Healthy Changes That Burn More Fat

July 21, 2015

Ready to boost your body’s metabolism and burn more fat? There’s no reason to go overboard with any crazy supplements, but there are plenty of easy, healthy ways you can support your goals all day long. From your morning routine to your before-bed rituals, practice these tips to start seeing results. 1. Morning: Start With Coffee Good news! When you’re looking to boost your metabolism, you don’t have to cut…


I Transformed My Relationship with Food and Lost 165 Pounds

July 20, 2015

Before: 290 After: 125 The Lifestyle I wasn’t always a big person. But after I started dating my husband, going out to eat became part of our routine. We had a ton of fast food, and I always upsized my meal—I loved the taste. Over the course of four years, I went from weighing 145 pounds to 290, which was a lot for my 5’1″ frame. After my husband and I got married,…


Weight-Loss Foods Buried in Your Pantry

July 18, 2015

When it comes to weight-loss foods, it can be difficult to tell which ones actually work and are worth buying. Not to mention, which foods contain just the right amount of fiber, carbohydrates, and antioxidants to keep you from feeling hungry. Instead of spending your money on the latest ingredients that promise instant weight-loss benefits, we found 10 readily available foods that are probably already in your kitchen to help…


The Weird Way Your Grocery Bags Could Affect Your Weight

July 17, 2015

If you frequently BYOB—as in bring your own bags when you grocery shop—you probably feel pretty awesome about decreasing your impact on the environment. And you should! But unfortunately, a new study suggests that toting your groceries in reusable bags could actually make you more likely to fill them with weight-sabotaging food. For the study, published in the Journal of Marketing, researchers performed a series of experiments to figure out how grocery bags influenced…


Women’s Health 15-minute workouts

July 16, 2015

Designed for you by the fitness experts at Women’s Health Magazine Australia   Featuring step-by-step instructions, high-quality photos and easy to follow workouts, Women’s Health 15-minute Workouts are the perfect fitness fix for busy women. At your fingertips, these speedy workouts can be done at work, at home, at the park, in a hotel room or even on a plane! Research shows that a 15-minute workout can be just as…


You’ve Been Counting Calories Wrong Your Whole Life

July 15, 2015

The surprising science that might be skewing your weight-loss results   The surprising science that might be skewing your weight-loss results You know how important calories are when it comes to losing weight. No matter how much time you spend at the gym preparing for crop-top season, if you’re taking in way more than your body needs, it’ll be hard to see results. But what if you’re eating fewer calories…


Will Doing Workouts That Are Twice as Long Double Your Weight-Loss Results?

July 14, 2015

Summer is almost here, offering up the double-whammy of constant beach trips and weddings every other weekend. You know what that means: a renewed commitment to the gym because you want to look good and feel even better. In the interest of shaping up fast, should you lengthen your workouts for the best results? Actually, you should do the exact opposite and shorten them, says Debi Silber, M.S., R.D., W.H.C., F.D.N….


Jumpstart Your Weight Loss in 1 Day with These 5 Meals

July 13, 2015

The tastiest way to drop lbs fast Want to lose five pounds the healthy way? Put these five power foods on your plate, and eat your way to a smaller size. 1. Grass-Fed Beef Tenderloin Holy cow—you’d need to consume nearly three times as much conventional beef to get the same amount of conjugated linoleic acid (CLA), a compound that may help whittle your middle. 2. Unsweetened Coconut Flakes What is sweet:…


How I Motivated Myself to Lose More Than 100 Pounds

July 11, 2015

Putting her money where her mouth is helped Sara Lugger drop over 100 pounds.   Before: 342 After:195 The Lifestyle Most of my adult life, I’ve weighed around 200 pounds. In high school, I ate pretty much whatever I wanted—especially when I started driving and could go to any fast-food restaurant my heart desired. When I got to college, I attempted to lose weight because I was a physical therapy major, so I…


Joanna Turner: I lost 25 kilos with deep breathing

July 9, 2015

We do it all day, every day. But simple tweaks to your breathing can boost your wellbeing. Joanna Turner, a health coach from Sydney, tell us how she lost weight through correct breathing. “It took me a while to hear the message about breathing that everyone kept talking about. I was ‘hearing’ the message but not actually doing it. After a stressful day at work (I was formerly a corporate accountant),…