Insulin levels do NOT directly affect the ability to lose fat in overweight, obese, unhealthy, or older humans. Insulin being THE hormone that determines what happens with weight is popular lately, due to the resurgence of the Keto diet. Is
The ONE Thing I Wish Everyone Working On Weight Loss Would Accept
There is no doubt that many people struggle to reach and maintain a healthy weight. There are many real and challenging reasons for this. However, unless one basic fact about weight management is fully embraced these real and modifiable reasons
Clean Eating; What is It? It Certainly is NOT Magical for Weight Loss
GOAL: Let’s make 2017 a year that you use evidence-based tools and methods, which means they are much more likely to be worth your time, money and effort, to reach and maintain a healthy weight If you are considering follow
Feedback Wanted – How Much Weight Have People Gained the Past Few Decades?
Matt and I are currently working on updating the What is a Healthy Weight? chapter. In the current chapter we state; “The actual average change in bodyweight for the majority of people during this “epidemic” has been about 6 to
"It's Functional Training"- Usually what a trainer says to you so you will perform circus tricks
Functional training along with core/stability training are common buzz words in the personal training/fitness industry. Regrettably, like many things in this industry (do I sound jaded?), it sounds good but how it is usually applied is silly. Additionally, there is
Cold Thermogenesis: As much as I can handle
A while back we got a comment from Robin: “I would appreciate you guys weighing in with your opinions and/or evidence regarding cold thermogenesis. CT as it’s called seems to be all the rage on Sisson’s Primal site these days.
Food Intake and Cortisol Levels
There is substantial evidence that elevated levels of cortisol on a regular basis is not good for overall well being (Sapolsky; Talbot). Additionally, chronic stress and subsequent elevated cortisol levels can increase a person’s appetite for “comfort” foods, which can
Eating More Often Does NOT Speed Up Your Metabolism!
Eating more often, say 6 meals instead of 3, does NOT increase how many calories your body will burn in a day. Therefore you will NOT lose more weight by eating more often! If you eat 1,500 calories a day,
Dr Oz Loses More Respect! Part 1 – Green Coffee Bean Extract
I happened to watch a recent episode of Dr Oz, something I don’t typically do. But, when I was flipping through the channels I saw that Dr Oz was going to be talking about some new breakthrough weight loss supplement
Simplification: It's catching on!
If you read my recent post about un-complicating fitness, you weren’t alone. Apparently it has set the fitness blogging world on fire! Anthony Colpo must read DoingSPEED.com. Steve Kamb must read DoingSPEED.com. I’m just being silly, of course. I doubt