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Whether you are looking to lose five pounds or twenty pounds, finding a strategy that actually helps you do so can be difficult. In fact, some of the most commonly used plans include ideas that simply don’t lead to weight loss. Keep reading to gain insight into dieting strategies that may actually lead to weight gain rather than weight loss. [Read more]

If you want to lose weight, you need to burn more calories than you eat. One way to do that is by exercising, of course. The other way is by eating less. Like exercise, eating less requires self discipline. However, you can actually reduce your appetite if you eat the right foods, so you need less self discipline to lose weight. [Read more]

When first beginning your weight loss journey, you may find that no matter how many miles you jog or how many weights you lift, the results are poor. That is because fitness and exercise is only 20% of the battle. To really lose weight and keep it off for good, you need to work on your nutrition (commonly referred to as a food lifestyle change). Having a proper diet will not only help you to lose weight, but it is good for your overall health and will prevent disease and health issues down the road.  [Read more]

You buy nutritious foods and try to prepare wholesome meals, but you still struggle to eat right. As frustrating as it may be, you’re not alone. Many people fail at healthy eating despite their best intentions, and the reasons run the gamut–from lack of knowledge about proper nutrition to succumbing to unhealthy food cravings. Fortunately, you have a built-in tool to steer you in the right direction: your mind. These six mental strategies will help you put an end to wayward eating habits so you can enjoy good nutrition now and for a lifetime. [Read more]

Eating a nutritious diet is the first step to improving your overall health and well-being. Unfortunately, healthy food is often significantly more expensive than unhealthy options. It can be difficult and demotivating to try to improve your diet when it’s cheaper and more convenient to grab something unhealthy. These tips will help you balance your budget while eating healthy, nutrient-rich foods. [Read more]

If the gym is not accessible and you want to continue your strength training, there are many yoga poses that can help you. Yoga is a useful exercise for stretching muscles and reducing anxiety. You don’t need to have weights or equipment to build your muscles. A yoga mat can be used, but is not necessary. You can do these exercises from home. [Read more]

Whether you’re a veteran gym-goer who knows your way around some free weights, or you’re a newcomer who’s trying to reach a fitness goal for the first time, you may be wondering whether a personal trainer is worth the money.  Depending on what your goals are, your personal ideas and tendencies when it comes to fitness, and where you’re at in your fitness journey, a personal trainer may be someone who can help you reach those goals faster and in a safer way.  [Read more]