It's been about week since I set my natural weight loss goals and even with a slow start, so far it's going pretty well. I slacked pretty hard the previous several weeks so I didn't want to jump in and go crazy right away with everything I planned. The diet changes are pretty easy to change fast since I'm really just going back to how I normally ate before the holidays, but the exercise is a little trickier. The goals I set last week were...
It's that time of year when everyone gets to feel a little guilty about indulging a bit. Like most people, we really love the holiday season and have a tendency to overdo things, often times at the expense of our waistline. I myself am guilty of sacrificing my best laid holiday health plans at the Christmas cookie altar. Amy makes some famously wonderful treats this time of year and I'm more than happy to use every excuse in the book to indulge in them. She's just too talented... I can't resist!
Yesterday's natural weight loss post covered went into how to get more out of your cardio workout, but unfortunately that's where a lot of people stop. Relatively speaking, cardio is simple and easy to get started on, but resistance training (weight training) is more complicated with all the equipment and methods out there and can be quite intimidating.
If you’ve been following along with our natural weight loss story, you know that by this point I had already been working to get in the habit of exercising every day by. In the next couple posts I’ll share what I learned to get more out of our efforts and really start burning off some fat and hopefully building [...]
Yesterday I told you how we got started on our natural weight loss plan by getting my diet under control and gradually moving the whole family to a healthier way of eating. With that part moving along nicely it was time to get my big butt up and moving. Our natural weight loss strategy was based on a very simple mantra, "Eat Less, Move More". I know that's way over simplified, but mantras should be simple and it helps to remember to work on both nutrition and exercise.