Stories tagged with: Weight Loss

November 23, 2012 - 5:27pm
3 years 39 weeks ago

Now that Thanksgiving is over, some people are focusing on holiday weight loss.

During this time of year, many people make a pledge to lose those extra pounds. But sometimes starting a new work out routine or changing your diet can be difficult, so it's important to set realistic goals before you hit the gym.

"What I tell them is is set your big goals but then set little goals to help you. If you want to lose fifty pounds, you can do that it's perfectly possible...

December 31, 2011 - 8:32pm
4 years 34 weeks ago

If you made a New Year's resolution to shed those holiday pounds, you're not alone.

January is one of the busiest months for gyms as people get motivated to start the year by making healthy choices.  Personal trainer Derek Carnes said when it comes to weight loss, it's important to set realistic goals for yourself.

"You don't want people to get injured or demotivated by being overly pushed, so we sit down with the clients, and we set up a program for them," said...

December 26, 2011 - 11:21am
4 years 35 weeks ago

Christmas is over and you now may be wondering how to lose those extra holiday calories.

One of the most popular New Year's resolutions is weight loss. The Fieldhouse Director of Operation, Jim Fraunfelter, says there is a right way to go about losing the extra pounds and it starts with keeping a steady workout routine.

"The biggest thing is to get into an exercise program. It doesn't work one week..and hopefully you think it's over and done with. It's a regiment and you...

November 26, 2010 - 6:20pm
5 years 39 weeks ago

If you woke up this morning and stepped on your scale, you might have been a little surprised.

With Thanksgiving over and most bellies stuffed, you would think most people would want to hit the gym to burn off those Thanksgiving treats. But for one local gym, it is anything but.

"The traffic is a lot slower today than normal last 20 years, says Director of Fieldhouse Fitness Jim Fraunfelter.

Fraunfelter says people are either most likely shopping or too lazy to do...

June 21, 2010 - 5:42pm
6 years 9 weeks ago

If you're looking to lose weight, skipping meals is not the way to do it.

Health officials say that the best way to lose a few pounds is to cut out the sweet stuff, not to starve yourself.

"If you starve yourself by not eating breakfast or lunch or just drinking a pop, then your body feels like it's being starved and when you do give it food, it wants to store it," says Health Director of the Muskingum County Health Department, Dr. Vicki Whitacre.

Dr. Whitacre...

June 11, 2010 - 5:08pm
6 years 11 weeks ago

Many Americans struggle with obesity and how to overcome it. A Zanesville business says the key to becoming a healthier you is to change your way of life.

The Wellness Center held a ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by Mayor Butch Zwelling today. Their mission is to provide information to the community on how to make healthy lifestyle changes which will lead to weight loss.

"We're really just trying to reach the community. Help them reach their ultimate health goals, feel...

February 17, 2010 - 7:05pm
6 years 27 weeks ago

About 130 local residents are serious about shedding some pounds and signed up to be a part of The Fieldhouse's Best Loser Challenge.

It's been a month, and owner, Mick Amicone, says participant attendance is up from years past.

"Even with the snow, some have shared that they're tired of being snowed in. So, some of them are even figuring out, however, to get here. Getting a ride with someone who's got four-wheel drive, but they're getting here, " says Amicone.


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