Is a Lack of Sleep Keeping You From Losing Weight?

Are you struggling to lose weight even though you are eating a low calorie diet and squeezing plenty of exercise into your day? A lack of sleep may be to blame. Research has shown that those who get less than 6 hours of sleep have much more difficulty losing weight than those who get 7-8 hours of sleep nightly. Sleep and Activity Levels When your body is not well rested, it tends to conserve energy to prevent you from becoming even more exhausted. As a result, you … [Read more...]

Want to Lose Weight? Stop Watching Television!

According to the website, the most frequent New Year's resolution people make is to lose weight and get in good physical condition. That is, of course, a great goal. Here is one of the best and possibly the easiest tip to accomplish that. Figure out a way to reduce or eliminate television watching as well. The average American spends 20 hours a week watching television. Surprisingly, that number of hours is matched in many other developed and developing … [Read more...]

How to Get Along With Your Bathroom Scale

Anyone who has wandered into the realm of weight control is aware of the notorious, steadfast tool known as the bathroom scale-- and the love/hate relationship that goes with it. If it isn't the prompt that springboards an individual's resolve to lose unwanted pounds, it's used to track the progress of a diet that's already underway. More often than not, it is also the very thing that knocks dieters off their regimen regardless of how long they have (or haven't) been on … [Read more...]

Five Common Weight Loss Myths

Losing weight can be a challenge. Keeping it off can prove to be an even bigger challenge however. From the many weight loss tips that circulate through the dieting world, a number of myths have arisen. Following are five of the most popular dieting myths: Myth #1 Extreme Dieting is the Healthiest Way to Lose Weight The new extreme diets that are currently taking the world of weight loss by storm certainly seem to be the best and healthiest way to shed … [Read more...]