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Modified Fasting – EB Day 2

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Yesterday I shared with you guys that I'm doing a modified "fat fast" this week. You can read about why I'm doing it over on that post. Here's a recap of day 2. It was a tough day because I gave blood. Pro tip: Don't do any kind of fasting when you're scheduled to give blood. Blahhhhhh. Anyways, let's talk about the day. I felt awesome all morning. Remarkably, I ...Read More

166: The Power of Concentration for Weight Loss

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It's our 3rd Primal Potential book club episode! Today I'll be sharing the incredible lessons I've learned from the book The Power of Concentration by Theron Q. Dumont. Sure, it's a book about concentration, not a book about health or fat loss, but I'm telling you right now: if you harness the power of concentration for weight loss, you will dramatically improve your results. A couple episodes ago I talked ...Read More

Episode 096: Common Digestive Problems

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I've been getting a lot of emails about digestive issues ranging from bloating & gas to chronic constipation and intense pain. There are a lot of factors that go into healthy digestion and I hope to tackle most of them on the show. Today, however, we're tackling some common digestive problems that contribute to bloating, gas, indigestion, constipation and diarrhea. We'll overview the digestive process and identify at what stages ...Read More

Episode 058 – Understanding Fat Loss: The Insulin Effect

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In today's episode we take a closer look at the master fat loss hormone: insulin. We talk about how it turns off fat burning, how it impacts health, energy, hunger and cravings and how to know if you've developed insulin resistance. We'll also talk about understanding fat loss in light of insulin resistance and what you can do to improve your body's overall sensitivity to insulin. Listen Now! Download Episode ...Read More

Q&A 12: Information Overload & Accelerating Results

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In today's episode we talk about two common listener issues: information overload leading to analysis paralysis and the urge to do more or restrict more to accelerate progress and get faster results. These mindsets are opposite sides of the same coin and they are very likely standing between  you and the progress you are seeking. Listen Now! Download Episode  Listener Questions  Where do I start? There are so many options ...Read More

Airport Binges…The Way, The Truth & The Light

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The other day on facebook I posted a confession. I was sitting in the airport on my way to Austin and thinking about how travel days *used* to be for me. I binged like crrrraaaaaazy on travel days. I was almost like a kid who covers their eyes and thinks it makes them invisible. Traveling alone, stuffing my purse with multiple snacks and treats, surreptitiously eating them out of my ...Read More

12 Ways To Curb Hunger

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Being hungry sucks. Most times, in the face of hunger, my primary concern is FOOD, not quality of food. Hunger comes out to play and "willpower" goes out the window. Plus, my dieting history had me believing for a long time that losing weight meant being hungry all the time and constantly thinking about food. What a terrible way to go through each day! Fortunately, as I stopped dieting and ...Read More

Episode 029: 225 Pound Transformation with Tim Bauer

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We have a special guest on the podcast today! "Tinier Tim" Bauer is sharing his incredible 225 lb weight loss story. That's right - after yo-yo dieting for most of his life (from South Beach to North Pole, as he puts it) he topped the scales at 440 lbs. For years, he tried to lose weight for other people - women, his kids, but it wasn't until he decided HE deserved ...Read More

Episode 024: Choices, Excuses & Setting Yourself Up for Success

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Excuses. We all have them. But are they real? There is a difference between the reality of your circumstances and an excuse. Often times, people allow excuses to make them feel like they don't have control over their choices. The reality is that no matter your outside circumstances, you always have a choice. In this episode we talk about choices and excuses and how you can take control of your ...Read More

The Biggest Problem with Every Food Journal I See

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One thing I have all of my clients do is keep a food & activity journal. If friends email me for help accelerating their fat loss I insist they do it too. I get so many emails from listeners asking advice but not having any context of how they normally eat that I’m now doing fat loss consultations based on a 10-day food journal. And almost without fail, I am ...Read More