Week 13

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Road Map to Week 13 or what to do after goFIT

by m.c. schraefel on

What can you get out of goFIT that goes beyond week 12? A wee story - some years ago when i was trying to rebuild my fitness, i did a 90day program. Followed it religiously in order to get ripped, and strong and all those things such programs promise. It was v. intense, but a question that kept coming up as the weeks ticked on was what do i do on day 91? I… Read more

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We can't count calories; we don't eat calories; here's how we might think about food.

by m.c. schraefel on

WE CANNOT Eat CALORIES so we do we talk about eating them - usually fewer of them? or burning them? Neither point makes sense - they're not possible. After all, what is a calorie? How would you describe it to a four year old? In contrast, how would you describe a banana? How does being able to describe something about food relate to eating better?  Perhaps it's that we eat food, not calories… Read more

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How to Eat to Burn Fat while doing GoFIT

by m.c. schraefel on

An easy approach to burning more fat while pumping up movement minutes is to focus on more food - of a particular kind: whole (minimally processed) food. Here's what to look for: food where you can identify exactly what that food is. veggies - greens rock - legumes like chick pease, lentils etc - stuff that formally had eyes things from stuff that has eyes - like eggs If we eat bread or pasta… Read more

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Want to lose weight (burn fat)? EAT MORE of these things.

by m.c. schraefel on

When many of us try to start burning off the fat in our bodies we immediately assume we must convert everything to LESS. Less fat, less starch less desert less less less. That's not a great place to start, according to Ryan Andrews. He suggest concentrating on doing MORE than doing less. Ryan Andrews (interview here) is a Nutrisitionst, has in fact writtent a text book for a nutrition grad course, and is author… Read more

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The #goFIT13 challenge.

by m.c. schraefel on

  Congratulations on joining the #goFIT13 challenge. What we'll be doing with the Week 13 blog is looking at how we can use what we do during the challenge to keep the momentum for wellbeing going once the challenge is over: how can we make these 12 weeks work for week 13 - and beyond. Here's a first tip to practice over the coming weeks: prepare for change. PLANNING IT IN. If moving more… Read more