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The Two Biggest Weight Loss Mistakes You Are Probably Making

The Two Biggest Weight Loss Mistakes You Are Probably Making

Imagine this scenario: you run into someone you haven’t seen in a while, and they’ve obviously lost a good amount of weight. What happens in your brain? Do you wonder how they did it? Do you ask them their secret? Are you tempted to take notes and do everything exactly as they did? 

In 20+ years working in healthcare, I’ve seen many weight loss trends come and go. Some plans help people slim down, and some don’t. Some are based on sound advice, and some are completely absurd. The truth is that no matter what seems to be in fashion, the basic scientific facts about weight loss remain consistent. I do my best to keep an open mind when a seemingly new idea rolls around, but it’s usually an old idea wrapped up in a shiny new package (book, podcast, celebrity interview, etc.). We have to be careful where we are getting our advice, especially in a world where anyone can post any advice publicly without consequences.

Here are the top 2 mistakes I see people make when they want to lose weight:

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Am I Getting Enough Protein? Here’s How to Tell

Am I Getting Enough Protein? Here’s How to Tell

Protein is a very important component of the foods you eat. Along with carbohydrates and fat, it’s one of the three macronutrients that you need to balance in your diet for optimal health. Protein is a building block for muscle, so of course, it is essential to consume adequate amounts, especially when you are trying to gain strength. Probably one of the most common questions that I get asked by athletes is, “am I getting enough protein?” so I figured that with so many of us working here to get stronger, it would be a great time to address this topic.

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How to Enjoy Holiday Eating (Without Guilt or Stress)

How to Enjoy Holiday Eating (Without Guilt or Stress)

We are excited to share this special guest post from Rebecca the Dietitian! We recognize how much the way you fuel your body influences your exercise results, and are excited to be able to bring you Rebecca’s sound eating advice to help you optimize your health, enjoy...

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3 Ways to Help Stop Binge Eating

3 Ways to Help Stop Binge Eating

We are excited to share this special guest post from Rebecca the Dietitian! We recognize how much the way you fuel your body influences your exercise results, and are excited to be able to bring you Rebecca’s sound eating advice to help you optimize your health, enjoy...

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3 Steps to Mindful Eating (And Why It Helps)

3 Steps to Mindful Eating (And Why It Helps)

  We are excited to share this special guest post from Rebecca the Dietitian! We recognize how much the way you fuel your body influences your exercise results, and are excited to be able to bring you Rebecca’s sound eating advice to help you optimize your...

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3 Simple Tips to Help You Feel and Look Your Best This Summer

3 Simple Tips to Help You Feel and Look Your Best This Summer

We are excited to share this special guest post from Rebecca the Dietitian! We recognize how much the way you fuel your body influences your exercise results, and are excited to be able to bring you Rebecca’s sound eating advice to help you optimize your health, enjoy...

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The Best Strategy for Long-Term Weight Loss Success

The Best Strategy for Long-Term Weight Loss Success

We are excited to share this special guest post from Rebecca the Dietitian! We recognize how much the way you fuel your body influences your exercise results, and are excited to be able to bring you Rebecca’s sound eating advice to help you optimize your health, enjoy...

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3 Tips for Staying Healthy & Fit this Summer

3 Tips for Staying Healthy & Fit this Summer

  We are excited to share this special guest post from Rebecca the Dietitian! We recognize how much the way you fuel your body influences your exercise results, and are excited to be able to bring you Rebecca’s sound eating advice to help you optimize your...

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3 Healthy, Fresh & Fun Summer Recipes To Try

3 Healthy, Fresh & Fun Summer Recipes To Try

We are excited to share this special guest post from Rebecca the Dietitian! We recognize how much the way you fuel your body influences your exercise results, and are excited to be able to bring you Rebecca’s sound eating advice to help you optimize your health, enjoy...

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3 Reasons Dieting is Slowing Your Weight Loss

3 Reasons Dieting is Slowing Your Weight Loss

  We are excited to share this special guest post from Rebecca the Dietitian! We recognize how much the way you fuel your body influences your exercise results, and are excited to be able to bring you Rebecca’s sound eating advice to help you optimize your...

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3 Reasons to Stop Labeling Food as “Good” or “Bad”

3 Reasons to Stop Labeling Food as “Good” or “Bad”

Could the way you view what you eat be stalling your progress? We are excited to share this special guest post from Rebecca the Dietitian! We recognize how much the way you fuel your body influences your exercise results, and are excited to be able to bring you...

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