Category Archives: Tom Venuto

Absent – but not Disappeared

Apologies for the absence of new posts for the last couple of weeks.  I’m on holiday with the family.  I’ll be back to the grind next week and regular blogs will resume.  In the meantime – enjoy a few interesting … Continue reading

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Did You Make A New Year’s Resolution?

I have never made a New Year’s resolution and don’t know of any friends who have made one either.  I guess I surround myself with people who share the same values as me, i.e. if there is something in your … Continue reading

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How To Lose Weight? Eat More!

When I first started on my journey to lower my fat percentage, I bought Tom Venuto’s book, Burn the Fat, Feed the Muscle.  It was the first time that I had ever bought a book specifically on how to lose … Continue reading

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Computer Says “Cardio”

In the weekend I did my usual skin fold check to see how my progress to lose my belly fat was going.  You may recall in my last post on this subject I was frustrated as although my weight had … Continue reading

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Detox Diet, Cleansing Diet – It’s a Scam!

I always find it difficult to write about detox / cleansing diets as it presents a dilemma.  On the one hand, if someone decides to take up a detox diet then most of the time it is because they wish … Continue reading

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Cheat Day v2

Soooooo, how’s my training going I hear you ask?  ……… birds chirping……. a couple of cricket noises………. Ha.  Actually it has been an interesting couple of weeks.  It was about 2 weeks ago that I decided to take a week … Continue reading

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Cheat Day

I’ve recently instituted a “cheat day” which I take on Saturdays, and it has really proved advantageous.  I originally decided on a cheat day in order to ensure my body doesn’t go into starvation mode while I am reducing fat.  … Continue reading

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Scalp psoriasis & screaming calf muscles

I haven’t been sleeping well for the past 3 nights.  The pattern has been consistent – I will turn it to sleep around 10.30pm to 11pm, and usually fall asleep ok, only to wake up at about 12.30am.  For the … Continue reading

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Is a low carb diet better than low fat?

For many arthritis warriors losing weight can help to reduce pain.  Naturally by carrying less weight, there is less stress put on the joints and bones.  Losing weight (if one is obese or overweight) also has a ton of other … Continue reading

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Losing weight – rant at the scams

I’m a firm believer in keeping healthy – specifically in keeping fat off and having a decent level of fitness.  By fitness I mean the time it takes for your heart rate to return to resting level after some strenuous … Continue reading

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