Logan Chapman knows what it’s like to fight tooth and nail for what you want. After all, he did drop more than 100 pounds on his quest to get healthy. But, as a guy who hates dieting and the gym, and has a severe case of dessert FOMO—translation: fear of missing out—Chapman may have one of the most relatable weight loss experiences of all time. "I feel like my life was probably very similar to a lot of other people who struggle with weight gain,” Chapman, a 30-year-old from Ontario, Canada, told Men's Health. “I was a huge fan of eating very unhealthy foods and not a big fan of exercise. I led a very sedentary lifestyle. I would stay up till all hours of the night playing video games and would often be drinking cans and cans of pop and eating huge meals at two in the morning.” There was no single “ah-ha” moment when he decided to lose weight, but one thing that does stick out in Chapman's mind is when he hopped on a scale one day and saw … [Read more...] about This Man Lost More Than 100 Pounds Without Going to the Gym. Here’s What He Did Instead.
Losing inches but not pounds
Singer Jennifer Lopez stunned at the recent Grammy awards with her toned body and six pack — and it’s the result of a stringent 10-day diet challenge. The soon-to-be 50-year-old embarked upon a 10-day, no-sugar, no-carb challenge to “reset” her body and get healthier. Shy posted a selfie of her buff tummy just five days into the challenge showing how quickly she achieved results by shunning all carbs and sugar — including dairy and fruit. “Now when I go back to eating fruit in 10 days, it’s going to taste like ice cream,” she told the Today Show at the time. “The first and second day is when you realize you’re addicted to sugar. It’s like a drug.” J. Lo adds that you can definitely lose weight on the diet. “You will lose a bunch of pounds on it, you will lose inches because once you get rid of that sugar and those carbs it just keeps coming off,” she says, adding that her personal trainer encouraged her … [Read more...] about Celebrity Short-Term Diet Melts Pounds
(CNN)President Donald Trump, 72, is in "very good health overall," according to results from his physical examination, which were released on Thursday. Trump underwent a physical examination at the Walter Reed military hospital on Friday, performed and supervised by Dr. Sean Conley, physician to the President. Trump in 'very good health,' physician says At his physical exam last year, the 6-foot-3-inch Trump weighed 239 pounds, according to his doctor. Trump, who has a common form of heart disease, embarked on a mission last year to lose some weight. Now, the President weighs 243 pounds, an increase of 4 pounds, according to the physical examination results. That weight now puts Trump's body mass index, or BMI, at 30.4, which makes him clinically obese. Body mass index is based on height and weight, and a BMI of 30 or greater is considered obese, according to the National Institutes of Health. JUST WATCHED What is obesity? Replay More Videos ... MUST WATCH … [Read more...] about Trump in ‘very good health overall’ but obese, according to physical exam results
Get the Better newsletter. SUBSCRIBE Nov. 29, 2018 / 8:34 PM GMT By Stephanie Thurrott Name: Hoang Nguyen Age: 38 Residence: St. Paul, MN Job: Ophthalmic medical technologist Home Life: Single, though she thinks it’s time for her boyfriend of four years to pop the question Peak Weight: 180 pounds Current Weight: 140 pounds Height: 5 feet 6 inches Hoang Nguyen’s weight gain followed a path that might be familiar to a lot of people. As a child and teenager, she kept her weight at healthy levels. “After graduating from college and getting a 9-to-5 desk job, though, that’s when I ballooned,” she says. Exercise had been nudged off her calendar — she had been active in her younger days but now she was tired after work. In her free time, she went out with friends instead of working out. Between her workplace cafeteria and meals in restaurants, she was tempted to turn to unhealthy foods. AN UNEXPECTED CONNECTION MAKES THE DIFFERENCE But in 2013 she … [Read more...] about How did Hoang Nguyen lose 40 pounds? She danced it off.
Not being able to attend face-to-face meetings doesn't mean you can't get the benefits of joining an organized diet group. All you need is an internet connection. Online diet programs let you sign in for information and motivation at any hour of the day or night. Participating in a web-based weight-loss program can be helpful in many ways -- not just with weight loss, but also with weight-loss maintenance and improving lifestyle habits that might have led to your weight gain. There are many types of online programs, some from the same companies that offer in-person sessions, and others from successful diet doctors, for instance. So it makes sense to compare choices, especially those with a monthly fee. Basic offerings tend to include diet information and planning, and goal setting -- such as losing inches as well as pounds, and even lowering blood pressure and other cardiovascular disease risk factors. You can often add on bells and whistles like feedback from a diet professional, … [Read more...] about Losing Weight the Online Way