I received an email the other day that sums up how popular diet/fitness misinformation can leave people frustrated, upset, angry and eventually to flat out give up on the idea of getting in shape. So the email went something like this: "I just read your book and it says my RMR is approx 1250 calories. I want to lose 2lbs per week because that is supposed to be a realistic … [Read more...] about Weight Loss Fallacies: 2lbs per week and 1200 calories per day
This past weekend was thanksgiving for us folks up in Canada. (I have no idea why we have a different date for this...actually, I don't even know why we celebrate it...but whatever.) Anyway, needless to say there was lots of food and I ate a lot of food. And then I got to thinking. How much food would I have to eat to gain 1 pound of fat this weekend? The answer is … [Read more...] about How To Gain 1 Pound of FAT!
For many of us (at least in north america for sure) the next 7 weeks are going to be about end of year parties, feasts, get togethers, lousy gym hours, time off from work and generally being out of our 'routine'. This is when most of us fall off the proverbial diet and exercise wagon for all the reasons I just listed above and I'm sure there are many more I've … [Read more...] about What’s your diet and exercise plan for the next 7 weeks?
It seems somewhat ironic that when deciding what to do for weight loss the more you attempt to "learn" and read about it the more confused and less obvious what action it is you should take. I just received an email from someone who started AGD and has successfully lost 7lbs in the first two weeks. This is great progress and should be more than enough proof and motivation that … [Read more...] about For Weight loss: Do more, Read Less
Today is Halloween, besides being my favorite event of the year it's also marks the beginning of the season of overeating for most people in north america. Over the next two months most of us will be invited to multiple christmas parties, thanksgiving dinners, news years parties and other end-of-year events. This is the time of year when many of us can easily undo the previous … [Read more...] about The Season for Overeating is Here!