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Weight-Loss Motivation

You can lose the weight! Get motivated and stay motivated with our best weight-loss strategies and our favorite reader tips for weight-loss motivation.

No matter if you're a seasoned regular or a "New Year's resolution" beginner, everyone can relate to the pain and frustration that is the gym in January.

Setting goals is a big step—but it's only the first one. Now comes the tough part: how to get motivated to fulfill them.

It's the most wonderful time of the year! But that doesn't mean it's time to slack off. There's room to have your eggnog and burn major calories too.

Excuse after excuse—the "free passes" we give ourselves for opting out of a workout (again!) are seemingly endless, but enough is enough.

Sometimes busting your butt at the gym feels awesome (hurts. so. good.). Other times, not so much. One way to ease the pain when you're feeling over it? Cats.

It's hard to remember the benefits of working out when you're slamming your fist against your alarm clock at 6:30 a.m.

You know you'd be healthier at a healthy weight (duh), but weight-loss motivation is all about keeping specific benefits in mind. Here's what you can look forward to once you drop pounds.

Being an athlete has a lot of fun perks, but it's hard to remember them when you're recovering from a painful injury.

Venus has Serena. Beyonce has Jay-Z. Peanut butter has jelly. One good thing transforms to something great with the help of the perfect pairing. Another thing that's better as a duet? Your workout!

No matter how fit you are, a hard workout is meant to challenge both your body and your mind, leaving behind nothing but a giant puddle of sweat.

When the going gets tough, the tough get talking—to themselves. Use your words to power through your next workout.

We all know that going to the gym makes you feel take-over-the-world awesome in the end. But it's not always, well, a walk on the treadmill.

Vacations, deadlines, and polar vortexes can take you away from the gym. But a new study shows there's a big price to pay for just a few skipped days. Here's what you need to know.

Turning a goal into a healthy habit takes time—66 days on average, research suggests.

When celebrities such as Oprah Winfrey, Lady Gaga, and Lena Dunham throw birthday parties these days, of course they go for the hottest club in town: the health club.

Between Munchkin the Shih Tzu taking over our treadmills and Gracie Sue blowing up our Instagram hearts, there's one thing we know for sure: We love seeing pets don their best workout gear (because pu

Sick of hearing the same ol' weight-loss advice? You'll love these tips from Ted Spiker's new book, Down Size.