What if we told you that just about everything you thought you knew about healthy living wasn’t true — and was totally set up for you to fail? Yes, even when others had the best intentions. And yep, even when some saw short-term success. What if we’d all been conditioned to think that, in order to be healthy, you had to do some magic thing, follow some magic plan, and be some specific number on the scale? It’s a pursuit that many of us would spend our entire lives chasing … and never reach. And — even worse — we’d…

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You’ve watched our Tell It Like It Is videos. You’ve read our posts. You’ve listened to our podcast eps. And you are READY to kick dieting, all-or-nothing thinking, and any type of “change” that masquerades as healthy but is really just diet culture (remember, dieting goes by MANY names) to the curb. via GIPHY Yes! High-fives all around! via GIPHY But, now what? via GIPHY Now that you know how to spot diet culture in all of its forms and you’re ready to take your power back, what do you do? What can you do? How to Take Your Power…

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If you’re over the hill, you might notice that battling the bulge isn’t quite as simple as it used to be. In this post, you’ll learn how to eat, exercise, and supplement to lose stubborn body fat and turn back the clock.

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We’ve been writing a lot more about diet culture these days. And while a lot of us are on the fad-diets-don’t-work-and-aren’t-worth-it train (choo, choo — and yay, yay!), it’s important to be aware that diet culture is sneaky. And it’s everywhere. And there are loads of ways for it to work its way into our lives (and heads) without us even knowing it — and that’s what we want to dive deeper into right now. Because, not to be dramatic, but this is the stuff that affects our daily lives, choices, and even our self confidence (not to mention our ability…

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Here’s the thing about diet culture: It’s tricky. Oh, so tricky. via GIPHY So tricky that you can truly and honestly believe that you’re not dieting — and instead, you’re certain that you’re just taking steps to being healthier. But — here comes the hard truth — you’re still actually dieting. via GIPHY We know. It’s a mind you-know-what. But the first step of breaking through is acknowledging what’s actually up, so that you can truly bust that pattern. via GIPHY That’s right; info is power! 13 Signs You’re Dieting Without Even Realizing It 1. You can’t seem to break…

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It’s a new year and there are A LOT of click-baity articles out there on what it takes to get healthy and lose weight. And that’s exactly why we want to share our best pieces of weight-loss advice with you now. We pretty much guarantee you haven’t heard them 1,000 times before … 25 Pieces of Weight-Loss Advice and Truths You’ve Never Heard Before Don’t diet. Don’t restrict. Love yourself unconditionally. Make peace with your body. Remember that you’re more than the number on the scale. Keep in mind that weight-loss doesn’t equal happiness. Know that size doesn’t equal health. Size…

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Every year, millions of well-intentioned people set resolutions. via GIPHY Resolutions to get healthy, lose weight, work out regularly, and eat better. via GIPHY And about 80 percent of people who make resolutions give up on them by February. via GIPHY But does this stop us from trying again, and again, and again each time January comes around? via GIPHY Why do we put ourselves through this madness? Why do we keep doing the same thing — and trying the same approach — year after year after year? via GIPHY Is it because we’re stupid? via GIPHY Is it because there’s…

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There are few things in the world more frustrating than working your butt off and not seeing results. I’ve certainly been there and spent a ton of time scrambling to figure out what I could do differently. We’d all like to believe that if you’re putting in solid, consistent effort in the gym and in the kitchen, it will continue to pay off and get you closer to your goals. But sadly, the reality is that it’s really not that simple. There are so many reasons why you might find yourself hitting a plateau. Here are some of the most…

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It’s getting hot in herre … so be your healthiest yet. via GIPHY Wait. That’s not how it goes? via GIPHY But that’s how we think it should go because we’re about to launch our summer edition of the 10 in 4 Challenge and, ladies, it’s going to be just like the summer sun … hot, hot, hot! Especially if your definition of “hot” isn’t about what you look like at all, but is about feeling good and healthy inside and out — because that’s what the 10 in 4 Challenge is all about. It’s our weight-loss with self love…

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