At HealthyWage, we are all about inspiring stories of weight loss success, tips and ideas for weight loss motivation, and actionable plans, whether through recipes, workout plans, and/or emotional strategies. That's why we've rounded up this list of the Top 50 Weight Loss Blogs we've been reading in 2016. The blogs on this list were … Continue reading The Complete List: 2016’s Top Weight Loss Blogs
We have been talking to *a lot* of winners lately, and one of our favorite questions to ask is, "So, what're you going to do with all that money?!" And we LOVE what we're hearing! So many great ideas, so many fun things, and even a few surprises! But we thought we'd pass along what … Continue reading Top 10 Ways to Spend Your HealthyWage Winnings!
It's National Diabetes Month. You've all read the statistics about the obesity epidemic and how being overweight puts you at risk of developing type 2 diabetes. But did you know that if a person is successful at lifestyle improvement, that person can completely avoid the onset of diabetes 70% of the time? (http://www.diabetes.org/diabetes-basics/prevention/pre-diabetes/). The lifestyle improvements required to … Continue reading Shrink and Move: Small Steps that Lead to Big Rewards
Wouldn't it be great if the messages that we're bombarded with everyday encouraged us to make healthy choices instead of so blatantly sabotaging our efforts? For all of us who are using HealthyWage challenges to lose weight, happiness is being re-framed. In the past we may have defined joy as coming from the momentary pleasure … Continue reading Ice Cream Makes You Happy (Until it Doesn’t)
I don't know about you but I love trying new restaurants—especially ethnic restaurants with great reviews. Last night my friend Pat and I went out for Indian food in San Francisco to demonstrate how to wisely choose a meal out and love it! Here's the video: Shrink and Naan Why Naan? Because there was none. … Continue reading Exclusive Video: Shrink and Naan—Enjoy Great New Restaurants and Still Lose Weight!
This week is the third episode of my new video series using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for permanent weight loss. In this one, “Shrink and Nosh," I explore some great tools for maintaining your weight-loss goals while dining out. Today, I review dining-out guidelines with my guest Evan, who admits to being part of the clean … Continue reading Exclusive Video: Shrink & Nosh!
This week is the second episode of my new video series on permanent weight loss, using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. In this one, "Shrink and Splash," I explore some great tools for weight loss while on vacation. Enjoy! Today’s guest is Sandy, who is spending some leisure time in sunny California. Watch our CBT therapist Ellen … Continue reading Exclusive Video: You Too Can Enjoy a Healthy, Mindful Vacation!
At HealthyWage, we are all about inspiring stories of weight loss success, tips and ideas for weight loss motivation, and actionable plans, whether through recipes, workout plans, and/or emotional strategies. That's why we've rounded up this list of the Top 50 Weight Loss Blogs we've been reading in 2016. The blogs on this list were … Continue reading 2016’s Top 50 Weight Loss Blogs: Part 1
We had a tie when it came to individual ribbon prize winners! These prizes are awarded to the top individuals achieving the most ribbons who are not already on a winning team. Congratulations to all of our high achievers, taking home $50 each! Tiffany A from team Fox Force Five Ubiratan S. from team GPele&Osso Kristen L. … Continue reading More Weight Loss Winners in the HealthyWage Team Challenge
Academic research has long shown that cash prizes can make weight loss more successful, and private companies are bringing financial weight loss incentives to consumers. “It’s human nature that we tend to make choices that provide immediate gratification,” says Steven Driver, MD, of the Mayo Clinic. “Financial incentives help by counteracting immediate rewards and promoting … Continue reading The Power Of Financial Incentives in the Weight Loss Industry
“I feel alive. I have my confidence back. More than anything it’s given me a ton of energy,” says Jennie, describing the recent transformation in her life. Prior to losing 51 pounds this year, she says, “I totally hated taking pictures. I would always be the one with the camera to make sure everybody … Continue reading How Money Helped These Women Lose Weight
All BJC Team Challenge Participants who 1) participated through their employer, and 2) achieved at least a 6% weight loss were entered into a random drawing for $100. Congratulations to all $100 winners. The list can be found below: Kristen M. from team 7 Hills Ladies Kabir H. from team Public Safety Calendar Models Laura D. … Continue reading July 15, 2016 Team Challenge Additional Winners BJC
We had tie when it came to individual ribbon prize winners! These prizes are awarded to the top individuals achieving the most ribbons who are not already on a winning team. Congratulations to all of our high achievers, taking home $100 each! Benjamin B. from team XXL Jason C. from team No Excuses – 16.7% … Continue reading July 15, 2016 Team Challenge Ribbon Winners