“OPERATION MOTIVATION” ends tonight?

July 17, 2009

This is just a quick reminder to let you know that today is the last day on the special 3-day offer where you can get “Operation Motivation: secrets of getting and staying motivated for life” in 7 lessons (ebooks and PDF reports), for f-r-e-e

8 Reasons Why You Keep Falling Off The Diet Wagon

April 15, 2009

By Tom Venuto www.BurnTheFat.com Clearly, we have an obesity problem in America and many other countries across our planet. Yet, I propose that we do not have a weight loss problem today. In case you’re confused at this apparent contradiction, consider these statistics: According to a study

The Little Thing in Your Head That’s Keeping You Fat

February 25, 2009

By Tom Venuto www.BurnTheFat.com I have no doubt that a scientist somewhere just read the title of this article and said out loud, “YES! Venuto is right! That little thing in your head – the hypothalamus – it IS the thing that is keeping you fat! By George, that Venuto guy isn’t a dumb

The 2 Pounds Per Week Rule and How to Burn Fat Faster

February 22, 2009

By Tom Venuto www.BurnTheFat.com Why do you always hear that 2 pounds per week is the maximum amount of fat you should safely lose? If you train really hard while watching calories closely shouldn’t you be able to lose more fat without losing muscle or damaging your health? What if you want to

230 lbs vs 165 lbs and The Bigger Picture

January 26, 2009

230 lbs vs 165 lbs You could say it has been a bit crazy for this Hawaii personal trainer these past few weeks. A couple weeks ago, a lady rear ended my car pretty hard. Unfortunately, my car is not drivable so I’ve been walking and skateboarding everywhere I need to go. Yeah, it’s

Mele Kalikimaka from Chris Ranes Personal Training

December 22, 2008

There’s no snow, or ice over here in Hawaii, but I definitely know it’s the holiday season. This December has been busier than ever for me. I’ve had much of the normal holiday craziness as the rest of you have probably had. My Mom flew into town and we had dinner together on

How to Stay on Your Diet and Stay in Shape Over the Holidays Without Turning into a Miserable Scrooge! (A Holiday Survival Guide)

December 22, 2008

By Tom Venuto, NSCA-CPT, CSCS www.BurnTheFat.com My mom makes the most amazing Christmas cake in the world; it’s been a tradition in our family for as long as I can remember. First, she mixes up a light, fluffy, vanilla cake mix, pours it into the pans and then pops it in the oven. After it’s

My Holiday Fitness Challenge to You

December 11, 2008

By Tom Venuto, NSCA-CPT, CSCS www.BurnTheFat.com Media reports say that most people gain between 5 and 10 pounds of body fat in the six weeks between Thanksgiving and Christmas. According to research from the New England Journal of Medicine, the average amount is much more modest – just

Listen to Maintainers, Not to Losers: 5 secrets to keeping the weight off for good

November 16, 2008

By Tom Venuto, NSCA-CPT, CSCS www.BurnTheFat.com I have very little interest these days in all the media-hyped stories of dramatic, rapid losses of body weight. “Big losers” don’t impress me, for numerous reasons. For example, weight is not fat. “Weight” could be composed of mostly

Wu Long Tea (oolong tea): Does it really help you lose weight?

November 16, 2008

Wu Long Tea (oolong tea): Does it really help you lose weight? By Tom Venuto, NSCA-CPT, CSCS www.BurnTheFat.com You’ve probably seen the advertisements: “Drink wu long tea and lose a jeans size every 7 days!”… “Burn 20 lbs of fat in 30 days with wu long tea!” … Maybe you even

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