Fat Loss

Losing body fat is probably the #1 fitness goal among people.

Whether you're trying to get shredded lean, or trying to lose weight to look better and be healthier, successful fat loss requires attention to your nutrition and exercise.

Here you'll find articles to help you navigate your fat loss journey.


Insulin...An Undeserved Bad Reputation Series

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3:  Insulin & Dairy Products

Part 4:  The Biggest Insulin Myth of Them All

Part 5:  Addressing the Critics

Part 6:  The Biggest Insulin Myth, Continued...

Part 7:  The Finale

Insulin...Still an Undeserved Bad Reputation After 10 Years


Fasted Cardio:  An Undeserved Good Reputation


Stop Ditching the Dairy

No, You're Not Addicted To Sugar

Is High Fructose Corn Syrup Worse Than Sugar?

Increasing Protein, or Decreasing Carbohydrate...Which Gives You a Metabolic Advantage?

Do Dietitians Accurately Report Their Food Intake?

Speed Eating:  Do You Feel Less Full?

Eat Slow, Eat Less

Can Calcium and Vitamin D Help Reduce Fat Gain?

Good Calories, Bad Calories...The Mythology of Obesity, or the Mythology of Gary Taubes?

Body Fat Testing

The Pitfalls of Body Fat "Measurement", Part 1

The Pitfalls of Body Fat "Measurement", Part 2 - Hydrostatic Weighing

The Pitfalls of Body Fat "Measurement", Part 3 - The Bod Pod

The Pitfalls of Body Fat "Measurement", Part 4 - Bioelectrical Impedance (BIA)

The Pitfalls of Body Fat "Measurement", Part 5 - Skinfolds

The Pitfalls of Body Fat "Measurement", Part 6 - Dual-Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry (DEXA)

The Pitfalls of Body Fat "Measurement", The Final Chapter

The Pitfalls of Bodyfat "Measurement":  BIA & Skinfolds Strike Again (VIDE0)

Cheat Your Body Fat Test 

Long-Term Weight Loss

How Successful Are U.S. Citizens at Maintaining Long-Term Weight Loss?

Why Is It So Easy To Regain Weight?

Physical Activity and Weight Regain

Physical Activity

Omron Exam:  How Accurate Are These Pedometers?

Testing the Phillips Directlife Accelerometer


The 50 Calorie Per Pound of Muscle Myth


Snooze to Lose


Jello to Rid the Jiggles?  The Effects of Gelatin on Weight Maintenance

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