There are decisions you make rationally, with your cool-and-collected self running the show. Then there are weight-loss resolutions, usually declared in a highly emotional state, triggered by a wrestling match with a pair of pants that no longer fit. Oh, the tears and cursing.
When the thought occurs--Must lose weight!--rarely do women take a moment to plan before leaping into action, says health and fitness expert Michelle Bridges, the trainer famous all over Australia for the miracles she works on that country's version of The Biggest Loser. Instead, they begin immediately, cutting out entire food groups by dinnertime and signing up for a marathon without so much as a warm-up jog.
While every woman's inner drill sergeant tells her that slimming down is urgent and there's no time to wait, BridgesRead More »from The Worst Way to Start a Diet... And the Right One