Put Health First, Not Weight Loss- part 2: Scientific Evidence and Tips

There are several claims I did not offer detailed proof for in my previous post on this topic. I’ll give those details here. First let me point out that my best resource for finding this proof was Dr. Linda Bacon’s book Health At Every Size: The Surprising Truth About Your Weight, another highly recommended book. … Continue reading Put Health First, Not Weight Loss- part 2: Scientific Evidence and Tips

Put Health First, Not Weight Loss- Lessons From Body of Truth

Harriet Brown wrote an excellent Book, Body of Truth: How Science, History, and Culture Drive Our Obsession with Weight--and What We Can Do about It, in 2015, but I’ve only just read it now, when I found out about it in a comment from a fellow blogger. This is a very important book, in my … Continue reading Put Health First, Not Weight Loss- Lessons From Body of Truth

Challenge Yourself (But Choose Your Challenge Wisely)

I got this idea from Clarence Bass, in his book Challenge Yourself. It can be much easier to motivate yourself to be physically active if there is some challenge you’re pointing towards. But we can tend to have a “bigger is better” mentality and choose tests like marathons, century rides, or climbing Mt. Whitney. These … Continue reading Challenge Yourself (But Choose Your Challenge Wisely)