Tag Archives: belly fat

Did you know those painful workouts are sabotaging your weight loss

The harder you work out the better your weight loss progress will be. (true) (false) If you’re healthy enough to work out, a really hard work out can only make you healthier. (true) (false) The correct answer to these questions may surprise you. It’s false. Working out hard puts your body under a lot of stress. […]

The best exercise to bust belly fat

Belly fat. You hate it, who doesn’t? It just sits in rolls. Often it gets out of control and it  wraps around your body so that the belly fat rolls are as visible on your sides and back as they are in front.   Some men try to pretend they don’t have belly fat by […]

9 habits you didn’t realize are why you’re gaining weight

There is a saying that says “habits are like chains. You don’t know how strong they are until you go to break them.” Some habits don’t cause trouble for folks when they’re younger, but when they reach their 40s or 50s, and for some people even their 30s, the habits of their youth cause weight […]

Happy National Potato Chip Day now try these nutritious snack alternatives

Potato chips may be America’s favorite snack. What’s not to love? Thin slices of potato deep fried until crispy crunchy and topped with salt. They go with almost everything or are delicious when eaten all by themselves. The biggest problem with potato chips for many people is eating them in a satisfying and controlled manner. […]

Do I really need to lose weight

While a lot of people are resolving to lose weight in 2017, others are asking, “do I really need to lose weight?” I think that is one of those questions that’s best answered by asking  more questions. Has it been hinted or suggested by friends, family, or rude strangers that your weight is a problem? […]

Yesterday I ate too much and I’m paying the price

Yesterday was a nothing-special day. It wasn’t a holiday; I wasn’t invited to a party. It was a plain, old day and I don’t have a good reason for eating as much as I did. Worse than eating too much without a good reason, I ate too much stuff that didn’t even taste all that […]

What women over 50 need to know about belly fat

Women who have spent their whole lives slim often get a rude surprise in their 50s. Why am I getting so fat? Why is my belly bulging? What caused these rolls of fat on my back and belly?  Waistbands start to dig into fat that was never there before. Rolls of back fat suddenly appear. […]

Another Weight Watchers success story

Diane was my member at my Wednesday night Weight Watchers® meeting. Her name isn’t Diane. She lost 83 pounds; that’s a lot. Everybody told her how great she looked, but Diane looked in the mirror and she didn’t see great. She saw not good enough. “My thighs were huge,” she said to me, “they looked like I needed […]