4 Reasons To Weigh Yourself Every Day

Look, I get it.

You don’t like weighing yourself because you’re afraid that you’ve gained some pounds since the last time you’ve weighed yourself, and you’ll feel bad.

Or you just don’t see the need to weigh yourself more than once in a while.

Well, guess what? If you’re serious about losing weight, you should probably be weighing yourself every day. It should be the first thing you do every single morning. Here’s why:

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Recipe: Sweet Chili Chicken Stirfry

A lot of people don’t find success counting calories because they’re not sure exactly how much of each food they’re consuming. If you’re off the mark by, say… 25%, that can add up to 500 calories a day, which adds up to 1 lb difference a week!

Here’s the thing about calorie counting: it’s really freakin’ easy to count if you cook for yourself.  It’s so easy, even the Geico cavemen could do it.


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Following Fit People Makes You Fit

There’s a phenomenon going on in the developing world today. Hundreds of millions of people are able to keep in contact and watch the activities of other people, every day, every hour, every minute, behind the convenience of a digital screen within their own home.

People can watch what the top bodybuilders, models, and athletes are doing, eating, and performing. People can get an insight on the habits that make them successful. People can stop, fast forward, and rewind their words to dissect every bit of information they say.

You might have heard of this phenomenon – it’s called social media.

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Working Out Is Like Showering

Well, first things first. It’s been a while (4 months?) since I last posted – so to all my loyal readers (all… 3 of you), I apologize. Reasons I stopped posting:

  1. Personal life got in the way – certain people / things demanded more of my time,
  2. I hit a weight loss plateau (still hovering around 170 lbs) so I don’t feel like I’m practicing what I preach, and…
  3. I got lazy.

None of those matter, though, because I have time now, and I have thoughts now, and I’ll be damned if I don’t combine my crazy weird thoughts with that time to produce some unique fitness-related content.

So without further ado, back to our regularly scheduled programming…

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Why Ex-Sports Players Gain Weight

Whenever I watch any sports game on TV, I’ve noticed something. Usually, the commentators are a mix of well-known sports analysts, ex-coaches, and ex-players. And something that always seems to be common is that the old ex-players are significantly more… uhh… round.

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More round. More mound. Less rebound. (sbnation.com)

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Groceries You Should Buy (E. 2)

Hey guys. I know I haven’t been posting in a while (busy with life stuff and STILL at a plateau), but here’s round 2 of GYSB.

Basically, each post of Groceries You Should Buy (GYSB) is going to highlight a few foods/products you can find at your supermarket that are exceptionally healthy or just really amazing for dieting. If you know of any yourself, feel free to share in the comments!

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