"You should also work on eating foods that won't spike you insulin, and create a tolerance. Insulin is the hormone that controls your fat storage, a constant flux of insulin cause by foods like, sugar, grains, and legumes will create a tolerance…"
"Just turned 45 and my gut is nearly gone, I am ecstatic! Low-carb, cycling, isometrics and improvised weights. I am reading up on more advanced stuff. Once I started getting real results motivation was no problem."
"Mark - I'm right there with you (49). It definitely seems to be harder as we age since our metabolism tends to slow down. Basically food that we ate just 10 years ago is heading to our fat stores now since we are burning less calories during…"
"Hey Mark, I agree with a lot of the points people have made in reply. I would also like to add that if you are holding a lot of fat around your stomach and lower back the problem may be hormonal. The two main hormones im talking about are cortisol…"
I had great success doing the P90X DVD routine for losing bodyfat. At a conservative estimate, I dropped around 20lbs. I've been able to maintain that with a powerlifting routine which emphasizes compound exercises (many muscle groups…"
"I have seen Brad's philosophy on TurbulanceTraining.com. The first time I tried it, I felt physically sick and shied away from it. But on the second time, did not feel as bad and am thinking about giving it another go. I don't think I can…"
"I'm reading "The Church Still Works" by Dr. Paul Chappell and Pastor Clayton Reed. It's about church planting and building in America. I'm also working on Dr. Chappell's book; "The Spiritual Leader.""
"Thanks for the suggestion Dutchman. I'll take a look at that web site. I have cut back on fats & sugar, but I haven't cut out the salt and caffeine. (I don't drink alcohol to start with.) I will take a look at it. Thanks."
"This has got to be the best post/ thread I read in a good while. Just got back from a cruise and lost weight. once I had a co worker say " you will gain weight" , I was determined not too. 45 min. most days on treadmill or outside track…"
"I found that as a right hander, who uses a lot of written/printed materials, you may want to off set the monitor, keyboard, and mouse pad to the left. I found doing that doesn't crowd your reference materials or writing space. (Or…"
"My your logic, my mother, my aunt, my friends long term girlfriend, and another friend's younger brother were all flirting with me the last time I talked to them? And I must flirt with pretty much everyone I talk to? Nodding and agreeing with…"
One of my most prized works of art was made in a state of emotional bondage to some truly horrifying childhood experiences. Thankfully, concurrent with a restored relationship with my biological father on Thanksgiving Day 2009, all the disabling…
“My two fingers on a typewriter have never connected with my brain. My hand on a pen does. A fountain pen, of course. Ball-point pens are only good for filling out forms on a plane.”-Graham GreeneThis group is for those who love fountain pens.See More