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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 [...]
Many of us find winter to be a challenging time to stay on top of healthy habits. Between holiday festivities and warm, comforting food it is more important than ever to stay focused – especially with your exercise. Remember,though it’s colder and darker, getting outside can be a really great way to keep things fresh after feeling cooped up inside. If you are finding it hard to adjust to the season, let’s talk about finding the motivation to get out the door. Once you are there, let’s remember to stay safe!
For those of you who may be new to CalorieKing, Allan Borushek a.k.a The Calorie King is a dietitian with over 30 years experience in clinical dietetics and community health education. He is best known for his famous Calorie Counter books. It is his passion for nutrition and health education that brought CalorieKing to life, [...]
Every year as the clock counts down to a new year we look back at the old and ponder what we want to change in the new. Resolutions seem to be as much a part of the holidays as the celebrations. So once you’ve decided to make changes how do you make them a part [...]
If you are frustrated on your weight loss journey and are not moving the scale, let's start looking at the bigger picture. There are other measures of success - whether your clothes fit better or you feel better quality of life. Let's start recognizing all our wins!
When starting a healthy lifestyle program like CalorieKing, you'll probably hear us talk about "taking small steps." Why do we talk about small steps, and what are they?
if you are new to exercise, take small achievable steps you can feel great about. Soon, you can start building up to bigger exercise challenges and will end up with new, healthy habits you can maintain for a lifetime.
The media have been abuzz about a report inking long-term weight gain to certain food items and loss to others. Potatoes have been singled out as a major culprit, but it is fair?