The other day I went out for coffee with my mother. I arrived early, so as I was waiting for mom to show up, I started looking around, and a board full of business cards caught my eye. As I looked closer I saw a card for an interior designer, a couple cards for real estate agents... then dozens upon dozens of cards for health-related offers. The board was covered with the … [Read more...] about On the confusion of weight loss
Proper weight management is like any other skill: You need someone to teach you how to do it properly, then you need lots of practice. Sometimes the practice can be more like learning to ride a bike… You will fall. The struggle will be real. Some falls will hurt, others will just hurt your pride. Some of us will get taught well early in life, and the practice they did … [Read more...] about It Takes Practice
Some reminders about Eat Stop Eat 1. You still eat every single day. With Eat Stop Eat you never fast for a full day. It’s 24 hours (at the most) divided between two days. If you were to fast for an entire day, the fast would be closer to 36 hours long (since you would fast through your sleep, fast through the day, fast through you next sleep, then eat). That's a lot of … [Read more...] about 7 facts about Eat Stop Eat
A new study adds to the growing evidence that an elevated BMI increases the risk of a heart attack in otherwise healthy people. In what has been called the largest study of its kind (data on over 500,000 people) researchers classified participants based on their body mass index (BMI), calculated as weight (kg) divided by the square of their height (m) and used … [Read more...] about Why we hate the BMI
Woke up Saturday morning and weighed myself. 173.5 pounds. Had a great workout at 10 AM, drank a liter and a half of water during my workout, then had a shake afterwards. At 11:30 I weighted myself again. 177 pounds. I then showered and ran some errands to get ready for a family party. At 5 PM I weighed myself again. 172.5 pounds. The family party started, it … [Read more...] about How much do I weigh?