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
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
Quick exercise today. Since people seemed to like the body fat = debt analogy, let's look at it a bit more closely. Take a look at your excess body fat. Now imagine it as a negative number. In this sense, extra body fat is the same as excess debt. It's stuff that you purchased and consumed, but couldn't afford. An ultimately, for long term health, it's stuff … [Read more...] about Negative Percent Body Fat
You're working hard. Watching your Diet, hitting the gym...hopefully you're following Eat Stop Eat. And, lucky you, you're losing body fat. But..have you ever wondered...where exactly does it go when you 'lose it'? Firstly, it's not actually 'lost' as much as it's used as an energy source to fuel your metabolism. After all, your body fat is really an 'energy … [Read more...] about What happens to Body fat?
Exercise isn't the only way to Burn Body fat. Did you know that by the end of an Eat Stop Eat style fast you are burning close to the highest percentage body fat you can possibly burn? It's True. By measuring something called Respiratory Quotient we can see that by around the 16-18 hour mark of a fast you are burning almost exclusively body fat as a fuel … [Read more...] about How to Burn Body Fat