Articles Tagged “weight loss”

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    How I Lost 30 Pounds Without Running or Counting Calories

    Guest Post by Jen Hayes A few years ago, I began taking a medication that has the unfortunate side effect of increasing hunger, and I rapidly gained 50 pounds. I tried eating a healthier diet and exercising more, but I couldn’t lose even a few pounds. It seemed that no matter what I did, I […]

  • 5 Ways Fitness Improves Wellbeing

    About the Author: Sara Upton is a recent college graduate and health and fitness blogger. She is a firm believer that anyone  can find time for a healthy lifestyle if they get active in a way that they enjoy. Her favorite activities include running with her dog, yoga and strength training.  It’s common knowledge that a regular fitness routine can help you […]

  • Losing Weight Diet vs. Lifestyle Diet

      A few days ago a friend that started a new diet said if I started this diet, I couldn’t eat bananas or pineapple. “That’s bullcrap,” I thought, “it’s fruit! How can I be on a diet that won’t allow me to eat something as simple and healthy as fruit?!” So I wrote the diet […]

  • Grace, Shame, and Why Diet Pills Made Me Fatter

    In 2011 I lost 35 pounds in 6 months. It was awesome. I was surging with energy and felt great. My friends and family complimented me left and right. I liked how I looked in photos—the true test of self-confidence. But I have a confession. I didn’t lose it naturally. I lost it with the help of […]

  • Stop the Cycle

    As controversial as this commercial may be, it’s pretty powerful. We must stop the cycle of obesity, starting right at our own dinner tables! What do you think about this?