For years I have coached people on how to get fit and intermittently encountered clients who expressed disinterest in exercising. The obese clients I helped lose weight were not fans of exercising, but desired greater mobility.
Between those clients and my experience growing up with obesity in my family, I had never heard anyone say they absolutely hated exercising –– until recently, when I began getting a Read more…
Dieting can be a bummer, especially when you are trying to shake the junk food addiction. Yet have no fear, there are plenty of healthy sweet treats you can enjoy when you are trying to drop unwanted pounds or maintain your weight.
A fundamental agreement you must make with yourself is that you will eat half-size portions of your treats and reduce the portion sizes even further, if you desire to lose weight faster. The good news is that you still get to enjoy sweet treats on your journey to achieving your desired weight.
Follow these four rules to successfully lose or maintain weight, while eating sweets:Read more…
Ever had this happen? You eat a pastry. Feel energized. Then soon after, fatigued. And what?! Hungry again! And the craving won’t leave you alone. It nags you to nibble on something else. You’ll feel guilty if you eat more, but you have no choice. Your desk is filled with work and you need a sugar boost.
So you eat a snack bar. The craving disappears. But soon after you’re tired again, only this time with a mild headache. You check the clock. It’s only 10 a.m. There is no way you can handle your day with a headache. Defeated, you trash the idea of “cutting back on caffeine today” and head for your second cup of coffee.
The daily indulgence of high sugar treats and caffeine wreak havoc on the body. Plus they put you on a vicious cycle of false happiness that is soon after followed by fatigue and mental downers like, sadness and depression.
I want you to know that you CAN stop this self-inflicted train wreck and get control of your body.
In parts 1 and 2 of Managing Weight Loss, you learn how to mentally get control over food addictions, and gain insights on what and how to eat for successful weight-loss and weight-management.
With the mental part being the most important to get control of, and then getting a grip on what food to eat being next, the third fundamental key to losing weight and keeping it off is … Read more…
Are you an over-eater, binge-eater, emotional eater, breakfast-skipper, fried-food loving, sugar addict, fast food junkie, junk food lover, sodaholic, chocoholic, breadaholic, and an empty the chips bag couch potato who sometimes eats in bed?
Welcome to the club. You and billions of people worldwide suffer from at least one of these struggles.
One more question. Are you overweight, stressed, depressed, lonely, angry, popping prescriptions, constantly sick, frustrated with life, and uncomfortable in your skin because you can’t get control of your body? Again, welcome to a club that you and billions would love to leave.
In Managing Weight Loss – Part 1, I shared how diets set you up for failure, and how your mind needs to be reprogrammed with healthy habits in order to win the weight battle. Your mind is the most important part of a successful weight management plan, the second component is … Read more…