Trim the Fat, Tip the Scales

bodyfat-chartI feel it may be somewhat pretentious to do so, but I apologize for not posting so frequently over the past several months.  The apology would be under the somewhat pretentious assumption that if I don’t post frequently it creates a void in your life. Regardless, I like the feel of an inflated sense of self-importance so please accept my apology.  Hopefully the ensuing information will be of benefit and will make up for your loss.

I have often been disappointed with the scale as a measure of success in weight loss.  Body weight can fluctuate to surprising levels from week to week, day to day, and even hour to hour. Continue reading

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The Importance of Measuring

I strongly believe that a lifetime commitment to regular exercise is the most important thing you can do to assure successful long term health and weight loss.  Consistency is the most important thing.  Unfortunately, exercise only works if you do it.  It sounds silly to say but it’s true.  One of the major obstacles to consistency is cynicism.  This comes in the form of “it’s not working”.  Continue reading