My 8 Week Weight Loss Plan is a Start, Not an End

I’ve decided to get started with an 8 week weight loss plan to clean up the extra pounds I’ve gained since the start of the year.  I’ve let a few of my good habits slide over the months as my gym had to shut its doors during the lockdown and as I had to adjust my shopping and eating habits to the pandemic ecosystem. Pounds Slowly Climbing On For a while, I thought I wasn’t among the millions of us across the country who were gaining body fat because of all the lifestyle changes. It was a slow climb that I shrugged off as just a pound or two – or even water weight – at the start.  But now that it’s been around half a year, I can see that this isn’t just a bit of extra sodium making my tissues retain water. I’ve been gradually working my way Read More

Make your Own Frozen Dinners for Weight Loss

When you are on a calorie restricted diet–portion control is king. This can be a challenge to keep you from overeating or eating the wrong foods. Here we will explore the way to deal with portion control and what the best ways to deal with it is. What about diets that mail you food? At one point, these diets were all the rave. They are quite convenient and quite easy to deal with. Most people who are very busy or who have families that they cook for will like these prepackaged diet foods. However, they are still expensive and the least healthy option. These prepackaged diet foods have to have at least sodium to keep them preserved. How to make your own frozen dinners for weight loss This is good for those who like to cook. You may have to take a few things into consideration first though. You may Read More

Weight Loss Visualizer Techniques That Get You to Your Goal

Research has shown that weight loss visualizer strategies and techniques can be extremely helpful in keeping up your motivation.  When it comes to successfully reaching your goals, your body relies on you to maintain your drive to keep up your healthy lifestyle changes using a variety of weight loss tools.  That said, there are lots of them out there. A quick search online will point you toward dozens of them.  Which ones are right for you? Why Train Your Mind with Weight Loss Visualizer Tricks? Using a weight loss visualizer strategy has to do with using simple mind imagery to help you to stay pumped to stick to your healthy efforts. This may seem too simple to be helpful, but it has been solidly backed by research. Taking advantage of its benefits are a matter of learning the right weight loss visualizer techniques.  It’s not just a matter of thinking Read More

We Need to Talk About Men’s Mental Health and Be More like Ryan Reynolds

Men’s mental health is something we don’t talk about a lot. The thing is, we should. Seriously. The discussion about the importance of recognizing that mental and physical health are equally important is happening. That said, it’s happening most often among women. It’s Not Just a Problem for Women Thing is, though, men’s mental health is just as important as women’s. We’re just not talking about it like they are. I was reading the news a few weeks back and I saw a headline with Ryan Reynolds. Turns out the guy has some serious anxiety issues. Yes, that Ryan Reynolds. Deadpool! Here’s this man pretty much most of us wouldn’t mind being for a day (or a lot of days) and it turns out he’s got an anxiety disorder. Is he weak? Stupid? Less awesome? Nope. In fact, I have to say that I think even more of him now Read More