I read the above article and it makes a strong case for rethinking how we approach calorie counting. Calorie counting is something I advocated for in the past (Click here to see my reasons) but have come recently to question the approach. I was given a link to the above article and the author makes a strong case for the weaknesses of calorie counting in general. A link to the article can be found here. You should check it out.
I have a very busy life. I have five children and work (more than ) full time as a physician. Long hours working in the intensive care unit followed by the nightly bedtime battles (my wife and I are outnumbered) make squeezing in trips to the gym not an option. The problem is that middle age is barreling towards me like a freight train and exercise is the only thing that will untie me from the tracks. My metabolism is only getting slower. For that reason, finding a fitness plan that is effective without taking a lot of time is essential. Continue reading