Weight Loss Tips

Ho Ho Ho- Here Comes the Christmas Slimdown!

Lisa Regan | Posted 13.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Lisa Regan

Ah yes and so it begins- Christmas is coming and in November it is now almost everywhere we turn. Christmas the time of festive cheer right? However it also is a time that puts the fear into women especially as the festive party season looms.

Fat Isn't Funny - When Two Become One

Lynne Parker | Posted 06.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Lynne Parker

I have not done this quickly either and the project is very much ongoing. Four months or thereabouts in, the benefits of being more like my former trim self are beginning to become apparent. Along with the jeans a plethora of other favourite garments banished to the nether regions of my wardrobe are now reinstated for everyday wear.

How Losing Weight Could Improve Your Chances of Getting Pregnant

Dr Sally Norton | Posted 04.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Sally Norton

One of the many reasons that women, and occasionally men, come to see me for weight loss advice is because they want to start a family, but are struggling. Did you know that obesity is a major cause of difficulty getting pregnant - and can increase the risk of miscarriage or problems during pregnancy and childbirth?

Weight Loss: Stop Blaming Yourself

Dr Khandee Ahnaimugan | Posted 31.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Khandee Ahnaimugan

How much time do you spend thinking about your weight? If you're overweight and fed up with being overweight, then probably you think about it a lot. And the vast majority of these thoughts will be negative and self-critical.

Five Reasons You're Not Getting Results

Jean-Claude Vacassin | Posted 13.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jean-Claude Vacassin

Many of us adopt an exercise and nutrition approach that involves us staying on the straight and narrow Monday to Friday, where we diligently exercise and eat our greens, but is then a bit more relaxed at the weekend, where we eat and drink most of the things that we have resisted for the previous five days.

Couple Loses 10 Stone To Be Able To Play With Their Kids

SWNS | Posted 13.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

An overweight couple were so shocked after seeing pictures of themselves at their daughters' christening they shed ten stone between them. Gemma La...

What Is The Alkaline Diet?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 03.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

In recent months the Alkaline diet has shot to the top of our radars - but is following the diet a healthy way to lose weight? According to the die...

How I Quit Smoking and Lost 4.5 Stone

Sophie Turton | Posted 03.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sophie Turton

I had always been afraid that quitting smoking would be synonymous with gaining weight. I had heard so many stories of people turning to lollipops and mints to stave the cravings, was told the average person puts on 12 pounds after quitting. So I kept on puffing.

Simply Cut the Calories And Lose Weight? Wrong!

Dr Sally Norton | Posted 30.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Sally Norton

If you want to lose weight and improve your health, you just have to cut the calories you eat, right? Wrong. Research shows that replacing processed food with 'real', locally-sourced options can boost your health, and help you to lose weight!

Don't Sabotage Weight Loss: Your Easy Guide to Healthy Snacking at Work

Rebeca Plantier | Posted 30.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rebeca Plantier

While many of us try to eat healthily throughout the day, mindless snacking, hunger pangs and access to vending machines can really set our healthy resolutions back and contribute to loss of energy, weight gain, and moodiness. Even more so when we sit all day at the office, typing away on the computer, not moving around much.

Weight Loss Myth Busters

Dr Sally Norton | Posted 16.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Sally Norton

A recent study confirmed that whether you have a good breakfast or not makes no difference to weight loss. Everyone is different - you may be an early riser or a night-owl when it comes to sleep, so it is not surprising that your breakfast desires may be different, too. Listen to your body when it comes to eating.

To Fat and Back - Katie Hopkins' Whirlwind Tour

Rae Mullins | Posted 04.11.2014 | UK Entertainment
Rae Mullins

Yes, the rumours you've heard are correct. The one and only Ms Hopkins is putting her body through its paces as she consumes over 6000 calories a day in a bid to put on 3 ½ stone for a new TV documentary... Katie will then attempt to regain her previous body, showing us loosing weight ain't so hard.

The Trend for Every Season

Louise Parker | Posted 03.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Louise Parker

It may come as a surprise but you don't need to train to be skinny (and for what it's worth I'm not anti the word 'skinny'). Up to 80% of our weight is driven by what we eat, and so if you're super disciplined with your food you can get there... It's a habit you need to build, nurture and embrace.

These Seemingly Healthy Foods May Be Giving You A Muffin Top

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 31.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If you think you're eating healthily but having trouble kick-staring weight-loss, you may be eating food with hidden nastiness. In the above video ...

Five Tips to Keep Your Weight-Loss Willpower on Track

Dr Sally Norton | Posted 20.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Sally Norton

Science has proved that dieting doesn't work - with only a small proportion of dieters managing to maintain 10% weight loss at a year. Most dieters say that they ditched the diet when their willpower 'ran out' and they just couldn't keep it up anymore

This Man Went From Not Being Able To Fasten His Seatbelt To Losing Lost 11 Stone

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Swapping croissants for fresh fruit at breakfast has helped this year's Slimming World Man of the Year go from being unable to fasten his seatbelt on ...

The Two Minute 'Mind Hack' for Weight Loss Success

Julia Buckley | Posted 02.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Julia Buckley

This little thought technique could well be the key that unlocks fat loss for you, especially if the main reason you find healthy eating difficult is that you miss the enjoyment you get from eating fattening food.

Five Food Habits We Don't Really Talk About

Dr. Bernadette Rock | Posted 12.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr. Bernadette Rock

As much as we want to believe that weight loss and dieting is easy, it's not. From my own personal experiences and listening to my clients, I've identified five of the most stubborn habits that can keep you locked in an unhealthy relationship with food...

The Bare Midriff Is Back, Follow Our Eight Tips for Middle Management

Susannah Taylor | Posted 22.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Susannah Taylor

The key is in exposing upper abs only which involves wearing your cropped top with high waisted jeans or trousers, either that or flashing a sliver of stomach a la Gwyneth Paltrow who at 40 has crushed the idea that only teenagers can wear this trend. (Thanks Gywn)

How I Lost 60 Pounds Without Dieting or Eliminating Food Groups

Nowreen Nazmi | Posted 21.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Nowreen Nazmi

In my early 20s, a friend took me to her gym, where I decided to weigh myself. The number on the scale horrified me so much that I immediately started to make better choices around eating and continued to exercise almost everyday.

Obesity Is Normal Says Chief Medical Officer But Don't Panic, Brown Owl Is on the Case!

Rob Blakeman | Posted 29.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rob Blakeman

Dame Sally Davies said that too many people ignore the problem of obesity and view the fact that many of their friends and neighbours being very big people as quite acceptable. What incredible insight this woman must have!

Fending off 'Flaboteurs': How to Stick to Your Diet and Fitness Guns in the Face of Friendly Fire

Julia Buckley | Posted 11.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Julia Buckley

When you first embark on healthier lifestyle you're not the only one who needs to make adjustments - those around you have to get used to the new you too. Even though eating a more nutritious diet and exercising regularly are clearly positive changes, you may well come up against resistance from other people and it's important to pre-plan how you'll deal with it.

Fifty Ways to Lose 12 Pounds of Fat in 28 Days

Rob Blakeman | Posted 07.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rob Blakeman

Many people say they want to lose weight, meaning they want to weigh less. But as far as losing weight is concerned they mean they want to lose fat. No one wants to lose muscle tissue and end up with loose, saggy skin but most people who diet incorrectly do so.

Should I Take My Shirt Off?

Steve Halsall | Posted 07.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Steve Halsall

I'm at a loss these days as to where exactly my industry is going. In twenty years I have seen many fads come and go, many 'eat this' and 'do that' miracle cures pass me by. What we have now is a saturated market of personal trainers looking to gain an edge and stand out from the crowd.

Change Your Eating Habits and Watch Your Weight Plummet

Louise Graham | Posted 04.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Louise Graham

Stop turning to sugary, fatty foods or alcohol to cheer yourself up. Try finding value in all that life throws at you. It boosts self esteem and makes you less inclined to want to fill your body with mood enhancing foods. Even your dieting hunger pangs can be seen as having an upside - they are an encouraging sign that you are losing weight, so do not rush to stifle them.