10 Biggest Weight-Loss Mistakes

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FOCUSING ON YOUR IPHONE

The thought of going to the gym doesn't exactly thrill us either, which is exactly why we want the most efficient (read: shortest) workout ... more 
Photo by: CN Digital Studio
FOCUSING ON YOUR IPHONE

The thought of going to the gym doesn't exactly thrill us either, which is exactly why we want the most efficient (read: shortest) workout possible. That means eliminating all distractions. So resist the urge to check your inbox every 30 seconds or text your friend to make plans. "If you're emailing or reading, you're not working out hard enough to lose weight," says Kacy Duke, a personal trainer at Equinox Fitness Clubs in New York City. We know-but you keep all your adrenaline-pumping gym tunes on your phone! We'll let that one slide. Just be sure to set it screen-side down to eliminate temptation. less 
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Fri, Jan 4, 2013 12:32 PM EST
Lexi Novak, Allure magazine



All that holiday indulgence have you feeling a bit more Pillsbury Dough Boy than Sugar Plum Fairy? You don't need to overhaul your entire diet and exercise regime to get back in shape. Just avoid these ten common weight-loss pitfalls.



Additional reporting by Cara Birnbaum, Meirav Devash, Alyssa Kolsky Hertzig, Brooke Le Poer Trench and Kristin Sainani



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