The #1 barrier to weight loss

According to the current statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one-third of all American adults are obese. That’s a big percentage, and a big problem for our health care system and current state of national health. Obesity is linked to a number of serious diseases like diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, and various cancers. What is …

non-scale victories

The importance of non-scale victories

When you seriously commit to losing weight, you’ll find many benefits follow — benefits that go beyond the numbers on your scale. These additional benefits are known as non-scale victories. And they’re different for everyone. Maybe you finally fit into that favorite dress you wore 10 years ago, or you’ve noticed an improvement in your complexion. We cannot underestimate the …

emotional weight loss

The emotional elements of weight loss

The weight-loss struggle affects so many of us these days. Even many kids are overweight and some are even obese, given the standard American diet we’ve come to know and love. It takes patience, time, and knowledge to approach weight loss in an effective manner. It also takes a certain self-awareness, one that comes with age, because the emotional elements …

benefits of walking

Benefits of walking for weight loss

How often do you go for a walk? Chances are, you spend more time on wheels than you do on foot. The automobile is most likely your preferred method of transport. But, what if you you tried getting from point A to B on foot? How much better might you feel? How much more connected to yourself, to nature, and …

benefits of exercise

11 benefits of exercise other than weight loss

When we think of exercise, many of us associate it with losing weight or preventing weight gain. And it’s true that exercise is an important part of any weight-loss strategy. But it’s also so much more. Even once you’ve hit your goal weight, the benefits of exercise are well worth continuing to make it part of your daily routine. Take …