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Monthly Archives: March 2015
One Habit That Might Be Keeping You Overweight
About six moths ago, I was walking from my office to the front room. On my way, I passed though our kitchen. While in the kitchen, I grabbed a small handful of almonds. I began eating them when it suddenly hit me. I’m not hungry right now; so why am I eating? Upon further reflection I realized that I eat a lot when I’m not hungry. I may chose low-carb, healthy items, but eating when I’m not hungry is just a bad habit.
For many people eating when they are not hungry may be the cause of plateauing. While weight loss is not simply a matter of calories in and calories out, overeating can stall ones progress. This is true even if a person is eating all the right food.
When one is first starting on a low-carb diet, he/she may be able to get away with some overeating. However, after the body has adapted to a low-carbohydrate diet, the extra nutrients from overeating can and often does store in the fat cells.
Often, people do not realize that they are overeating because they do not feel stuffed. I know this was true in my case. I did not feel stuffed by eating low-carb snacks between meals. But the truth is that eating when you are not hungry is a form of over eating.
The remedy for this is to simply give up eating when you are not hungry. No one has to eat out of habit or boredom. In fact eating when you are not hungry may be the one habit keeping you overweight.
Why Your Workout Is Not Working Out (Podcast)
Four reasons why your workout may not be getting you to your heath goals on a Mind For Fitness Podcast
I Was Working Out. So Why Was I Still Fat?
Found this picture of myself at a Martial Arts camp. I was 18 at the time. While, in the picture, I do not think I look extremely fat, I still was not fit. But why? After all, I was working out all the time practicing Martial Arts. So what was the problem?
First off, I seriously underestimated the importance of a right diet. is to maintaining. It has been said by people much more wise than I, that 70 percent of weight loss is achieved in the kitchen and 20 percent in the gym.
Working out is often not enough. There is a small segment of our society that can workout and eat anything they want. They are called athletes. But these people often workout for more than eight hours a day.
Also, people who are naturally thin or naturally in shape can maintain a lower percent of body fat by simply working out. However, this only works while they are young. The older these people get, the more they have to watch what they eat.
Not Always a Workout
While Martial Arts can be an awesome workout, often it is not a workout at all. There is a lot of learning involved. A student sits and listens to the teacher. Then there is also practice where you are moving slowly and really not exercising at all.
Too Much Cardio
When you are working out, it is mostly cardio. While there is the occasional push-ups and/or sit ups these kinds of exercises are mostly done as a warm up. The rest of what can be considered a workout is cardio. Cardio is good, but it is not the best way to lose and maintain fat loss.
Another problem was that I was use to the workouts. I have been practicing Martial Arts in some form or another since I was 7 years old, and my body has adjusted long ago to this kind of exercise.
This is a common problem with any workout. If you do the same exercise enough, your body will adjust, and you will stop seeing results. The best way to fix this is to mix it up. Change your workout.
I still love the Martial Arts. I practice regularly. But it is only one component in my healthy lifestyle. I also eat right and have a verity of workouts helping me keep those unwanted pounds away.
Sorry Everyone. There will be no A Mind For Fitness Podcast this week. I’m feeling a bit sick. But I’ll be back next week kicking some serious hind end.
This is not really suppose to be a blog. But I could not help but notice that this is the first time I have been ill in a year. It pays to live healthy because you will be healthy.
Also, don’t give up. Keep working hard and eating right. You will get the body you always wanted.
How’s that for some random thoughts?
My Bulletproof Experience–So Far
My Bulletproof start-up kit arrived last Friday night. Sadly, it was too late to make it. Our evening coffee was already brewing (yes, we drink coffee in the evening), and we were not up for throwing it out and making the Bulletproof brand. Our experience would have to wait until the next day.
On Saturday, my wife and I finally had our first cup of Bulletproof coffee with butter and upgraded M. C. T. oil. It tasted really good and I was impressed with the quality.
Then we were off to the store. About an hour into our shopping I noticed that my tongue felt a little numb, then it hit me. It felt like my mind turned on. Things somehow just seemed sharper. I felt more aware of my surroundings. It was not like being high or anything like that. It was like the opposite of being high. It felt like waking up.
On Sunday (yesterday), we had our Bulletproof coffee experience again. I had pretty much the same results, but I was not able to pay attention to it because I was in meetings for most of the morning, however, the meetings went well and I was able to focus.
One of the side benefits to drinking this coffee is a suppressed appetite. Both my wife and I noticed that we were experiencing a high state of ketoses and as a result we were just not that hungry. Both of us have only eaten about 2/3 of what we normally eat.
Latter that evening we decided to brew a pot of Bulletproof coffee and drink it with butter, but no Brain Octain oil. That was a mistake. The coffee is just too good. I was gittery and had a difficult time going to sleep. So I will not be having Bulletproof coffee in the evening.
Today is the third day of our Bulletproof experience and we are pleased. In fact, I am so satisfied that I have ordered two more bags. This will be our regular morning coffee from now on.
So what I want to know is: What is your Bulletproof experience. Let us know in the comment section below.