What’s for breakfast? If you’re trying to lose weight, it may feel like you’re stuck eating the same bland, boring, low-calorie meal day after day. This morning, try something different! These protein-packed, homemade pancakes can be whipped up quickly with a whole-wheat pancake mix, fiber-rich (and filling) quick oats and egg whites. Replace sticky, thick syrup with reduced-sugar strawberry jam for sweetness without all the extra calories.
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Losing weight is rarely easy. From mid-morning munchies to unexpected lunch outings with coworkers to aisle after aisle of unhealthy temptations at the supermarket, challenges seem to pop up at every turn, making it difficult for even the most committed dieter to stay 100% on track. Luckily, there are some things you can do to take control and boost your weight loss efforts without a whole lot of change or effort on your part.
Dieting is tough enough. Add stress to the mix, and you may go from feeling “on edge” to crossing the line completely, reaching for the nearest bag of chips or chocolate bar to cope. That’s why stress management is a key part of any weight-loss plan. Stress increases appetite—and weight gain. When you utilize healthy coping techniques, it’s much more likely that you’ll stay on track and reach your weight-loss goals.
“The secret of achievement is to hold a picture of a successful outcome in the mind.” – Henry David Thoreau
There are many forms of motivation, but the one I find most effective is visualization. If you have ever spoken in public and pictured the audience in their underwear, you know the power of visualization. So if you’re dying to get into your pre-pregnancy pants, pull those suckers out of the closet and use them to push you through your get-fit journey. I have a few other ways visualizing your success can really pay off, so keep reading. Read more →
Need motivation to stick with your exercise routine? The solution may be just a phone call away. When was the last time you worked out with a friend?
Ever gone clothes-shopping with a friend and both fallen in love with the same outfit? Then you both try it on and realize that it looks great on one of you – and doesn’t flatter the other. Diets are the same way. Just because one type of diet works for your co-worker or your cousin doesn’t necessarily mean that it’s your path to weight loss success. Read more →
Have you resolved to lose weight in the new year – but seem to be stumbling? Wishing for a way to support weight loss safely? The latest studies indicate that eating more protein just may be your path to weight loss success.
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