Telling someone who is struggling with their weight to "eat less and move more" is like telling a depressed person to “be happy”. This was a Facebook status I read the other day… and my first response after reading it was anger. "NONSENSE" is the first word that sprung to mind. However, after thinking about it, I realize that the quote is a good one. There is a … [Read more...] about Eat less and move more. Nonsense?
Fasting and Exercise
It's probably not much of a surprise that I like muscle. If you look through my previous posts I think it is pretty obvious that I am very much a workout junkie.I like to do me best to be efficient about working out, and not to simply go the gym for the sake of being in the gym, but I do enjoy it.And, if I thought fasting was going to cause me to lose muscle - even just a … [Read more...] about How to workout with Eat Stop Eat
Here are two quick "Did you knows?" concerning fasting, exercise and blood sugar.Did you know that it takes 30 to 60 minutes of running at 75% of your V02 max (for conditioned runners) to get your blood insulin levels down to the same level found in people who have been fasting for 23 hours? (Dohm LG 1986)Did you know that when scientists studied people who exercised after … [Read more...] about Fasting, Exercise and Blood Sugar
There are many personalities in the fitness industry who are promoting the combination of 'fat burning workouts' with 'muscle building' nutrition.When it comes to improving the way your body looks, I think this a completely backwards approach. Not only do I think it is backwards, but I believe it is highly ineffective.Here's why:It is very difficult to lose weight with exercise … [Read more...] about How to Workout On Eat Stop Eat
I know for most of us this last weekend was probably one that involved a fair bit of food...especially chocolate.For this reason I know you probably don't want to read about anything to do with food or especially fasting right about now.No problems.I spent the Easter weekend helping my friend John Barban work on a new project. We took a break during a video shoot, and I decided … [Read more...] about Why I like the Smith Machine