Category: Weight Loss Tips

How to Keep Distractions Out of Your Weight Loss Plan

Guest Post By LaToya Gay Whether you’re getting started with a new weight loss plan or you’re nearly to your goal, distractions can easily derail your hard-earned progress in no time at all. Luckily, there are a lot of ways

How You Can Lose Weight Eating More

All right, public service announcement time. I am begging you to please stop starving yourselves. I hit my screen weight — which, if you’re in the maintenance world, you know that is the highest end of where you want to

Are You Struggling With Your Weight Loss?

Have you been struggling lately with continuing on with your weight loss? Maybe you’ve plateaued or your weight loss is slowing. I’ve had two coaching clients recently in this same situation. For one client, we decided on a week of

How Much Exercise Do You Need To Lose The Weight?

I recently got a question about how much exercise you should be doing for weight loss versus weight maintenance. My answer is whatever you can maintain, whatever is sustainable. For example, if you’re doing two hours of cardio a day

How To Eat When You Go Off Plan Or After A Binge

On Mother’s Day, I went to Cracker Barrel. I had three pancakes, two servings of eggs and bacon. I also went to Chipotle and had what I usually get there, and then I had Cold Stone ice cream for dessert.

Life Factors Affecting Your Weight Loss

Several of my coaching clients have come to me with questions that they weren’t sure were within our scope of coach and coachee. When I ask if it plays into their eating behaviors and exercise, most often it does. For

Thoughts On Diet Bets

One of the things I’ve found transformational in my weight loss journey was creating personal boundaries and codes for myself. For a long time, I did not have those in my life. I generally got what was right and wrong,

The Secret To My “Program”

I recently got two emails asking me the exact same thing, so I thought this was something I should clarify. They both said: Here’s my problem; will your program help me? Here’s the funny thing: My program is no program.

5-Year Anniversary of Maintaining My 170-Pound Weight Loss (and My 4 Tips for Keeping the Journey Exciting!)

Each year I release a blog post sharing my thoughts after another year of weight maintenance. You can read about Year 1, Year 2, Year 3 and Year 4, and this year is no different. I truly believe that we

10 Things I’ve Learned Maintaining My Weight Loss for Four Years

I have certain days I will cherish forever. Days like my boys’ birthdays, my wedding anniversary, and my Second Life Anniversary, also known as the day I hit my goal weight. That day is today, January 7, 2016. I started losing