Monthly Archives: January 2012

Connection Between Sleep and Weight Loss

For those of you who know me well, you know that I don’t sleep much. This got me thinking about the connection between sleep and weight loss. It turns out WebMD has an insightful article about the subject that puts … Continue reading

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Product Info: The Shake-Weight…Does it Work?

Shake-weights seem to be everywhere these days, probably due to their incredibly awkward commercial. The question on everyone’s mind is does it work? The answer is yes…kinda. The Shake-weight is a 2 lbs weight with springs on each side. While … Continue reading

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New Weight Loss % Calculator On The Sidebar

Hey Everyone! I have placed a calculator on the right sidebar that will calculate the % of weight lost using the numbers YOU provide. No one else will be able to see your weights and the data is not tracked. … Continue reading

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Cholesterol: What It Is and How to Manage It

Cholesterol is one of those things not everyone thinks about when making food choices. The body needs a little but too much of it could cause some damage if gone unchecked. The following is WebMD’s Definition of Cholesterol: “Cholesterol is … Continue reading

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Keto (LCHF) intro

Thought some of you might find this interesting. We’re on day 6 of keto and feeling great. I’m never starving, have basically no cravings, and it looks like we’re both losing weight. The food is crazy good too. Last night … Continue reading

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Men’s Health Tip: Calculating your calorie needs

In a recent issue of Men’s Health magazine, they provide a formula from Alan Aragon, M.S. that calculates your calorie needs if you’re looking to gain some muscle weight. They also mention that under-muscled people tend to overestimate their calorie … Continue reading

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Week 2 Weigh In Results

Here are the Week 2 Weigh in results for those who remembered to enter their weights…The chart will be upated when and if the challengers update their weights…  

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New Challengers Have Arrived!!!!

The Big Fat Weight Loss Contest would like to welcome 3 NEW CHALLENGERS to the contest!!!! I have their starting weights and they will now be included in all contest updates. However, for this first week, their “starting weight” and … Continue reading

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Mayo Clinic Response on: Exercising While Sick

I have recently become sick and have been unable to work let alone workout. I started wondering when I do finally get well enough to go back to work, does that mean I’m well enough to work out again? I … Continue reading

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Tips for Women; Women’s Health Magazine and their 3-Week Routine

By: Meredith A. Iager Men always loose the weight quicker than women, but there are some easy work-out routines that can help us get rid of those extra pounds. Personally, counting your calories is best and walking outside or inside … Continue reading

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