I’m Fat and Healthy!!!

We see a lot of people nowadays touting how they are fat and healthy. The evidence of this misguided thinking can be found all over the place – social media, in magazines, and any other type of media you might peruse. This misguided, and delusional thinking is exacerbated by those who are pushing the fat…

Overcoming The Mental Side of Weight Loss

There is a mental side of weight loss which must be overcome. For you to be successful at weight loss, and then keeping it off, you need to understand that you need to examine every aspect of your life that has led to your weight gain. Without examining how you think about food and the…

How to Lose Weight

Here you are, you have binged all weekend on delicious foods and now you want to lose weight. You know that with the holiday season rapidly closing in, you had best be working on your diet soon. Or once again you will be needing new and larger clothes come the first of the year. Of…

Muscle Loss and Aging

Aging and muscle loss is but one of the reasons senior citizens spend their retirement years in nursing homes. Yet, it does not have to be this way. The key is to begin the work of preventing muscle loss at a young age – it is a shorter distance between young and old than we…

Smoking Cessation & Weight Gain

The fear of weight gain that often accompanies smoking cessation is enough to keep some people from stopping this destructive habit. Yes, many people gain weight when they quit smoking. On average, people will gain about five to ten pounds when they stop. You may put off quitting if you are worried about adding extra…

I’m a Fat Man In A Fit Body

Yes, I said it and I meant it by declaring myself a fat man in a fit body. Despite my level of fitness, there is always that chubby fellow looking to resurface at some point – therefore I must be vigilant for the remainder of my life to never let that happen. Being a fitness…

So, Counting Calories Doesn’t Work For You?

Have you tried and failed with calorie counting and believe that calories in vs calories out (CICO) does not work for you? The bad news is, you either did not know how, or were not fully committed. The good news is, it may not be entirely your fault that you failed at counting calories. Although…

Orthorexia, An Eating Disorder?

Brenda Sue and I were recently discussing eating disorders when we came across the term Orthorexia Nervosa. This term was a new one to both of us, even though it was coined in 1996 by Dr. Steven Bratman What is Orthorexia Nervosa? Well, if I put it in layman’s terms, orthorexia is a meaningless term…

Curb Cravings!

Equal Opportunity Tormentor Most people think that only women have food cravings. While men and women do tend to crave different foods, both fight this battle. Men tend to crave more savory foods and women tend to crave high fat, sugary desserts. An excess of calories is equally detrimental to both since it results in…

Why You Can’t Lose Weight!

Why can’t you lose weight! You have tried everything under the sun to do so, yet have never found success. If this describes you, then you need to know that there is a good reason why you cannot get rid of that unhealthy body fat. And most of that reason can be found within yourself….