You Don’t Really Want to Go Back to Your Old Ways

old ways

Maintenance is not about “going back to your old ways”, it is about finding a new path forward. One of the things I always tell my clients when they start any health/fitness journey is this, “One of the mindsets I want to steer you away from is the, ‘let me get this done so I […]

Why Your Lowest Weight Isn’t Your Forever Weight. Maintenance Miniseries Part 4

After you stop weight loss and go into maintenance your weight will go up a little bit, and it isn’t body fat. You don’t need to freak out or worry about it. Here is a dirty little secret about fat loss… and it might upset you just a smidge, but you need to hear it. […]

You Need to Change Your Timelines. Maintenance Miniseries Part 3

timelines maintenance

One of the things we try and tell our clients is that we need to mentally separate fat loss from maintenance, especially with regard to your timelines. There are several reasons for this. The first is that the timelines on fat loss and maintenance are way different. Fat loss is measured in weeks or months. […]

What determines whether or not you regain the weight you lost or not? Maintenance Miniseries Part 2

weight regain maintenance

Mini-seres on “maintenance” part 2. What often gets you somewhere, isn’t necessarily what keeps you there. This is something that applies quite heavily to weight loss and the maintenance of weight loss/preventing weight regain. When we think about weight loss there are generally two things that mostly drive whether or not people lose weight: 1) […]

What Do I Do After I Reach My Weight Loss Goal? Maintenance Miniseries Part 1

Maintenance part 1

“What will I do after I reach my weight loss goal?” This is one of the most important questions that people need to ask themselves as they start their weight loss journey because at some point you will have a “life after weight loss” and having the skills, tools, and mindset to live in maintenance […]

Do carbohydrates actually lower your risk of metabolic disease?

Metabolic Disease

Sugar is the devil. It curdles your insides and causes diabetes, heart disease, cancer, and other metabolic diseases. That is what the NYT bestselling books say at least. Well… turns out, best selling books aren’t actually scientific evidence. So let’s look there for out answers. A recent paper was published in the American Journal of […]

How to measure your resting metabolism… and does it really matter?

Resting metabolism

We often hear people say, “I have a slow metabolism“… or “my resting metabolism is low so it is easier for me to gain weight”. It has also become popular for people to have their resting metabolism (also known as basal metabolism) test and then use this as a focal point for your diet. This […]

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