I have often said that math is not the best tool for developing a healthy relationship with food. However, it dawns on me that outside of AltShift Activate, I’m not sure that I have ever really explained my best advice on how to track calories, fat, and carbs while doing ..Continue Reading
The question in the title of this post is much more important than it may seem at a glance. I’ll clarify and then you can put some thought into it before you answer. Are you doing everything you need to do to get healthy and lose weight because you are awesome? Or, ..Continue Reading
As usual, I’ve been thinking about perspectives lately, particularly which ones lead to success. There are so few, and none of them seem to be common among the fat loss set, but they’re not terribly hard to change with a little effort. One perspective that I’ve literally never seen lead ..Continue Reading
We’re going deep and abstract today. Sorry, but I need to get this out of my head. As I teach people how to become good self-coaches and change their motivations from the pointless extrinsic kind to the amazingly-beneficial intrinsic kind, I am often asked questions like this: “Okay, so I ..Continue Reading
I’m sure you know that exercise is not optional for fat loss goals. You won’t diet your way to peak health, and peak health is where we find sustainable fat loss. To be clear, I’m not a fan of cardio or exercising to “burn” calories or beating the snot out ..Continue Reading
Let’s start with some honesty today. If you clicked on this post hoping for a magic trick that will help you escape your sweet tooth without any hard work or willpower, you can close it now and save yourself a few minutes of your precious time. I’ve never seen a trick ..Continue Reading
This is some of the best advice I could ever give you for sustainable fat loss.
Fat loss requires adaptation. Here’s an analogy for how it works and why you might be tripping yourself up.