The Big Loser of the Week #001: @baxishweta!

Shweta lost 7 kilos in 7 weeks but it wasn’t all easy. You can hear about her journey in yesterday’s podcast. But here’s her story:

baxishwetaShweta has a thyroid condition as well as PCOD. And after having her baby, she gained 26 kilos. Along with the weight, her medical conditions make her retain water. When she woke up every morning her feet were so swollen, she couldn’t wear her shoes. The turning point came when her gym instructor told her “You’ve been gyming consistently for a year and half, and you’ve lost only 1 kg. So you might as well stop.”
Determined to beat the weight, she talked to a lot of doctors. One particular doctor suggested she consult a dietician. That did wonders. In the fist week she was down 1.5 kilos. She started following the diet while continuing medication and somehow, the swelling went down, she started feeling more comfortable. Her friends noticed she’s lost weight and that also helped.
She continues to exercise and now that she’s lost weight, she can go for longer walks.
Bigloser also helps because Shweta Continue reading The Big Loser of the Week #001: @baxishweta!

Week 1: Goal Setting – Part 1

The first step on your #BigLoser journey is both the easiest and the hardest. Easiest, because you already know the answer to how much weight you want to lose, and hardest because this might not be the best foot forward. Why? Because we tend to go overboard with how much weight we think we need to lose.

Many of us just remember vague weighing scale numbers from when we were kids, then attach a few kilos to it for any height gain, and voila – here’s a number of kilos that could well be quite incorrect.So how do we decide how much weight we need to lose on our BigLoser journey without falling prey to the ‘thin is in’ mindset?

Here’s a simple answer – Calculate your Body Mass Index or BMI. Continue reading Week 1: Goal Setting – Part 1

The Big Loser Podcast #002! (evaluate your food)

The new big loser cast (podcast #2) is out today!

This week, as we shall every week, Sonologue brings you @b50 with a fresh roundup of of what’s new on #bigloser; along with health and fitness tips from healthylivingindia’s @sashg, all hosted by @chhavi.

The Big Loser Podcast #002 by biglosercast

Please listen/download and RT:
http://soundcloud.com/biglosercast/the-big-loser-podcast-002

If you’re new here: Check out http://bigoser.in, check out the #bigloser hashtag on Twitter, follow bigloserfeed on Twitter and check out this awesome post by Sasha.

And don’t forget to check out the first podcast – The Big Loser Podcast #001!

The Big Loser Podcast #001 (set your goals)

TA-DAH!!

Announcing the debut of the Biglosercast – our weekly podcast for the #Bigloser community!!

Starting this week, Sonologue brings you @b50 with a fresh roundup of of what’s new on #bigloser; along with health and fitness tips from healthylivingindia’s @sashg, all hosted by @chhavi.

The Big Loser Podcast #001 by biglosercast

Please listen/download and RT:
http://soundcloud.com/biglosercast/the-big-loser-podcast-001

If you’re new here: Check out http://bigoser.in, check out the #bigloser hashtag on Twitter, follow bigloserfeed on Twitter and check out this awesome post by Sasha.