Want to know how people lose weight? The very first step is by asking the right questions. And it isn’t “how can I lose weight fast?”. That question focuses on a desired outcome but it does not actually give any real direction.Read more
Category: Weight Loss
This is a personal story that answers the question “How do people fast?”. Although I’ve never been particularly attached to food, if you would have asked me a year ago to fast, I would have refused. Fast forward to today, I fast regularly with ease.Read more
Let’s begin with the obvious. No one can force you to fast. If you want to eat, eat. That being said, I find it crazy how many arguments there are online about fasting.
First of all, fasting is a period of time when you are not eating. What is comical about this is, if you consider that a great majority of people often eat when they are not even hungry, how can we then try to put a time frame on what would be fasting?Read more
I’m saying it right from the start. Stop looking for short cuts. You will only set yourself up for failure. Weight loss is a process of allowing your body to use appropriate fuels to power itself while also healing any damage from the inappropriate fuel sources you were previously using. Believing that you can heal your body in a few weeks after years of damage is unrealistic.Read more
What is the paradox of weight loss and how does the ketogenic lifestyle help us to understand it? Put simply, we have all the information that we need to be at a healthy weight. It has been explained to us from time we began elementary school. Yet, more and more adults are over weight.
The reason, the information that we’ve been given to manage our weight is incorrect. That’s right, it is information that does not correctly explain what causes weight fluctuation and therefore the average person cannot use the information to correctly modify their weight.Read more
If I had a dollar for every time I heard “calories in calories out” …
Weight loss management that works is based on health. If you want to be able to maintain your healthy weight, you need to think long term.
When health is your primary concern, you will be willing to learn about how your body works and to do what is necessary to maintain it
appropriately. All of a sudden, you are not just focused on losing weight, you are focused on overall health and well being.
Ever find yourself in front of an empty extra large bag of chips and think to yourself “I only meant to have a few”? That’s what happens when we allow ourselves to eat food without any restrictions. We can’t trust ourselves with food. Mostly because we were never taught to manage our food intake.
You see, when we are hungry, we seek carbohydrate heavy foods. This is simply because carby foods taste better. Now carby fatty foods taste the best. But we have been taught that fat is bad and should be avoided lest weRead more
Jillian Michaels attacks keto without really giving any concrete examples to back up her arguments. This is very frustrating given that celebrities have a lot of influence.
I do believe that we should challenge the norm. That is how progress is made. However, when we challenge, it should be based on facts.
If Jillian Michaels believes that there are issues with the Ketogenic diet, it would be best to list the issues rather than rant about the diet withoutRead more
You might be wondering what’s so special about low carb and keto diets. The whole internet seems to be talking about these diets and arguing about the health benefits or death traps that are inherent in each.
From my perspective, I’ve encountered very good results with a Ketogenic lifestyle. Within 3 months, I was able to solve an evolving hip issue, solve long term back and knee issues, and I was able to regulate my weight.
Considering that I came to the ketogenic diet looking for a solution to an inflammation problem (hip) and I left with the solution, plus improvedRead more
Whether you were losing weight and then it just seemed to stop or you were not even able to get the weight loss started, it is frustrating when you cannot achieve your goals. There are some common misunderstandings that block weight loss for most people.
For me, it was very frustrating to know that I was doing everything that I was told should help me to lose weight and yet see no movement on theRead more