"We feel as though we need to follow society's stigma on what we should look like when in fact we should just do what we feel works for us."
A woman who was 'fat-shamed' by her own doctor used the incident to kick-start a new health and fitness regime which has seen her drop an incredible 10 stone.
You can count on Pink to sprinkle a little body positivity when it’s needed. The 37-year-old mum-of-two just delivered a dollop of realness to all women, particularly other new mums who are learning to love their new post-baby bodies.
There any many reasons for weight loss, and they don't all involve dieting - which Berry highlighted through her own personal experience.
Could working out in the ad breaks be the key to keeping fit? Adam MacDougall, an Australian rugby league player turned fitspo believes staying fit and healthy could be as simple as doing a few quick exercises during the ad break of your favourite TV programme. The first group followed the recommended health guideline workout of 50 minutes of moderate intensity exercise three times a week, by riding a stationary exercise bike.
While you probably shouldn’t skip doing other exercise (sorry), it is true that some sex positions and techniques will make you lose weight more rapidly than others – so why not hit two birds with one stone, so to speak? “To actually lose weight, you’ll have to do a lot of it,” says Dakin. According to Dakin, some are actually ones you’ll know pretty well already – you just need to subtly adjust how you do them.
Too many of us believe that to jump aboard the midriff-baring trend, that midriff better be taut, slim or barely there.
Graciela Ines Alfano Casanova, also known as Graciela Alfano, is an Argentinian actress, model and TV presenter.
Once a physically fit teenager into her running and sports, after a knee injury and her first year of studying, she went up to 119 kilos (18 stone seven pounds) thanks to junk food, booze, and steadily forgetting about exercise during her student days. “It had been a gradual thing since starting university, where I gained the ‘Fresher 10’ and then some thanks to my student diet of junk food and booze.
Obesity expert, Dr Clare Llewellyn has revealed that though children who are overweight eat just 12 extra calories at mealtimes, that tiny amount adds up to an extra 5,500 calories every month, which leads to youngsters putting on weight up to 7% quicker than other children of the same age. Dr Llewellyn, a lecturer in behavioural obesity research at University College London, said that overweight children do not necessarily eat more often, or have more junk food, but likely pile on the pounds because the portions on their plates are too large.
Any of us that have taken the pill before are well aware of its side effects, including a decreased libido, mood swings and yes, weight gain. Researchers at the Penn State College of Medicine sought to find out how much of a concern weight gain is to women considering different types of contraception.
The HCG diet involves taking supplements or injections of HCG, or human chorionic gonadotropin, combined with an extremely low calorie diet of just 500 calories. HCG is a hormone first produced by the embryo in the early stages of pregnancy and then the placenta during pregnancy to help nourish the womb.
Gigi Hadid has recently opened up about having Hashimoto’s disease, a common – but sometimes debilitating – thyroid condition. Causing fatigue, weight gain and depression among other symptoms, according to Elle, the 21-year-old model has taken medication for it for two years. You may have had a friend with an over-active thyroid, for example, which can cause nervousness, mood swings and weight loss.
You're working out like a demon, have culled the carbs, and synched your sugar intake *yawn* but no matter how clean and green you go, you just can't seem to shift those stubborn few pounds. These surprising slim-down saboteurs could have something to do with it… What are your best weight loss tips? Let us know @YahooStyleUK Eating eggs for breakfast 'lowers the risk of having a stroke' Drinking wine before bed could keep you slimmer
In the latest instalment of the Best News Ever, drinking wine before bedtime could help us keep weight gain at bay. According to scientists at Washington State University, a chemical called resveratrol - which is found in wine - could help prevent obesity. “Resveratrol can enhance this conversion of white fat to beige fat and, when you have high rates of browning [this conversion], it can partially prevent obesity,” professor of animal sciences Min Du said.
Well, a recent campaign by Weight Watchers in Australia is definitely one of those after many have accused it of suggesting that heavier people have worse sex lives. After research found that over half of Australian women feel self conscious having sex because of body image issues, the company decided to use this statistic in their latest campaign.
When Haley Smith agreed to marry the man of her dreams, it wasn’t the only life-changing decision she was about to make. When Haley’s fiancé Matt Smith got down on one knee in July 2015, the psychology student weighed 19st 8lbs, and despite the moment being one of the happiest times of her life, Haley admits she cried her eyes out when she saw the pictures of herself in the shots.