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Why Regan Chastain Wants To Separate Fitness From Weight Loss

Early in 2018, Ragen Chastain became the heaviest woman to run a marathon, setting a Guinness World Record along the way. At 288 pounds, there were plenty of people who heckled the writer, speaker, and size acceptance advocate the moment she decided …
By Marie Southard Ospina

Switching To A Keto Diet Can Transform Your Body & Mind In These 5 Awesome Ways

When diets become buzz-worthy, it’s usually because either someone you know or a celebrity shares their before-and-after stories that have little to nothing to do with health, and everything to do with a physical body transformation. There’s nothing …
By Julia Guerra

10 Fitness Goals To Set In 2018 That Have Nothing To Do With Weight Loss

The new year is an amazing time to start fresh and set new goals for yourself, especially for how you treat your body. Unfortunately, too many social media influencers and cultural standards lead us to believe that weight loss and fitness automatical…
By Georgina Berbari

People Are Saying Rihanna Got "Thick," But Can We Stop Policing Women's Bodies?

Rihanna is everything and the entire internet knows it. We obsess over her when she sits front row at basketball games, imagine new dating options for her, and turn all of her twerking moments into GIFs. You know, as we should. And be honest, did we …
By Marquaysa Battle

Woman Who Lost 70 Lbs Says Simple Instagram Trick Was Key To Transformation

A newlywed woman is practically unrecognizable after she managed to shed an incredible 70 pounds in just one year. Danielle French, 28, weighed in at around 186 pounds when she realized she "barely fit into any of her clothes." After getting engaged,…
By Alexandra Strickler

How Your Obsession With Weight Loss Is Destroying Your Mental Health

Everywhere you turn there are signs telling you, as a female, to lose weight -- in every advertisement, every store and every form of media, not to mention the countless people you see throughout the day who have a physical appearance that you might …
By Unwritten

Woman Who Had Insane 8-Week Transformation Shares Easy Trick To Still Eat Pizza

Most people probably wouldn't characterize weight-loss programs as lenient. No, the words that usually come to mind are more along the lines of "difficult," "impossible" and "I need a cheeseburger now, or else I will die." Caitlin Rose, on the other …
By Alexandra Strickler

Here's How Much Booze You Need To Give Up If You Want To Lose Weight

We blame alcohol for a lot of our failed efforts at weight loss, and why shouldn't we? Booze has 7 calories a gram, and one mixed drink can send your sugar intake through the roof. But the question remains: Do we really need to give up alcohol if we …
By Rosebud Baker

6 Japanese Weight-Loss Tips That Transformed My Diet And Relationship With Food

Before I moved to Tokyo, I was always curious how Japanese women stayed slim. When I looked up the perks of a Japanese diet, however, I came across the health benefits of exotic ingredients like miso, natto (fermented soybeans), seaweed and a whole b…
By Katheryn Gronauer

What You Should Eat For Breakfast If You're Trying To Lose Weight

With just a few months left until summer, there couldn't be a better time to kick your health and fitness routine into high gear. The traditional way of transforming your body (eating healthy accompanied by an exercise routine) is the best “no fail” …
By Samantha

5 Types Of Food That Will Boost Your Metabolism And Speed Up Weight Loss

Eating lean, clean and green definitely doesn't have to be boring. Why not eat meals that taste incredible, look beautiful (hey, Instagram feed on point) and help you burn fat at the same time? We're always experimenting with ingredients that boost m…
By Karena Dawn and Katrina Scott

Instagram Star Drops 140 Pounds After Angry Ex Tells Her To ‘Lose Some Weight’

Sometimes, having a vindictive ex is a good thing. I say this because it wasn't until after her ex-boyfriend insulted her weight that Hayley Westoby, a 25-year-old Australian woman, dropped 140 pounds and got in the best shape of her life. Apparentl…
By Adam Silvers

Fitness Blogger Posts Side-By-Side Pic To Show The Downsides Of Losing Weight

Working toward your dream body is a journey that often has many bumps along the way. Shedding a few pounds can help you feel healthier and more confident about your appearance. However, for some people, weight loss creates a whole new set of problems…
By Kaylin Pound

Quirky, Unexpected Weight-Loss Concepts That Helped Me Lose 40 Pounds

Are you searching for that one piece of the diet puzzle that'll finally help you lose weight in the long term? This may be it. I remember spending hours surfing the web for a diet that seemed like something I could actually commit to. You know, one t…
By Katheryn Gronauer

3 Ways You Can Eat Carbs And Still Lose Weight With A Healthy Diet

If you've been struggling to lose stubborn body fat, chances are you've heard all about how eating a low carb diet can help you shed unwanted pounds. But before you ditch all the carbs in your daily diet for a life of being perpetually “hangry," it's…
By Cheryl Davis

7 Weight-Loss Tips That Work, As Told By Someone Who Lost 20 Pounds

I've been an athlete my entire life, but I also loved my sweets just as much as my physical activities. I believed I could have a dream body by eating whatever I wanted and “working it off” because I was so active. That doesn't happen IRL. Turns out …
By Samantha Surface

Blac Chyna's Post-Baby Weight After Thanksgiving Will Motivate Us All

So apparently, Blac Chyna has a magical waistline that's not affected by childbirth or a massive Thanksgiving dinner. The mom said she's lost an astonishing 23 pounds in a new Snapchat story just a couple of days after Turkey Day. She wrote, 39lbs go…
By Oliver McAteer

Woman Posts Emotional Photo Showing What It's Like To Lose 100 Pounds

Losing weight can be an extremely difficult task that many people struggle with for their entire lives. This is precisely why 29-year-old Amanda Kurtz was brought to tears the first time stepped on the scale and saw that her weight has dipped below t…
By Kaylin Pound

4 Weight Loss Tips To Follow After Your Diet Plan Ends

Losing weight and keeping it off isn't easy. A quick online search will deliver you seemingly endless pages of miracle supplements, diet and workout programs all claiming to be the best. Some are sold with the promise of being low-effort and promote …
By Kate Martino

Mom's Incredible 126-Pound Weight Loss All Started With Drinking More Water

It's no secret losing weight can be a daunting task. We're constantly bombarded with social media photos that lead us to believe the only way to get skinny these days is by drinking detox tea, taking supplements and wearing a waist trainer. However, …
By Kaylin Pound

Woman's Extreme Weight Loss Transformation Video Has The Internet Mesmerized

A few months ago, freelance makeup and hair stylist Simone Anderson Pretscherer posted a controversial before and after shot of her extreme weight loss journey, and it had fans thinking that she had faked it. You know, because people can't proudly po…
By Talia Koren

The Truth Behind 7 Of The Most Popular Weight Loss Myths

By now we all know that carbs and fats won't necessarily make us gain weight any faster, breakfast is not all that important in the weight loss battle and that eating late at night won't make us fat per se. However, there is still plenty of advice ou…
By Ana Marie Begic

We Asked A Celeb Trainer If Khloé K's 'Sauna Suit' Really Helps Weight Loss

In case you live under a rock, let me bring you up to speed on Khloé Kardashian and her quest for the ultimate revenge body. The youngest Kardashian sister, who spent her formative years as “the chunky one,” used her still-not-finalized divorce as th…
By Emily Arata

3 Reasons Weight Loss Doesn't Necessarily Fix Insecurities

Looking good is one of the biggest motivators for weight loss of all types. Seeing the results in the mirror or receiving compliments from other people gives many the willpower to keep going. Yet, many people find that weight loss is not the cure-all…
By Katie Mather

3 Diets That Will Never Give You The Weight-Loss Results You Want

Dieting is nothing new. We're always seeing our favorite celebs rave about the diet they used to "get healthy," lose weight and look fab in that bikini. We're a very health-conscious generation, but how much do we actually know about the diets everyo…
By Meg Dowell

Kim Kardashian Just Revealed Her New Weight Loss Goal And It's Insane

Look, Kim Kardashian West knows you want to know about her weight loss process. She's right, too -- I mean, you're reading this article, aren't you? So, Kim's been making it easier on all us writers and readers alike by straight-up posting photos of …
By Anna Menta

The Weird Piece Of Weight-Loss Advice That Changed My Approach To Fitness

Some nights, we find ourselves scrolling through Instagram posts, reading quote after quote. Although these quotes may be written to reach a mass audience, we can't help but admit the amount of comfort some quotes have the ability to bring us. Last s…
By Marella Porter

4 Ways New Moms Should Think About Weight Loss After Giving Birth

I think I have referenced the "fourth trimester" in more than one post, and let me tell you, it's no joke. What an awesome, yet strange time for moms everywhere, both physically and mentally. Not only are you trying to learn how to take care of a tin…
By Kayla Greenstone

4 Things You Need To Address Before Beginning Your Weight-Loss Journey

When's the last time you went to a restaurant and ordered "50 percent protein, 30 percent carbs and a side of fats"? Probably never. Figuring out how diet info applies to you can be a huge challenge, but measuring, and weighing, and counting doesn't …
By Katheryn Gronauer

How Your Caffeine Addiction Can Help Jump-Start Your Weight-Loss Plan

Caffeine is one of the rare few fat burners that has actually been proven to work. Even though most people don't exactly consume caffeine in order to lose weight, it's already a huge part of our modern diets. It's in coffee, chocolate, energy drinks …
By David Brown

5 Ways You Can Cheat On Your Diet, But Still Stick To Your Weight Loss Plan

If you're going to break some dieting rules, then there are some better ways to go about it than just straight-up cheating. Just for the record, though, I don't really like the word "cheat." If the unhealthy food you're eating is part of your game pl…
By Matthew Pryor

10 Ways To Think About Weight Loss If You're Living With PCOS

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is a hormonal imbalance that affects about 5 million women in the United States today, especially women of child-bearing age (ahem, Gen-Yers). If you have PCOS, cysts may develop on the ovaries, causing them to hard…
By Lisa Samuels

These Are The Fundamental Problems With Ridiculous Weight Loss Goals

I’m trying to lose 20 pounds. Ideally by next week for a hot date I have coming up. Weight loss is always a touchy subject. There’s no way of really talking about it without somehow insulting someone or making yourself feel bad. Personally, I always …
By Izabella Zaydenberg

Woman Who Silenced Her Weight Loss Haters Got Her Excess Skin Removed

When trolls cruelly questioned the validity of Simone Anderson's success in losing half her body weight in under a year, she silenced them with a shocking selfie showing her excess skin. Months after defending her body by baring all, the makeup arti…
By Taylor Ortega

10 Reasons Weight Loss Shouldn't Be The Focus Of Your Wedding Day

Many women dream about their perfect wedding day. The media floods our minds with images of fairytale weddings on magazine racks, TV shows, movies and Pinterest. And who doesn’t want a wonderful experience on such a special day? A wedding should be a…
By Brittany Burgunder

Woman Shuts Down The Haters Who Accused Her Of Faking Her Weight Loss

Simone Anderson Pretscherer had a perfect, mic drop-worthy response to negative comments on a before-and-after weight loss picture she posted. The New Zealand freelance makeup and hair stylist gained notoriety for sharing her incredible weight loss j…
By Eitan Levine

This Dachshund Lost 44 Pounds In An Unbelievable Weight Loss Journey (Photos)

Losing weight isn't an easy task -- not even for this little wiener named Dennis. We came across this little guy after his owner published his triumphant weight loss victory on Imgur. If you know anything about this type of dog, then you understand h…
By Robert Anthony

Epic Photo Series Shows This Woman's Impressive 150-Pound Weight Loss

Shedding some serious pounds can make you look and feel like an entirely new person. Case in point: Beth Beard. After Beth made the decision to have gastric bypass surgery, she wanted to create a series of photos to celebrate her drastic body transfo…
By Kaylin Pound

32 Weight Loss Products To Invest In That Are Actually Worth It

Americans spend more than $60 billion a year on weight loss products, yet, as a nation, we are a very obese, sick, emotionally drained and financially struggling group. The desire to lose weight for a better life is there, but the correct motivation,…
By Sheila Amir

5 Weight Loss Mistakes You're Making Without Realizing It

Anyone who knows me is well aware of my “health freak” tendencies. However, I do make a conscious effort not to shove my lifestyle choices down others' throats. (Or, more appropriately, prevent others from shoving Big Macs down theirs.) Don't get me …
By Sara Uzer

So Close, Yet So Far: 7 Ways To Break Through The Weight Loss Plateau

It's that point where — all of a sudden — those last few stupid pounds just won’t budge anymore. Not only is hitting a weight loss plateau frustrating, but it is also very discouraging. When you have been working day and night to lose weight and get …
By Stefani Pappas

From Chunky To Hunky: Chris Pratt's Drastic Weight Loss Makes Him Even Hotter Than Ever

Chris Pratt might have out-shined Oprah Winfrey as Hollywood's biggest yo-yo dieter. His well-documented body transformation for each role is like exercise inspiration for the rest of us. If Pratt can lose an entire Andy from "Parks and Recreation," …
By Laura Argintar

Woman Shows What Real Weight Loss Looks Like After Magazine Rejected To Show Her Stomach

Illinois blogger Brooke Birmingham had struggled with obesity for years, but was ecstatic when, through her own hard work and commitment to a Weight Watchers program, she lost 172 pounds. Her story was set to be featured in a Shape Magazine before-an…
By Katie Gonzalez

Your Dreams Have Come True: Tequila Is Actually Proven To Help Weight Loss

I'm about to make your day: based on a recent study, tequila can aid in weight loss. Yes, you read that correctly. TEQUILA WILL HELP YOU LOSE WEIGHT. Not only will it assist in the weight loss process, but it will also help to lower blood sugar. This…
By Ashley Fern

Your Mind Is A Factor To Weight Loss

Don’t go rolling your eyes just yet. I know how frustrating it can be for someone to tell you that the way your own mind perceives something is different from how others perceive it. That’s not what this new find is about. Apparently, your brain is a…
By Ally Batista

Weight Loss Super Foods

With only a few months to go before it’s time to bare all in a bikini, it’s crunch time. Now, it’s evened more necessary to eat healthily, and jumpstart our weight loss and last minute toning. I will always condone healthy dieting and exercise, and t…
By Ally Batista

Would You Try Lobster Weight Loss Cream?

There’s been some interesting beauty ingredients presented throughout the past few years. I’ll never forget the snake venom lip-gloss I was obsessed with in middle school (for whatever reason), and I’m constantly impressed by new releases and innovat…
By Ally Batista

Anne Hathaway’s Les Misérables Weight Loss: Good Or Bad?

If you hadn’t already heard, Anne Hathaway had been cast as the infamous Fantine in the newest film adaptation of Les Misérables. Hathaway has always been an incredible actress and it seems as if her performances only get better and better. She’s obv…
By Ally Batista