Mary had been trying to lose weight for years. But nothing she tried was working. Then she switched up her breakfast routine... Let's talk about Mary's Personal Trainer Food results, and some concrete steps you can take to lose weight, too. When we first met Mary, it wasn't like she was eating a ton of junk food or calories. She's a registered nurse, so she knows … [Read more...]
Get The Facts About Healthy Dieting
Halloween Candy: 12 Fun Ideas for a Healthier Holiday
This year, consumers are expected to spend 2.7 billion... that's BILLION with a 'B' on Halloween candy. That means your trick-or-treater will be dragging home 3500-7000 calories worth of treats. But with 1 in 3 of American kids are overweight today, they really don't need all that sugar. Nor do you need to have that kind of temptation lurking around, just waiting for the … [Read more...]
Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle with PTF
We're all in this world together. So it makes sense to find ways to make it a better place. That's why we take pride in giving people a way to reduce trips to the grocery store, waste less food, and cook meals with energy-efficient microwaves. But what about all that packaging-- the box, foam, and even the dry ice? Here are some great ways to use your PTF box to reduce, … [Read more...]
The Cookie Diet Review: Worth a Try?
So you want to lose weight without giving up all your favorite things. That's why you're considering the “Cookie Diet.” America loses it's mind: WEIGHT LOSS COOKIES? YES PLEASE! Really, who doesn't like a good cookie? But the question is, will it actually work? The most popular cookie diets are the Hollywood Cookie Diet, Smart for Life diet, and Dr. Siegal’s … [Read more...]
Transformation: We Can’t Show You On Facebook
After just 8 weeks of Personal Trainer Food, Avelino made an amazing weight loss transformation. He lost a shocking amount-- over 50 pounds. That's more than 20% of his starting body weight. But something happened when we tried to share his weight loss transformation on Facebook: we were blocked! You be the judge. Is Avelino's transformation story too much for social … [Read more...]
Ready to Lose Some Weight? Read This…
Welcome to Personal Trainer Food I'm so glad you're here! You're in the right place if you want to start losing weight, and keep it off forever. I've got a lot of great information to share with you. I'm excited to give you even more weight loss tips, recipes, and advice-- for free. You'll feel better, look better, and gain more confidence as you take control of … [Read more...]
The Honest Truth About Rapid Weight Loss
Can I be brutally honest with you about rapid weight loss? Killer workouts and diet fads are NOT going to give you the long-term results you desire. Not by a long shot. My name is Mike Starks, CEO of Personal Trainer Food. And, I know firsthand how frustrating it is when you try EVERYTHING — and can’t lose weight. When I was young, I was a gym rat. Yeah, I was in … [Read more...]
Back to the Future: How Dieting Has Changed From 1985 to 2015
By Shane Allen CPT, WMS, CSN Today is October 21, 2015—that magical day we’ve all been waiting for when Christopher Lloyd takes Michael J. Fox“Back to the Future” (part 2.) There’s just one problem. Look around. There are no flying cars, no auto-lacing sneakers and no hover boards that actually hover. It seems we’ve been slacking on the creation of cool things for our … [Read more...]
52 Pounds Lost in 8 Weeks! How Did He Do it?
By Jan Hauser Weight Loss Coach, Personal Trainer Food Eight weeks ago, 10 men from different walks of life took on the RECON challenge. Eight weeks ago, we promised you that we would show you their real field-tested results. Now comes the moment of truth: does RECON work? See for yourself how the RECON challengers got stronger, leaner bodies, better family lives, … [Read more...]
How 3 Men Lost Over 50 Pounds In One Week with RECON (and how you can too)!
By Jan Hauser Weight Loss Coach, Personal Trainer Food RECON is our Exclusive Weight Loss Program for Men coming October 2015. Until then, we have 10 men test-driving RECON for you. They will give you the insider's scoop on how this program works so you can see for yourself if it is right for you. Last week, the men took some simple steps become mission-ready and … [Read more...]
RECON – The Exclusive Program for Men
By Jan Hauser Weight Loss Coach, Personal Trainer Food “Tactics without Strategy is the noise before defeat” Sun Tzu – Art of War Weight loss is a war; to win it you must have a complete, efficient strategy that fits into your daily battle of life. RECON gives you the precise strategy of a surgical strike so you can get in shape and feel great...fast! Personal … [Read more...]
Would your CEO post a shirtless selfie? Here’s why ours did!
By: Gunner Shroy Customer Support, Personal Trainer Food Personal Trainer Food CEO and Founder Mike Starks recently took off his shirt, snapped a selfie, and immediately sent it to the CEOs of Weight Watchers, Nutrisystem, Medifast, and Jenny Craig. What for? Inspired by our Walk the Walk challenge, Mike is challenging the CEOs of those companies to eat their own foods … [Read more...]
15 Genius Tips from Real People to Help You Lose Weight on Personal Trainer Food
By: Gunner Shroy Customer Support, Personal Trainer Food By week three of our 2015 Walk the Walk challenge we were all seeing results. So far, our group of 10 had lost a total of 100.8 pounds—but we were even more excited about our non-scale victories! You’ve probably heard us talk about non-scale victories before; these are the myriad of ways that you and your body are … [Read more...]
You Need to See This! After One Week on Our Walk the Walk Challenge, This Happens…
by Jan Hauser Weight Loss Coach, Personal Trainer Food Gunner works in Customer Support at Personal Trainer Food and is doing the Walk the Walk Challenge. The Walk the Walk Challenge is what some of us are doing here at headquarters to see what kind of results we can get eating the same menu items and following the same Guidelines—just like you do. Well, when Gunner … [Read more...]
Study: Blame Sugar & Carbs for Obesity
We woke up this morning to a published medical study that did not surprise us: Sugar and carbohydrates are the cause of obesity and diabetes. We’ve been saying this for years. The British Journal of Sports Medicine report1 says you should be eating protein and not worrying so much about fat to cut your risk of diabetes and other health problems. The study’s authors, … [Read more...]
Which Fat Burner Supplement is Right for You?
Are you thinking about going to your local health food store to see if there is something you can take to help burn fat faster? Find out which supplements will work for you with this quiz: Do you keep your wads of useless cash by your garbage can, just in case you feel the need to throw them away? Does the thought of having the jitters, anxiety, and constant itching … [Read more...]
Stealth Health: Healthy Food that Looks like Unhealthy Food
Company Creates New Bundt Cake Chicken. Looks like Bundt Cake, Filled With Chicken! Fort Worth, Texas (April 1, 2015) - PersonalTrainerFood.com continues to change the way Americans eat and lose weight with their new unconventional, but highly effective product introduction: Bundt Cake Chicken. It looks like a bundt cake, but is actually chicken! Pictured to the left, … [Read more...]
We Hate to Say We Told You So!
Every cell in your body needs cholesterol. You cannot function without it. But cholesterol is bad because high levels of cholesterol cause heart attacks, right? The truth is that cholesterol in food makes little difference in the cholesterol in your blood. Cholesterol in food gets broken down and discarded or used by your body. The cholesterol in your blood is made by your … [Read more...]
It’s pretty common knowledge that eating sugar will spike your blood sugar levels. As you probably know, when your blood sugar goes up your body releases insulin--a hormone released by the pancreas--to help bring it back down. But let’s get to the important and hidden question behind this: HOW does insulin get all of that excess glucose out of your blood supply? Most of us … [Read more...]
The Truth in Weight Loss, Part 3
Processed Foods – A country’s destruction In 1940, a group of islands in the South Pacific were considered some of the healthiest people in the world. Their obesity rates were non-existent, cancer and other diseases were rare. They led very happy, healthy and simple lives. They ate pork, fish, island vegetables and coconuts. Then World War II began. America began using … [Read more...]
The Truth in Weight Loss, Part 2
As a nation, we are overweight, yet we are one of the most nutritionally educated countries in the world. Is it possible that we have learned the wrong things? Say it isn't so! For the past 30 years, the experts have suggested the following: exercise more, eat less, count calories, avoid fat, eat whole grains, eat fruits. America has done exactly what the ‘experts’ have told … [Read more...]
The Truth about Weight Loss, Part 1
Have you seen this commercial? “I lost 10lbs in 3 minutes on the new Ab Professor! You can too!” Professional marketers know how to play on your emotions. They have it down to a science. Ignore their ads, their promises, their dreams of hope. Most are wasting your time and money. America is obese because America is confused. Every day we hear experts and opinions … [Read more...]
Real People, Real Results: Week 3
We asked our customers to record a quick video talking about their experience on Personal Trainer Food. It's no big surprise we found some great stories and amazing life changes. This week, Richard, Sara, Retta and others shared some of the wonderful victories they've experienced, from losing over 40 pounds to sleeping better, to finally finding a program they can stick to. … [Read more...]
Real People, Real Results: Week 2
We asked our customers to record a quick video talking about their experience on Personal Trainer Food. It’s no big surprise we found some great stories and amazing life changes. This week, Tandra and others talked about some of the great changes they have noticed and how they have carried over to their families as well. We think they say it best! … [Read more...]
Real People, Real Results: Week 1
We asked our customers to record a quick video talking about their experience on Personal Trainer Food. It’s no big surprise we found some great stories and amazing life changes. To kick things off, Scott, Reyna, Denise and others talked about how Personal Trainer Food's delicious and convenient meals have helped them to reach goals, reduce medications, and finally see … [Read more...]
My Monster Energy Drink Eye Wash Story
Okay, so it happened. Murphy’s law at its finest. The other day, I ran into the Chevron station to purchase gas and I noticed Monster Energy Drinks on sale: 2 for $4. Now, I don’t like admitting to everyone that I drink these crazy drinks, but I swear it’s only a once-a-month thing. Do they really give me energy? Maybe not, but I like to think they do. At 50 years … [Read more...]
Bariatric Surgery for Two-Year Olds?!
Obesity surgery at two years old… Really? As parents, our children are our #1 priority. As a father myself, three years ago I did a short reality series on childhood obesity. I worked with seven kids under the age of 13 to see if our Personal Trainer Food program could help them lose weight. Two of the female children at 13 years old weighed in at 270 pounds. Their … [Read more...]
Celebrity Weight Loss Rumors…
In 2013, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s aide revealed that the Governor had weight loss surgery. Long the subject of late night talk show jokes, the Governor said the surgery had everything to do with his health and family. But many speculated that Christie had the surgery in preparation for his 2016 political aspirations. Did he or didn't he? Like it or … [Read more...]
The Ultimate Weight Loss Gadget?!
The WWW is filled with articles about all the latest health crazes and weight loss technology. Gadgets of all sorts are offered to help us get a six-pack and slim thighs in just minutes a day. But this Ultimate Weight Loss Gadget literally takes the cake. Yup. What you are seeing in the image is correct. It's a personal stomach pump that sucks food from your stomach … [Read more...]
Are You Thinking About Lipo for Weight Loss?
Many people think ...daydream, even... that if they could just get the fat sucked out of them they could carry on with life just as they did before-- but thinner and better-looking. It's a tempting thought! Who wouldn't want a shortcut to a lean, sexy body? How Liposuction Got It's Start What we know today as "liposuction" actually dates back to the 1920's when … [Read more...]
HCG Diet Review: Does It Really Work?
Unless you've been living under a rock, there's no doubt you have heard about the HCG Diet. It has become amazingly popular in the last few years as a weight-loss "solution." The acronym "HCG" begs to be explained in order to understand how it is sold as a weight loss solution. So let's talk about what it is, and if it's right for you. HCG is an acronym for Human … [Read more...]
The Truth About Kobe Beef: Worth the Price?
Have you ever had Japanese Kobe Beef? Think again. The only way you could guarantee that you have eaten Kobe Beef is if you have gone to Japan. Why? Up until just a few years ago, you could not buy Japanese Kobe beef in this country. No matter how much money you spent. Kobe beef in America has been one of food's biggest scams on diners. Even if your favorite waiter at … [Read more...]
Extreme Wedding Day Weight Loss- How Far Would You Go?
Pre-wedding dieting is nothing new. In fact, the desire to lose weight for that dream wedding dress makes the Top 5 Things to Do for the big day. But unfortunately, many women procrastinate and wait until the very last minute. And then they take shortcuts. Crazy, desperate, and gross ones-- like sticking feeding tubes up their noses! Yuk! The New York … [Read more...]
“I’m Not Fat, I’m Big Boned!” — Have You Ever Heard This?
"I'm Not Fat, I'm Big Boned!" Is there any truth to it? Ellen, a Personal Trainer Food Customer in Wyoming shared her story with us. We thought her experience can help you de-bone this big-boned claim... once and for all. Here's what she wrote: "I'm just big boned." We utilize this phrase to try to explain, justify, or make excuses for our less-than-desirable height … [Read more...]