Tag: bodyfat

Temperature and Appetite

I recently read The Book on Heat: The Science of Heat for Weight Loss, Performance and Health by Brad Pilon. It altered a view of mine that I’ve held for decades related to diet and exercise.

My seasonal view was … [continue reading]

In Defense of Low Fat Dieting

Low carb diets can work. When you reduce the number of carbs you eat, you can absolutely lose weight. There are a few reasons. Most processed foods are higher in carbs and foods lower in carbs are often higher in … [continue reading]

The Potato Diet – 4 Years Later

Long-time readers of this site know that I used the Potato Hack Diet to lose weight. There are many ways to lose weight, but few succeed in permanent fat loss. Somewhere between 70% and 95% of successful dieters will regain … [continue reading]

My First DEXA Scan

On March 1st, I had my first DEXA scan. It had been years since I had a body fat percent measurement taken. When I was getting my initial muscle gains in my mid-20s, I looked forward to seeing my progress. … [continue reading]

What Happened After the Scale at My Gym Broke

Almost two months ago, the scale at my gym was gone. It broke and I was informed that they would be ordering a new scale soon.

Not a problem. As I have mentioned in previous posts, in addition to measuring … [continue reading]

You Look Leaner

She stopped mid-sentence and said: “You look leaner”.

She was wrong, but I understood why she commented. I was the same weight I was the last time I saw her. My weight has been in a stable range of 194-198 … [continue reading]