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May 27, 2015

Women Training and Fat Loss – Book Teaser

In roughly February of this year I started a new book project that, very seriously, was motivated by spite.  It was during the early research for that project that I revisited an older project which led to The Stubborn Fat Solution Patch 1.1.  The main project has sort of taken on a life of its own and I say without any hyperbole that I intend it to be the most comprehensive tome (and I mean tome) on the topic of fat loss.  To give you an idea, here’s the current table of contents.

Fat Loss Bible - Table of Contents

It’s Absurd Isn’t It?

Believe it or not, it’s actually about 85%-90% done.   Unless it’s noted as unwritten, everything listed is actually written and I hope to finish primary writing in a little bit.  But it’s gonna be a bear to edit and it will be released later this year.

But you might see Section 14 down there: Women and Fat Loss.  Originally meant to be a chapter, I realized that wasn’t nearly enough to cover the topic. And as I started writing, it became very clear that women’s issues were complicated as hell.  So I planned it as at least a full section.  And then it went off the rails.

And as I put up some excerpts on Facebook many women started pressing me to make it into a standalone book.  And the more that I thought about it, the better an idea it was.  And, as usual, it also took on a life of its own and will be released separately.

I intend it to be a complete guide to not only women’s physiology and underlying issues (including but not limited to the menstrual cycle, how it affects performance, how it can be affected by dieting and training, birth control, PCOS, menopause, HRT, etc.  With the exception of pregnancy, which I am just not touching, it’s in there.  Supplements, dietary needs, how they change throughout the cycle.  It’s all in there.

But to give you an idea of what it’s about, here’s an excerpt from the first Chapter 1.

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