Carb Back-Loading Might Be the Next Big Weight Loss Trend—But Should You Try It?

There have been a number of carb trends lately, from diets that cut way back on them (such as paleo, pegan, and keto) to carb cycling (a strategy that alternates lower-carb and higher-carb days). Now there’s carb back-loading, which—in a nutshell—entails eating most of your carbs at night. The theory behind carb back-loading is based on the relationship between […]

This Personality Quiz Will Tell You the Best Food and Fitness Plan for You

In this excerpt from her new book, The Right Fit Formula ($25, amazon.com), certified personal trainer Christine Lusita explains how to choose a weight-loss strategy that will work for you. If you’ve ever taken a personality test, chances are it was the one developed by psychologists William Moulton Marston and Walter Clarke. Their DiSC program is the gold […]

Queer Eye’s Jonathan Van Ness Once Gained 70 Lbs. in 3 Months: ‘I Just Could Not Stop Eating’

Queer Eye‘s Jonathan Van Ness is celebrating his weight loss journey. The grooming guru from the hit Netflix show shared before and after photos on Instagram on Tuesday — one of him at his heaviest weight, and another of himself now. “After my step dad passed away I gained 70 lbs. in three months,” Van […]

Watch This Man’s Weight Loss Journey from 202 Lbs. to 160 Lbs. in Hyperlapse

Fed up with his growing weight, an Oklahoma man decided to commit to a diet plan for 12 weeks — and stayed on track by filming one video a day. Hunter Hobbs graduated from college two years ago, and discovered that the long hours at his desk job — plus daily lunches out — had […]

This Woman Shared the Most Relatable Before-and-After Post About Being Stuck at a Weight Loss Plateau

We're always scrolling through before-and-after weight loss transformations, amazed at how much fitter a person can become if they make living healthier part of their lifestyle. But one woman’s candid Instagram post about her journey was especially relatable. Rather than celebrating her effort to get in shape, Dallas-based graphic designer Sierra Miller sounded off about hitting a stubborn […]

A Surprisingly Easy Trick to Control Overeating 

Though it might be tempting to delay doing the dishes, new research may have you scrubbing sooner rather than later. According to a study conducted at the Cornell Food and Brand Lab, spending time in a cluttered and chaotic kitchen may cause us to double the amount of calories we consume. The results are published […]

This Woman’s Before-and-After Bikini Photos Show How She Lost Half Her Body Weight

Bikini season is fast approaching, and we are loving one before-and-after photo with an important message about adopting a healthy lifestyle. Last month, Carli Jay shared two different photos of herself at the beach. The photo on the right shows Jay after she lost half of her body weight. She started at 280 pounds in February […]

This Mom Jiggled Her Excess Skin to Prove a Point About Embracing Her Post-Baby Body

Caleh Cristler, a California-based influencer, has built up a big following by posting photos of her post-baby belly and being refreshingly candid about how her body has changed since having three kids. RELATED: These Real Women Showed Their Excess Skin to Make an Important Point About Weight Loss But her recent Instagram video of the loose skin on her stomach […]

A Man and a Woman Lost 100 Pounds Each While They Were 5,000 Miles Apart—Then Fell in Love Online

Some people have soulmates, but Ben and Maria Landers call themselves “swolemates.” The couple collectively lost 200 pounds, which is a major achievement on its own. But here's the amazing thing: Their diet success is what brought them together. If not for the individual weight-loss journeys each one embarked on halfway across the world from each other, their love story may […]

6 Reasons Spring Is the Best Time of Year to Lose Weight

You've heard the expression timing is everything, right? That's never more true than when it comes to losing weight. And with spring underway and summer on the horizon, you're smack in the middle of the best time of the year to drop pounds. RELATED: The Number One Thing You Need to Do to Lose Weight Forever, According […]