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Hunger, Fat Loss And Dieting

As you continue to diet in your pursuit of fat loss, as body fat falls, etc., you are going to experience hunger. This is biologically normal. Leptin, a chief regulatory hormone tends to fall with dieting and falling body fat levels. Related to this, lower leptin levels impair the functioning of CCK (Cholecystokinin). The relevance.. Read more →

Eating After 6pm … Even Carbs

Despite what you may have heard, it is perfectly fine to eat after 6pm…even carbs. There are no magical insulin fairies that appear after you drift off to slumberland that somehow transfer the food you’ve eaten after some randomly specified time into your fat cells. At the end of the day, the total amount you’ve.. Read more →

The Grind

The Grind The Grind is that time in your physique transformation where you just put your head down and grind it out. It’s often the time between the initial fast “newbie” results and the final results. Changes are occurring in your body, but you may not see them from week to week. Mentally, The Grind.. Read more →

Food As a Reward

This is from a thread on the Lean Bodies Fitness forum. Q: Does anyone else have an issue with this? Here’s what I mean: I can know that I have a cheat meal coming and be fine with that, but as soon as I start thinking that it is a reward for doing good on.. Read more →

The Scale Lies! Daily Water Fluctuations

I find myself addressing this very issue repeatedly in correspondence with clients, so I thought I’d just put my thoughts in one place. When I say the scale lies, you probably say something like, “I agree.” However, do you really? If you do agree, then whatever number pops up on the Random Number Generator will.. Read more →

The Paper Towel Analogy

This is a post from Alwyn Cosgrove’s blog that I thought was a really good analogy for the rate of progress and being patient. Let’s assume you go out and buy two rolls of paper towels, each with 112 paper towels on it. You put one aside, and keep it for future reference (your “before”.. Read more →