Weight Loss Plateaus, Tough Love, and Energy Audits (Replay of Episode 77)

In this episode from the archive, Eric and Greg discuss topics including metabolic adaptation, energy compensation, and a long list of factors that may lead us to overestimate energy expenditure or underestimate energy intake. The discussion yields several practical, evidence-based tips for overcoming challenges and breaking through plateaus when pursuing a weight loss goal.

Time stamps

Intro/Announcements (0:00)

Road to the Stage / Road to Athens (2:27)

Feats of Strength (8:14)

Coach’s Corner: Troubleshooting weight loss plateaus (24:47)

The general approach (28:39)

Issues with “tough love” in coaching (31:19)

How to conduct an “energy audit” (38:42)

Drawing conclusions and planning solutions (54:35)

To Play Us Out: Unbelievable 40-yard dash times at the 2022 NFL combine (1:04:48)

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