Richard Branson leaned back and thought for a second. The tropical sounds of his private oasis, Necker Island, murmured in the background. Twenty people sat around him at rapt attention, wondering what a billionaire’s answer would be to one of the big questions—perhaps the biggest question—of business. The group had been assembled by marketing impresario Joe Polish to brainstorm growth options for Richard’s philanthropic Virgin Unite. It was one of his many new ambitious projects. Virgin Group already had more than 300 companies, more than 50,000 employees, and $25 billion per year in revenue. In other words, Branson had personally built an empire larger than the GDP of some developing countries.
Thank you for that info Patrick.
My BF% would be a multiple of yours. Too embarrassed to say what it is. I've never had it measured properly - just go according to my hip measurement. My excuse is that I'm female and at a particular stage of life where it sometimes feels like a losing battle. I do cardio (a la Mark Sissons and the programme on my Polar HRM) 4 to 5 days a week. I'd started weights but noted Lyle McDonald's advice not to until I'd dropped my BF% to a particular level.
My question re carbs did not really relate to refeeds, just the amount of carbs you should eat following a workout. Subsequently I read an interview with Martin where he seemed to say that carbs in the form of fruit would be more appropriate for women. That feels right. Much as I love potatoes, I feel they were part of my problem for a long time.
I have restricted calories my entire adult life and gotten up to 250 pounds. I am a woman 5 foot 5. I work out 2 to 3 hours every single day, and i work out HARD and switch it up, cardio, resistance training, classes and so on. I eat 700 – 1400 calories every day.. no dairy… low carbs… mostly just chicken and vegetables and all the good stuff.. I could write a book on nutrition. I am down to 200 pounds and have been stuck for a month now, cannot lose another ounce to save my life, even though I do different exercises, eat different things, take vitamins, drink plenty of water and so on. I track everything I eat. Yes, this absolutely DOES exist.