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
Unbelievably, I'm STILL recovering from Vegas. It was a whirl-wind trip, and it was my first weekend away with Heather since the kids were born. Great times, great food, great people. But, I was also 'working'. Working in the fact that I made sure that I went to see the BODIES exhibit at the Tropicana Resort. Now, I've seen dissections before, but NOTHING like … [Read more...] about What I learned about Super Heroes in Vegas
Some people are naturally big and strong, while some people will always be small. Some are short, and some are tall. But nobody was 'meant' to be fat. You can always improve. You can work within your strengths, and improve on your weaknesses, but you can't change you you are. But your body fat? That's not you. It's hiding you. I know this sounds 'new age', but it's … [Read more...] about Nobody was ‘meant’ to be fat.
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?
"Can I gain weight while fasting?" - This is a common question I get from people who are curious about Eat Stop Eat. The truth is, yes, you can gain weight even though you are fasting. Fasting is an AMAZING way to create a calorie deficit, and as a result of this fact fasting is also a highly effective way to lose body fat, but it is NOT magic by any means. As an … [Read more...] about Can you GAIN weight while fasting?