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 […]

How to Deal with an Unsupportive Support Structure.

support

Normally, I am on the science soapbox telling you about what the science says about weight loss, health, or longevity, but today I want to cover something more on the personal side of the weight loss journey. Specifically, your support structure and systems. I’ve been coaching or working with clients or coaches themselves for over […]