Why Your Focus Shouldn’t Be Fat Loss Even If That’s Your Goal

I’m a decades-long dieter that tried just about every diet in the books to lose weight and most of the time I wasn’t very successful at it. I now work in an industry where people are very focused on how they look, their body fat, muscle definition and basically their body. I definitely don’t fit […]

Possible Reasons Why You Aren’t Losing Weight – My Real World Example

Back in my pre-AFQ days, I always wondered why I couldn’t lose weight. I mean there were weeks that I did lose, but there were more weeks that I didn’t. Gah, frustrating! I truly had no idea why. If you’d asked me what I was eating, I would have said that I ate really well […]

Mastering The Art Of Meal Prep – With Creativity

Do you meal prep on the weekends? When you’re pressed for time during the week, it can really make a difference. They have meal prep classes where you learn how to make freezer meals or casseroles that make several servings all at once. They even have parties now where people bring ingredients and each “team” […]

Three Problems With IIFYM and How to Fix Them

IIFYM stands for If It Fits Your Macros, and if you’ve been on the dieting scene for any length of time, I’m sure you’re familiar with the concept on a high level. You figure out your calorie needs for your goal, come up with a set of protein/fat/carb numbers to hit daily, and get to […]

Change Is Hard But You Are In Control

A lot of times we talk about change. We plan to change. We make diagrams on what we need to change. Some times we already know what we need to do without having to plan. Then we stall and don’t change. All talk, no action. I’m the first to admit that change is hard. I […]