(#282) Josh Hillis is our featured guest this week who joins the show to discuss the truth about what it takes to achieve sustainable fat loss.
Josh is a renowned nutrition coach who specializes in habit-based, positive changes and has helped countless people reach their health and fitness goals for more than 10 years.
He's also the co-author of Fat Loss Happens on Monday and is finishing up his second book, Lean and Strong.
We had a fantastic chat recently discussing practical applications and strategies for healthy eating.
Here's what you'll hear about in the episode:
How Josh ended up as a "fat loss specialist" Learn about his habit-based approach How he tracks behaviors How his thoughts have changed on food journaling The key questions to ask clients about eating The biggest issue with food journaling What to eat for snacks? Should you eat snacks at all? How much of a role does exercise really play in fat loss? The role of stress with eating challenges How to deal with food cravings? Understand cravings vs. hunger How to overcome eating for boredom What to eat if you're actually hungry at night? The 2 biggest reasons we gain weight How to handle weekend "binge eating" The type of thinking that is the #1 predictor for diet failure What are the CORE habits for fat loss? What is TRUE hunger? What Josh thinks about the Keto craze? Thoughts on Rapid Fat Loss - yay or nay? Learn about Josh's upcoming book - Lean And Strong The importance of values with weight loss and fat loss goals And, hear about Josh's next book project, as well... Actionable closing advice you can use! Exercise does play a role in fat loss, but it's not a primary tool for most people.
Weight loss is about changing your food skills. Strength training is about getting leaner.
Balanced meals really work for fullness.
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The Momentous Minute with Tim Caron
Today's Momentous Minute is with Tim Caron, the owner of Allegiate Gym and performance engineer at Momentous, the sports nutrition company on a mission to clean up the supplement industry.
Tim, today's question is what's most important to look for in protein supplements and how do we sort through so many different options that are available today?
Ingredient list. Look at the back of the label and actually seeing what's in there. Can you pronounce the ingredients? Do they look familiar? Are these things that you feel like something that wouldn't be hazardous to your body?
I think there's a lot of intuition that should be used when you're looking at any supplements. The quality of the ingredients matters and as we dissect each one of these proteins, they have to have these products that have a shelf life and also have some sort of ability to break down and taste good when you're mixing it.
So, looking at the back of the label and making sure it's grass-fed, making sure it's organic, making sure you can enunciate each one of those names makes a big difference in terms of how your body's going to react to that.
Looking at the nutrition label should be paramount in most people's process of evaluating everything. Make that your first and foremost priority and you should be okay.
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