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Motivational Weight Loss Story: Woman Taking Charge

It's time for another Motivational Weight Loss Story! This one is from my cousin, Miranda. She's dealt with a lot in her life, and with many obligations to keep her busy, she still managed to achieve the amazing transformation that you'll see below. She's an absolute inspiration. Hello fellow readers! My name is Miranda, I… Continue reading Motivational Weight Loss Story: Woman Taking Charge

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Motivational Weight Loss Story: Evan AuCoin the Power Lifter

I met Evan AuCoin at HMCS Quadra, a Royal Canadian Sea Cadet Camp, in the summer of 2005. He's one of the biggest teddy bears that I've ever met, and his weight loss journey below is truly inspiring! Why I Lift First off, my name is Evan AuCoin. I’m a 28 year old musician and… Continue reading Motivational Weight Loss Story: Evan AuCoin the Power Lifter

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Weight Loss Progress – Down 15kg

I don’t think I’ve ever posted just a generic weight loss update on here, so for those of you that are interested, here it is. I started my weight loss journey at 85kg four years ago. I’m currently at 70kg. That’s right, it took me 4 years to lose 15kg. That’s a little under 1… Continue reading Weight Loss Progress – Down 15kg

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Low Calorie Late Night Snacks

Cucumber, Cottage Cheese, and Smoked Salmon Okay, this one is pretty straight forward, just slice up some cucumber, spread a dollop of low fat cottage cheese on each slice, and then top with some smoked salmon. It’s healthy, and creamy, and salty, and so, so yummy! Ingredients Per Serve: 50g Low Fat Cottage Cheese 1/2… Continue reading Low Calorie Late Night Snacks

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Starvation Mode

The first thing people do when they’re trying to lose weight is cut out calories, but it needs to be done the right way in order to work. If you cut out too much for an extended period of time, your body will enter starvation mode.   What is Starvation Mode? When the body isn’t… Continue reading Starvation Mode

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Starting a Fitness Regime for Beginners

My last post discussed how important a healthy diet is for weight loss, more important than exercise. But that doesn’t mean exercise isn’t important too. Exercising will help speed up your results, it’ll give you more energy, it’ll make you happier, it will help you burn more calories (muscle burns more calories than fat), and… Continue reading Starting a Fitness Regime for Beginners

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Weight loss is 20% exercise, and 80% nutrition.

Weight loss is 20% exercise, and 80% nutrition. Most of us have heard this expression, and the first time I did, it was a kick in the lady-balls. It’s easy for me to workout, it’s not easy for me to give up the foods I love. I thought that I could workout, and eat whatever… Continue reading Weight loss is 20% exercise, and 80% nutrition.