The Reverse Yo-Yo Diet: How To Reset Your Set-point (Reverse Diet)

I am coming off of a month of travel where I essentially took the entire month off from any training.  Prior to this trip, I had not been training much either. I would skip entire weeks of exercise and then do a few workouts the next week.  I probably averaged one workout a week over...
Continue Reading...

Hormones & Weight Loss

Weight loss and fat loss are not the same thing. You can be burning calories and losing weight, but those calories and that weight may or may not be fat. In fact, the one-size-fits-all weight loss model of "eat less and exercise more" can result in muscle being lost as readily as fat. The...
Continue Reading...

Fat Burning Foods? What The HEC?

Count your hormones!! Calories... don't control metabolism -- hormones do. Calories... don't determine what type of weight you will lose and where you may lose it from -- hormones do. Calories... have little influence over hunger, cravings, energy, and mood -- but hormones do. Using the phrase...
Continue Reading...

Hunger, Energy & Cravings (HEC): Is Your HEC in Check?

It is true that in order to lose weight -- and more specifically, fat -- you do need to have a caloric deficit. But a low-calorie diet does not lead to a balanced and stable metabolism. In fact, it leads to the reverse. Taking a calorie-first approach by following the "eat less, exercise more"...
Continue Reading...

Getting Back to Fitness, Overtraining & How much exercise it too much?

Let's talk about the idea of overtraining and eating as it pertains to engaging or reengaging with fitness and nutrition in order to lose weight. Typical scenarios are individuals who were very fit and exercising regularly in the past, but maybe suffered an injury, had a child or simply fell out...
Continue Reading...

Cravings? This Will Help

So you are 10 days into your diet.  You made it through the first weekend with flying colors and you even lost 5 pounds and several inches. You are kicking ass. But Wednesday morning you wake up feeling tired.  For some reason you were tossing and turning last night. You had a near miss...
Continue Reading...

Craving Salt? Craving Sweet? Pregnancy Cravings? This Will Help

"Have a protein shake in the morning. Have a big salad for lunch. Eat a sensible dinner. Oh, and take this cocoa drink at least twice daily whether you want it or not." That's what I told her. She had been suffering from the worst cravings. They came in the morning about two hours after her...
Continue Reading...

How To Stop Cravings For Sweet, Chocolate & Salt

In the last two blogs (HERE and HERE) I gave you a ton of info on cravings. Cravings are impacted by way more than food. For example, if you go for a long run you may feel great for a few hours after, but that run may be the cause of your inexplicable pasta binge at dinner later that night. This...
Continue Reading...

PCOS Treatment? Metformin For PCOS? There May Be Something Better

I hope you have been enjoying the last few blogs on PCOS. If you missed the first two, you can check them out HERE and HERE. On the last blog I promised I was going to give you the supplement that outperforms Metformin for PCOS.   That supplement is called berberine. The study was published...
Continue Reading...

Ovarian Cysts? PCOS Symptoms? Watch out for this food

In the last blog, I said I was going to tell you a little more about the condition that causes ovarian cysts, PCOS. In particular, I want to tell you about the one food most associated with PCOS. That food is dairy. By dairy I mean products derived from milk, not eggs (many people wrongly think...
Continue Reading...
Close

50% Complete

Two Step

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua.