https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zMQ1f1dNZWE UPDATE: I NO LONGER ENDORSE INTERMITTENT FASTING AS A WEIGHT LOSS TECHNIQUE. PLEASE SEE HERE. Please excuse the quality, and some of my asides, this was pulled down from a Facebook live video I did.
So I kinda completely fell off the bandwagon in terms of my weight loss (something I struggle with here), but thanks to a bet with a friend, I am recommitting to the goal. Over the next ten and a half weeks, I committed to losing twenty pounds, while he committed to gaining ten. (Here's the link … Continue reading Weight Update
The one thing that has been hardest for me about starting this site is coming to the crushing realization that I am a hypocrite. In health and fitness blogging there is a compulsion that many of us fall to. We feel the need to try to project ourselves as living the most perfect healthful life. … Continue reading On Hypocrisy and Blogging
I personally have always found difficulty in working up the motivation to consistently do any kind of cardiovascular exercise, and always found it much easier to work in the weight room. For much of my life I was under the impression that in order to lose any significant amount of weight cardiovascular exercise was what … Continue reading Busting the Myth of Muscular Metabolism
Now stay with me. I know many of you read that title and immediately felt your legs start to cramp. As always here we are looking for the greatest results we can get with the smallest amount of work. What I'm going to show you here is a way to get huge benefits from exercise … Continue reading 90 Seconds of Cardio for Weight Loss
Wheat Belly by William Davis MD is a popular diet book in which he advocates for a diet free of wheat and some similar grains. Dr. William Davis MD is a preventive cardiologist who over many years of his work and his own experience often found an improvement in his own and patient's health with the … Continue reading Wheat Belly Review
Saturated fats are one of the most vilified dietary compounds in America. Almost every single organization recommends that you should reduce your saturated fat consumption. This belief originated in the famous Seven Countries Study by Dr, Keys, where by looking at the diets of seven countries and there fat content, and plotting against mortality he … Continue reading Saturated Fats: The Villain We’ve Been Promised?
Image courtesy of Иван Дерусов. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Mzm.dzxqpqpo.png Hypnosis always seemed to me like a quack technique. I was very skeptical that it would have any place as a scientifically founded weight loss technique. However, there is some intriguing research into hypnosis as a weight loss tool. Barabsz and Spiegel in 1989 were able to demonstrate that a … Continue reading Hypnosis: An Effective Weight Loss Tool?
This week there my trend line decreased by 4.1 lbs. (here) This is significantly over what is generally recognized as a sustainable amount to lose so next week we should expect the rate to decrease and the overall grph to level out a little bit. This one shows the caloric breakdown of my diet … Continue reading Weight Loss Update
Image courtesy of Angelsharum. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Bathroom_Scale.jpg Weight tracking seems like one of the easiest things you could do. You just weight yourself and then keep track of how it changes. However, this method can cause people to very quickly lose motivation, so instead we are going to focus on several principles that will help eliminate the … Continue reading How to Track Weight Effectively and Easily