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We talk a lot about how your diet affects your weight loss. It’s important to remember exercise is also key in weight loss and management. Persons who exercise regularly lose more weight and keep it off longer than non-exercisers. Here are some brief notes to keep in mind: • Exercise also improves general health and [...]
Unrealistic expectations and goals are a one-way ticket to disappointment, frustration, self-doubt and failure. Research shows that setting your weight loss standards too high increases the risk that you may just give up altogether. CalorieKing will help you recognize what is unrealistic and what is reality.
We've seen it all the time on TV – trainers screaming at someone to finish that last minute on the treadmill or in a person’s face picking away at a person’s psychology regarding their fitness level. Because at the end of the show there are radical transformations, we think “Maybe I need that kind of approach to boost my fitness levels.” Have you ever had a drill sergeant style trainer that ended up scaring you out of exercising?
At CalorieKing we are so proud and deeply moved by our members’ successes. We often ask our community to nominate another member whose story has inspired them. This time it is “Deba’s” turn. She had such a profound change in her thinking along with her weight loss journey that she has given speeches on the subject to students. We are delighted she’s shared it with us
The pro athletes we see playing in the Super Bowl are capable of pushing their bodies to the limit. Clearly these guys are “in shape.” They train year round to endure the rigors of a pro season.
Perhaps we can be fooled into thinking their level of fitness – or any pro athlete in the sport of your choice – is what we need to aspire to when we start adding exercise into our daily routine. Not so! We simply need to get moving. CalorieKing Fitness Expert Jonathan Ross will break it down for us.
The weight loss plateau is one of the toughest challenges facing those on a weight loss journey. It is so disheartening to feel like you have been doing everything right – eating healthy, staying fit and avoiding temptation – and yet the scale has stopped moving. What is going on here?? As Allan Borushek explains, [...]
Even on our best days we can all use little tips and reminders on how to focus ourselves to stay on track with our healthy living goals. It’s important to use every trick in our arsenal to get us to those daily victories that we can turn into habits. CalorieKing has ten of our best tips to get you started.
Mindless overeating is a huge stumbling block to sticking to our weight loss resolutions because it’s habitual. We do it over and over. Food is the last thing on our mind and by the time we do take notice, the overeating has taken its toll in added weight and loss of confidence in our ability to achieve our goals. We'll give you advice on how to stop it.
It is often so much easier at the beginning: there's the rush of enthusiasm, and many of your responsibilities are not yet ramped back up to full speed from the holidays. But, a few weeks later, the spark of enthusiasm is gone, routines return, job and family responsibilities rise to normal levels...and consistency can waver. If you’re in a fitness routine in the new year, congratulations. You should be settling into a routine that allows you to live your life while making it better through fitness. It may be a nice realization that you can live healthier and not have to clear everything else off of your calendar to do it! If you’re in a fitness rut, know this: It will happen to all of us at some point. (Yes, even me!) There have been (and will be) times when for one reason or another, I don't get all my workouts in. It will happen to you, too (whether you’ve had a perfect first three weeks or a bumpy ride.) The important thing to focus on is not WHAT HAPPENED, but what your response will be to what has happened.
So you’ve made a commitment to changing your diet and fitness this year and hope to take off some weight. Well done! Time to set some short term goals to help you achieve your resolution. Consult with your medical professional and get to know your health numbers and what they mean. Together you can determine [...]