How To Lose Body Fat, Not Just Scale Weight- Part 2

Posted by on May 22, 2016 in Exercise, Fat Loss, Nutrition | 2 comments

 

 

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Our goal is to change your body from a machine that burns carbohydrates for energy to a machine that burns fat for energy.

If you’ve ever tried any of the fad diets that seem to come out weekly, you probably lost several pounds over the first couple of weeks and then your weight loss slowed down. There are a couple of reasons for this:

First, heavier people usually have a higher basal metabolic rate to begin with, and as the weight comes off, their BMR slows down.

Second, a lot of it is water weight, especially if the diet includes reducing your carbohydrate intake.

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Body Fat Chronicles- A Personal Journey

Posted by on Jun 11, 2015 in Exercise, Nutrition | 4 comments

In January of this year I decided to change my body composition (ratio of body fat to lean mass). Lean mass is everything in your body other than body fat- muscle, bone, organs, and skin. I was curious to see what I could learn and what I could accomplish in a 12 week period at my age. This journey was chronicled on Face Book. Here are my posts and my results:

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