Weight Loss Tips

Bored Of Dieting Already? Make Small Changes Instead

Rachael Phillips | Posted 11.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Rachael Phillips

I know this is going to come as a shock to you if you're used to counting calories but not all calories are created equally. It's time to forget totting up the numbers and instead think about how the food you're eating is making you feel and what good it can do to your body.

New Year, New 'Skinnier' You

Yolanda Copes-Stepney | Posted 09.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Yolanda Copes-Stepney

It's time to let go of the things you will never have, work on enhancing your best features and what is realistically achievable. Exercise and healthy eating programmes will not make your legs grow as long as a supermodel's.

Be Kind Lose Weight - How I Lost 5 Kilos in 6 Weeks

Cat Elliott | Posted 08.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Cat Elliott

By placing too much physical stress on the body it can initiate the release of the stress hormone, cortisol, which has been shown to cause weight gain. Hence why stress = weight gain, and how rest is ESSENTIAL to allow our body and our muscles to repair so we don't STRESS.

Easy Fit

Dean Hodgkin | Posted 07.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Dean Hodgkin

In terms of preventive health, simply putting down the remote control and getting off the sofa rates in the same category as stopping smoking and remembering to strap on your seatbelt. From heart disease to osteoporosis and diabetes to back problems, much of the illnesses we once associated with old age are actually due to decreasing activity levels.

Seven Reasons Why Your New Year's Resolutions Will Fail

Adam Strong | Posted 05.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Adam Strong

Researchers have found that the first two weeks go smoothly but then it all starts to fall apart: you get complacent and start making mistakes. You believe that because you made such a great start during those first weeks, you can take the pressure off a little.

How To Lose Weight In 12 Minutes A Week

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 23.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

With busy work schedules and packed social calendars, kickstarting weight-loss can be especially difficult this time of year. But in his new book T...

Weight Loss: The Single Most Important Thing I Do With My Clients

Nathan Towle | Posted 10.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Nathan Towle

I've spent a lot of time talking to people who have successfully lost weight. When I ask them how they finally succeeded they often look a little sheepish. They tell me they just did the things they always knew they should. They ate better and they exercised.

Ho Ho Ho- Here Comes the Christmas Slimdown!

Lisa Regan | Posted 12.01.2015 | 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 05.01.2015 | 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 02.01.2015 | 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 29.12.2014 | 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 13.12.2014 | 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 01.12.2014 | 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 30.11.2014 | 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 29.11.2014 | 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...