The Body Fat Solution
I’m not done reading this book but I’m very excited to share my thoughts on it. The first few chapters address the myths about fat loss and how to set the stage for starting a successful program. There will be several videos coming where I will share some specific information that has helped me. The book is getting me excited about setting some tough goals and making real lifestyle changes that I will keep for the rest of my life.
The key take away I have so far is that you have to change the beliefs you have that have gotten you where you are today. If you are overweight it is because you ate too much for too long. The key to success is figuring out why that happened and what core beliefs you need to change to reverse the damage.
The author also address the fact that we can never sustain extreme diets and we need to be realistic about making permanent changes. I used to think that I would have to give up ice cream forever if I want to be lean (10-12% body fat). That was a belief I held which also inhibits me from being successful but he suggests that if the way we look at food changes then our bodies will be able to handle an occassional treat. If we consistently consume fewer calories than we burn and we feed our body good nutrients then the occasional slip ups, holidays, social events won’t get us off the wagon.
If you want to get the book you can order it from Amazon.com