Patience and Decisiveness

Hey, I had been living in a real crappy place mentally with my own plan recently. Only crappy in that I was undecided whether I was going to make another run at more lean body mass this Winter. Should I? Shouldn't I? Do I want to? Why? Etc. Well, the indecision leads to "kinda" acting like you are going to gain weight again (more eating than maintenance) and I had pushed my body fat up to 8%. Well, for those who know me you KNOW that 8% is "no man's land" and I've spoken of this before. I ALL ...

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Critical Threshold (CT) Part 3 of 3

Part 3 of 3 - conclusion I must give a cautionary piece of advice for those who do find they need to dip below 1000-1200 calories a day. You MUST supplement with a quality multi-vitamin like The Bridge. You SHOULD supplement with 500-1000mg of extra, separate calcium. You SHOULD supplement with omega-3 fatty acids from fish oil or a combination of fish and flax oils if you don't consume 2-3 servings of salmon a week. You should keep your carbohydrate intake to between 30 and 40 percent. Fats ...

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Critical Threshold (CT) Part 2 of 3

PART 2 of 3 As I said, hormonally and enzymatically, you have trained your body from past weight loss efforts to respond when it senses starvation or you have crossed the body fat threshold (that point where YOUR body senses body fat is too low even if your body fat is still way too high). The CT isn't fair or equitable in any way. For some women the CT point could be when she's 30 pounds overweight according to every height and weight chart known to man and has just under 30 percent body ...

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