Exercise For Weight Loss: Is It Useless? The Calorie Compensation Controversy

2021-10-26T09:13:22-04:00By |Exercise & Fitness, Weight Loss & Fat Loss|

For several years now, there has been a theory that when you exercise more, some of the increased calorie burn is "cancelled" because your basal metabolic rate decreases. An internationally publicized study now appears to confirm this, showing 27.7% "energy compensation." This has caused a number of fitness influencers to start claiming exercise doesn't work for weight loss and that "Weight loss is all diet." But what does a closer look at this research really say? Tom Venuto digs deeper and clears up the controversy...

5 Tips For Autopilot Fat Loss

2021-09-17T16:54:24-04:00By |Weight Loss & Fat Loss|

While pop diet culture tells us we just need self-discipline and (insert latest diet fad) for fat loss, there are easier, more effective and more long-term-friendly ways to get this done. One of the most effective umbrella strategies of better health and fat loss is shaping your environment: setting your life up in a way that nudges you in a particular direction. In short, we want to automate as much of our daily lives as possible. Here are 5 of the best tips for autopilot fat loss...

How To Set Up Your Environment For Fat Loss Success

2021-09-17T16:03:40-04:00By |Weight Loss & Fat Loss|

Your eating behaviors get set off by environmental triggers. Those triggers are lurking in your kitchen, in your dining room, in grocery stores, in restaurants, and even in the "behavioral norms of social circles." The good news is,  research has uncovered more than a dozen simple, but powerful strategies you can us to create an environment around you conducive to fat loss success

Cardio For Weight Loss: A NEAT Explanation For Why It Fails

2021-09-08T21:15:48-04:00By |Cardio Training, Most Popular, Weight Loss & Fat Loss|

"Why isn't my cardio working?"  Despite not only doing regular cardio for weeks, but actually increasing the duration of your cardio, you might still see no added weight loss and you're wondering what you're doing wrong. You're starting to wonder if cardio for weight loss doesn't work... Actually cardio does work, and when it doesn't, there are specific reasons why it fails - this is one of them...

2 Secrets For Effortless Fat Loss

2021-08-26T16:37:43-04:00By |Weight Loss & Fat Loss|

“Has Tom Venuto lost it? He’s talking about ‘effortless’ fat loss now? Isn’t Tom Venuto the fat loss coach who has preached for years about hard work, persistence and self-discipline while speaking out against gimmicks, fads and “quick and easy” fixes? What’s going on? Has Venuto crossed over to the dark side?”…

Metabolic Adaptation To Weight Loss And How To Fix It

2021-05-19T19:27:28-04:00By |Weight Loss & Fat Loss|

There's a reason why losing weight is not easy, steady or predictable, even when you carefully calculate your calories and try your best to track them: Your body adapts to weight loss and dieting. This metabolic adaptation to weight loss is heavily influenced by numerous hormones. The bad news is you can't stop it. The good news is you can reduce it if you understand what's going on in your body and if you apply the simple strategies you'll learn here...

“You Can’t Out Train A Bad Diet” Doesn’t Mean “Training Doesn’t Work For Weight Loss”

2021-10-26T08:12:06-04:00By |Exercise & Fitness, Weight Loss & Fat Loss|

"You can't out train a bad diet." Basically, this trite saying is trying to convey the idea that if you don’t control your food intake and balance it with your activity, so you sustain a caloric deficit, you won’t lose weight regardless of how much you exercise. Re-stated this way, in the context of energy balance, I don’t think anyone would disagree. However, I'm here to explain how this phrase has gone wrong...

Neat Tricks To Burn More Fat Without Dieting Or Going To The Gym

2021-04-17T10:05:06-04:00By |Weight Loss & Fat Loss|

That person you know who seems to eat anything but still stays skinny? You might think he was genetically gifted with a fast metabolism. The truth is, he probably wasn’t. One of the biggest reasons thin people are thin is because of something else entirely different – they have a high level of N.E.A.T. ...

Keto Diet Lies And Keto Diet Myths

2021-04-08T10:22:04-04:00By |Hall of Shame, Weight Loss & Fat Loss|

There is such a thing as a scientific keto diet. There is such a thing as a well-informed person who goes on keto for a specific reason that’s perfectly logical. There is such a thing as a person who succeeds on keto, including successful maintenance. Keto diets can work, and are not necessarily harmful. I am not writing this to bash keto. However I am here to expose keto diet lies and bust keto diet myths that need to die.

10 More Of The Biggest Fat Loss Diet Problems, Solved

2021-03-29T12:35:51-04:00By |Meal Planning, Weight Loss & Fat Loss|

In the last post, I shared 10 of the biggest fat loss diet problems, obstacles and challenges that readers told me were holding them back from reaching their fat loss goals. But in a pandemic year, a lot of people had a LOT of problems. Here are 10 more, along with how to solve them

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