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...
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Sometimes the facts about fat loss are disconcerting. There are truths you may not want to hear, but they’re things you need to hear. As Carl Sagan said, “Better the hard truth than a comforting fantasy.” When you learn and accept the truth about fat loss, it’s only then that real change starts to happen.
There are lots of valid strategies you could use to stop eating junk food: keeping it out of the house, eating mindfully, getting adequate sleep, managing stress, embracing meal planning, and using a variety of mental and emotional training techniques. But this one might be the best one...
Here they are! The homemade, no-bake, vanilla almond protein bars! What I especially like about these bars is that they're not only easy to make, they're not messy to make. Also, if you're feeling a little lazy, you can simply form them into protein balls instead of bars. These protein bars will give you 13 grams of protein and only 193 calories per serving (1 bar). Yum!
Many people are struggling with the same fat loss diet problems. A few are almost universal like lack of consistency, struggles with sugar and food cravings, and overwhelm with tracking calories and macros. But for every problem, there is a solution...
I first read about the hierarchy of fat loss over a decade ago, and lately there's been a big resurgence of interest in the topic. Both coaches and athletes alike are keenly interested because so many people are still confused and overwhelmed about nutrition and failing to get results. The hierarchy of fat loss is all about priorities. Get your priorities right and results are guaranteed and overwhelm is gone
What are net carbs? And if your goal is fat loss, do they matter? Should you track them if you’ve chosen a diet with a strict carb limit? Are net carbs even relevant and important, or is it just a marketing gimmick for low carb food products?
In 2019, a study done at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland examined the effect that eating ultra-processed food has on body fat. The title of the research paper revealed the outcome [...]
Guest post by Josh Hillis, author of Lean And Strong Mostly, when people talk about nutrition, they talk about the things that they planned to eat. They talk about macros or portion sizes or [...]
In the first part of "Clean Eating And Orthorexia" I described the growing obsession many people have with eating only the purest, healthiest foods, aka "clean eating." You'd think that nothing but good would come [...]