Tag Archive | paleo

Success Story: 30 lb Fat Loss in Six Months

Andrew looked us up in February of 2016 for guidance in losing fat and improving his overall health. Six months later he has lost 30 lbs of fat and looks incredible. I took photos of Andrew the first day, but I had Andrew keep his shirt on so we really cannot see the remarkable changes. I did, however, […]

Success Story: Nine lbs of Muscle in Five Months

This blog is a commendation to a client of mine. Alec approached me in late February for my guidance in helping him gain muscle. He is a young guy who is very slender and has the type of frame that is very difficult to put on muscle. He is, in the business, what is called a hard […]

A Soda a Day Will Take 4 Years off Your Life…Really?

For all of us who enjoy imbibing on our favorite soda, I am afraid there is more bad news. Not only does soda consumption contribute to diabetes and obesity, apparently it will shorten our life span. According to the researchers from the University of San Francisco, drinking soda regularly was associated with the accelerated shrinking of telomeres. […]

“The Biggest Loser”: A Re-examination of the “Set Point” Thoery

It finally happened. A researcher was curious enough to see what happened metabolically to the people who went through the rigorous diet and exercise routines that must be followed on the show “The Biggest Loser” several years later. The results were sobering but unsurprising. The researcher, Kevin D Hall and his colleagues, published their study […]

HIGH FAT DIETS ARE DANGEROUS?

I visited sciencedaily.com yesterday to see what was the latest on diet and exercise, and, unsurprisingly, there was a research study done on rodents that found a low carbohydrate-high fat diet produced more weight, and especially fat weight on overweight and pre-diabetic mice coupled with worsened glucose tolerance and higher insulin levels. This was in contrast to the control group that […]

“That’s Not Paleo”

When we talk to our clients about how we recommend that they eat, we tell them to eat a low carb diet in line with the Paleo plan that is in vogue now. When we get into specifics, we are told that what we recommend is not Paleo. What? Milk and cheese are not part […]

Melissa’s First Month on the Hystrength Program

Melissa started working with me on January 13, 2015. However, she had family issues come up and she had to take about two weeks off from training. In essence, at this point she has not been consistent, but we did a spot check on her weight on February 17, 2015. This is a new policy we […]