New Monthly Tipz! I’m back but instead of weekly, it’s proably gonna be more like monthly.This time i talk about a simple strategy for the holiday season. Why you ask? Because like it or not, too many people are gonna be fatter by the end of this year. Let’s not do that. You know, to be honest, there’s no secret or magic trick to any of it. It just comes down to a mindset, a simple plan and some stick-to-it-ness. Exercise can help but not more than focusing on nutrition during the next couple of months. Watch the video. Figure out your plan. Follow through. See you soon. Sorry it’s been a while… – CarltonOctober 6, 2014
New weekly tipz! Most of us would prefer to have less body fat on us than we do. For some of us, it may be a few pounds. For others, it may a lot more…and that’s ok. But more than likely, there is a long list of many things that will eventually need to change for this unwanted fat to magically disappear. Today i will tell you about the one “modification” that i’d recommend putting at the top of your list! It’s something simple.September 17, 2012
New Weekly Tipz! This week i talk a little about the “Cheat Day” (or maybe i use the term “Cheat Meal” instead) with regards to nutrition. There are good AND bad things about the concept. It all simply comes down to self-control. Some (few) people have it, most don’t. But lets be clear, cheating with food doesn’t get any of us any closer to our goals unless it is used to keep us from quitting all together. Thus, it should be used with extreme caution! lolJune 19, 2012
Posted in Fat Loss, Nutrition, Training, Training Females on January 28, 2011 by mboyle1959
The following was actually written in 2006 for http://www.coreperformance.com . It is reprinted with the author’s ( my ) permission
The Best Exercise for Weight Loss
I tried to make a little joke on an internet forum the other day. A question was posed as follows. “What is the best exercise for weight loss?”. I posted what I thought was a humorous answer. I answered that the best exercise for weight loss in my mind is called a table pushaway. Surprisingly enough, the next post on the forum was “Does anyone know how to do a table pushaway?”. I guess most people don’t get my sense of humor. What I was trying to get people to understand was that the simplest way to lose weight was to simply push away from the table. This act alone will do more for weight loss than both running and weight training put together. Bottom line. Most people eat too much. On top of that they eat at the wrong times and they eat the wrong foods. It is really simple. Change your behavior. Eat less food and eat more often. Sounds contradictory but, it’s not. We need to eat less and spread less out across more meals. Now I’m not a nutritionist but, I know a lot about human nature.
I can tell you a few things about weight loss or more accurately how people fail at losing weight
#1- No breakfast. Mom was right. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Here’s my favorite cop out. “I don’t have time to eat breakfast”. Translation. I’m lazy and can’t get out of bed the fifteen minutes earlier that it would take to throw together some kind of breakfast. The second cop out is “I don’t really like breakfast food”. Fine get up and eat lunch. I could care less. Just have a meal with protein within fifteen minutes after waking. I could care less if you want a ham sandwich or a salad with tuna fish. Eat something.
#2 – Coffee is not food. Coffee with some type of carbohydrate is not breakfast. Coffee and a bagel is zero for two. The bright side as my friend Mark Verstegen says is something is better than nothing.
3#- No protein. Everyone yaps about how bad high protein diets are for you. First off this is a fallacy. Second, most peoples’ protein intake is so low it doesn’t matter. Try to eat more lean protein. Have ham and eggs for breakfast. It’s good for you. No kidding. Canadian bacon and eggs might be better. On a 2000 calories diet following a 40-30-30 plan you would need 600 calories from protein. That’s 125 gms per day. By most peoples estimate that’s a lot of protein. Very few who don’t take supplements can get 125 gms. Of protein a day.
The bottom line ( there’s a joke in there somewhere). Table pushaways. Eat less. Eat more protein. Eat less carbs. One thing I have realized is that for years we ate high carb-low fat and got fatter. That’s because as usual we didn’t listen. Anyway, high carb really meant more fruits and vegetables, not more bread, cereal and pasta. The proper diet is one that avoids breads, cereals and pasta like the plague. Skip the sandwich and just stuff a handful of turkey in your mouth.