The Chicken Wing Phenomenon

Part 2 of 5 Crazy Reasons You’re Not Losing Weight. < Back to Weekend Delight. “Every once in awhile” is usually anything but… I’ve heard it referred to as the chicken wing phenomenon: Monday: I haven’t had wings in awhile, so this one time won’t hurt. Tuesday: I crushed my workouts all of last week, … Continue reading The Chicken Wing Phenomenon

Your Weekend Delight is Bigger Than You Think

  Part 1 of 5 Crazy Reasons You're Not Losing Weight. < Back to why it pays to be a quitter. Your weekend delight is bigger than you think. Guess what, the weekend is 29% of your week. 2 divided by 7 = 0.29. Maths. (Man, all that calculus and diff eq’s in high school … Continue reading Your Weekend Delight is Bigger Than You Think

5 Crazy Reasons You’re Not Losing Weight

Are you failing your Diet, or is your Diet failing you? Sol Orwell just published an excellent article on “survivorship bias” – erroneously focusing on people or things that make it past some selection process while overlooking those that do not. We all have that friend who lost tons of weight by going Paleo or packed on … Continue reading 5 Crazy Reasons You’re Not Losing Weight

Protein: Broccoli vs. Meat #facepalm

The fact that I still hear people going on about how broccoli is an excellent source of protein – it has more protein that meat #!&@($^@*!)(#))#))#(@@&@%#^#% aghhhh. The fact that I still hear this out of some nutritionists and dietitians is just disheartening. Classic true fact: broccoli has 11 grams of protein per 100 calories … Continue reading Protein: Broccoli vs. Meat #facepalm