Do you feel like every time you try to lose weight, you sabotage your own success? If so, you aren't alone.
In this video, therapist and wellness coach Kris Henderson explains that sabotaging themselves "is a problem that many dieters have." So, what can you do to break the pattern? Kris suggests that the next time you're on a diet and you think to yourself "I can't do this," or, "I'll never succeed," change the script in your head.
When you deprive yourself of the foods you love most, your diet will inevitably fail.
Clair prides herself on being really good when she diets ... until she isn't. Then she is really, really bad and can't seem to help herself. The moment she gets derailed and succumbs to food she knows she shouldn't have, she is taken over by an insatiable desire for all the foods she's been denied the past few weeks. The pattern is always the same, as it is for millions of people who diet every month.
One woman loses weight but finds being thin isn't all she thought it would be.
When I was 18 years old, I thought that losing weight would make my life perfect. That's one of the side effects of dieting and hating your body for so long—you begin to assume that thin people have perfect, happy lives and relationships to match their perfectly petite waistlines...
Our emotions can cause us to do many impulsive acts, especially eating.
How many times have you caught yourself using the word binge ... or telling yourself that you should have not eaten that? Do you plop down in front of the TV and grab, well, whatever you grab every time you plop in front of the TV? Do you groan when you think about last night's 11 p.m. pizza or look at a strange assortment of items in the refrigerator? All of these scenarios have one thing in common: a nagging feeling or at least a little cringe inside, about not being your best self when it comes to food. So, how do we know when our eating is emotional eating instead of normal hunger for nutrition? Here are seven ways to tell.
There's a fine line between a diet and a disease. Find out if you're in danger.
Do you binge, but don't purge? Do you overeat at night on a regular basis? Do you eat when you are stressed or eat to cope? Do you eat in secret? Do you feel like a sugar or carbs addict? Do you eat a lot of junk food? Do you constantly crave food? Here are six signs you may be heading for an eating disorder.
Get in killer shape just like your fave celebs with these tips from a trainer and physiotherapist.
Stars including Miley Cyrus, Naya Rivera and Vanessa Hudgens have already flaunted their fit figures in two-pieces. Here are 7 simple tips from Les Mills trainer Steven Renata and physiotherapist Bryce Hastings on how to tackle those tough-to-tone areas—your abs and your butt—before slipping into your swimsuit or swim trunks. Because let's face it, guys want to look good too!