I'm currently sitting in a hotel lounge at the Hilton Barbados. It's about 30 degrees outside and sunny, the water is a bright turquoise, and the breakfast buffet is calling my name! We've already go a lunch and a dinner meeting set up for today not to mention the various bars and lounges that all have and endless offering of food and drink for us to indulge. I can … [Read more...] about The Goal is to Maintain When Traveling
Actually I'm interested in knowing how stable or not stable your weight has been since you've been an adult, say starting at 20 years old. The reason I am asking is because of the concept of 'set point theory'. This theory assumes that our adult bodyweight is genetically predetermined and that it's 'set' at a certain size. The theory depends on the idea that we are … [Read more...] about How Much Do You Weigh?
When someones sets out to lose weight they have a number of resources they can turn to for information. But most of these resources make a critical error that can stall your weight loss before it ever gets started. And that error is assuming there is a right and wrong way to lose weight. Eating for weight loss is already tough enough, and being told there are right and … [Read more...] about Can you lose weight the wrong way?
Today we're going to cover the "Can do without" list. These are occasions, items, situations and anything that you currently do that you're not 100% attached to and you could likely do without in order to lose weight. For some people it's as simple as avoiding cheese and crackers while watching tv. For others it might be skipping a second helping at dinner. It … [Read more...] about What Can You Do Without For Weight Loss
I was talking to a buddy of mine who competes in bodybuilding the other day. We were discussing contest preparation and how he uses diet and exercise for weight loss. He said he takes about 14-16 weeks to get ready for a show. He starts at around 2200 calories per day and finishes around 1600 calories per day in the final weeks (and just to let you know, this guy is well … [Read more...] about Exercise For Weight Loss – When Does it Matter?