The most sensible approach to losing excess weight is to make small, health based changes to your eating and exercise habits. When making these changes, what you need to ask yourself is, can you sustain these changes both whilst you are losing weight, and whilst you are maintaining your weight loss for the long term? July is an excellent time to take a breath and plan for … [Read more...] about How to Set Goals for Long Term Weight Loss
It's common on a weight loss journey to fluctuate. One minute you're on a streak, losing and feeling great. The next, work gets busier than usual, exercise grinds to a halt and those kilos slowly creep back on. In order to make your weight loss stick long term, it's important to know your lifestyle and have the right tools available to help combat the yo-yo effect. As … [Read more...] about How to lose weight without losing your lifestyle
For some of us, cooking is a dreaded chore – particularly if you’ve spent the entire day at the office or running errands. We often dismiss healthy meals to be far too difficult to create, which is why a lot of people admit defeat and order some takeaway instead. However healthy meals are not harder or more expensive to make. To help you on your way to becoming a smarter chef … [Read more...] about Healthy Meals – Work Smarter Not Harder in the Kitchen
Portion control is important for weight maintenance and even more essential for weight loss. On top of being unaware of the appropriate portion size, many of us tend to ignore our body’s signals of hunger and fullness, until we’ve eaten too much and are overfull. Proper portion control is about knowing the correct measures or serving sizes as per calorie and fat content for … [Read more...] about Are portions really that important?
Deb is off on a big holiday this month and after working very hard at the beginning of the year to lose 7kg, she was particularly concerned about how to avoid stacking it all back on while travelling. So how do you travel and enjoy your holiday without calorie counting? Deborah recently completed a weight loss program with the LifeShape Clinic and in this video, she asks … [Read more...] about How to travel without a calorie counter and avoid the post-holiday bump?