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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.
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
If you have difficulty saying no, especially, when people offer you food, you are not alone. It’s a problem for many people. It’s especially problematic at parties or other events where it’s a ritual Fending off diet saboteurs and saying no.to accompany the event with large quantities of food and drinks. A Super Bowl party is a prime example. It’s unthinkable to watch the big game without lots of food everywhere. So, be prepared.
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 [...]
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!
It’s that point after you’ve reached that weight loss goal you’ve set for yourself and you think, “Well. What now?” Hitting the maintenance phase of weight loss feels a lot like after you open all your gifts on Christmas – there is a lot of excitement but you don't know what to do or where to start. You think, "How do I maintain the healthy body I've earned for myself without that specific goal?"