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150. 5 years with Carmen

By: Michael Beiter

Carmen and I just celebrated our 5 year anniversary!

In July of 2016 Carmen and I met via our friend Kelly. We were in another friend's kitchen where we met on Saturday mornings monthly to check body compositions and drink mimosas. 

Fast forward five years and she is 15 pounds of fat lighter, 11 pounds of muscle heavier, and 5 inches less around her waist. 

Her body composition went from 26% or poor for women her age to 16% at her lowest. She hovers between 16 and 18...

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149. Fitness balance

fitness macros nutrition Jul 08, 2021

By: Michael Beiter

A few years ago Liz and I had a conversation about defining yourself by your fitness pursuit of choice. You are a powerlifter, bodybuilder, runner, yogi, crossfitter, etc.

These definitions can grow strong into the minds of participants.
You are not defined by the way you exercise. It is just something you do that has a very high return on your time investment.

Each mode of exercise has its list of costs and benefits. The best way to go about your fitness is with...
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148. A case study in reverse dieting and wide open eating windows

By: Michael Beiter

 

On July 6, 2020 I wrote: 

This guy is a firefighter. They eat communally at the firehouse often. One of his co-workers skips breakfast and is trying to lose weight.

My client asked him why.
 
“I’m trying this new intermittent fasting thing.”

Intermittent fasting isn’t new. It’s not even unique, we all do it every day. Unless you can eat when you sleep you fast every night while you sleep. This is balanced with a handful...
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