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Browsing All Posts filed under »Losing Weight«

3 tips on using calorie counters for fat-loss

April 20, 2018

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I wrote a post on free calorie counters a little while ago and I wanted to expound more on the topic. I’ve been following my clients on myfitnesspal for a decent amount of time now. Here are some things I’ve noticed: – 1) Don’t half ass it If you are going to use one (which […]

Why you’re still having issues with your weight

April 13, 2018

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Note: Understand this is written with a certain persona in mind. It’s not meant to be for anyone who ever had issues with weight-loss. With that said, I bet a lot the people who read this and think it doesn’t apply to them are actually the people it applies to most.   So you’ve been […]

Beware of the almond

April 13, 2018

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Somehow almonds have become a food that’s on everyone’s list of things to eat when dieting. The most recurring arguments people, or the media, use for their inclusion are: They have a good amount of protein, they have the good type of fat in them, they’re a good source of Vitamin E, they’re just overall […]

Are we really that inactive?

April 13, 2018

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In my post about why portion control shouldn’t be your first concern when attempting to lose weight, but eating less often should, I mentioned I was going to delve into some other topics talked about in the paper Why have Americans become more obese? The next topic of that paper I wanted to look at […]

Why I nearly always recommend losing fat before gaining muscle

April 9, 2018

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What’s likely to occur to begin with This mainly applies to males. Females aren’t as likely to say “I want to build some muscle.” It’s much more “I want to look toned.” Males should have more of this mindset, but they’re more often along the lines of “I want to lose 26 lbs of fat and gain […]

Hate breakfast? Who cares?

April 6, 2018

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One common perception amongst people embarking on a new kind of eating plan is they have to eat breakfast. That is, if they don’t eat breakfast, they will die. Ok, maybe it’s not that extreme, but new dieters seem to have had, “You must eat breakfast in order to lose fat” beaten in to them […]

Being obese and pregnant is worse than you think

April 2, 2018

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The CDC recently came out with, –Prevalence and Trends in Prepregnancy Normal Weight In the last ~five years, we’ve continued to increase the proportion of women who begin pregnancy at an unhealthy weight. 55% now start their pregnancy in a disadvantaged position. -> The point of this post is not to pick on women. Men are no […]

Avoid the snowball effect

March 30, 2018

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Sometimes we want the snowball effect. Warren Buffet is notorious for looking at investments as potential snowballs, using compound interest to his advantage. Many times people looking to lose weight just need to see any progress. Then once they see progress, this reaffirms what they are doing is working, so they continue doing it, thus […]