‘Women’s Health’

Stress-Linked Weight Gain Not All About Calories, Study Suggests

By Laura Brooks on 07/29/2014

Stress Shown To Slow Metabolic Rate In Women It’s normal to eat when you’re stressed sometimes.  You’ve had a hard day at work so you go to a drive through restaurant for a cheeseburger and fries and try to unwind. Doing that time and time again, you notice your weight begin to creep up.  You think to yourself, “Geez, I really need to cut […] Read more »

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Creating Healthy Habits: 5 Strategies to Bridge the Gap between Insight and Action

By Erin Risius on 07/22/2014

Cultivating a healthier lifestyle is the only research proven approach for healthy weight loss and this forms the foundation of the Green Mountain program. Read This Related Article: Stopping Negative Self TalkMany of the women who come to Green Mountain understand that their years of dieting not only didn’t work, but was damaging to their body and their psyche. They […] Read more »

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Getting Past Food Obsession – Food as Fuel for Body & Mind

By Marsha Hudnall on 07/17/2014

I stumbled across the following blog post I wrote for Carla Birnberg’s site five years ago this week and was struck about how relevant it still is. Actually, I find that’s true of a lot of the blog posts we’ve written over the last nine years, since we started writing A Weight Lifted. That’s your invitation to scroll through the wealth of innovative […] Read more »

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Which Yoga Is Right for You?

By Lori Wright on 07/08/2014

When my mother, who is in her 60s, had been diagnosed with chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia, she found a yoga practice and a teacher that she connected with for which I was overjoyed.   “Just wait until you try this yoga class, Lori.  I love it!” my mother exclaimed. When we arrived my mother announced, “My daughter is a certified […] Read more »

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Taking Your Yoga Off the Mat

By Lori Wright on 07/01/2014

We’ve got another new voice this week on A Weight Lifted. Lori Wright, who was part of our Fitness staff a few years ago, recently rejoined us to lead our Fitness team.  We’re thrilled to have her back as well as excited that she developed a passion for teaching yoga and now is a certified yoga specialist. A yoga practice can […] Read more »

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