There are many misleading health articles, plenty of half-truths and an abundance of incorrect information. On today's podcast we focus on the concept of becoming 'toned.' Our definition of the word toned means - not just losing weight but maintaining or increasing your lean body mass in way that leads to visible muscle on your body. So how do you do it? Well, if you paid attention to most articles on the internet you would just have to perform these 8-10 different exercises every day, and in just a few short weeks you'd be toned. Can this advice work? Of course, if you've already done most of the hardest and longest work, changing exercises or adding different exercise comprised of different reps, tempos, and weight will help, but that's not the whole story. The purpose of this episode is to give you a better and clearer understanding of what getting toned means and how to go about doing it. What we covered The difference between health and getting toned up quickly. We're willing to bet that you'd be a little more hesitant to trade your body for that body if you understood just how poor their health typically was. Why habits are the real key to becoming toned in a sustainable way. The importance of patience if you're going to do this the correct way. The difference between optimal body types and forced body composition change. Why the basis of proper body composition change is nutrition and what you need to know about it. The basics of what's necessary in the kitchen. The basics of what's essential in the gym.