Resistance training is the 'secret' to maintaining muscle mass while dieting. I guess technically it's not really a secret since this has been shown in dozens of published clinical trials using many different protocols... But 'secret' just sounds cool. Anyways, something you should know about this little fact: Your ability to maintain your skeletal muscle mass is … [Read more...] about Keeping Muscle Mass
Fasting for Weight Loss
Hi Brad, First off, thank you for the amazing book. It is really changing my life. I would like to know, I have seen you on Youtube say that the Eat Stop Eat lifestyle is limited to 1 or 2 days of fasting for flexibility and that more days of fasting would be too intrusive. I find that it would be no trouble at all fasting on three separate days (Mon-Wed-Fri) for me. Do … [Read more...] about Fasting 3 times per week
(This is another Guest Post by John Barban - I'll be back later this week) I was walking through the book store the other day and I saw a couple new nutrition books that were displayed on a special table in the middle of the aisle, you know the ones that are new and the book store wants to get people to notice them. Then I noticed something a bit odd. When you see one … [Read more...] about Diet Book Review
"Losing Muscle" and "Hurting your metabolism" These are the two biggest fears people have about fasting. I think we've made a lot of solid progress debunking the metabolism-slow-down thing. Most nutritionists and weight loss experts are now shying away from making such an erroneous statement..however the muscle loss thing is still holding strong. It doesn't … [Read more...] about Will you lose muscle with fasting
I am now successfully 10 days in to being a father of two. It is VERY different from being a father of one..that's for sure. These last 9 days have been incredible. Very little sleep. Only 1 workout session (a very quick shoulders and squats workout), and almost 6,000 calories per day! Yep, 6,000. According to the USDA food database and the nutrition charts of … [Read more...] about Gain (And Lose) 6 pounds in One Week?