If you’re reading this, you’re probably fat.

Over 2/3 of Americans are either overweight or obese. Think about that for a second. Go anywhere in public and just look at people. A majority of them are overweight, and there’s a good chance that you are, too. For far too long, we’ve gone around the issue and said things like, “he’s just a bigger guy,” or “she’s just …

Domino’s Gluten Free Pizza Review – Yummy or Yucky?

I’ve done a lot of research recently into gluten and I’ve found out that it’s really, really bad for you. Some people even call gluten “anti-nutrients.” I’m working on a more comprehensive post about gluten for you. That being said, I’ve been testing out trying to do my cheat days (where I got crazy for one day of the week …

Watch “The Weight of The Nation,” a 4-part HBO documentary about America’s obesity epidemic

To Win, We Need to Lose. That’s the tagline from the new HBO Documentary, “The Weight Of The Nation.” It couldn’t be more true – almost 69% of American’s are obese or overweight. The documentary, released in conjunction with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (notice that it’s the CDC, not some nutritional council), takes aim at what is wrong with our nation’s bellies, …

Stressed out? Take this pill.

It’s been very, very crazy over at the Balcom Agency. We’ve got a lot going on. On top of that, there’s the rest of my life which is full of  the typical stress like cars not working and guacamole being so expensive at Chiptole. If you’re anything like me, when you are very busy and stressed, it’s tough to wind down and get your …

The Most Important Weight Loss Tactic You’ve Never Heard Of

Ready for it? It’s called intermittent fasting and I believe it’s the tactic that has helped me lose the most weight. What exactly is intermittent fasting? Intermittent fasting is simply not eating for a period of time over the course of a day. The most popular form of intermittent fasting (and the form of fasting I prescribe to) is pretty …

Everything You Know About Nutrition And Weight Loss Is Wrong

Last week I posted a blog titled, “Stop Working Out to Lose Weight.” As expected, it got a lot of questions, comments and criticism. I thought I’d take a couple of moments to clarify and add some insights – including why most everything you know about weight loss is wrong. I’ve found the best solution for me (and people like me) …

Stop Working Out To Lose Weight

I’ve tested out a lot of different things to lose weight and get into the best shape of my life. Here are a couple of the things I’ve tried: The Four Hour Body P90X Yoga Heavy Weight Training Running Eating a really low calorie diet Eating a no-carb diet/AKA Atkins Eating tons of fiber Many people questioned why I had …

Experimenting Works, Early Results Are In

After just one week, I’ve been working with my friend Aaron, to get more in shape and lose body fat. You can read more about the fitness and health experiments in the earlier blog post. Here’s the first, early result after one week: he’s lost two inches around his waist. That’s awesome! He’s also given me a bit of feedback and …

How This Man Got Ripped, While Working Out Less

I recommend you read this: How I Got Ripped At 500 Startups | TechCrunch. A couple quick points: Focus on the points with the highest ROI – in other words skip cardio. Eat less carbs (and more protein). I would recommend eating even more fat. He focuses on a caloric deficit. I actually don’t agree. It’s not how much you eat, it’s …

What I’m testing right now: Dream:On App

As new technological advances and medical findings come along, I’ll be posting things that I’m testing (mostly so you won’t have to). Over the next week or so, I’ll be testing out this brand new iPhone App: Dream:On. This app has some very big promises: Do you want to create your perfect dream? Perhaps you would like to dream about …