"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…"
You know you want to tell it! Come on, give. Just watch that we don't get too off-color or free with the profanity, OK? Oh, and if you do graphics, you might want to keep the file size down and have mercy on people with slower connections.
"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.""
"Joh 17:17* Sanctify them through thy truth: thy Word is truth.
1Th 2:13* For this cause also thank we God without ceasing, because, when ye received the Word of God which ye heard of us, ye received it not as the word of men, but as it is in truth,…"
"The current issue of Forbes magazine has an article about management expenses/loads for retirement accounts. 401(k) matches are certainly not as common as mainstream media would lead people to believe. Whenever I've been offered a…"
"Class thing, and your feelings about risk. Our emergency/unemployment is 6 months' expenses, a pretty typical rule of thumb from financial advisers. We'll never need it instantly, but we sure want it there even when stocks have…"
"No it is not selfish. All Christians should pray for a spouse, and God is pleased that you would come to Him with such a serious and life changing issue. He is much better at finding you someone than a matchmaker, a personals column or some online…"
Hey all,In an effort to both get my feet wet with fountain pens and to improve my handwriting, I purchased a Lamy Safari (I also have the refillable doohicky and a bottle of Quink) as well as the book "Write Now" by Getty/Dubay. The book was recommended in this group in an older discussion, that's why I bought it. While my handwriting isn't too bad by most people's standards, I'd like it to be excellent. I often take notes and when writing as fast as I can, my handwriting quickly becomes hard…See More
"With you getting your priorities right with God and praying for His highest and best for you in all areas of your life, including a wife, I believe He will begin to put thing sin motion that will bring the two of you together. There is nothing…"