Category Archives: Fat Loss

Ask Your Doctor if Placebo is Right for You!

While reading through one of the books I recommend at the end of the BS-Detection guide, (Bad Science by Ben Goldacre, seriously amazing read.  If you enjoy my work at all you’ll love this book) I came across an interesting … Continue reading

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“Katie’s Tips for Killer Legs” – AKA a conglomeration of fitness-industry myths

This video is low-hanging fruit, I’ll admit it.  But it was such a perfect compilation of the flawed language used by the fitness industry at large that I couldn’t resist the opportunity. First of all, let’s watch this thing, then … Continue reading

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Book Review: ‘Jumpstart to Skinny’ by Bob Harper || Chapters 12-13

Chapter / Rule 12 – Lay off ALL Booze! I’ll start off with something positive here.  Going out to drink will not help you get closer to any weight loss goals you may have, I agree with Harper there. However, … Continue reading

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Book Review – “Jumpstart to Skinny” by Bob Harper || Chapters 10-11

Chapter / Rule 10 – Fall back on veggies! This chapter is short and sweet.  And it also makes sense, for the most part. On this diet, you are allowed to eat an unlimited amounts of a long list of … Continue reading

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Book Review – “Jumpstart to Skinny” by Bob Harper || Chapters 8-9

Chapter / Rule 8 – Cut the Salt When I read this title I was all ready to jump on the contradiction of telling you to reduce your salt (because it will cause you to retain more water) but to … Continue reading

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Book Review – “Jumpstart to Skinny” by Bob Harper || Chapters 6-7

Chapter / Rule 6 – Do 45 minutes a day of low-intensity cardio, preferably before breakfast Now, you may be shocked to know that I happen to think this is fantastic advice.  The first half of the sentence anyway.  And … Continue reading

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Book Review – “Jumpstart to Skinny” by Bob Harper || Chapters 4-5

Chapter / Rule 4 – Get rid of water weight by drinking more water In bodybuilding competitions, The Biggest Loser weigh-ins and wrestlers trying to make weight, water manipulation is huge. For bodybuilders it’s because at 3% body fat, a … Continue reading

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