Category: Fat Loss

Slow Metabolism? Here’s How to Get it Firing

I can't lose weight anymore - my metabolism has slowed right down It's natural to put on weight once you hit 40 because you don't have any metabolism The more I exercise and the less I eat, the heavier I get - my metabolism is broken Wow! That all sounds pretty depressing, right? You hit 40, your metabolism grinds to a halt and the [...]

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The Big, Fat Potato Lie

I hate it when potatoes get a bad rap. You know, all that stuff about them being high GI, "spiking insulin" and making us fat. It's almost as if they're inherently evil, kind of like the Keyser Söze of the vegetable world. But do you know what? Potatoes are really just another convenient scapegoat to pin the [...]

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Micromanaging Food Intake Simply Doesn’t Work

An online coaching client e-mailed me a question recently and I thought it would be cool to share (with his OK, of course). I read some advice from a nutrition expert where he told a guy to decrease carb intake by 20g/day and increase fat intake by 5g/day to increase weight loss. Should I be doing something [...]

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Why You Don’t Need to Run

First off, I’m not down on running. Right now, I'm torn between which to enter this year: either another half marathon (it would be great to crack two hours after coming so close last year) or a full marathon (gulp). So, I'm not anti-running or anything like that. My frustration is that so many folks seem to [...]

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Get Beach Ready NOW!

Now, I'll be the first to admit that this feels a little weird since it was below freezing here in Hokkaido last night and it's snowing as I write this.  But June is just around the corner and summer will be here before you know it. So now's the time to get things cranking. But first off, [...]

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The Truth About 4-Minute Fat-Blasting Workouts

Pop quiz: How much fat can a 4-minute fat-blasting workout actually strip from your body? You know the kind of workout I'm talking about: Only we're going to push things to the limit so we can come up with the biggest number we can. What would be a superhuman calorie burn in 4 minutes? Well how about [...]

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Alcohol and Weight Loss Do Mix

You’re a regular guy, and that means you probably enjoy a beer or a glass of wine. You’d also like to lose some of the fluff around your belly, but you can't stand the idea of going teetotal. After all, many folks have conditioned us to believe alcohol has some kind of magical ability to [...]

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How Fast Should You Lose Fat?

When I was a kid, I couldn’t wait to get my hands on the week’s TV guide and look for movies to watch. I’d then spend days looking forward to Raiders of the Lost Ark or a James Bond film. You probably did the same thing. Fast forward 30 years, and you can download all [...]

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