TOWIE’s Fran Parman details mental and physical struggles before her 2st weight loss


She recently lost two stone in weight after being trolled when she returned to TOWIE for a cameo appearance during the show’s 10th anniversary in August.

And Fran Parman has opened up about the ‘bad’ mental and physical place she was in before embarking on her health and fitness journey earlier this year.

The reality star, 29, admitted she has to ‘remind’ herself to be healthy so that she doesn’t slip back into old habits, saying: ‘I don’t want to put my mental state through that anymore.’

Candid: Fran Parman has opened up about the ‘bad’ mental and physical place she was in before embarking on her health and fitness journey earlier this year

Explaining the struggle she faces, Fran shared a text from her gym alerting her that it was currently closed until further notice, and said:

‘So this morning I went to go to the gym and I

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The Habits That Drive the Most Weight Loss of All, Say Experts


Let’s face it: When it comes to losing weight, your daily habits are everything. And according to several top doctors, celebrity trainers, and experienced weight loss specialists we spoke to, there are at least nine habits you should be incorporating into your daily life if you want to see significant results. Curious what they are? Read on, because what follows are some of the all-time best habits you can do that are associated with successful weight loss. And for a handy list of tips and tricks that will help you along your weight loss journey, see these Lazy Ways to Lose Weight All December Long, Say Experts.

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“‘I’m so lazy.’ ‘I just need more willpower.’ Negative thoughts like these are an impediment to lasting weight loss,” says physician Sylvia Gonsahn-Bollie, M.D.

She advises you to kick your negative self-talk to the side (“and anyone else’s for that matter”), and

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How Tiffany Haddish Lost 40 Pounds With Diet and Exercise Changes


  • Tiffany Haddish just opened up about her 40-pound weight loss journey.
  • The comedian has been exercising daily and overhauled her diet after she quit smoking.
  • Haddish has been keeping her fans updated about her weight loss progress on Instagram.

    Tiffany Haddish turns 41 today—and the comedian is feeling healthier than ever. In a new interview with People, the Girls Trip star revealed she recently lost 40 pounds after making some major lifestyle changes.

    Haddish, who previously struggled with homelessness and food insecurity, said she was inspired by the late Olympian Florence Griffith Joyner. “I had this thought in my mind that I want the body of Flo-Jo!” she said.

    In a recent Instagram video, Haddish revealed that last year on her birthday, she weighed 182 pounds. But throughout the past several months, the comedian’s hard work has paid off in an inspiring way. “During this COVID period, I’ve

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    5 health myths that are making your weight loss journey impossible


    You’ve decided you want to start making healthier decisions – and that includes losing weight. You’re always at the gym, carefully monitoring your calorie intake and incorporating healthy snacks into your diet – but the scale hasn’t budged.

    If this sounds familiar, your scale isn’t at fault – it’s the commonly believed health myths that are to blame. The good news? With the right information, it’s possible to get back on track, lose weight and start feeling healthier and more productive in no time. Here are a few common myths that might be sabotaging your weight loss goals and how to course-correct.

    Myth #1: The more you exercise, the more lenient you can be with your diet

    When it’s done in tandem with a healthy diet, exercise can help with weight loss. But if you’re continually justifying having a calorie-dense treat after your workout as having “earned it,” you may

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    The Easiest Weight Loss Hack You Haven’t Tried Yet


    When it comes to losing weight, the top strategies will always be nutrition and physical activity, so it makes sense to focus on those two things the most. But, that doesn’t necessarily mean they’re the only ways you can drop weight. One significant addition? Quality sleep.

    Numerous studies have connected poor sleep to weight gain—especially belly fat. For example, research commentary in Environmental Health Perspectives noted that shorter sleep has been correlated with obesity, hypertension, and other metabolic disorders. (Related: 15 Underrated Weight Loss Tips That Actually Work.)

    Another study, published in the journal Sleep, found notable changes in body fat between short, average, and long-duration sleepers. Those outside the middle range of seven to eight hours were much more likely to experience gradual weight gain, even if they ate roughly the same amount of calories and got as much exercise as the average-duration sleepers.

    This happens for

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    Weight fluctuation can be harmful to your health if you keep losing and gaining


    Weight fluctuation throughout the course of a day is normal. Weight fluctuation throughout the course of your life, though, can be harmful.

    We should strive to maintain a lifelong, consistent healthy weight. Fluctuation in large amounts throughout your life — that lose-gain-lose-gain cycle so many of us battle, the so-called “yo-yo dieting” — can tax the cardiovascular system, set the stage for diabetes, slow metabolism and make it increasingly difficult to lose weight. It also can permanently stretch skin out of shape.

    Weight fluctuation also increases chances of a heart attack.

    “For every one-and-a-half to two-pound change in weight fluctuation, the risk of any coronary or cardiovascular event was increased by 4% and the risk of death by 9%,” Dr. Sripal Bangalore, an interventional cardiologist at the NYU Langone Medical Center in New York City, told TheCardiologyAdvisor.com.

    It’s normal to see your weight vary as much as four to five

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    Zara McDermott weight loss: Made in Chelsea star posts gym and diet motivation


    Zara attracted lots of amiration when she claimed to have lost three stone. She has since snapped herself in the gym showing off her toned figure more.

    The Made in Chelsea star praised trips to the gym for the past 18 months for benefitting her health.

    She went in all weathers, proving dedication pays off.

    Zara wrote on her Instagram account: “I’ve realised I don’t post enough about the gym and I should! So here’s me starting today!!

    “It’s been a long 18 months of finding out what works for my body, dragging myself out of bed on some of the days I didn’t want to, walking to the gym in the freezing cold (like today) but honestly I have never been happier in myself!

    READ MORE: Zara McDermott shed 3st following a simple diet – Made in Chelsea star before and after

    Celebrating her weight loss on her Instagram

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    Sneaky Weight Loss No-Nos That Will Totally Surprise You, Say Experts


    Let’s face it: Most weight loss no-nos are total no-brainers. That plate of soggy fries? Bad idea. Same for those processed foods and bottles of soda. Too many hours binging The Queen’s Gambit on the couch without exercise? It may be wildly entertaining, but it won’t do any favors for your waistline.

    But then there are weight loss mistakes that aren’t quite so obvious. For instance, did you know that you could be eating healthy foods that simply aren’t filling enough and therefore could be causing you to overeat over time? Or that using one of the oldest weight loss technologies ever—the humble scale—can backfire? Or that your favorite exercise routine could be holding you back from reaching your goals? All true, according to top weight loss experts we spoke to.

    To learn some subtle and sneaky weight loss no-nos that will leave you surprised, read on, because we’ve compiled

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