Six reasons you're still fat

We're not suggesting “The Situation” as a role model. But there is one hard-body lesson you can take from the Jersey Shore loudmouth: The less body fat you carry, the better your abs will show.

Start by performing triage on the six eating habits listed here. But don’t try to banish them all at once. Recent studies show that we have only so much willpower, so start with one change at a time.

That's why trying to break several bad habits at once can be overwhelming. But if you follow the slow and steady approach, you’ll increase your odds of sculpting a thinner, fitter physique—and keeping it for life.

Dec 22, 2011

Six reasons you're still fat

Lose weight and keep it off, just by avoiding these common fat pitfalls