Have you been dieting for a long time, eating the same foods, and doing the same workouts, and not seeing much, if any movement, in the scale or mirror? If so, know that you are not alone, as this is more common than you think. And it is not that you are doing something wrong, necessarily. Sometimes, to break a plateau, you just have to flip everything over and do the opposite.
In 2018, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) published weight loss data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. According to the CDC web-site, the “National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) is a program of studies designed to assess the health and nutritional status of adults and children in the United States. The …
Most people generally know what “healthy” foods are. Everybody knows that an apple is healthier than a bag of potato chips, right? So, if you accept that, then why are we faced with an obesity epidemic in the western world? Why are so many people suffering from chronic preventable diseases? And why are people eating so poorly?
Here are 5 habits that will derail your dieting progress. These habits will make weight loss much more difficult, so learn to conquer these and the weight will come off much easier. These habits include consuming too much sugar, emotional eating, poor sleep habits, lack of a good support system and having unrealistic expectations.
I recently read an article that featured 5 elite coaches and their opinions on what key strategies they would use with clients over a 7-day period to improve their lifestyles to become even more awesome than they already are. I loved Dan John’s response because it really resonated with me. Note that his tips are not just for elite athletes or bodybuilders. Rather, these are tips that everybody can and probably should do, to some extent.
According to University of Scranton Psychology Professor John C. Norcross, Ph.D., only 10% of New Year’s resolutions are achieved. Why the abysmal percentage? Because most folks go about it all wrong with one of the biggest culprits being the goal to lose weight and/or get in shape. Today, we will examine the science behind real change behavior.