I liked the practical approach took with the book. Maria starts by breaking down what excuses are and how they can stop our flow. She encourages that through hard work, your goals can be met. However the reality is that this is rarely the cause for getting fat and not achieving your goals. There are actually very few BAD FOODS. I learned from an old university professor who said, "There's no such thing as good or bad food; there is. I never know how she does it, but she finally put onto paper, how she organizes a demanding life, prioritizes health and strategizes daily excuses. David Casler, husband, father and Former Marine. Maria Kangs goal is to inspire. If you cannot afford these regularly then go for the grain-fed, store-bought type because they carry minimal body fat. Cooking Spray: Only buy the ones made from canola or olive oil Cheese: Typically the cheeses that have a stronger taste will serve more purposes. However, I will lay down some guidelines that will give you a better chance of seeing your six-pack sooner than later. Eating some of these foods immediately after your workout will do little harm because they will be converted right into your muscles, but you. Don't confuse these for good sources of protein. Frozen Desserts Ice Cream: Again, more sugar to transform your six pack into a keg. Click Image To Enlarge. Author, Vince Del Monte. Sugar Oil-Laden Sauces: Whether it is ketchup, barbecue or horseradish sauce, the majority of. The trouble most of us have is in finding and keeping our motivation long enough to see results. Ms. Kang says it takes 3 days of concerted effort to bust through an excuse, 3 weeks to form new habits, and 3 months to make a. Maria's philosophy is very doable and sustainable. this isn't a low carb, or low fat, or low sugar, or another "cut something out completely" diet. it's a balanced diet, and an expectation that you will do some exercise. For a generation of mothers who are ready to make their health a priority, her message is so refreshing.-. Barbie Caulder, No Excuse Mom Regional Manager, mom and Navy wife. I went from 230 to 177lbs after I stopped making excuses. Call your wife. This fridge is getting a cleaning. Click Image To Enlarge. Is Your Fridge One You Can Be Proud Of? Don't be surprised if you are more motivated to parallel the cleanliness of the fridge with the cleanliness of the foods inside the. And, did I mention, he'll be relying on your kitchen and food supply. The question is this. Is your kitchen prepared for your guest? Will he look inside your fridge and be impressed with your nutritional choices or will he cancel his photo shoot and.