Fit mum Sophie Guidolin, 31, reveals the seven ways to lose weight this summer

A personal trainer and fit mother has revealed the seven ways to lose weight this summer, and the S.M.A.R.T technique she swears by for achieving her goals. 

Sophie Guidolin, 31, from Queensland, said there are many misconceptions around weight loss and many people assume that more cardio and less food are the answer, but this is simply not the case.

‘Not only is this an unsustainable lifestyle, but it could deeply affect your health,’ Sophie wrote on her website.  

A personal trainer and fit mother has revealed the seven ways to lose weight this summer, and the S.M.A.R.T technique she swears by for achieving her goals (Sophie Guidolin pictured)

Sophie (pictured) said you need to set S.M.A.R.T goals, which stands for specific, measurable, achievable, realistic and timely

Sophie (pictured) said you need to set S.M.A.R.T goals, which stands for specific, measurable, achievable, realistic and timely

1. Set a realistic goal

The first thing Sophie said you should do for summer weight loss is take the time to write

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Simple Ways to Get Involved


  • On World AIDS Day, people can help spread awareness about HIV/AIDS 
  • Wearing a red ribbon is a simple way people can start a conversation on HIV/AIDS
  • Social media can also be used to help spread accurate information and debunk misconceptions on HIV/AIDS

World AIDS Day happens on Dec. 1 each year. First held in 1988, this global event is devoted to spreading awareness about HIV/AIDS, support those who are living with HIV/AIDS and remember those who died from AIDS-related illnesses in the past years.

To mark the day, various organizations including the World Health Organization (WHO) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) hold relevant webinars from which individuals can learn about HIV/AIDS. However, there are also other simple ways that people can get involved in this year’s event.

Wear Red

Red is the known symbol for World AIDS Day and many people

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Lazy Ways to Lose Weight All December Long, According to Science

Shorter days, plunging temperatures, stressful work deadlines, buttery feasts, and a sea of celebratory cocktails don’t exactly make for the ideal month to start losing weight. But if you’re determined to see weight loss results in December, you still can, and entirely by making the right healthy eating decisions (for those, see here), by setting aside just enough time to exercise (for more on that, see here), and by incorporating the following super easy tips and tricks into your daily routine. Best of all, these hacks are just about the very least you need to do to impose meaningful change on your habits over the holidays. (Trust us: None of them will require you to live like a monk until 2021.) So read on, and for more great weight loss advice you probably didn’t know, be sure to memorize these Sneaky Weight Loss Tricks That Totally Work, Say Experts.

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These Are 5 Ways That Feeling Lonely Can Impact You, Physically

In this bizarre, uncertain period – full of, perhaps, incessant digital connection (hello, endless ‘Teams’ meetings) and very few IRL hangs, feelings of loneliness are spiking. Here at Women’s Health, we know this first hand. After polling over 2,000 of you – our readers, listeners and followers – we found that 79% of you feel more lonely now than you did before the pandemic. For single people, this number rises to 87%. It’s thanks to this scary data that we are launching a new campaign: ‘The Loneliness Remedy.’

This hinges on a simple concept, rooted in the latest research on the significance of social connection: that much as you prep healthy food, plan your at-home workouts and take time out for self-care, working on your ‘social nutrition’ – cultivating meaningful connections and caring for others, to avoid the problem of loneliness – is key to your health. Our advice?

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7 Ways Tea Can Help You Lose Weight

What’s not to love about tea? It’s hydrating, it’s flavorful, and depending on what herbs and ingredients it contains, it can either give you energy or help you prep for a good night’s sleep. But can tea help you lose weight? If you’re trying to shed pounds, tea should definitely be your new best friend. Not only can it offer a zero-calorie alternative to some of your go-to sugary beverages, but it also has properties that can suppress your appetite, support your metabolism, and ultimately help you achieve your goals—that is, as long as you’re also adhering to a healthy overall diet.

“While weight loss is most effective with a balanced nutrition approach and exercise, tea can enhance your progress,” says Carrie Lupoli, certified health and nutrition coach. “Teas should not be considered a ‘weight loss’ plan, but merely another way to support the work of a balanced diet and

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Nearly 60,000 Americans could die of Covid-19 in the next 3 weeks. There are ways to turn things around, experts say

America enters the somber holiday weekend following a Thanksgiving Day that saw more than 100,000 new Covid-19 cases and 1,200 deaths — skyrocketing numbers given that 20 states did not report data.

a teddy bear wearing a blue shirt: Dr. Joseph Varon hugs and comforts a patient in the Covid-19 ICU during Thanksgiving at the United Memorial Medical Center in Houston.

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Dr. Joseph Varon hugs and comforts a patient in the Covid-19 ICU during Thanksgiving at the United Memorial Medical Center in Houston.

Traditionally the start of a time of shopping and giving, the final days of November have seen record highs in the worsening pandemic — surpassing previous surges and showing no signs of slowing down in the precarious winter months.


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The US on Thursday marked the 24th day in a row with more than 100,000 new cases. Hospitalizations hit a new high — for the 17th consecutive day — with more than 90,400 Covid-19 patients nationwide, according to the COVID Tracking Project.

The country’s death toll since the pandemic’s start is

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Simple Ways to Lose Weight Starting Now, According to Experts

If you’re ready to lose weight and keep it off, studies show that much of your success will depend upon your ability to slow-roll healthier habits into your life and make them permanent. In other words: If your plan includes starting an extreme new diet and a crazy-hard new fitness regimen all at once, you’re setting yourself up for failure. “Yes, you should limit dairy, limit wheat, limit sugar, limit white potatoes, limit alcohol—especially mixers, beer, and wine—but you should start by limiting one of these at a time,” says Brian Brown, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, PMHNP-BC. “Over time, pick another to eliminate.”

But that’s not the only simple decision you can make right now to set you down a really successful weight loss path. You can also hack your fridge to be healthier, trick your body to be fitter, and say a few choice words out loud every now and

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30 Crazy-Easy Ways To Lose Weight Without Even Trying

Your quest to lose 15, 20, 30 pounds or more is a big goal that may seem impossible to achieve. So, think small, not big. Break down that goal into daily doable chunks that’ll will eventually get you there.

“Focus on the bite-sized challenges that you can do each day,” says Beachbody super trainer Autumn Calabrese, author of Lose Weight Like Crazy Even if You Have a Crazy Life! “Conquering small goals gives you little victories that keep motivation high and culminate in accomplishing that big goal.”

Start now. Below, Calabrese offers her tips and mini goals that will put you well on your path to achieving the body and the life you want. Read on, and for more on how to lose weight, you won’t want to miss The Best Ways to Lose Belly Fat for Good, Say Doctors.

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A 16- or 32-ounce travel bottle of ice water.

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Simple Ways to Lose Weight Without Trying So Hard, Say Experts

Whether you’re giving up some of your favorite foods, cutting back your hours watching Netflix, or you’re squeezing in a new workout during an already busy day, adopting a healthier lifestyle to lose weight will require you to make some decisions that aren’t always easy. But here’s the thing: Just because losing weight isn’t easy doesn’t necessarily mean that it needs to be terribly difficult.

In fact, you can give yourself a much-needed boost along the way by adopting tons of little tips and tricks that can have an outsize impact on your weight loss goals. Best of all, they’re easy. Don’t believe us? Read on to learn what many of them are, and consider working them into your own weight loss program. And for more handy tips to help you achieve your weight loss goals, don’t miss these 40 Clever Ways to Drop More Pounds Starting Now.

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Simple Ways to Start Losing Weight Immediately, According to Science

In some cases, losing weight can feel like swimming in a cold pool: The biggest challenge may be simply stepping in. And given the sheer volume of available tips and weight loss programs at your fingertips these days—after all, weight loss is more than a $70 billion per year industry—it’s entirely reasonable for you to be ready to take the plunge but don’t even know where to begin.

We’re here to help. If you’re ready to finally drop a few pounds, know that you can start by implementing these seven incredibly simple and ultimately effective ways to start losing weight immediately—all according to the latest scientific reports. Best of all: None of these tips require you to adopt a complicated weight loss plan. Commit to them, and you’re bound to see results in very short order. Read on to learn what they are, and for more amazing weight loss tips,

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