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 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 it wanted more for his life that he was able to commit to a new lifestyle. Absolutely everyone will be inspired by his transformation!
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 seeing the SAME thing in these food journals and it horrifies me.
It breaks my heart and it cuts like a knife EVERY time I see it. I see it every single day.
What is it? It’s not oreos or frankenfoods – it is the INTENSLEY negative emotion, guilt, regret & shame associated with food. I sat down with a friend a few weeks ago after reviewing her 10 day food journal and I said, “listen – this amount of beating yourself up, feeling guilty, shame – that intensity of negative emotion is reserved for killing kittens or hitting an old lady with your car – This intensity of emotion has no place being associated with food of all things!” Good grief, I don’t care if you ate 7 pizzas and 14 pints of ice cream! It’s just food! Hear me! It is just food!!!!
In this episode we're talking about calories. Is there a magic number you should shoot for? How many calories should you be eating for fat loss? Are all calories created equal? How Can you know if you've created enough of a calorie deficit to see results? http://primalpotential.com/calories
What is gluten, how does it impact health, weight loss and fat loss? What foods contain gluten and how can you go about removing gluten? What risks does gluten pose to health & weight loss and what we should do about it!
There's a reason you aren't getting the weight loss or fat loss results you want. You're doing the wrong things and you're wasting your time, energy and effort. There's a better way. This episode talks about how you can spend less time, energy, effort and money while generating significantly more results and, most importantly, getting results that will last.
Change is easier said than done. We can talk for years about what to eat, what not eat and why but at the end of the day it comes down to behavior change. THAT is the key to lasting body change and fat loss and it is also where most people fall short. They get stuck in the rut of their old, unhealthy habits. But in today's episode we are going to change that. We are going establish how you can identify unhealthy habits, study them and them overcome them. Click play below to learn how to hack your habits for lasting fat loss.
In this episode we're look at the good, bad, healthy, and dangerous of dairy. We're diving deep into the pros and cons of dairy consumption. It is important to understand that certain forms of dairy carry significant risks while others can potentially deliver health benefits. Ultimately, everyone responds differently and we talk about how you can assess your own tolerance of various types of dairy products.
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 choices regardless of your circumstances.
In today's episode we're talking a look at artificial sweeteners. More specifically, we're looking at non-nutritive sweeteners along the artificial spectrum like saccharine, aspartame, sucralose, sugar alcohols and stevia. We'll talk about what they are, the science in support of and against them, if and how they impact our fat loss hormones, their impact on hunger and cravings and I'll share my personal perspective. Definitely an episode to check out!
In this episode we are talking about non scale victories, daily fluctuations in body weight and what causes them, and the best ways to measure your fat loss progress.
Are you wasting your time trying to change habits that won't make a big difference or won't help you reach the goal you're pursuing? In this episode we talk about how most of us go about behavior change in the wrong way and why it leads to failure. We're explaining how to identify what YOUR most effective strategies are and how you can tackle them. Then we dive into a step by step process for how you can changes that will lead to effective fat loss but will also be EASY to maintain for the rest of your life!
In this episode we're talking about how fruit today is VASTLY different from fruit even just 50 years ago. We're talking about the changes in agriculture & how they impact our food. Then we dive into fructose, the sugar naturally found in fruit, and how it is the single most LIPOGENIC carbohydrate. What does that mean? It is most easily converted to fat when compared to ALL other carbohydrates. We discuss how fructose accelerates the aging process and what you can do about it.