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Update to Healthy Living 117 – when is a calorie not a calorie?

This post might be something that answers a LOT of questions for you.  I've been ranting about keto forever, but let me take a slightly different approach by not talking about reducing your carbs to 5-10%, but perhaps more reasonably... Continue Reading →

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Update to Healthy Living 116 – why you are overweight

I'm going to steal some content here from Gary Taubes ad Dr. Robert Lustig - both of these guys have been very influential on my weight loss journey. Virtually my whole life, I've been overweight.  Right now, I'm 30 pounds... Continue Reading →

Update to Healthy Living 115 – what I actually eat on keto

Man - there are some haters out there! When I tell people I'm on keto, here's the below responses: All of that fat can't be healthy! It's just Atkins 2.0 I just eat the calories I'm supposed to in a... Continue Reading →

Update to Healthy Living 114 – cheat meal, rewards, and carb cycling?

Yesterday, I had a rather epic cheat meal.  What was different here was how it was framed in my mind. Over the past years, I've used food as a "reward".  If I do x, then I will be rewarded with... Continue Reading →

Update to Healthy Living 113 – 150 pound loss! | Update to military

"The difference between dreams and goals are timelines and accountability". I heard this quote from Dr. Phil on Rogan last week.  I wanted to use it - not sure if he said it originally, but I needed to give him... Continue Reading →

Update to Healthy Living 112 – Keto bread!!! | Cheat meal | Progress

It has now come and entered our grocery stores!!  It's....KETO BREAD!!! And guess what....it tastes....like BREAD! I looked at the ingredients, and it looks very similar to what normal bread is.  I'm confused how they reduced the carbs this much. ... Continue Reading →

Update to Healthy Living 111 – the five phases of losing your weight for life

I am at the tail end of Mark Sisson's "The Primal Blueprint".  This could be one of the best books I've ever read.  I wish this would be used as a textbook in 6th grade in this country.  There's a... Continue Reading →

Update to Healthy Living 110 – types of exercise | fat loss | low carb drumsticks

"I want to lose weight!!" No, you want to lose fat. Bro science always taught us we had to eat every few hours or we get catabolic.  We now know this is not true.  However, what about long distance running?... Continue Reading →

Update to Military aspirations

Several of you have been asking how this has been going, so I'm going to send an update out.  I also have some coffee flowing, so I'm also going to connect the dots for some of you who think I'm... Continue Reading →

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