weight loss resolutions

Keep Your Weight Loss Resolutions and Make 2017 Your Year

Most of us end our year with promising weight loss resolutions and expectations of making better choices and habits, but so often we fall short. Why is that? Well, we enter the new year, weighed down by the turkey and extra helping of cookies, rationalizing our over-indulgence with the promise that we’d drop those pounds come January 1st. A lot of us fizzle out by the time February rolls around, and we’re left with the weight (literally) of guilt.

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obesity

Beat The Clock And Obesity

According to the CDC, 78.6 million Americans, or over one third of our population, are struggling with obesity. With a plethora of diet plans, a myriad of fitness fads, and exercise machines designed to combat the bulge, how is it that so many people find it so difficult to burn fat or build muscle? While many factors contribute to your ability to rev up your metabolism and drop weight, it turns out that something as simple as the timing of your meals could be making or breaking your weight loss goals.

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Make Your Weight Loss Resolution a Reality

Many people resolve to lose weight at the beginning of every year. Unfortunately, the majority are unsuccessful with this lifestyle commitment. Here’s some advice.

Weight loss as a New Year’s resolution

Many people fail at their New Year’s resolutions. In fact, 4 out of 5 (81%) aren’t able to keep their resolutions in effect for two years. Losing weight is one of the top New Year’s resolutions, which is reasonable since it directly follows a lot of treats over the holidays. As a specific resolution, losing weight often fails, as indicated by gym membership numbers at the beginning of the year. There are lots of deals on gym memberships in January. Amazingly, 3 in 5 new memberships don’t result in regular gym visits. By March, numbers have bounced back to their typical level.

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Lose Weight Fast

If you want to lose weight, simple switches to your day-to-day life can work wonders.

Many people struggle with losing weight. Others find that they are able to change their habits and drop pounds in a relatively short window. One of the secrets to success is quite simple: don’t overwhelm yourself. In other words, rather than thinking of weight loss as requiring an overhaul of your food choices and lifestyle habits, focus on one or two aspects of your daily routine that you can improve.

Here are some examples from people around the United States who have succeeded with weight loss.

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probiotics

For a Healthy Weight, Eat Within a 12-Hour Window

Many nutritionists and doctors have believed that eating in the middle of the night could work against achieving a healthy weight, but until recently, there wasn’t any hard evidence to back up that perspective. In a study published in December, a Salk Institute team exploring weight gain and weight loss found that mice blocked from eating during certain parts of the day were likely to avoid obesity and metabolic diseases – regardless if their diet was only inconsistently healthy.

Study #1 – fatty diet

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Where Does the Fat Go When We Lose Weight?

Although dieting and exercising are extraordinarily popular in the industrialized world, more than half of healthcare professionals don’t know how fat leaves the body when we get rid of unwanted pounds, according to researchers at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Australia. A shocking number of physicians, nutritionists, and physical trainers thought that during weight loss, fat becomes energy.

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