How to Minimize Loose Skin During Weight Loss

People may not always include it in their before/after photos, but loose skin is a pretty common byproduct of significant weight loss. While you can’t prevent it altogether, there are ways to manage it. Here’s what you can to minimize the amount of loose skin you end up with in the weight loss process: Why our skin …

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9 Psychological Reasons for Overeating and How to Stop

The psychological reasons for overeating have nothing to do with food. After all, 90% of weight loss is about psychology. So, in this guide on how to stop overeating, I’ll share my psycho-spiritual approach to weight loss. This is how I finally gained control of my endless struggle with overeating. But before we get started, you need to be willing to …

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A 7-Step Plan to Lose 10 Pounds in Just One Week

If you want to lose 10 pounds (4.5 kg) in one week, then you need to follow an effective plan. I’ve tested this plan on clients who were looking to lose weight fast before an event like a vacation or photo shoot, and it works wonders. In fact, some of my clients who use this look like …

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12 Things That Make You Gain Belly Fat

Excess belly fat is extremely unhealthy. It’s a risk factor for diseases like metabolic syndrome, type 2 diabetes, heart disease and cancer. The medical term for unhealthy fat in the belly is “visceral fat,” which refers to fat surrounding the liver and other organs in your abdomen. Even normal-weight people with excess belly fat have …

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20 Effective Tips to Lose Belly Fat (Backed by Science)

Belly fat is more than a nuisance that makes your clothes feel tight. It’s seriously harmful. This type of fat — referred to as visceral fat — is a major risk factor for type 2 diabetes, heart disease and other conditions. Many health organizations use BMI (body mass index) to classify weight and predict the …

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5 Tactics That Work To Change Eating Habits Permanently

We have all been there, staring at the cookie… the chocolate cake… and saying to yourself that “this time it will be different.”  You decide to just one or two bites but then five minutes goes by and you realize your fork had a mind of its own. I (privately) called myself a cookie monster because …

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The 17 Best Ways to Maintain Weight Loss

Unfortunately, many people who lose weight end up gaining it back. In fact, only about 20% of dieters who start off overweight end up successfully losing weight and keeping it off in the long term. However, don’t let this discourage you. There are a number of scientifically proven ways you can keep the weight off, ranging from …

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Intermittent Fasting Is Not a Miracle Weight Loss Tool

Fasting is enjoying a surge in popularity, thanks to proponents who claim it activates weight loss. Everyone these days, it seems, is skipping their breakfasts or drinking only water every third day. But is fasting actually good for you? And (more importantly to some) will it make you lose weight? The short answer is yes, …

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Why Changing Eating Habits (Permanently) Is So Hard

Most of us can change what, when, and how much we eat… for a little while. Most of us can change what, when, and how much we eat for a little while. But once our newfound “willpower” runs out, we fall right back into old habits. Every single time! Why is breaking up with destructive …

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Do Ab Exercises Help You Burn Belly Fat?

Defined abdominal muscles or “abs” have become a symbol of fitness and health. For this reason, the internet is full of information about how you can achieve a six pack. Many of these recommendations involve exercises and devices that target the ab muscles. These methods supposedly stimulate your abs to burn belly fat. However, they’re …

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