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How to set and achieve better weight-loss goals

In Weight Loss by Garcia Weight Loss April 3rd, 2018

When it comes to setting and achieving goals, one of the most important things to remember is to make them realistic. Weight loss is no different — it takes planning, commitment, and time, especially if you need to identify and resolve any underlying health issues that may be contributing to weight gain. Experts tend to agree that two pounds per week is a safe and realistic rate of weight loss (although you may experience periods …

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5 weight-loss tips for the new year

In Weight Loss by Garcia Weight Loss December 22nd, 2017

Weight loss ranks among the top three most popular New Year resolutions Americans make every year. Research shows that the second week of January is usually the busiest time of year for new gym memberships, but that roughly 80 percent of new gym-goers will drop their fitness and weight-loss routines just one month later by the second week of February. Have you committed to losing weight this year? Make this your best year yet by …

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Why having written goals is important

In Health and Wellness by Garcia Weight Loss December 22nd, 2017

It’s that time of year when we start thinking about goals for next year. Do you make New Year’s resolutions? Research suggests that roughly 50 percent of Americans do, but only about 8 percent actually achieve them. It turns out, there’s a science to goal setting, and taking the right steps can greatly increase your likelihood of accomplishing what you want to. One of those steps is writing your goals down. It may sound simple, …

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From the doc: Why the first 10% you lose may be the most impactful

In Weight Loss by Garcia Weight Loss October 6th, 20170 Comments

How much weight do you want to lose? Fifty pounds? One hundred? When looking at the big picture, it’s easy to get overwhelmed and discouraged. Losing 100 pounds may sound impossible, and the immensity of such a task may make you feel paralyzed and unable to even start. Like any other major goal, weight loss is easier when you break it down into smaller, achievable steps. That’s why we recommend focusing on losing just 10 …

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From the doc: Advantages of journaling

In Health and Wellness by Garcia Weight Loss April 12th, 20180 Comments

Have you ever kept a journal? If not, you may be surprised to learn that journaling can be a powerful tool for helping you reach your health and wellness goals. When many people think of journaling, they think of keeping a diary — writing down things that happen to you and how you feel about them. While this is one form of journaling, there are many other approaches, all of which provide various physical or …