Metabolic Slowdown – Part I

Do you find that no matter what diet you try or how much exercise you do, you just can’t seem to lose fat anymore? Were you once pleased with your fat-loss progress, but now find yourself staring this big, ugly plateau in the face? Nothing seems to work for you anymore and you’ve tried it.. Read more →

Intervals & Fat Loss Part III

Putting It All Together The take home message here is not that there is no place for steady state cardio, or that you should only be doing interval training. The best course of action is to use both forms of cardio. An overemphasis on either will result in less than optimal results. If you’re just.. Read more →

Intervals & Fat Loss – Part II

Efficiency sure sounds good, but when we’re trying to lose fat, we want to be inefficient fat burners. Look at a lot of physique competitors ‚Äì they start off with 30 minutes of cardio three to four times a week and by the time they’re done dieting, they’re up to 60 minutes twice a day.. Read more →

Intervals & Fat Loss – Part 1

I thought I’d post an article that i recently wrote for a print magazine on intervals and fat loss. I’ll just post the first third of the article today and then will update with the other two thirds in subsequent blog posts. What’s the first thing most people think of when they think of fat.. Read more →

Dieting Update

Well, two weeks down. As you might recall I decided to start my diet early and got underway the day after Christmas. Today marks two weeks down. I started off very aggressively to get a kick start with my fat loss. While I didn’t do any cardio, outside of the occasional leisurely dog walk, I.. Read more →

Goals First, Planning Second

If you don’t know what you want to achieve today, preparation is a useless tool. Many people don’t seem to understand the power of planning. They get up each day and spend too much time trying to figure out where to start. The challenge is that the time they’re spending trying to figure out where.. Read more →