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Feed Your Brain Lose Your Belly

I had the pleasure of talking with Dr. Larry McCleary about his book, Feed Your Brain Lose Your Belly. It was very interesting and I learned a lot. My main take away was that weight loss requires a strong and healthy mind so it is important to make sure your brain (as well as the rest of your body) is getting the proper nutrition it needs and you will be that much more likely to succeed in weight loss.

I also learned that our brains are mostly fat cells … Continue Reading

Rhadi Ferguson – MMA Fighter Knows How to Drop Weight Fast

Rhadi was great to interview. I learned many great techniques for losing and mostly maintaining a healthy weight.

  1. Set a goal weight range and weigh yourself daily even after reaching goal so you know when you start slipping.
  2. Chart, Monitor, Log, Report (daily!)
  3. Find a partner and don’t do it alone.
  4. Eat simple foods and eat the same foods when you really want results.
  5. Don’t bring domino foods into the house.

I really like the idea of keeping it simple.  The simple meals should contain a healthy/lean protein and vegetables.  And snack on nuts … Continue Reading

Joshua Gould Personal Trainer

Joshua GouldJoshua is a trainer in Boston, MA and can be found online at exerciseexpertise.net

Josh’s audio gets quiet in some parts and I should have tried to fix that in post production. Here is the basics of what I learned. Focus on weight training and diet. The best weight loss diet would consist of lean protein, healthy carbs such as beans and vegetables and healthy fats like olive oil and nuts. It really shouldn’t be rocket science. Put the work in: lift weights 2-3x … Continue Reading

From Fat to Fit and Back

Sophie is a TV producer from Canada who has had a unique fitness journey. In 2003 she lost 100 lbs. She then took it further and started competing in fitness competitions. After two years of competing she burned out and gained it all back. Watch or listen to my interview with her.

YouTube Helped Me Lose Weight

In this interview I discuss with Missy Gordon her weight loss journey.  She turned to YouTube to find her support group.  Since 2009 she has lost 70 lbs and continues to progress towards a healthier lifestyle.

Key points.

  • YouTube and the YT WLC (weight loss community) can be a positive influence for weight loss
  • Food Rules is one book that has helped Missy change her eating habits
  • Every journey starts with a belief and first step.

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Learning To Eat All Over Again

Marci Anderson is a Registered Dietitian and Nutrition Consultant in Cambridge Massachusetts. She had a lot of expert advice to share. You don’t want to miss this interview. My recording of Marci’s audio was having issues. I tried cleaning it up in post processing but it still isn’t great. I’m still learning. I’m not giving up. Here is a brief summary of what to expect from the interview.

  • You can eat anything … in moderation
  • Learn techniques to overcome food addiction
  • Food journal key to … Continue Reading

Fitness For Couples

I had the privilege of interviewing Tony DiLorenzo of FitMarriage.com. He and his co-founder, Dustin, have built a blog for helping couples get in shape and support each other. Their philosophy is that fitness doesn’t have to take away precious time with your loved one. You can find ways to workout at home and encourage one another along the way.

Watch the interview and get inspired about how you can improve your fitness and perhaps strengthen your marriage. Ever since I lost 30 lbs, my wife has … Continue Reading

How a 450 lb Man Lost 250 lbs in One Year

Gregg McBrideLast week I had the pleasure of interviewing Gregg McBride.  Several years ago Gregg weighed over 450 lbs.  He had tried every diet on the market.  Finally, he found the best way to lose weight.  He learned to eat less and move more.  Years later, he now weighs 175 lbs and is the author of the book Just Stop Eating So Much.  It is his powerful guide to really losing weight without fad diets.

The interview is divided into two sections and is roughly thirty four minutes in length … Continue Reading

Goal Setting With Shauna Stacy

This week I had the pleasure of interviewing Shauna Stacy about successful goal setting. She had some great advice and words of wisdom. She reached her fitness goals by taking small steps and learning to keep commitments to herself.

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Key Points:
1. Goals need to be broken down in to small measurable tasks
2. Failure is in the past and there is nothing you can do to fix the past only the present.
3. For lasting results you need to change and real change takes time. Sometimes years.

Get in touch with her … Continue Reading

Making Fitness Fun for the Average Joe

Nerd FitnessSteve Kamb is the founder of NerdFitness.com, author of the Rebel Fitness Guide and the Leader of the Rebel Army. His community is growing quickly and rebelling against common nerd stereotypes. His fitness blog is unlike the hundreds of boring fitness blogs telling you how to lose weight and get six pack abs. He really makes learning about fitness fun and motivating.