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This Diet Is All Over Reddit—But Here’s What It Gets Wrong

[brightcove:5334427818001 default] Take a deep-dive into the weight-loss forums on Reddit and you're bound to come across the CICO diet. One user who had been following CICO for two months and shed 20 pounds wrote, "For years I actually thought that [losing weight] required vigorous exercise, and eating nothing but tilapia, broccoli, and spinach. How wrong I was." In a separate thread, another user shared, "CICO will work regardless of what you're… Read More »

Here’s How Instagram Fitness Star Katie Dunlop Finally Quit Yo-Yo Dieting—and Totally Transformed Her Body

[brightcove:5305635850001 default] Take a quick scroll down Katie Dunlop’s Instagram page, and you’d probably assume that the super-toned personal trainer has always been #fitgoals. Dunlop, who has over 220,000 followers on the social platform, founded the YouTube channel Love Sweat Fitness and has authored multiple e-books about fitness, weight loss, and nutritious meal planning. But Dunlop tells Health that her lifestyle wasn't always so healthy: She used to yo-yo diet in an effort to shed pounds, and her hypothyroidism made her feel like she’d never achieve her… Read More »

Here’s How the ‘Biggest Loser’ Contestants Have Kept the Weight Off

[brightcove:5599232558001 default] Your diet may help you lose weight, but exercise appears to be the key to keeping it off. A new study, published in the journal Obesity, tracked 14 former Biggest Loser contestants to determine how some of them kept weight off after the show. Physical activity, the researchers determined, was the clear answer — even though diet, not exercise, was shown to help the contestants lose weight in the first place. Half… Read More »

Fitness Star Anna Victoria Doesn’t Weigh Herself. Here’s the Number She Pays Attention to Instead

[brightcove:5229956782001 default] Anna Victoria has made it clear she’s not a fan of scales. The superstar fitness blogger and trainer doesn’t weigh herself, and urges her followers not to obsess over how much they weigh either.  Victoria’s onto something: A scale can tell you your total weight, sure, but it can’t tell you much more. It won't reflect how much muscle you’ve gained thanks to a new strength training routine, or how… Read More »