Fat Loss: Where to Start with Nutrition

Josh Kennedy James Breese continue their discussion about Strength Matters’ recently updated fat loss program. They go into a little more detail about how they calculate maintenance calories – which is the all-important starting point for their weight-loss program.

While fat loss and diets are not an exact science – that there are ways to still achieve your weight loss goals with a little focus and hard work – especially with the help of the Strength Matters team.

Discussion points:

  • Importance of “WWS” (Walk, Water, Sleep)
  • Influence of Sleep on Nutrition
  • Need to be in the right frame of mind to start approaching your weight loss journey
  • Establish your starting point (maintenance calories)
  • Muller Equation
  • Example Calculation
  • What happens when eating at maintenance
  • Get to maintenance to correct metabolism
  • Work out goals
  • How long should one be in deficit?
  • Refeed days
  • January Fat loss month
  • Importance of Protein

Resources:

Why We Sleep – Matthew Walker

Muller Equation

Fit over 30 Facebook Group

Strength Matters Website

Strength Matters Magazine

Strength Matters Instagram

 

 

Quotes:

 

“There is no ideal world in nutrition. Everyone is different, everyone has their own beliefs…” – James Breese

 

“We need to establish what your base level of calories is because, without that, we can’t do anything.” – James Breese

 

“If you don’t know the score, you’re not in the game.” – James Breese

 

“I would say we see [people eating] way under [their maintenance calories] more than we see way over” – Josh Kennedy

 

“You can’t just go from deficit to maintenance if you’ve been under-eating” – Josh Kennedy

 

 

 

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