which foods you can load up on (think green veggies) and others that require more moderate portions and self-restraint (like the guacamole and tortilla chips).

From 275 Pounds To A Lean, Mean Body Building Machine

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 02.10.2015 | Canada Living

Who: Zoe Pineau, nail technician and fitness instructor Age: 31 City: Stratford, P.E.I. By The Numbers: 275 pounds at my heaviest, currently 1...

Top Tips For Weight Loss And Weight Management

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 03.17.2015 | Canada Living
Sacha DeVoretz

To avoid the lapse into previous habits and find some helpful tips on weight loss and maintenance, I spoke with Emma Andrews, Registered Holistic Nutritionist, Certified Plant-Based Culinary Professional, and National Educator at Vega. Emma shared her top tips for keeping lean and healthy in 2015.

A New Friend And An Amazing Boot Camp Helped Sindhu Lose Over 50 Pounds

The Huffington Post Canada | Emma Prestwich | Posted 01.13.2015 | Canada Living

Who: Sindhu Suppiah, financial analyst Age: 26 City: Markham, Ont. Heaviest weight: 210 pounds Current weight: 159 pounds Total weight...

Don't Rush To Get Back in Shape After the Holidays

Timi Gustafson, R.D. | Posted 02.27.2015 | Canada Living
Timi Gustafson, R.D.

Chances are the holidays have left you sleep-deprived, perhaps even more than usual. So you may want to go to bed a little earlier or sleep in for a few days, if you can. There are plenty of things you can do to readjust your sleep pattern, so you wake up refreshed instead of hung over.

Weighing Yourself Could Actually Help You Lose Weight: Study

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 12.19.2014 | Canada Living

The more frequently dieters step on the scale, the more weight they lose, according to a new study from the Cornell Food & Brand Lab. Once-a-week i...

When You Lose Weight, Where Does It Go?

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 12.19.2014 | Canada Living

In the midst of a global obsession with dieting lies an oft-pondered question that not even many healthcare professionals can answer correctly: Where ...

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 01.07.2015 | 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...