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New Routines

We are at a time where everyone's life has changed, at least temporarily. It's time to evaluate life and our current routines. Because our day to day routine has been altered, we can decide what routines we want to continue, stop, or start going forward.

Mar 31st, 2020
Managing a Disease

We must stop thinking of our weight problem as a short term discretion. It's a lifetime disease. It requires treatment for life. Failing to understand and accept this will lead us on the path of most who play the weight YOYO game. Not for you!

Mar 24th, 2020
Immersion in the Solution

We can't just put our toe in the water when it comes to achieving our best body. Weight reduction and fitness take a full time mental and physical commitment. We must decide it's of major importance. Dive in and immerse in the solution.

Mar 17th, 2020
Self Confidence

Losing weight requires confidence that we can reach our goal and keep our weight off. Self Confidence is something that we can develop. There are 3 areas that we must look closely at to see why our confidence is low and how we can increase it.

Mar 10th, 2020
Night Time Eating

Evening snacking can kill a weight loss project. There are reasons we want to snack at night and after this post you will understand them. If you have the PM snacking problem, see which one or more are your issue.

Mar 3rd, 2020
Low Carb?, Low Fat?, Low Calorie

We all want to know which diet will help us lose excess body fat. Is one better than another? This review will shed some light on our body and how it's genetic makeup contributes to our ability to lose the pounds. There is no magic but there are answers

Feb 25th, 2020
Going the Distance

We all prefer short term pleasures and a short path to victory. The greatest victories come at the end of a long road. Weight loss is the same. Getting to a healthy and best weight is a long term plan. The rewards however are amazing.

Feb 18th, 2020
Ketosis

There is no magic to being "in ketosis". It's simply the bodies way to burn fat. If you are calorie deficient and have used up your supply of glucose you are burning fat as a fuel and you are in ketosis. No specific diet is the only way to burn fat.

Feb 11th, 2020
Are You Unstoppable?

To be unstoppable at reaching a desired outcome or a goal we must change our mindset. Think of the unstoppable nature of a Navy Seal or an Olympic Athlete. We can develop this skill when it comes to health and weight loss. No more stopping.

Feb 4th, 2020
The Power of Goals

Everyone has goals, but to achieve them there is right way and a wrong way to go about it. Finding the real reason behind wanting to achieve a goal is critical and putting the goal in writing and having an action plan are a must.

Jan 28th, 2020
Distraction

If we don't control the input to our brains, then others will. It's time to learn how to say no to the noise that is attacking us every day and take charge of our agenda and our lives. This is a decision each of us can make. Live free of distraction!

Jan 21st, 2020
2020 - The Year of Clear Vision

This year, 2020, needs to have 20/20 clarity for our vision of our future. Having clarity and defining what we really want our body to be like, is critical to achieving the end result. Wanting to get healthy or wanting to lose weight is not enough.

Jan 14th, 2020
Tolerance

In general Tolerance is good. When it comes to how we live our own lives and what we allow, tolerance can be a negative. Here I explore how eliminating tolerance for taking of the easy path can add years to your life and drop pounds from your body.

Jan 7th, 2020
The Best Diet in the World

What is the best diet in the world. Of course, it's the one you can stay on. Sustainable lower calorie eating is difficult and all of the latest and greatest trendy diet plans are not sustainable for almost all of us. Learn about the journey to success.

Dec 31st, 2019
Commitment

We all make goals that we really want to achieve. We are committed to completing them and doing our best to stay on track. At times many things, including people close to us can block our efforts. Make this the year you get leaner, more fit, and healthy

Dec 24th, 2019
Don't Settle

We live in a time where it's easy and OK to settle. To live a mediocre existence. We shun teaching our children to win and don't want to offend anybody. This discussion will shake things up a bit. It's intended for those that want to live life best.

Dec 17th, 2019
New Year - New You!

2020 is just around the corner. Are you ready to make it your best year ever? You can have the body you want, the fitness you need, and the health you desire this coming year. It takes establishing precise goals, setting an action plan and going for it.

Dec 10th, 2019
Achievement

Yes, we are all born to win. We all can succeed. If we set the proper goal and move confidently in the direction of what we want, we will ultimately achieve it. If a healthy, fit, vibrant body is what you desire and must have, you will achieve it.

Dec 3rd, 2019
We Know Too Much

We think we know everything we need to know to lose body fat and excess weight. Think again. This is a complex disease state that must be treated correctly if anyone has hopes of getting to their goal weight and living there for the rest of their lives.

Nov 26th, 2019
Weight Loss Maintenance

Now you reached your goal weight. You are not done. Overweight and Obesity is a lifetime disease. The treatment goes on with certain modifications. Learn the things that are required to keep your body at its best weight.

Nov 19th, 2019
The Final Push

We are in the last two months of the year. Don't give up on your weight loss and health goals. Don't throw in the towel. Get focused, remember why you are doing this and head as hard and fast as you can toward the finish line.

Nov 12th, 2019
Fat Genes

Many of us inherited the Fat Genes from our Ancestors. They needed the ability to make and store fat as a means of survival. Not so much today. Food is plentiful and full of calories now. Let's beat weight issues and learn to Crush the Fat Genes.

Nov 5th, 2019
Stuck and ReFrame

We all get stuck and to get unstuck we need to change our frame of reference. We need to change our thinking. Getting leaner and living life to the fullest takes time and there will be struggle. To overcome will take daily effort and consistency.

Oct 27th, 2019
Exercise and Weight Loss

Do you work out regularly and hard and can't seem to drop any weight? That may be a norm for you. Now, before you sign off of exercise, listen up and Dr. Oliver will explain what's happening and why you must continue to stay active.

Oct 22nd, 2019
CANI - Constant and NeverEnding Improvement

How do we get better in our lives ? Losing weight, getting fit, building relationships, advancing our work, growing our finances, and any other thing we want can be steadily improved upon until we reach high levels of achievement. Not easy, but doable.

Oct 15th, 2019
A Compelling Why

To accomplish great things we need a great reason. I call it a compelling Why. Why we want to lose weight is critical. Not just the surface reason, the REAL reason. Once you think deeply and find your compelling why, nothing can stop you.

Oct 8th, 2019
Eating Out - Weight Loss and Restaurants

Do you struggle to keep the weight off as a result of eating outside the home? Restaurants are a big part of our convenient and social lives. Learn some tips and strategies for dining out and losing weight or at least avoiding weight gain.

Oct 1st, 2019
Vacations and Weight

How can you keep from gaining weight on vacation especially if you've been diligently working to get leaner and more fit. Dr. Oliver will give you advice and tips that may help you return from a fun vacation with a zero weight gain.

Sep 24th, 2019
Appetite Suppression

There are both prescription medications and herbal supplements that can be used to help reduce appetite. These can be tools to assist in the weight loss process and for maintenance of healthy weight. The best diet in the world is the one you can stay on.

Sep 17th, 2019
Crush the Fat Genes

There are five factors to consider when trying to lose weight and keep it off for life. If only one or two are dealt with then only a little weight will come off and then it will return. Learn why being overweight is genetically based and to crush it.

Sep 10th, 2019
Routine

Staying in a routine will allow the body to burn fat and reach its ideal weight. Breaking routines stop or slow the weight loss process. Learn here how to take charge of your weight and health and get on a life routine that serves you and your body.

Sep 3rd, 2019
Attitude and Motivation

How we think and feel are great determinants of our success with weight loss. Our ability to change our thinking will change our body size. What we put into our minds determines our outlook on life. Will it be positive or negative?

Aug 27th, 2019
Stress Eating

We live stressful lives. Many times the stress drives us to overeat or eat the wrong foods as a way to seek comfort from our stress. These stress relieving behaviors can end in poor health and additional stress. Learn how to get control and live better.

Aug 20th, 2019
Self Talk

We all talk to ourselves. Constantly. Are you speaking nice to yourself or are you mentally beating yourself up? What you say is what you get. Time to practice positive, encouraging, exciting, forgiving, and loving self talk.

Aug 13th, 2019
See the World the Way you Want it

How we view our world and our situation is how we get to live. Change our vision and we can change our life. Living a positive, lesson filled life will create abundance, health, and happiness. Start smiling and live life to the fullest.

Aug 6th, 2019
Healthy Body - Going the Distance

We all want the perfect healthy body today. Sorry, it takes time and patience and improving our approach day in and day out. Over time though, persistent healthy choices will lead us to having the body of our dreams. Start today.

Jul 30th, 2019
More on Willpower and Discipline

Adding to my last post, Willpower plays about a 20% role in weight loss. The other 80% comes from a 5 step treatment plan...changing our nutrition, exercising daily, correcting metabolic and hormone functions, and adjusting our psychology about food.

Jul 14th, 2019
More Than Willpower

If you think the only reason you can't lose weight and keep it off is because you lack Willpower, you are wrong. You have Willpower and you've proven it in many areas of your life. You have a the medical disorder of Obesity or Overweight Syndrome.

Jul 13th, 2019
The Leaner Way to Health

We live in an Obesogenic world. That is, there are many things that make it easy to gain weight. First, understand that Obesity and Overweight Syndrome are genetically programmed disorders. They are diseases. They must be treated to be beaten.

Jun 22nd, 2019