A Big Change is Coming...

What I’m Up to Now…

You are going to be seeing a lot of posts from me, and they are going to be completely different than the stuff I have been doing! So I wanted to explain what I’m doing, and why I’m doing it.

I am going to experiment with a new (to me) approach to my fitness goals. If you have been following me for a while, you know that I have successfully lost 50 pounds, and have kept it off for 6 months, at the time of this writing. I lost all the weight primarily with nutrition - very little working out, and definitely not working out consistently.

A large part of what helped me lose the weight was following a modified ketogenic diet for about 4 weeks, and then cycling into a new phase of more carb cycling, then back to ketogenic, and so forth. I also - full disclosure - had several weeks where I went back to old ways and had too much junk.

I want to take a minute here to say that I fully believe in and support the high fat low carb method of...

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Why Are There So Many Diets Out There?

Do you feel overwhelmed by all the diets? Is your Facebook wall filled with posts like:

“I drank these shakes and lost 50 pounds!”

“Shakes don’t work, you have to chew your food, and I’ve lost 50 pounds!”

“I started Keto and lost 50 pounds!”

“Keto doesn’t work, you NEED carbs, and I’ve lost 50 pounds!”

“Eat less calories and workout more. I’ve lost 50 pounds!”

“You have to eat every 2 hours or it kills your metabolism!”

“Don’t eat so often, it’s what makes you gain weight!”

“I went vegan and lost 50 pounds!”

“I went gluten free and lost 50 pounds!”

“Cardio is the best way to lose weight! I run every day and have lost 50 pounds!’

I think you get my point. But I could totally keep going.

There is LOADS of conflicting information out there, even among fitness experts, nutritionists, dieticians, and doctors. Everyone seems to...

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