February 20, 2018

5 Principles to Help You Burn Belly Fat

Burning belly fat is not complicated. That is why I have boiled down 5 surprising, yet easy-to-follow principles for you to making burning belly fat a piece of cake! Build more muscle: for every extra pound of muscle you put on, your body uses about an extra 50 calories per day; this means that if […]

How to Build Lean Muscle Fast

When you work out you break down your muscle fibers and, with proper recovery, your body builds those fibers back stronger than before. How do you make sure your muscle fibers are really being broken down? Intensity. Lifting 5 pounds dumbells 20 times, no matter how small you are, is not working out at the […]

What is the Paleo Diet?

So you don’t have to read through the hundreds of dense books  and thousands of online articles just to figure out what the Paleo Diet is, I am condensing the core components of the diet below. You will see that I have offered my opinion of the diet at the very bottom but, as always, […]

Willpower is Not Enough – Help with Weight Loss Motivation

Willpower is a rapidly depleting resource, not what you need for lasting weight loss results. Studies have shown that the more you use your willpower to sustain an undesirable activity, the more it gets depleted (i.e. willpower is in limited supply). But, if you are trying to lose weight, you need something you can rely […]

How to Stop Food Addiction For Good

“Addiction is defined as the compulsive use of a habit-forming substance. It is characterized by tolerance and well-defined physiological symptoms of withdrawal.” (From The Alcohol and Addiction Cure by Chris Prentiss) While I hesitate to use the word “disease” when describing food addiction, this health issue is a very serious one that affects millions of […]

Why Personal Trainers Are Making You FAT

Be careful: Personal trainers will make you fat. Ever see a personal trainer making a client do “suspension training”, shuffling feet on sliding floor circles, doing an abroller, or using any other workout gizmo nobody else working out along uses? I can’t tell you how often I have been working out and seen a personal […]

Brainless Progress: Make it Extremely Easy to Lose Weight (or do anything)

Losing weight NEEDS to be easy – otherwise it simply won’t happen. Will power isn’t a sustainable solution for long-term success. In the Happiness Advantage written by Harvard psychologist Shawn Achor, he states that to form a new habit you must put the desired action on the path of least resistance –  or, to break […]

Quit Lying to Yourself: How to Quickly Find Out Your Calorie Surplus

According to the Mayo Clinic, if you cut 500 calories from your typical diet each day you will lose about 1 pound per week. This is because about 3,500 calories equals 1 pound of fat. Want to know the quickest way to accurately find out exactly where you are at as far as how many […]