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Exercise is absolutely vital for weight loss and any plan or person that says otherwise is very very wrong and very misleading. Aerobic (cardio) work where you get your heart rate up and try to keep it up for 40 minutes or more is very important and traditionally was considered the core of exercise weight loss…but not any longer!

Toning work is really the most important form of exercise for weight loss and if you are leaving it out you are making a huge mistake! Toning helps you to make enormous changes in your metabolism as well as being the most effective way to prevent sagging, tighten your skin and… Read more

This section is all about supplements that can make a significant difference in your life and especially for your metabolism and health or weight loss goals and Vitamin B5 certainly qualifies here.

Vitamin B5 also known as Calcium Pantothenate or Pantothenic Acid is a member of the B complex family of vitamins. It has roles in cell building, maintaining normal growth, the functioning of the central nervous system and antibody production but it is its essential role in the conversion of fat and sugar to energy and the functioning of the adrenal glands that is of particular interest to us.

The adrenal… Read more

Q. Why Can’t I Gain Weight? I’m too Skinny!

A. The inability to gain weight is a major stress for some people. This can be as distressing to those in this situation (especially ladies) as losing weight is to people with a weight problem. What is worse is that while there are plenty of people advising about weight loss, there are few if any who advise about weight gain and especially how to do it right.

In people who are unable to gain weight there are 3 factors to consider – their metabolism is normally unbalanced (including overactive thyroid function), they normally have poor food balance… Read more

Absolutely critical to your motivation is your environment – the items, pictures, people and other things around you at home and at work. Expecting to stay motivated for weight loss or anything else when your environment is wrong is near impossible.

You need to create an environment that supports and inspires your goal and that can pull you up when you are down. There are so many de-motivators everyday to your goal including your own negative thoughts, it is vital to have constant reminders to re-focus you. The items you use don’t have to be specifically about weight loss, they just have to be… Read more

Q. Why Do I Regain My Weight the Minute I Finish My Plan?

A. There are 2 main reasons why this happens. First due to bad quality weight loss plans most people are losing a lot of water when they lose weight and very little fat. It is simply false results. The minute they ease back on their plan this water will return and so up goes their weight. This is why most weight loss plans won’t measure fat loss – they don’t want you to know you are getting false weight loss!

Second, people normally eat way too little when trying to lose weight and literally kill their metabolism. It only takes 4 days for this to happen!… Read more

Here is a collection of 10 real truths about weight loss. It should help you identify where you have gone wrong before and also provide you with some answers you’ve been looking for and with some topics to explore more for better results.

1. Your metabolism is the master controller of your weight loss – even more than diet or exercise! Metabolism faults (like high blood sugar, constipation, bloating, sluggish liver, hormone imbalances, and sluggish thyroid) will limit or stop your weight loss no matter how much dieting or exercise you do. Addressing your metabolism problems opens the door… Read more

I would like you to consider the key mistakes people make when it comes to getting and staying motivated for weight loss. Working to prevent these errors will go a long way to making you successful.

1. GOALS - In an earlier issue we spoke about having a crystal clear goal or goals. Your goal must be very specific in terms of how much you want to lose, where you want to lose it from and by when you will lose it. Having a clear end destination with some checkpoints along the way is essential for success. You will never succeed without crystal clear goals that are written down!

2. WRITTEN PLAN – 2 very important… Read more