How to Lose 100 Pounds on The Slow-Carb Diet – Real Pics and Stories

How to Lose 100 Pounds on The Slow-Carb Diet – Real Pics and Stories

Patrick lost more than 100 pounds on The Slow-Carb Diet. I find writing very, very difficult. While on book deadline (right now, for instance), I suffer dramatic ups and downs. In my darkest hours, I re-read reader success stories that have been sent to me. It makes the entire rollercoaster worth it. This post will …

Reinventing the Office: How to Lose Fat and Increase Productivity at Work

Reinventing the Office: How to Lose Fat and Increase Productivity at Work

(Photo: watz) If you’re a white-collar worker, hacking your body isn’t limited to the gym. In fact, what you do outside of the gym might be more important that what you do inside the gym. Recent research suggests that those who sit from 9-5 (more than 6 hours daily) and exercise regularly are more likely …

The Painless Path to Endurance (Plus: Breville Winner and More)

The Painless Path to Endurance (Plus: Breville Winner and More)

“Victor” running an ultramarathon. Pavel Tsatsouline is a former Soviet Special Forces physical training instructor, currently a subject matter expert to the US Navy SEALs and the US Secret Service. In 2001, Pavel’s and John Du Cane introduced the Russian kettlebell to the West. Dan John is a former nationally-ranked discus thrower and Olympic lifter–as …

The Shortcut to the Shortcut: The 4 Key Principles of The 4-Hour Body

This short presentation, delivered in Berlin at the NEXT Conference, covers the four key principles of the #1 New York Times bestseller, The 4-Hour Body. It also includes an interview with the fantastic David Rowan, editor of Wired Magazine in the UK. The Q&A covers smart drugs, Ambien, measurement of “thoughts” (prefrontal cortex activity), and …

Behind the Scenes: How to Make a Movie Trailer for Your Product (or Book)

Behind the Scenes: How to Make a Movie Trailer for Your Product (or Book)

I first met filmmaker Adam Patch, courtesy of David Brundage on Facebook, over Thai food in San Francisco. It was a warm evening in the Mission district, a good omen and unusual blessing. The goal of our meeting was simple: to see if we clicked and, passing that hurdle, to plot the making of “the …

‘Unrealistic’ Athletic Goals: Why and How to Pursue Them

‘Unrealistic’ Athletic Goals: Why and How to Pursue Them

Human flight in the form of judo. (Photo: Fabiogis50) Pavel Tsatsouline was punching me in the ass. It’s not every day that you have a former Soviet Special Forces instructor punch you in the butt cheeks. But it was the second day of Russian Kettlebell Certification (RKC), and we were practicing constant tension, one of …

How to Master the Art of Seasoning: 5 Tips for Reinventing the Slow-Carb Diet

How to Master the Art of Seasoning: 5 Tips for Reinventing the Slow-Carb Diet

The Slow-Carb Diet need not be boring. Moreover, it doesn’t take much to jump from repetitive to inventive. In my case, even as a grass-fed beef aficionado, I grew weary of flank with nothing more than salt and pepper. Game meats made things more interesting, but the real gold was struck when I began experimenting …

Housecleaning and Clarifications: Blog Content, 4HB Corrections, Competition Winners, Slow-Carb Mistakes, and More

Housecleaning and Clarifications: Blog Content, 4HB Corrections, Competition Winners, Slow-Carb Mistakes, and More

(Photo: Felipe Morin) Holy crap. The 4-Hour Body (4HB) has ended up producing an avalanche of questions. There are definitely a few gems hidden amongst the rubble, and more than a few typos were unearthed in the process. This post — mostly how-to with a few bits of entertainment — is purely for tying up …

Spot Reduction Revisited: Removing Stubborn Thigh Fat

Spot Reduction Revisited: Removing Stubborn Thigh Fat

Is it possible to remove fat from specific areas of the body? (Photo of low-fat legs: Kirikiri) (Preface: This is one of the “bonus chapters” for The 4-Hour Body. My sincerest apologies for the confusion! All bonus materials can be found here. Enjoy! New forums and more coming very soon…) I’m allergic to food. Every …