Eight Weight Loss Mistakes to Avoid

You’re primed and pumped. Look out smaller jeans! Hello swimsuit! Bring on the carrot sticks! You’re ready to start losing weight and nothing can stop you. Unfortunately, this enthusiasm and resolve is only half the battle.

We fallible humans sometimes have a short attention span. After a few weeks, the process of “dieting” loses its novelty. You think that extra helping of mashed potatoes won’t hurt this time because you’ve been so good. The next day you feel you really deserve that chocolate cake — because you’ve been so good. And then why not a little ice cream before bed? Before long, you’ve fallen off the weight loss wagon. Continue reading “Eight Weight Loss Mistakes to Avoid”

Getting Weight Loss Off the Ground

With summer knocking at the door and fewer layers to hide under, you might be more motivated than ever to lose weight. But how do you get started?

If you jump in with such gusto that you’re vigorously exercising three times a day, skipping breakfast and nibbling lettuce and a carrot for dinner, you’re destined to fizzle by the end of a week. Instead, take a slow, sensible approach for steady, more lasting weight loss. The goal is to make lifestyle changes that stick. Continue reading “Getting Weight Loss Off the Ground”