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Self-Compassion: Why You Should Give Yourself A Break

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Do you find you get frustrated and critical with yourself when faced with a setback in your health and fitness program? Are you harder on yourself than you would be on a friend or colleague? Many people, in fact probably most people, feel the same way. But, some surprising research suggests that people who are kind to themselves, and more …

10 Week Body Makeover: Week 5 Results

Armen Weight Loss Tips 7 Comments

Well, I tried something different this week. I cut out most of the specialised cardio workouts in my regimen, and focused on building muscle groups. The overall measurements (which Mel did again for me this morning; see results below), show some significant positive changes. However, it didn’t effectively burn fat from my mid-section. This was something I knew was a …

10 Week Body Makeover: Week 4 Results

Armen Weight Loss Tips 2 Comments

I really am beginning to be amazed at the results I’m seeing on this plan. Keeping in mind the fact that I don’t have masses of fat that my body wants to shift, I could never have imagined I’d see such visible results over the first four weeks. Although last week and this week haven’t been as dramatic as the …

10 Week Body Makeover: Week 3 Results

Armen Weight Loss Tips 6 Comments

Although some would argue to the contrary, losing fat when you’re obese is generally pretty easy. However, toning up and stripping the last of the fat is a slower, more difficult process with much smaller degrees of progress. That’s where I’m beginning to get to now as I enter into the fourth week. I said last week that I would …