Vinnie unveils the three ways to lose weight. Lengthy discussion of Weight of A Nation Part 3, Arnold Schwarzenegger, the overreaching sugar and grain industries, and the lowdown on school lunches. Vinnie and Anna ponder what ever happened to PE class?
Vinnie discusses his sugar hangover, Genie Francis, the woman from England who weighs 63 stone, and getting c-blocked by Beau Bridges. Vinnie and Anna discuss the truth about the Dukan Diet, P90X, the ROM Machine, and whether or not you can get by on 4 minutes of cardio per week. Vinnie reveals the two essential pieces of equipment for your home gym. Big shout out to Rich Roll and his new book, Finding Ultra.
The rant big business will not appreciate is here! Vinnie goes off on Kashi, Kellogg's, Monsanto, High Fructose Corn Syrup, the FDA, and its ridiculous Food Pyramid. Shout outs to Dean Lorey (Arrested Development) and Jeff Jarvis (What Would Google Do). Brace yourselves for full-on Vinnie tirades.
More diet and nutrition info as Vinnie launches into the Bogalusa Study and the HBO Docuseries Weight of a Nation. Follow-ups on Skechers, Nutella, and our friend Jessica Gottlieb. Rants on all the stuff school doesn't teach us...health, education, even financial.
Michael Tortorich loses over 60 pounds with diet only, doing what Vinnie tells him to do. Heart rates and fat burning clarified. Fig Newtons, KFC, Feeding Tubes, and 1-800 Get-Thin are on the Vinnie rampage, along with strange celebrity diets and able-bodied assholes who park in handicapped spots. Don't miss the discussion on the scandalous world of Olive Oil.
Happy Mother's Day from Vinnie & Anna...shout outs to Bill Meadows and Blogger Jessica Gottlieb. Vinnie gets into his most comprehensive discussion of which grains we can and can't eat for weight loss, plus a great discussion about Gary Taubes (Why We Get Fat: And What to Do About It) and Peter Attia. Side boob also makes a cameo.
Vinnie goes undercover to get the skinny on bottled water. While at a wedding, he discusses high-end water with an inside source. He found out a few surprises about the water industry through the discussion. They go over the purification process, and recommend the "best bet" when it comes to drinking water. The conversation then turns to the different types of vodka.
Vinnie and Anna discuss getting in shape for the wedding, including the psychology some women have of losing weight fast to fit into a particular dress. They talk about fad diets setting up failure, and why weight packs on during motherhood. As Vinnie says, "Calorie in, calorie out" diets rarely work long term (such as Subway diet pitchman Jared who put back on weight).
Vinnie finally tells us which is better for losing weight: diet or exercise. They discuss how to reverse the middle-age spread through eating well and various ways to work out. And they talk about cardio, yoga and Pilates benefits.
Plus, Vinnie and Anna warn folks of the multi-level marketing schemes from Monavie. Vinnie tells the story of when he finally had enough with all of the people selling pyramid scheme style products. He fires back at their script when they claim the product works at a "cellular" level.
Anna gives her secret recipe for salad dressing.
As the show wraps up, they discuss sleep and what happens when we lack sleep.
Vinnie eulogizes George Lindsay and TV of yesteryear, calls out Kim Kardashian as a porn star in the process. Do you look like your Starbucks drink? Why you can't polish the turd that is the Sun Tan Mom. Vinnie and Anna talk about what they eat on a day-to-day basis, and openly invite Jackie Warner to come on the show to defend her crash diet plan.
Vinnie rallies for the Nutella cause! Biggest Loser, Bravo's Jackie Warner, and artificial sweeteners aren't safe from Vinnie's rants either. Plus, how to get started with fitness if you've got More To Lose. Nutella Lawsuit Commercial.
Vinnie goes on a double rant against a bad Starbucks worker and a bad 24 Hour Fitness trainer, but only one rant has a happy ending. Vinnie and Anna also dispute Amanda Beard & body dysmorphia, and a quite comprehensive discussions on Abs/Pilates/BOSU/Core ensues. A shout out to www.VillaCappelli.com olive oil is also in the mix.
Vinnie realizes Facebook debates are from the devil. Anna asks Vinnie to tell us everything he can about the history of running, running vs. jogging, and whether or not those Vibram "Five-Fingers" are worth the cash. Christopher McDougall's "Born To Run" also gets a shout-out.
Vinnie illuminates the world of Ultrasports while Anna lays down the facts about Gluten Free. Vinnie's fitness background, a yoga debate, and an obese cat are also discussed. Also mentioned: "Wheat Belly" by William Davis, and "Why We Get Fat & What To Do About It" by Gary Taubes.