#21: James Fell – Mental Frameworks, The Truth About Calorie Burning

James Fell of Six Pack Abs.com

This is episode 21 of Evil Sugar Radio. In this episode, we interview James Fell of Six Pack Abs.com. James is a syndicated columnist for The Chicago Tribune, Ask Men.com, The LA Times, and Chatelaine magazine.

In this episode, we picked James’ brain about how exercise affects your brain, willpower, calorie burning, and gorging.

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Episode 21 Overview

Here’s an overview of what we’ll be talking about in this episode:

  • Tell us about your book, “Lose It Right: A Brutally Honest 3-Stage Program to Help You Get Fit and Lose Weight without Losing Your Mind” due out on April 1
  • Talk about the 3 types of mental frameworks
  • James’ opinion of Gary Taubes
  • The three most dangerous words in health and fitness
  • Is it just a depleted willpower or is it also that overexercising depletes your energy so you crave more high-calorie foods?
  • Can you explain the statement that we make 200 food decisions a day?
  • When it comes to appetite, not all exercise is created equally. Are there different metabolic effects from different exercise that affect appetite?
  • How many meals do you recommend per day?
  • Talk about gorging and hedonics
  • Talk about evolution and obesity
  • Food, fuel, and fun
  • Ryan asked: Can weightlifting act as a kind of safety net for people attempting to maintain significant weight loss?
  • Calorie burning: steady state cardio vs intervals

Show Notes

Yes, food IS fuel and there is value in viewing it that way (http://www.sixpackabs.com/yes-food-is-fuel-and-there-is-value-in-viewing-it-that-way/)

Exercise: Choose your own potential (http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2013-02-13/health/sc-health-0213-fitness-eating-20130213_1_weight-loss-adventure-food-choices)

Intro music from Baba Brinkman’s Revenge of the Somatic. Purchase any of Baba’s music at http://bababrinkman.bandcamp.com/

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