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Take Advantage Of Reduced Prices For Your New Year’s Resolutions!

Do you have a New Year’s resolution to lose weight?
Are you setting goals to eat better, exercise more, and get your mindset right in 2013?
Then you’ll love this!
To help you kick-start those New Year’s resolutions and weight-loss goals, we now have reduced prices on 52 Weight Loss Missions for a limited time.
I wrote 52 Weight Loss Missions […]

4 Ways Your Mind Is Keeping You Fat

Do you want to lose weight, but feel like you self-sabotage?Maybe you do.Maybe your mind gets the better of you, despite your good intentions.Here are 4 ways your thinking may be sabotaging your weight-loss goal.1. Your Motivation Is FakeIf your reasons for losing weight don’t excite and inspire you, then it’s no wonder they’re easily […]

Success Story: Cathi Found Humor, Motivation, And A Strong Inner Voice

Hi everyone. It’s Kylie Browne, 52 Weight Loss Missions Community Manager here.I recently connected with another of our inspiring community members, Cathi. Cathi is a top commenter on our 52 Weight Loss Missions members’ forum and has also participated in the 30-Day Organize-athon.Cathi’s StoryKylie: I love reading your check-ins for the 52 Weight Loss Missions program. How would you say the […]

I Don’t Want To Go To The Gym Today

I really don’t want to go to the gym today.
It’s a very hot day here in Sydney.
I feel stressed by all the tasks on my to-do list.
There are no classes on that I like, so I’d have to do my own thing. Which I don’t feel like.
I’m not in the mood.
Sigh.
However, it’s Christmas Party […]

Declutter Your Closet And Flick The Fat Clothes

If you’ve recently lost weight – whether through my 52 Weight Loss Missions program, Kindle e-book, or iPad app, or some other way – then you probably now have some too-large clothes in your closet.
What a great problem to have!
So then – what do you do with those ‘fat’ clothes? Keep them, just in case?
What you […]

To Weigh Or Not To Weigh – That Is The Psychologically Torturous Question

If you’re trying to lose weight, should you weigh yourself daily?Is the bathroom scale a helpful gauge of your progress? Or an instrument of mental torture?For many people trying to lose weight, it’s the latter.A disappointing number on the scale can undo your day, your diet, your determination to exercise and eat well.So it’s worth […]

How I Eat This Much And Stay Thin

There’s one question I get asked more than any other.

I’d like to tell you it’s something deep and meaningful, like maybe What do you think happens after death?
But the truth is, the number one question I get asked is How do you eat so much and stay thin?
Ignoring the fact that people make some rather disparaging observations about the size […]

Success Story: Danielle Lost 40 Pounds, 20 Inches, 6% Body Fat

Hi everyone. It’s Kylie Browne, 52 Weight Loss Missions Community Manager here.
I recently talked with Danielle about her inspiring weight-loss success. Here’s what she had to say…
Danielle’s Story
I had lost about 20 pounds a few times in the earlier years, but something in me happened when I reached 79 kg in November. It triggered something. I knew at that […]

Is There A Thin Person Inside You?

For years I had a thin person inside me, struggling to get out. I constantly sedated her, which had its rewards.But eventually I let her emerge, a process I share in my 52 Weight Loss Missions program.Letting her out meant finding ways to stop overeating.Do you have a thin person inside you, struggling to […]

3 Life Lessons From The Gym

Recently* I started doing some new things at the gym.
I raised my bicep and shoulder weights in my weights class, and I began doing cycling and combat-style classes to replace my treadmill walks.
The lessons I’ve learned from these changes have surprised me. And I’ve realized that they apply outside the gym, too.
Here are the […]

The Good-Girl-Bad-Girl Diet Dilemma

Recently I tried to give up some of my favorite foods for a week. Just one week. An apparently simple challenge.
What do you think happened?
Did I discover newfound joys of tofu treats? Did I revel in the thrill of a blood-chocolate level below the legal limit?
No. I most certainly did not.
Instead, I became obsessed with the […]

Stepping Outside My Comfort Zone

This week I’m continuing the Health and Weight-Loss Action Challenge with something extra-challenging.
This week I’m stepping outside my comfort zone. So far out, I think I’ll need shots.
Take a breath, and come with me…
How I’ll Step Outside My Comfort Zone
Starting today I’m doing something I’ve never done before. I’m a junk-food-aholic, but I’m going to eat […]

I Did More Of This And Lost Weight

How are you coming along with your Weight-Loss Action Challenge habits so far?Are you staying away from foods on your What NOT To Eat list?Have you upgraded your weekly exercise program to burn more calories?Have you added some lifestyle exercise to your everyday life?This week I’ll be focusing on something that made a significant […]

How To Burn More Calories: Part 2

How did you go with last week’s Weight-Loss Action Challenge to burn more calories when you exercise?
This week we’re going to focus on burning more calories again. But this time let’s look at ways to burn calories outside our workout regime.
This week, let’s focus on burning more calories by moving more in everyday life.
I […]

How To Burn More Calories: Part 1

How did you go with last week’s Weight-Loss Action Challenge and deciding what not to eat?If you’re stuck at a weight-loss plateau, this week’s challenge could really help.If you’re eating well and exercising regularly but can’t seem to lose any more weight, then you might benefit from shaking up your workouts.Which is what I’ll […]

The What NOT To Eat List

Welcome to Week 1 of our Weight-Loss Action Challenge.Each week we’ll focus on taking action on a diet, exercise or mindset challenge. Our goal is to improve our habits so we can become slimmer and healthier.This week we’ll create a What NOT To Eat list.My ‘What NOT To Eat’ ListI’m easily confused and overwhelmed, […]

Weight-Loss Action Challenge – Starts Next Week!

Starting next week, I’ll be running a weekly weight-loss action challenge here at 52 Weight Loss Missions.
What Is The Weight-Loss Action Challenge?
Each week I’ll focus on a particular diet, exercise or mindset challenge. Because I’m all about taking action, it will be something we need to do differently.
I’ll share with you what I’m doing […]

I Lose Weight But It Always Comes Back… Here’s Why.

I keep trying to lose weight… but it keeps finding me!Does this happen to you? You can lose excess pounds, but you just can’t keep the weight off?Most of the time there’s a simple reason why this happens.It’s because you make short-term changes.Short-Term Changes = Short-Term Weight LossMaybe you:Go on a diet, drop some […]

Weight Loss And Being A Good Mother – Can You Do Both?

Losing weight requires a certain amount of focus on ourselves.
We need to make time for exercise, put thought into our diet, nurture ourselves so that we aren’t constantly seeking comfort in food.
But for some people, perhaps especially for mothers, this can feel selfish. It can seem wrong to prioritize our needs when we have […]

Weight Loss Would Be Easier If Green Vegetables Tasted Like Bacon

And ‘life expectancy would grow by leaps and bounds if green vegetables smelled as good as bacon’, according to Doug Larsen.For those of us who love bacon, but also love fitting into cute jeans, we can still make vegetables our  friends.After all, vegetables:Contain heaps of fiber – which helps to fill you up, so […]

Another Good Reason To Exercise: Better Pay!

If a better bod and health gains aren’t enough to entice you to get your sweat on, then this might do it.It seems that regular exercisers get paid 9% more on average than their nah-let’s-not buddies, according to new research.Now if you’re thinking it’s not exercise per se, but greater discipline that makes people […]

‘My Idea Of Exercise Is A Good Brisk Sit’

That Phyllis Diller!Yep, a good brisk sit is a wonderful thing. Especially after a busy day, or during a relaxing weekend, or with a lovely cup of coffee in the afternoon.But for those of us whose idea of cute is a good firm body, we need to balance sitting with lots of moving. Some […]

Shock Result! Study Finds Women Worry About Their Weight

A recent study looked at the things Australians worry about – and number three for women was weight.Despite my facetious title for this post, that’s not a shock to anyone. We all know that most of us girls think about weight somewhere on the scale between a crapload and obsessively.What’s disturbing is that for […]

You Asked For It: The 52 Weight Loss Missions E-Book, All By Its Little Lonesome

You guys asked for the 52 Weight Loss Missions E-Book, separate from the Action Pack and all by its widdle old self.So here it is!But just for a limited time, as it might get lonely.BRAND NEW: 52 Weight Loss Missions E-BookWell, it’s not totally by itself – the 200-page e-book also comes with the […]

How Long Till A Binge Becomes A Bulge?

You know how sometimes you overeat? Um, theoretically, I mean? Ever wondered how long it takes for that burger-fries-and-shake combo to turn into your very own personal wobbly bits?
Well new research from Oxford University has found that the whole process takes less time than you think.
In fact, in just 3 – 4 hours a […]

30-Day Weight Loss-athon: Winners, A Favor, $4.95 Offer!

Hey everyone!It’s been just over a week since we wrapped up the 30 Day Weight Loss-athon. What a fabulous journey we shared!Seems a good time to announce prize winners, ask you a little favor, and let you know about a very cool special offer.30-Day Weight Loss-athon WinnersCongratulations to the winners of our 30-Day Weight […]

Day 30: Spread Your Weight-Loss Awesomeness Across Your Life | 30-Day Weight Loss-athon

It’s time for the final day of the 30-Day Weight Loss-athon. What a journey it’s been!All tasks in the 30-Day Weight Loss-athon are adapted from my 52 Weight Loss Missions program.Read the steps first, then take 10 minutes to think about and complete them. Ready?What You Need:A good look at what you’ve achieved over […]

Day 29: Do A Weight-Loss Reality Check | 30-Day Weight Loss-athon

It’s time for Day 29, the second-last day of the 30-Day Weight Loss-athon.All tasks in the 30-Day Weight Loss-athon are adapted from my 52 Weight Loss Missions program.Read the steps first, then take 10 minutes to complete them.Move fast, act quickly and stop over-thinking. Ready?What You Need:Willingness to be honest with yourself.Step 1As our […]

Day 28: Eat Vegetables, Lose Weight | 30-Day Weight Loss-athon

It’s time for Day 28 of the 30-Day Weight Loss-athon.All tasks in the 30-Day Weight Loss-athon are adapted from my 52 Weight Loss Missions program.Read the steps first, then take 10 minutes to think about and complete them. Ready?What You Need:Willingness to see vegetables differently.Step 1Our first step today is to remind ourselves why […]

Day 27: Burn More Calories When You Exercise | 30-Day Weight Loss-athon

It’s time for Day 27 of the 30-Day Weight Loss-athon.All tasks in the 30-Day Weight Loss-athon are adapted from my 52 Weight Loss Missions program.Read the steps first, then take 10 minutes to think about and complete them. Ready?Important Note: Get medical clearance if you need itIt’s a good idea to get the all-clear […]

Day 26: Keep A Food Diary | 30-Day Weight Loss-athon

It’s time for Day 26 of the 30-Day Weight Loss-athon.

All tasks in the 30-Day Weight Loss-athon are adapted from my 52 Weight Loss Missions program.

Read the steps first, then take 10 minutes to complete them.

Move fast, act quickly and stop over-thinking. Ready?
What You Need:

Pen and notebook, or
Smartphone app, or
Interactive Diet & Exercise Diary from your […]

Day 25: Equip Your Weight-Loss Friendly Kitchen | 30-Day Weight Loss-athon

It’s time for Day 25 of the 30-Day Weight Loss-athon.All tasks in the 30-Day Weight Loss-athon are adapted from my 52 Weight Loss Missions program.Read the steps first, then take 10 minutes to complete them.Move fast, act quickly and stop over-thinking. Ready?What You Need:Pen and paperThe weight-loss-friendly recipe binder we put together on […]

Win A Copy Of 52 Weight Loss Missions!

This is just a little reminder that I’m giving away three copies of the 52 Weight Loss Missions Action Pack.To be in the running you need to register for the competition and be an active participant in my 30-Day Weight Loss-athon.The 52 Weight Loss Missions Action Pack:Includes 52 action-based missionsFocuses on actions that are […]

Day 24: Start A Log, Blog Or Journal | 30-Day Weight Loss-athon

It’s time for Day 24 of the 30-Day Weight Loss-athon. Only one week to go…All tasks in the 30-Day Weight Loss-athon are adapted from my 52 Weight Loss Missions program.Read the steps first, then take 10 minutes to think about and complete them. Ready?What You Need:Pen and notebook, orBlog or online/offline journal, orInteractive Log […]

Day 23: Start Saying No – But Nicely | 30-Day Weight Loss-athon

Welcome to Day 23 of the 30-Day Weight Loss-athon.All tasks in the 30-Day Weight Loss-athon are adapted from my 52 Weight Loss Missions program.Read the steps first, then take 10 minutes to think about and complete them. Ready?What You Need:A deep breathA little bit of courage.Step 1Yesterday we accepted that committing to our weight-loss […]

Day 22: Stop Being a Weight-Loss Martyr | 30-Day Weight Loss-athon

Here we are at Day 22 of the 30-Day Weight Loss-athon. Wow – time is flying!All tasks in the 30-Day Weight Loss-athon are adapted from my 52 Weight Loss Missions program.Read the steps first, then take 10 minutes to think about and complete them. Ready?What You Need:A willingness to look at yourself and your […]

Day 21: Set Up A Weight-Loss-Friendly Recipe System | 30-Day Weight Loss-athon

Welcome to Day 21 of the 30-Day Weight Loss-athon.

All tasks in the 30-Day Weight Loss-athon are adapted from my 52 Weight Loss Missions program.

Read the steps first, then take 10 minutes to complete them.

Move fast, act quickly and stop over-thinking. Ready?
What You Need:

A binder – large if you cook often or enjoy a lot […]

Day 20: Find Weight-Loss-Friendly Meals | 30-Day Weight Loss-athon

Welcome to Day 20 of the 30-Day Weight Loss-athon.

All tasks in the 30-Day Weight Loss-athon are adapted from my 52 Weight Loss Missions program.

Read the steps first, then take 10 minutes to complete them.

Move fast, act quickly and stop over-thinking. Ready?
What You Need:

Recipe books
Take-out menus
(Online) menus for restaurants, cafes or other eat-in places you […]

Day 19: Eat Breakfast, Lose Weight | 30-Day Weight Loss-athon

Welcome to Day 19 of the 30-Day Weight Loss-athon.All tasks in the 30-Day Weight Loss-athon are adapted from my 52 Weight Loss Missions program.Read the steps first, then take 10 minutes to think about them and take action. Ready?What You Need:A willingness to change old habits.Step 1First, let’s work out if eating breakfast is […]

Day 18: Burn More Calories With Micro-Exercise | 30-Day Weight Loss-athon

Welcome to Day 18 of the 30-Day Weight Loss-athon.All tasks in the 30-Day Weight Loss-athon are adapted from my 52 Weight Loss Missions program.Read the steps first, then take 10 minutes to think about them and take action. Ready?What You Need:A willingness to move it, move it.Step 1Doing your weekly 30 x 3 exercise […]