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10 Quick Tips to Help You Stick to Your Goals | Inc.com

New Year's "resolutions" are often made at the beginning of the year. We resolve to exercise more, eat healthier, pursue career aspirations, spend less time online, or work on our relationships. However, the truth is one in three people abandon their resolutions by the end of January -- citing lack …

Self-improvement

New Year resolution to lose weight? Ditch the fad diets, say experts

There’s more to losing weight after the festive binge than cutting calories – lifestyle, psychology and setting realistic goals are also key to success<p>After the culinary excesses of the festive season, it is no surprise that one of the most common New Year resolutions is to lose weight. And while …

Holistic Medicine

The Only 3 Recipes You Need for Weight Loss

Full of lean protein, produce, and healthy fats, these dishes will help you drop pounds deliciously<p>Master a few basic recipes—plus tips and tricks to …

5 ways you’re sabotaging your weight-loss resolutions

<b>Correction:</b> An earlier version of this story mischaracterized the hormone ghrelin, which was monitored in a study in the journal eLife. The hormone signals hunger, not fullness, and rose, as opposed to plummeting, when rats’ meal times were limited. This version has been corrected.<p>This month, …

Fitness

8 Body Weight Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

Are you worried you don’t have the right gear for a good workout? Don’t be, says Michele Olson, Ph.D., professor of exercise science at Auburn …

How Often Should You Weigh Yourself If You Want to Lose Weight?

If one of your resolutions is to lose weight, keeping track of your progress is an important part of the process. But how much is too much when it comes to weighing yourself? Experts used to suggest hopping on the scale once each week, but more studies are showing that daily weigh-ins may have more …

How to Keep Pounds Off After You Lose Weight

Here's a hint: Keep exercising.<p>Did you start running to get slim? Are you worried that as you lose weight, your body will adjust to your exercise routine and you will no longer burn as many calories? (Now you're worried.) Researchers at the University of Alabama looked into that question, …

What Happens to Your Body on a Juice Cleanse

Ah, the start of a new year! Gym memberships suddenly spike, bathroom scales get dusted off, and friends start discussing which juice cleanse to try. …

An exercise scientist reveals the fastest, most significant way to lose weight with minimal effort

You've heard the mantra: "Eat right. Work out."<p>But when it comes down to it, which one of those things will make a bigger difference in helping you achieve your weight-loss goals?<p>Is it really better to hit the gym four times this week or to order a salad instead of fries at lunch?<p>We asked Philip …

6 Ways to Sneak Cardio Into Your Workouts

Aerobic Exercise

The Best New Science for Weight Loss in 2016

We scoured through hundreds of weight loss studies published in the past year and identified the top five most surprising, helpful, and actionable tips that could help you reach or maintain your healthiest weight in 2016. The main message boils down to this: Small changes to your lifestyle don't …

30 Easy Ways to Lose Weight Naturally

There is a lot of bad weight loss information on the Internet.<p>Much of what is recommended is questionable at best and not based on any actual science.<p>…

Here's How Health Experts Ranked 38 Of The Most Popular Diets

The best diets are easy to follow, nutritious, safe and effective for weight loss and preventing diabetes and heart disease.<p>U.S. News evaluated and ranked 38 diets with input from a panel of health experts. To be top-rated, a diet had to be relatively easy to follow, nutritious, safe and effective …

Conquer the Weight Room: 5 Machines You Should Know How to Use

The weight room can be incredibly intimidating. Here's a beginner's guide to 5 popular machines.<p>Let's face it: there are few things in this world …

Rethinking Weight Loss and the Reasons We’re ‘Always Hungry’

David Ludwig often uses an analogy when he talks about weight loss: Human beings are not toaster ovens. If we were, then the types of calories we consumed would not matter, and calorie counting would be the most effective way to lose weight.<p>Dr. Ludwig, an obesity expert and professor of nutrition …

17 Ways Your Job Is Making You Fat

Be on the look out for these work-related waistline expanders.