Stick-With-It Strategies

Why You Should Have a Practice Thanksgiving

Heading into the holiday season, with its big buffet dinners and lengthy mingling sessions, can be intimidating—especially if you’re worried about what others will say when you turn down a calorie-laden appetizer or walk around with an empty glass. That’s why being able to anticipate your actions and responses is key. “You know when those...

Trick Yourself Into Never Wanting Treats Again

There’s a reason why candy, cookies, chips and fast-food tastes oh. so. delicious. Many food items are engineered by scientists to deliver an irresistible “bliss point”—a term that describes the optimization of a tasty ingredient like sugar, salt, or fat that drives you to reach for more. But just because food scientists have worked...

How to Keep Your Summer Momentum Going into Fall

For many, the start of the new school year signals the end of summer. But just because the sunny season is winding down, doesn’t mean it’s time to give up the health and fitness goals you’ve been working on. It’s entirely possible to continue to make progress—even when you’d rather be spending the dwindling daylight doing something...

Everyday Weight Loss Tips from Maria Menounos

In her new book The EveryGirl’s Guide to Diet & Fitness, TV personality Maria Menounos highlights Fitbit as one of her faves! “Steps that helped me drop 40 pounds—and keep them off for good,” says Menounos. Here she shares a few more of the weight-loss tips you’ll find in her book. Set a Deadline “You can’t...