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Having trouble losing weight? Join the crowd. The continuing battle of the bulge is fought by the majority of Americans. But rather than looking at this important issue as a "fight," consider this approach: Try removing the dreaded four-letter word from your vocabulary - the one that's been holding you back from success ...
My husband and I occasionally work out in a gym. All too often, I'll notice other members arrive and quickly grab heavy weights, or head to a machine, or jump into a cardio class - full steam ahead. Typically, they're soon out of breath, exhausted, and unable to finish their reps or routine.
My personal paradigm had been so well constructed - so set in stone by incongruent habits - that my own belief systems had gone to the dark side. And it wasn't easy to realign my real truth of living a healthy, authentic, and productive existence.
It's easy being green. Especially when it comes to vegetables. An article by Ashley Welch on CBSNews suggests we should include 10 servings of fruits and vegetables in our daily diet. Not an easy task in our grab-and-go, pop-and-serve, drive-through lifestyle.
Everything in your life counts. Whether it's dollars, good deeds, miles on the treadmill, or kind words, we are the result of the total consequences of our actions. Each decision - even those we choose not to make - is a part of the whole, contributing in some small or large...
You've tried diets, cutting back on carbs and sugar, and putting in ten miles a week on the treadmill. But for some reason, the pounds just won't come off. Sure, your legs look great from all that running. But your mid-section refuses to give up a single inch. So what's wrong?
My husband and I recently visited a local grocery store. We don't usually go to this particular one, but I needed a few fresh veggies to round out the stir-fry I had planned for dinner. We headed to the produce section, and while I scavenged through zucchini, peppers, carrots, and onions, hubby wandered over to an end cap to pick out a melon.