Monthly Archives: October 2019

How to turn weight loss failure into success

If you’ve tried one or more weight loss programs, and you were not able to lose weight, or keep the weight off, it’s not that you’re a failure; it just means that weight loss program didn’t fit you well. Weight loss programs don’t work for everyone because we all have different jobs, different likes, different […]

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pros and cons of intermittent fasting

First, it was the Atkins diet that was all the rage, then it was Paleo, then it was the ketogenic diet, and now it seems that intermittent fasting is what everyone is trying to lose bodyfat. What you want to know is, does it work, and it is sustainable? The answers to both questions is […]

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why vegetarians are fatter than carnivores

While not all vegetarians have a higher bodyfat percentage than meat-eaters, many are heavier, and are less healthy than those that consume animal proteins. Not only have I found that vegetarians are fatter than carnivores, to be true, over the years in everyday conversations with those that I meet, but also solidifies my theory, in […]

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Can’t lose weight? Are you doing this?

There’s a pattern of overweight people who say they cannot lose weight, generally follow, that they may not be aware of. If you do any of the things below regularly, that’s likely why you cannot lose extra pounds. Starving yourself. Eating too little in the morning, and at lunch, to try to eat fewer calories […]

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dairy-free, high protein, chocolate-licorice smoothie under 250 calories

If you like sweet treats with licorice and chocolate notes, you’ll enjoy this low calorie snack, or mini meal. I’ll have this as my pre-workout drink. I use carob instead of cocoa powder because it’s sweeter and has a creamier consistency when blended. High-protein, dairy-free, chocolate-licorice smoothie raw fennel stalk (save the bulb for a salad […]

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how to commit to an exercise/diet program & succeed

If you’ve ever bought an exercise or diet plan, the first reaction is usually excitement: “Cool!” You’re looking forward to dropping excess weight and envisioning a more fit and fabulous you. Now, everyone’s reaction is a little different, and some may take different paths. The second reaction, may be either: “This is different; that’s what […]

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results in 2-3 months of exercise & dieting

Depending on your current body fat percentage, you could see impressive results in just 2-3 months with consistent, strategic exercises (full body weight training with some cardio). Check out my client Zack’s progress photos. He lowered his body fat (BF) percentage 10 points, from 20% BF to 10% BF, in less than 3 months. He did this […]

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eat meals, not snacks for weight loss

People tend to freak out when I tell them to eat a meal instead of a snack, but most of the foods people snack on, like chips and salsa, a bar, or cheese and crackers, typically don’t contain sufficient protein, fiber, or nutrients. These snacks may curb your cravings initially, but they don’t provide what […]

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instead of probiotics for gut health & weight loss, eat this

Eating a few burgers, with fries, a soda, and topping it off with a milkshake, and then going for a walk to burn it off, is equivalent to taking probiotics with the hopes of improving gut health so your body will be more efficient at fat burning, is ridiculous. If you keep eating unhealthy foods, […]

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