Two hundred years ago physicians routinely bled, purged, and plastered their patients. Bloodletting [with leeches] was the standard treatment for a host of diseases and had been so since the time of the philosopher-physician Galen almost 2,000 years before….The whole idea was nonsense, of course, and has been shown to be so in the early 1600s…But the fact that the “scientific” basis for … [Read more...] about Obesity and the Madness of the Authorities
I put together an awesome Whole Foods shopping guide on Instagram that I think you'll find fun and actionable. I walked up and down every single aisle of the store and picked out the best items that I buy for my family, my friends, and my clients. Click the images below and enjoy! For more fun posts like this, be sure to follow me on Instagram @takeyourbodybacknow! … [Read more...] about My awesome Whole Foods shopping guide on Instagram
If you're like a lot of people these days you find yourself checking email mindlessly. You may not be waiting for anything in particular, but it feels so irresistible to just check it, just in case, who knows what could be waiting! More often than not there's not much exciting in there, and there's a whoooole lot of BS to sort through. I've heard a lot of people say "I need to catch up on my … [Read more...] about Reducing Stress: How To Deal With Inbox Overwhelm
Emily lost 6.75 inches off her body in just 6 weeks! I recently caught up with one of my star clients, Emily, and got her feedback on Take Your Body Back, see our conversation below. Why did you decide to join Take Your Body Back? I had just gotten engaged and wanted to kick-start healthy eating and exercise habits. Had you tried other programs before Take Your Body Back? I have never … [Read more...] about Emily wanted to lean out in preparation for her wedding!
Einav has lost over 20 lbs and 18 inches off her body since deciding to take her body back! I recently caught up with one of my star clients, Einav, and got her feedback on Take Your Body Back, see our conversation below. Why did you decide to join Take Your Body Back? I had an important wedding to attend in 2 months and I really wanted to try to fit into a fancy dress. Had you tried other … [Read more...] about Einav wore the fancy dress she wanted to fit into!
I grew up in a fairly religious household, and while I don't practice many of the religious traditions I grew up with, I always found the idea of confession interesting. On the one hand, I felt terrified confessing my sins to someone many decades older than me (I'd love to remember the "terrible" sins that 9 year-old Bennett confessed to, I simply don't remember them)! But on the other hand, … [Read more...] about The Anonymous Health & Fitness Confessional
Look at this sh*t. Bullsh*t advice from soda companies If you’ve seen a soda vending machine lately, you’ve probably noticed a sticker that says: BALANCE WHAT YOU EAT, DRINK, AND DO This slogan is the result of a new initiative by America’s soda companies (Coke, Pepsi, and Dr. Pepper) to escape blame for the rising levels of obesity in America. And it’s total and complete … [Read more...] about What pisses me off about mainstream weight loss advice
I know what it’s like to be fat, skinny-fat, and ripped I remember being in 8th grade and telling my friends and family that I wanted to lose weight because some kids at school had called me fat. Instead of getting suggestions on how to actually lose weight, I frequently got responses like this: "Don't listen to them, they don't know what they're talking about." "Pff, you're not fat, … [Read more...] about Should you accept your body, or build a body you can accept?
“Okay – I’m at the wedding and I fit in the dress and am getting complimented left and right!” I recently caught up with one of my star clients, Carrie E, and I asked her for her feedback on my program – Take Your Body Back Now! Below are the highlights from our conversation: Why did you decide to join Take Your Body Back Now? Well, I decided to join because although I had been somewhat … [Read more...] about Carrie was excited to attend her friend’s wedding!
Gina was surprised she didn’t have to "miss out" on anything to eat healthy After Gina took her body back she was nice enough to give me her feedback on the experience, below are the highlights from our conversation. Why did you decide to join Take Your Body Back Now? I was very upset with how my weight was yo-yoing and I wanted to gain control over my body and feel good about how I … [Read more...] about Gina feels more confident in her own skin!