Training for fat loss — so many opinions, and so many decisions. Since I am a proponent of maintaining good habits, and having a very clear focus on what you’re trying to accomplish, I personally subscribe to Occam’s razor when thinking about fat loss, programming, and above all, sticking to the plan.
Occam’s razor, if you’re unfamiliar, is the philosophy that states in the case of two or more explanations, the simpler one is probably best, and usually better.
I don’t want to overlook the importance of precision in programming and diet for the advanced trainee, and understanding where they are personally with training and diet experience, but most advanced folks are typically getting an outside opinion and coaching to keep them on track.
So let’s talk about training for fat loss, and what you should consider if you’re trying to get the most out of your efforts. [Read more…]