Episode 53: FAT Versus PHAT and The 20 Metabolic Off Switches artwork
Cut The Fat Weight Loss Podcast

Episode 53: FAT Versus PHAT and The 20 Metabolic Off Switches

  • 53:20
  • June 13th 2012

In this episode we take inspiration from the culture of the 1980's to teach the concept of viewing the world through the goggles of a fitness minded person to get active!In the late 80's to early 90's kids use to use the term PHAT to describe a girl who was Pretty Hot And Tempting (PHAT), Dr. Ray, however, has a different meaning for the acronym PHATa€¦this acronym will open your eyes to the endless possibilities for activity in an average day.A Also in this episode we discuss the 20 "Metabolic Off Switches" as described by Dr. Robert K. Cooper in his book, Flip The Switch, Lose the Weight! The 20 Off Switches are:Starting the Day On the Wrong FootGiving in to activity inertiaWeakening muscle fibersLiving in the darkStarving yourself of oxygenBecoming dehydratedMaxing out on caffeineOverimbibingSlumping your way to fat gainRaising body temperatureLiving with hormonal imbalancesTensing upGiving into stressSkipping meals or snacksFalling into the sugar blahsGetting stuck on the fat trainStarving for proteinAccidentally overeatingCollapsing when evening comesNot getting enough sleepA


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