The Personal Rewards of Personal Improvement

Posted: May 20 in Lifestyle, WLCNY News by

Personal improvement doesn’t end when you finish school, land that perfect job or find the love of your life. You can continue to improve your physical life, your mental life and your emotional life as long as you live. Every one of those improvements will benefit you and, quite often, the world around you. Just how rewarding is personal improvement? [Read more]

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How to Start Loving Exercise: Strategies for a Happier, Healthier You

Posted: Jan 10 in Getting Active, Lifestyle, WLCNY News by

It’s no secret that exercise is good for your health. But if you’ve never found the motivation to get up and move, it can feel impossible to start loving exercise in a meaningful way. Luckily, there are plenty of ways to make exercise a natural part of your life! Here are a few simple strategies that will help you fall in love with exercise. [Read more]

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Four Motivational Quotes that Can Positively Impact Your Life

Posted: Dec 12 in WLCNY News by

Staying motivated in life is critical if you want to remain positive and productive each day. Without people and things to motivate you, it’s possible that you could get stagnated in self-doubt, despair, and fear. It’s important to surround yourself with people and things that motivate you to keep going when life becomes tough and obstacles threaten to derail you from success. You can motivate yourself by listening to positive and constructive podcasts, reading motivational books, and following motivational speakers on social media. [Read more]


Calorie Burning Tips for a Healthier Daily Life

Posted: Oct 19 in Getting Active, Lifestyle, WLCNY News by

If you’re trying to lose weight, you might wonder how you can burn more calories. The obvious way is to do more structured exercise, including high-intensity exercise that burns many calories per minute, but there are other ways to subtly boost the number of calories you burn each day. Don’t skip regular workouts, but also consider these seven calorie-burning hacks. [Read more]

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Pool Moves for Toning Up

Posted: May 01 in Getting Active, Lifestyle, WLCNY News by

Exercising in the pool is a great way to work out and have some fun. The water is supportive, making it easier on joints. The water also offers natural resistance, meaning even gentle movements work the body and improve muscle tone as well as burning a load of calories. Here are some easy exercises to get you started with aquatic exercise.   [Read more]

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Take a Stand: 4 Simple Ways to Add Movement to Your Day

Posted: Apr 30 in Getting Active, Lifestyle, Obesity Medicine, WLCNY News by

Modern life feels like it’s moving at an ever-faster pace, but a lot of it is spent not moving much at all. We spend too much time sitting – whether it’s at our desks, in our cars, or on the couch. Studies show that this lack of movement isn’t healthy; it’s associated with weight gain, lack of energy, back pain, and even decreased life spans. [Read more]

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Why Aren’t You Losing Weight? 4 Self-Sabotaging Habits You Need To Break

Posted: Apr 07 in WLCNY News by

If you’re trying to lose weight, you might think you have things under control. When you realize you’re not seeing any results, but you might be confused about why. Here are four self-sabotaging habits you should break if you’re serious about losing weight. [Read more]


10 Strategies for Sane Holiday Eating

Posted: Dec 15 in WLCNY News by

Well, we’ve survived Thanksgiving.   Now we are looking forward to some very perilous weeks – food everywhere!   At this time of the year, we are literally surrounded by food – magazine covers with beautiful cookies, newspaper articles featuring the latest eggnog recipes, office parties where everyone brings their favorite dessert – food everywhere. [Read more]

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New and Improved OPTIFAST 800 Products

Posted: Mar 02 in WLCNY News by

Medical Weight Loss of NY, PLLC and Dr. Scinta have been using Optifast for over a decade and we have always appreciated Nestle’s products and quality. Optifast is without a doubt the best full meal replacement product on the market. We are very excited to be able to offer the new and improved Optifast meal replacement products to our patients. A summary of the improvement are as follows: [Read more]


Group Specials and Award Changes

Posted: Mar 28 in WLCNY News by

Starting in April for a limited time we are offering a group special for patients that are on the partial program. When you purchase 4 groups you will get the 5th group free. As a reminder Dr. Scinta recommends that all Partial patients attend 1 to (preferably) 2 groups per month. Our group teachers and Dr. Scinta work very hard to make sure that the groups topics tie into your weight loss journey. [Read more]