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Publish on October 4, 2021 on
Pathway 6 to Sustainable Fat Loss: Effective Exercise
In recent years, popular thinking around fat loss has placed nutrition ahead of exercise. In one sense, this is true. In the context of affecting net energy expenditure (calories in versus calories out), nutrition is a vastly more powerful tool for most people than exercise. However,...
Publish on October 4, 2021 on
Pathway 5 to Sustainable Fat Loss: Solid Nutrition Foundations
Really, fat loss has little to do with loss. It has to do with change. Whereas you do ultimately have to be in a caloric deficit in order to lose body fat, you can do so in a way that has you thriving and nourishing your body with delicious, whole foods. Typically, when we think of...
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Pathway 4 to Sustainable Fat Loss: Awareness of Food
Most people are shocked to find out how much they are actually eating compared to what they perceive themselves to be eating. Occasionally, you will find someone who believes they are eating more than they really are on a daily basis. Most of the time, however, it is quite the opposite. In...
Publish on October 4, 2021 on
Pathway 3 to Sustainable Fat Loss: Sustainability
Keto, vegan, CrossFit, carnivore, juice cleanse, fat burners, unstructured fasting, triathlon and marathon training . . . These are just some of the things that people do in extreme efforts to lose body fat. We are IN NO WAY putting these things down. They all have their place in...
Publish on October 4, 2021 on
Pathway 2 to Sustainable Fat Loss: Optimized Self-Importance
You are important. Your health, well-being, enjoyment of your body and sense of physicality are important. If you deny your own importance, you will simply not succeed in your fat loss goals. Similarly, if you overinflate your sense of self-importance, you will likely alienate yourself...
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Pathway 1 to Sustainable Fat Loss: Triage
Triage is a medical concept - the process of determining the urgency of care for patients and which issues are most urgent for each issue individually. In this context, we want to adopt the concept to help you determine whether or not fat loss is actually a priority for you either...
Publish on October 4, 2021 on
6 Clear Pathways To Sustainable Fat Loss - Introduction
Fact: nearly 90% of everyone who joins a gym does so in the name of losing body fat. You might think of this goal using the terms “losing weight”, “toning”, “leaning out”, or any of the other colloquial terms used to describe such a goal. Make no mistake: losing body fat...
Publish on June 29, 2021 on
Striation 6 HIT - Consider Using Machines
At Striation 6, our whole team wants you exercising, training and living pain-free, in full health and total vigour. Used properly, well-designed resistance training machines can be a meaningful part of your exercise process. For a pain-free, productive exercise process, consider...
Publish on June 8, 2021 on
Striation 6 Mindset Minute - The Ideal Exercise Session
Toronto is a great city to grab a workout. Such a variety of facilities and approaches to choose from for your fitness and exercise needs! At Striation 6, we want you exercising pain-free and working towards your specific exercise goals, whether it be on your own or under the care of our...
Publish on May 26, 2021 on
Two Alternatives to Pullups
At Striation 6, we love helping people reach their goals, eliminate pain and create health through exercise. The pullup is a hallmark of upper body strength - but it is hard! And, it is not necessarily safe or productive, depending on your individual settings. Here are two alternatives to...