Tag Archives: Advice & Philosophy

Don’t Cheat on Leptin

Cheat Day – a wonderful and terrible thing. It’s hard to come to grips with the idea of throwing away all the hard work and sacrifice you put into the week to get results by binging on stupid foods. But it’s also great to be free to eat whatever you …

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Principle 3 – Don’t Question It

A lot of the advice I give and coaching I do is to try to get people past questioning things. I see so much energy being spent questioning diet decisions, exercise advice, etc. What people seem to miss is that they are spending huge amounts of energy making excuses and …

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Compression is Key

16.2 -> 16.8  What are those numbers?  Before and after for calorie burn per minute (cal/min). It may not look like a big difference (+0.6 calories), but when you do 45 minutes of cardio at the same resistance level, a 0.6 cal/min change adds up to another 27 calories, or …

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On goal setting

Having overarching goals is a good idea and helps drive you. It can also be too easy to lose sight of, or start explaining away as being too hard, or too extreme.  That doesn’t mean don’t set them, but it means don’t set them alone. By ‘not alone’, I mean …

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