posts in Weight loss


Women Rugby

An Open Letter To The HAES Community

Dear HAES followers Some of you may have had the opportunity to witness an ongoing debate that keeps occurring on our fan page, between Rebelfit and HAES practitioners / followers. I think a good place to start is where all human beings should start when they have a difference of opinion. By asking... What do we have in common?...

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Blaming Fat

Let's Stop Blaming Fat For Disease!

We've had a question sent to us privately... "Can I ask a question?. My dad died from liver cancer at 56. The cirrhosis in his liver was so bad that they presumed he was an alcoholic and had been for years. My dad drank at Xmas and the occasional party, nothing else. They concluded that because men carry weight more around the...

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Diet Brain

Why We Lose Motivation And What To Do About It!

We've had a question sent to us privately... "Morning- I’ve been following for a while but went to sign up this morning and start KB again this week. I have just sat down to look at planning weeks meals and gathered all the books. So, I’m 44 haven’t done WW since 2004 for my wedding and know what’s good for me but in the last 4...

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Tape Mouth

Why You Struggle To Control Overeating!

We've had a question on our fan page... "What happens if you don’t diet and you just over eat? How do you control that." All overeating has its roots in caloric uncertainty. Which means that if you overeat, somewhere in your past or present your calorie intake has been uncertain. Your brain has been convinced that you might run...

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Starve

Are You Starving Yourself Fat?!

A little lesson on how we get fat... I'd like you to imagine a world without banks, or credit cards or any form of digital currency. This world is cold, hard cash only, in the form of notes that people carry around with them. However... You can't deposit the notes anywhere. You can't hide them under your mattress. The only place...

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Family

Are Parents To Blame For Rocketing Obesity?

We've had a question sent to us privately... "Please help, My daughters dad is bullying her about her weight. She is 12. She is laying in bed saying she is fat and ugly. She has been told if she loses weight he will buy her new clothes? I am to have a chat with him tomorrow about it all. I need stuff to tell him that will shut...

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Soil

Getting To The Roots Of Your Weight Gain!

I've had a bit of lightbulb moment. Or maybe that should be "plant bulb moment" 🌱😬 This time last year I was so fed up and annoyed at the state of my lawn that I decided to dig it all up and start over. Yes, I have lawn issues!! My lawn was full of weeds and bald patches and areas where it was higher or lower...

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Hidden

The Hidden Reason You're Gaining Weight!

I'd like you to imagine that you're walking through town on a bustling, busy evening, perusing the options for a place to eat. You walk passed lots of different restaurants. Some look fairly empty. Some look fairly busy. Some look absolutely packed. If someone was to stop and ask you in that moment... "Why are some restaurants...

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Addiction

A Rebel's Guide To Food Addiction!

If you've ever taken part in a Rebelfit mission you will have learned about the six different "eating cues" that drive us to eat and overeat.Appetite - feeling hungryCraving - feeling cravingsEmotion - feeling emotionsEnvironment - where you liveCulture - how you liveSocial - who you live withThe first three are "internal eating...

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Sponge

Time For A Little Lesson On Getting Leaner!

I'd like you to imagine a sponge.Now imagine popping that sponge in your pocket and walking around with it all day, everyday, everywhere you go.When your sponge is dry...Your body is burning fat 🔥When your sponge is wet...Your body is storing fat 💧Only when your sponge is completely dry does your body...

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Woman Stressed

Why Can't I Control My Food Habits For Longer?!

We've had a question sent to us privately... [warning: this post contains some swearing, not mine!] "I am tired. Tired of worrying about my weight. Tired if trying the fads - and wow have I tried them all . . . WW, SW, Cambridge, Lighter Life, Dukan, Atkins. Fuck me. I was chubby as a child, an emotional eater by the age 10 (my...

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Woman Fridge

The Best Explanation Of Obesity You'll Read Today!

I'd like you to imagine you own a very small fridge. You go out shopping. You stock up on lots of fresh food. Then you fill up your small fridge when you get home. Over the week you eat from that fridge, and as the contents slowly runs out, you gradually refill it. Fill the small fridge. Eat from the small fridge. Refill the...

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Teen Scales

A Letter To Young Slimmers In Britain!

Dear Young Slimmer This message is for you if you're between the age of 16 and 25 and you're just celebrating your first successful weight loss attempt with Weight Watchers, Slimming World, Lighterlife, The Cambridge Plan or any other mainstream diet. Things feel good right now. I know they do. I get it. You were overweight,...

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Weight Stigma

How Stigmatising Obesity Creates Obesity!

Pleasure. We all need it. We all find it in different ways. But how you find it can have a huge impact on your weight, shape, health, happiness and life. One of the most fascinating theories I've ever come across is the concept of a "pleasure budget". The theory goes that human beings need a certain amount of pleasure in our...

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Food Guilt

This Simple Mindset Shift Could Change Your Life!

A little weight loss lesson... It's not what you eat, but how you THINK about what you eat that matters. Let's take a simple food. A biscuit. Now if you're at peace with the biscuit, relaxed about the biscuit, even grateful for the biscuit, it's highly likely that if you ate a biscuit, or even a packet of biscuits, you'd move...

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Spot Reduction

Targeted Fat Loss: Myth Or Reality?

We've had a question in our private mission groups. "Potentially a really daft question so apologies.... So over the last three months since losing weight I’ve been working really hard on my fitness. I took a photo of myself at the beginning of these three months and one yesterday. I knew I’d lost some cms but was surprised at...

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Shocked

How To Stop Losing Weight Like A Dick!

[warning: this post contains some moderately graphic imagery and some swearing! please look away now if you're easily offended!] I'm pretty sure that if you've followed the Rebelfit fan page or done one of our missions, you'll know that all weight loss comes down to energy balance. We've got one side of this equation that...

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Calorie Amnesia

Are You Suffering From Calorie Amnesia?

Yesterday, in the mission group I asked... "What do you weigh? And how many calories do you honestly think you eat a day on average? Rough guess!" Some answers. "I weigh 15 stone 8lb and think I’m eating about 2000 a day." "18.8 and about 2000 a day." "14 stone.... I think about 2000 to 2500." "18st. When I eat properly about...

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Recession

How Starving Your Body Fattens Your Body!

We've had a question on our fan page... "Hi Liam, I don't know if you have been asked this before. If our bodies are constantly adapting to changes and we are staying consistent for years with training, a healthy diet and maintaining a certain weight, wouldn't our mind and body eventually accept that weight as our set point?" A...

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Famine

Mind Blown - A Brief History Of Obesity!

Once upon a time there were our hunter gatherer ancestors. They died a lot. Usually of STARVATION. The ones who survived? The ones who were really good at storing excess fat, which could be used as fuel during times of famine. Every time a famine came along, causing them to EAT LESS to save food and EXERCISE MORE to find food,...

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