weight loss

How To Determine The Number Of Calories You Should Eat To Lose Weight

When you start a diet, determining how much to eat can feel a bit like playing calorie roulette. Many people turn to a calorie calculator, but they can greatly overestimate the amount of food that you need to lose weight. Here’s how to calculate your own target.


Four Things Nobody Tells You About Successful Weight Loss

Everyone who loses weight successfully overcomes a set of similar challenges. But let us be honest: successful weight loss is relatively uncommon, making many of these challenges unheard of. Consequently, when they arise, you might think you’re doing things wrong. But you’re not, and here’s why.


How To Drink Without Messing Up Your Weight Loss

Alcohol isn’t commonly thought to be a “healthy” part of a weight loss program, but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a drink or two without screwing up your progress.


What To Do When Your Weight Loss Stalls

If you’re losing weight, your progress will stall at some point. Even if you are doing everything right, the number on the scale will stop budging. Here’s what to do when this happens.


Remember Why You Lost Weight By Keeping Some Of Your 'Fat Clothes'

After you lose a lot of weight, you probably want to get rid of all those fat clothes. After all, you don’t want to go back to that size. But if you keep a pair of your old pants or a dress, you might avoid sliding back into old habits.


Why 'Eat Less, Move More' Is The Least Helpful Diet Advice Ever

If you’re overweight, you’ve probably heard the adage just “eat less, move more”. Unfortunately this saying will do nothing to help you progress. Here’s why.


The Unique Difficulties That Women Face With Weight Loss

If you’re a woman who has tried to lose weight, you may have noticed something: it’s hard. Much harder than simply cutting your calories and watching the weight fall off.


Four Harsh Truths That Will Make You A Healthier Person

If you’re completely satisfied with your health, don’t read this article. This is not for you. Give yourself a pat on the back, and save yourself the scrolling. For the rest of you, approach what I’m about to say with an open mind, and maybe you can come out of this a fitter person.


F**k The Scale

Like other chubby kids, I was picked on. I went to a geeky high school where everyone had their own issues to worry about, so this didn’t last very long. There was one bully, however, that persisted. Even after losing weight, it took pleasure in shaming me as much as it could. That bully is the scale, and it’s probably still bullying you.


How To Properly Weigh Yourself For More Consistent, Motivating Results

Everyone knows that they should weigh themselves when they’re on a diet. What is less well known is that weight can fluctuate greatly. There’s no greater motivation killer than seeing an increase in scale weight while, unbeknownst to you, you’re successfully losing fat. By learning the correct way to weigh yourself, however, you can actually create motivation by creating a positive feedback loop around fitness.