How I Reclaimed 20 Years & Lost 9 Pounds with InsideTracker

Yes, that title is accurate.  No, it’s not part of a cheap marketing gimmick or get-young-and-skinny scheme. I won’t be asking you to fork over cash for a bottle of dubious pills or useless bags of tea. But it did make you stop and look, right?  Whether we want to admit it or not, most of us care very much about the process of aging. Particularly, about how our bodies look and feel. There’s nothing wrong with caring about appearance if it means that looking healthy on the outside is reflective ...

Tapping Into Ancestral Hunger: Your Personal Roadmap to Fat Loss Success

In part one of a four-part blog series, I will present the basics on Intermittent Fasting (IF), what its merits are, and provide a summary of three practical IF methods. In parts two, three and four, I will detail the pros and cons of each method and document our top hacks for IF in the real world, and show how InsideTracker can be a valuable tool in monitoring your progress.

Want to Lose Weight? Pay Attention to Your Bloodwork!

  Have you hit a weight loss plateau? Many people find that even intense workouts don't help them shed the extra pounds. Instead, the problem may be solved by gaining a deeper understanding of what’s going on inside of the body. The good news is that certain blood biomarkers are relevant for weight loss, so knowing your biomarker status can be a powerful step toward beating the battle of the bulge!  Are you ready to lose some weight? Here are a few important biomarkers that you may want to ...

Chocolate: Is it good for you?

  Do you love chocolate? If so, you may be excited by recent news about your favorite treat. Several studies have suggested that chocolate is good for recovery from exercise, heart health, even losing weight. Before you grab the nearest Hershey bar, though, it’s important to learn more about chocolate.

Tips for Triathletes: Eat to Win

  Most athletes know that nutrition can make or break a race, but the eating habits of triathletes are especially important to achieving optimal results. Because triathlons are an intense multi-sport activity, successful participants need endurance, and strength—characteristics that are highly dependent on what you eat and drink! If you are triathlete, InsideTracker can provide you with great advice on your unique nutrition needs, but here are a few insider tips for successful fueling to get ...

A Balancing Act: Calorie considerations for athletes

  For endurance athletes, consuming enough calories (and calories from the right foods) is important to achieve optimal athletic performance. Many endurance athletes are exercising at a level that far exceeds the ‘Active’ description in the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans of ‘walking more than 3 miles per day at 3 to 4 miles per hour, in addition to the light physical activity associated with typical day-to-day life.’ If you read my last post and thought, ‘wow, my activity is well above ...

A Balancing Act: How to meet your unique calorie needs

  One of InsideTracker’s most useful features in promoting a healthy body is its customizable food basket that takes into account your food preferences, macro and micronutrient levels (according to your blood), and activity level (according to you). It’s like having your own personal dietitian, but you don’t have to feel guilty if you disagree with his/her twice weekly kale recommendation.
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