80 in 4: Update Week 6 – Making Good Choices

I know this one is a bit late, but I wanted to at least give an update for week five. I gained a bit of weight, then lost it. Right now, I am not sure how much I weigh, but I have definitely noticed a profound difference. I have developed far more definition in my upper body as of late. I’m actually quite proud of the choices I have been making this past week.

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7 Realistic Habits that Will Affect Weight Loss

Personal habits can come in a variety of shapes and sizes. They can consist of many different things, especially when it comes to living a healthier lifestyle. But what kind of realistic vices do people have that will affect the ability to lose weight? In reality, this list could be excessively long. Today, I’m only going to focus on seven of the most realistic ones from my personal experience.

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How Well Do You Commit to Portion Control?

Portion control is perhaps my favorite way of dieting. It allows me to eat anything I want while still losing weight. However, it may also be one of the more difficult things to accomplish. This is especially true when you consider buying food at the grocery store or at a restaurant. For instance, most cans of Progresso soups are technically for two servings, but how many of you actually separate it out come lunch time?

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Can the Emerge Drink Mix Cure Your Depression?

Depression can lead to a variety of health problems. Not only can it be harmful to the body, but it can be damaging to your mental state if left unchecked. Since I suffer from chronic depression myself, I know what many people feel on a daily basis. While some turn to medications or therapy, others turn to health foods to combat this condition. Which brings me to whether or not Emerge can be beneficial for those who suffer from this problem.

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How to Get a Great Workout Playing Kinect Tennis

One of my favorite activities for fitness is playing Kinect tennis. I am an advocate of fitness gaming, and I only wish there were more titles available for the Xbox 360. However, Kinect Sports Season 2 can be a great addition to any workout routine. There is more to it than just simply standing and moving your arms about. Here is how virtually anyone can lose weight and get a good cardio workout playing tennis on the Xbox.

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80 in 4: Update Week 5 – Enough Excuses

So, I forgot to weigh myself this morning. I think part of me really doesn’t want to look at the scale because I know I did pretty bad this week. I’m sure I can throw out all kinds of likely excuses why I performed so poorly. But the reality is that I just had a hard time caring. I know…my frame of mind was terrible. Needless to say, I doubt I am going to make it to the 80 pound goal in four months.

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Understanding Yourself is Valuable In Keeping Fit

One of the hardest parts about trying to get yourself in shape is the lack of knowledge you might have about yourself. Sure, You’ll come across all these diet plans and exercises that “guarantee” results. The problem is, not everyone can handle the same routines for keeping fit. This isn’t from the lack of trying. In fact, it’s your mental state that may prevent some of those things from actually working.

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Can You Really Lose Weight Playing Kinect Games?

I often mention how I use the Xbox Kinect as a way to keep in shape. I am a firm believer in this process not because I love gaming, but because I am living evidence that it’s possible. This is especially true if you put in a great deal of effort into the experience. The bottom line is that it’s possible to lose weight while playing Kinect games.

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80 in 4: Update Week 4 – Went Backwards in a Big Way

So, this last week has been quite disappointing for me in terms of weight. I was incredibly bad at eating for several days. My weight went backwards and now I weigh more than I did than when I first started. Although I am a bit angry at myself, I cannot believe that I slipped that much this last week. Then I realized a few things about myself that may be why I gained so much weight.

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