FILE (iStock) Of all the things in life that people might really want to delegate, losing weight has to be close to number one. In a world in which kids get participation trophies; test scores can be enhanced and special interest groups lobby for set asides there is one area in which the merit system is supreme – getting in shape. And so many of us have that on our To Do list. In a “shocking” report out this month, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that almost half of Americans are trying to lose weight. And, wait for it, almost 6 in 10 women were working it. I would love to meet the other four women to learn their secrets in avoiding the perennial New Year’s resolution that has the permanence of a tattoo on so many people’s lives. They certainly are saving money. In fact the one thing you are sure to lose when seeking weight loss is your cash. Americans spend more than $60 billion dollars trying to lose weight each … [Read more...] about Hey America, lose weight, not your temper. You can do it!
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1 of 50 Stephanie Hall "The feeling after you finish your run is amazing to me. The point where you feel like you can’t go any further and you prove your body wrong by pushing through. I always feel so accomplished afterward. I use running as a stress reliever. It is very therapeutic. It has helped me more than any medicine I’ve ever taken."Read more of Stephanie's story Advertisement - Continue Reading Below Advertisement - Continue Reading Below 3 of 50 Tanisha Crichlow "Understand that it is a marathon, not a sprint. Some days may not be great but don’t beat yourself up. Also understand what works for you—maybe only for you. Tracking my food and running have been my unlock, but everyone must figure out what’s best for them. It could be meal prep, cutting out certain foods, doing more cross training... Whatever it is, do what you can practically manage, and also enjoy."Read more of Tanisha's story Advertisement - Continue Reading Below … [Read more...] about These Incredible Weight Loss Transformations Will Inspire You to Get Healthy
The superfit Coleraine man (62) who has run 600 marathons and raised £700,000 for charity BelfastTelegraph.co.uk Coleraine's marathon man Peter Ferris makes Forrest Gump look like an also-ran. For while Tom Hanks' movie character clocked up thousands of miles on his long running odyssey, Peter reckons he has probably covered half a million miles during his 45 years on the hoof. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/life/health/the-superfit-coleraine-man-62-who-has-run-600-marathons-and-raised-700000-for-charity-37032656.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/life/features/article37032653.ece/e3792/AUTOCROP/h342/2018-06-21_lif_41900266_I6.JPG Email Coleraine's marathon man Peter Ferris makes Forrest Gump look like an also-ran. For while Tom Hanks' movie character clocked up thousands of miles on his long running odyssey, Peter reckons he has probably covered half a million miles during his 45 years on the hoof. The 62-year-old superfit superman has completed more than 600 … [Read more...] about The superfit Coleraine man (62) who has run 600 marathons and raised £700,000 for charity
I glared at the number on my bathroom scale one morning not so long ago. It read 253 pounds.It was time to do something.I knew that I had to get regular exercise back into my life. But there was a problem. I have a lingering foot injury that meant running — or even extended walking — was out of the question.So, I turned to bicycling. Now, a little more than a year later I’ve logged more than 1,100 miles on my regular bicycle and a stationary “spinner.”The result: I’m down to 234 pounds.Yes, I have at least 20 more pounds to go, but I’m on the right path. And I’ve done it without making major changes to my diet. I like to eat.Here are a few tips that have helped me keep up my exercise plan:No. 1: Vary your workouts. I try to ride outside on my seven-speed as often as weather allows. But to keep it interesting, I vary my course around College Park, the Orlando neighborhood where I live. In general, I’ll do about 6 to 8 miles per … [Read more...] about Here’s how I bicycled my way to weight loss
Chef Jean-Paul Bourgeois, of NYC's Blue Smoke eateries, weighed 345 pounds when he knew he needed to make a changeThe executive chef lost 100 pounds by exercising and changing his dietBourgeois adopted a ketogenic-inspired diet and practices intermittent fastingChef Jean-Paul Bourgeois is a meaty man. Advertisement - Continue Reading Below Born and raised in the small town of Thibodaux, Louisiana, Bourgeois, 33, comes from a family of big guys. Trained in fine dining, the executive chef is known for his Southern, meat-centric Blue Smoke eateries in New York City, part of Danny Meyer’s Union Square Hospitality Group. But weighing 345 pounds was starting to take its toll on Bourgeois. This executive chef had to see a gastroenterologist for acid reflux and other digestive issues. His ankles, knees, and hips were starting to hurt during those long hours on his feet all day shuttling among his restaurants. He didn't want to pass an unhealthy lifestyle onto the children he hopes to … [Read more...] about Chef Jean-Paul Bourgeois of NYC’s Blue Smoke Restaurants on His 100-Pound Weight Loss