• Sugar Free Transformation

    Losing weight can be wonderful, but keeping it off is the ultimate goal. In order to keep weight off, you do have to make a “lifestyle change.” I used to roll my eyes at that phrase. It sounded as appealing as, Tax Audit, or Root Canal. The phrase Lifestyle Change can conjure up images of […]

  • Train For Joy 2023

    As we begin 2023, I find my self thinking about the growing number of people who are struggling with their weight, and I ask myself these questions: Why do people choose to eat foods that don’t make them feel well? Why do people want workouts that burn calories instead of training programs that build ability […]

  • Benefits of Insulin Sensitivity

    In 2008, I quit eating added sugar and doing traditional cardio exercise. this change led to the insulin sensitivity that is the key to my permanent recovery from obesity. Catherine Gordon Training is quite simply a way to eat and train for insulin sensitivity. Insulin sensitivity refers to the body’s ability to respond to and […]

  • Sugar speeds up aging. Here’s How to replace it.

    Too much sugar can damage your skin’s collagen and elastin proteins, which are responsible for keeping your skin looking young and healthy.  It can also lead to wrinkles, age spots, and sagging skin.  Additionally, eating too much sugar can cause your body to produce more advanced glycation end products (AGEs). These AGEs are chemical compounds […]

  • Free Keto Diet by Chat GPT

    Chat GPT created this 1400 calorie per day ketogenic diet plan. Amazing! Here is the instruction I typed in at Chat AI: create a 7 day ketogenic meal plan at 1400 calories per day The unedited answer appears below: Here is a 7-day ketogenic meal plan that provides approximately 1400 calories per day: Day 1: […]

  • 28 Day Sugar Detox

    28 Day Sugar Detox

    I got off of sugar 14 years ago, and I don’t miss it at all. This is the food list I still use today. Yesterday’s food list is below. Sugar Detox Shopping List No Sugar, No Grains, No Processed Vegetable Oils = No Cravings! 1. In The Produce Aisle Eat a variety of non-starchy vegetables  […]

  • Three Reasons to Improve Insulin Sensitivity.

    Three Reasons to Improve Insulin Sensitivity.

    In 2018, I read Edward Bullmore MD’s book on the connection between inflammation and depression. That was also the year when I learned how to reduce the carbohydrates in my diet to the point where I no longer experienced any hunger or cravings between my two meals a day. Diet and Exercise Improve Insulin Sensitivity. […]

  • How I Gained Weight, How I Lost it, and How I Keep It Off.

    My unwanted weight gain started with two conditions, one genetic, and the other environmental. Condition Number One: Dopamine Resistance. I was born with a mutation of the A1 allele of the D2 dopamine receptor. This mutation can be found in hunter gatherer populations, and in the descendants of groups of people who experienced severe prolonged […]

  • The Life Changing Power of Fulfillment

    When your physical, emotional, and spiritual needs are fulfilled, the whole world benefits. Think of the people who do good things in your community. Right now, I’m picturing my friends who teach, practice health care, provide services to seniors, support arts and recreation, and help people who lack the basic necessities of life. These people […]

  • How To Feel Good Again

    How To Feel Good Again

    Good Food and Training Can Help You Enjoy The Simple Things Once More. When I was a little girl, I rarely wanted to stop playing in order to eat. I would rather play outside in the sandbox or on the swings. On rainy days I didn’t want to leave my dolls or drawing in order […]