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Dr. Oz – The Best Time of Day to Lose Weight

Posted on August 30th, 2011 by Matt Schoeneberger

Dr. Oz had a segment called “The Best Time of Day to Lose Weight” where he discussed how the time of day you do certain behaviors can have an effect on their effectiveness.

#1. Weighing yourself. Read more »

1(0) Thing(s) You Need to Know About Losing Weight – BBC Documentary

Posted on August 26th, 2011 by Matt Schoeneberger

I stumbled upon a large portion of this documentary from the BBC, “10 Things You Need to Know About Losing Weight” a few nights ago. Medical journalist Michael Mosley investigates what science has actually proven to work for weight loss (sounds familiar). Much of what they talked about has already been covered in this one book about weight loss that’s really good. It’s by these two incredibly handsome young men… Read more »

Autonomy, Weight Loss, and Personal Trainers

Posted on August 22nd, 2011 by Matt Schoeneberger

“My name is Matt and I’m a personal trainer…”

It’s hard to admit, to be completely honest, since most people associate the words “personal trainer” with “meathead who counts reps and yells Ronnie Coleman’s catch phrases.” Read more »

Book Review: Play As If Your Life Depends On It by Frank Forencich

Posted on August 17th, 2011 by Jeff Thiboutot M.S.

I just finished reading Play As If Your Life Depends On It by Frank Forencich, again. I first read this book 3 or 4 years ago. I decided to read it again because I have been contemplating my personal training career and the personal training/fitness industry in general.

Here is the skinny; Read more »

Healthy Shopping on a Budget – is Matt an extreme couponer?

Posted on August 15th, 2011 by Matt Schoeneberger

Ever see the show Extreme Couponing? People buy a bunch of stuff and pay very little. Pretty cool. I’m not one of these people, but I do like to shop on the cheap food-wise, at least to a certain degree. I’m willing to eat based on what is on sale and I’m willing to try new things if it’s a great deal. What I’m not willing to do is spend 10 hours preparing food to save $10. I’ll pay the extra dollar an hour to have my free time. Read more »

A Follow-up to A Follow-up

Posted on August 3rd, 2011 by Matt Schoeneberger

A few months back I reviewed some muscle-building supplements and then I discussed how one particular supplement can’t possibly have enough active ingredients to provide everything it boasts on the label.

Since then I’ve ordered some of the ingredients separately and have been toying with using them around workouts. Read more »