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394: What Is The Insulin Index?

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Today we are talking about the insulin index. We talk a lot about the way carbohydrates drive insulin and how our control over insulin really determines our energy, hunger, cravings and ability to burn fat. However, there are many more factors at play than just carbohydrate when we're talking about insulin. In fact, there are some foods that don't have much of an impact on blood sugar but do drive ...Read More

Do You Need External Accountability?

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I got an email yesterday that I addressed in the Mindset & Motivation Master Class. When I read it, I was instantly struck by just how different the Fat Loss Fast Track is. If you'd rather listen to this blog than read it, please click here to listen on Anchor.  Here's what part of the email said... A book by Gretchen Ruben that discusses The 4 Tendencies, was really interesting. ...Read More

390: Be A Better Coach (Of Yourself)

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We are all coaches. The person we coach most often and most influentially is ourself. Unfortunately, many of us keep calling plays that don't work. In today's episode I'm sharing a coaching call I had with a Fat Loss Fast Track client that's really about about mindset. We talk about lies we tell ourselves, how the little things actually do matter and how you can identify the strategies you keep ...Read More

389: Primal Vs. Keto

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What's the difference between primal and keto? How do I know if I'm in ketosis? Do I have to be in ketosis to burn fat? We're tackling these questions and a whole lot more in today's episode. In episode 387 I laid the foundation for our week of discussion around ketogenic diets. I defined ketosis, ketones and talked a little bit about "clean keto" versus all those keto plans touting ...Read More

Say Yes To Feeling Your Best

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Popping in for a quick daily update! I promise to be back to my full posts on Monday but I didn't want to leave you hanging with nothing today. I'm in the White Mountains working & attending the Highland Games. All day long I was surrounded by food & alcohol. Everyone around me was indulging in "special" treats. I'll tell you what - "special treats" don't make me feel that ...Read More

The Little Things Are The Only Things

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If you have ever said anything along the lines of “oh, this one thing won’t hurt” or “this won’t make a difference” or dismissed activity or exercise as “not enough to matter” then you’ve got to read this. If you’d rather listen to this blog than read it, please click here to listen on Anchor. The other day I had to put change in a parking meter. As I evaluated ...Read More

388: The Keto Reset Diet with Mark Sisson

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Today we have best selling author Mark Sisson on the show! Mark's book The Primal Blueprint was a game changer for me when I was initially adopting a primal way of eating. On today's episode we're talking about his newest book, The Keto Reset Diet and how he thinks phases of what I'll call "clean keto" are the next level of primal in terms of anti-aging, fat loss, performance, satiety ...Read More

Want To Be Happy? Read This First.

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I have created a lot of suffering in my life. I was unhappy with my weight, I lacked confidence, I felt frustrated and hopeless. I was really afraid that nothing would ever change - that I would never change. If I hadn't done the work to change how I think, I wouldn't have been able to change my life. If you'd rather listen to this blog than read it, please ...Read More

387: How To Become A Better Fat Burner

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You can become a better fat burner. If you are overweight, if you have regular cravings or feel like you're hungry all the time, I'd bet that your body isn't very good at burning your stored body fat. We can change that. In today's episode we're talking about how you train your body to either be carbohydrate dependent or an efficient fat burner. If your body can't efficiently access your ...Read More