Weightloss

5 Reasons You Should Step on the Scale Post-Vacation

Jessica Zapata | Posted 07.17.2014 | Canada Alberta
Jessica Zapata

Yup, there's no typo there. It says should. You 100 per cent should get on the scale and weigh yourself post summer holidays. In fact, I think you should be weighing in weekly (but that's a whole other blog post). Let's focus on why after a week or two of vacation, you should get on the scale.

Five Reasons Why You're Not Losing Weight

Abby Langer | Posted 07.14.2014 | Canada Living
Abby Langer

1. You're Eating Too Much, Healthy or Not My dad once told me: you can gain weight if you eat too much -- even if you eat too many carrots. What he me...

What I Miss About Being 300 Pounds

Kelly Coffey | Posted 08.06.2014 | Canada Living
Kelly Coffey

I used to weigh more than 300 pounds. In 2003 I lost more than half my body weight. You might think that when I reflect on my 300-pound self that it would be with disdain or pity. Hell no. The longer I'm thin, though, the more I miss the gifts of living in a body so big that people often turned away. It may sound strange to some, but here are five things I miss about my old, obese self.

When Getting Healthy, You Must Look Beyond the Scale

Jordan Cieciwa | Posted 04.20.2014 | Canada Living
Jordan Cieciwa

"I'd be happy if I lost 10 pounds." No greater lie has ever been spoken in the health world. I'm guilty of thinking it. I'm guilty of trying it. Happiness, and your reason for changing your diet, working out more, or doing anything health related can not be linked to weight loss. Not long term.

Want to Lose Weight in 2014? Make Your Own Rules (But Stick to Them)

Theresa Albert | Posted 03.05.2014 | Canada Living
Theresa Albert

If you don't want to get the "you said that last year" eye roll from your friends or spouse, you have to change it up. Stop making resolutions that are too broad and that fizzle by February. If you really want to change your life, make rules. Make the goal clear.

Working Your New Year's Weight Goals, Month By Month

Jordan Cieciwa | Posted 03.04.2014 | Canada Living
Jordan Cieciwa

I have watched a lot of people fail at New Year's resolutions for the past decade. I even made some great money off of the January first commitments. Here is what I want everyone to prepare for month by month. This is generally how it goes for those I have seen lose 50-150lbs.

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...

The Worst Thing For Your Weight Loss Goal Is January

Jordan Cieciwa | Posted 02.26.2014 | Canada Living
Jordan Cieciwa

The worst thing for commitment in health is January. If the words "I want to lose weight" came out of your mouth in the past, let's talk about how to get the results you said you wanted. It's simple, really: Take a long term approach, and have a lot of fun watching your body change.

Starting Right Now, Change the Way You Treat Your Body

Jordan Cieciwa | Posted 02.01.2014 | Canada Living
Jordan Cieciwa

Work with a personal trainer, tell them what you want to accomplish, then make the time meaningful and fun. Doing this will mean you will probably have the joy of making a different New Year Resolution next year. For this upcoming year, and starting right now, do the following.

Why Are Fit Mom or Fat Mom the Only Options?

Marci Warhaft-Nadler | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living
Marci Warhaft-Nadler

My problem isn't with Maria as a person. I don't believe that she was intentionally trying to hurt anyone, and there's a very good chance that she had no idea how this image would add major fuel to the already blazing fire of contempt in a society that glorifies the skinniest bodies and demonizes pretty much everything else.

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...

Dining Out Often? Try These Tips to Maintain Your Weight

Rose Reisman | Posted 11.05.2012 | Canada Living
Rose Reisman

Many of us find ourselves eating out on a regular basis due to social or corporate demands, but restaurants' objectives are not to keep our weight in line. On average Americans eat out at least four times per week. Can you eat out and maintain your weight without consuming only veggies and steamed fish? Yes you can. Here is my advice.

How I Lost 16 Pounds in Three Weeks

The Fat Diaries | Posted 09.28.2012 | Canada Living
The Fat Diaries

It's been three weeks on the Lindora diet and I've lost 16 pounds. The diet is easy to comply with because it's well structured, there aren't a lot of options, and I'm a creature of habit so I can get down with eating roughly the same things over and over. Here's my daily meal plan.

Men And Women Think About THIS 3 Times A Day

2 For Couples | Neil Morton | Posted 07.17.2012 | Canada Living

Thinking about your weight regularly -- and even daily? You're not alone. A troubling new study from Travelodge in the UK reveals the extent of...

Keeping Weight Off Depends On Carbohydrates

CBC | Posted 06.27.2012 | Canada Living

Diets that are low in refined carbohydrates may help people to keep weight off longer than low-fat plans, new research suggests. The study in Tuesd...