Fight Fat By Eating The Right Foods

Fight Fat By Eating The Right Foods

Many of us love to eat. We get emotional about food and it causes us to overeat foods that are basically killing us. By making better choices and staying conscious of everything we eat and why we are eating it we can maintain our healthy eating habits.

Almost everyone has a favorite food or something that they could not live without. This can make dieting very difficult for many people, …


Weight Loss Tip: Understanding Body Fat and BMI

Weight Loss Tip: Understanding Body Fat and BMI

Fat can lead to a number of body issues for individuals, regardless of your age, sex, nationality and other individualizing factors. However, while many people understand that body fat is not an altogether positive thing, it can be very difficult to get rid of the body fat and keep it off. By understanding more about body fat, and individual can be more likely to be successful in getting rid of …


8 Quick and Easy Tips for Effective Weight Loss

8 Quick and Easy Tips for Effective Weight Loss

When I meet people at speaking engagements or even when I’m checking my email I always get similar questions repeatedly. One of those questions is: do you have any tips for me?

Yes, I have tips. In fact I have so many tips I wrote a book about it. But in those moments people want quick answers and quick solutions. The first thing you have to understand is that there …


How To: Starting a Successful Weight Loss Program

How To: Starting a Successful Weight Loss Program

I just got an email from someone asking me for advice about getting started with weight loss so I thought I’d cover it again in a blog post.

Typically the main cause of obesity comes the type of lifestyle that you lead and the basic concept of calories in and calories out. This means that if you want to lose weight, you need to step back and see where your …


Weight Loss Advice: Utilize a Support System

Weight Loss Advice: Utilize a Support System

Do you know the song lyrics that go, “I am a rock, I am an island.”? When it comes to weight loss don’t be an island. Don’t be off alone on your own trying to achieve your goals. Having support from others is incredibly helpful. It doesn’t matter if it is a spouse, friend, or family member, or even people on a weight loss forum or my Facebook page.

Anyone …


Weight Loss Tip: Don’t Eat When You Are Bored

Weight Loss Tip: Don’t Eat When You Are Bored

I’ve found myself doing this plenty of time. I’m sitting around and I start mindless eating or eating when I’m not hungry just to give myself something to do. It’s a horrible habit to get into and something we all need to avoid.

Many times, people can eat when they are not actually hungry. They may think that they are, but sometimes people are just using food as an excuse. …


The Importance of Exercise For a Weight Loss Program

The Importance of Exercise For a Weight Loss Program

If you are like me and you don’t enjoy exercise then it can be tough to make it part of your daily life. Regular physical activity is a key factor in being healthy and those of use that don’t get any pleasure out of it still need to incorporate it into our lives and find ways to enjoy it.

There are many different parts that make up weight management. Some …


Why A Food Diary Can Boost Your Weight Loss

Why A Food Diary Can Boost Your Weight Loss

People who have read my book know I’m a big fan of counting calories as well as always being conscious of what you are eating. That’s why I love food diaries because when you are just starting out a complete life change it helps to keep things written down.

Food diaries are gaining more and more notoriety when it comes to dieters, diet plans and individuals who want to re-evaluate …


How To: Dining Out Without Gaining Weight

How To: Dining Out Without Gaining Weight

It’s no secret: I love eating out. My wife can attest to the fact that I enjoy dining at restaurants. I really enjoy the whole experience. It’s like a special treat on a Friday or Saturday night after a week of cooking dinner all week. The biggest problems with eating out are high calorie counts and high salt content. So how do we go out to eat and still stay …


If You Want To Lose Weight Stay Hydrated

If You Want To Lose Weight Stay Hydrated

Now don’t get me wrong here, drinking water alone is not going to cause you to miraculously lose weight overnight. But something that I think a lot of us forget is the importance of drinking water. I have a glass of ice water on my desk that I am constantly refilling throughout the day. Being properly hydrated is an important part of our overall health.

Did you realize that 55-70% …