I have always been a fitness nerd. Actually let me rephrase that, I have always been a nerd. Ever since I started martial arts at age 6 I always wanted to find a way to be quicker and faster than my opponents.
Diet - Calorie counting doesn't work. It doesn't. We need to eat the way we were designed to eat. There needs to be a comprehensive discussion about how you should be eating and how it can be done sustainably. None of this will work without the diet component.
There is a more personal reason as well to why we are so unique. Read about it here: http://www.allouteffort.com/2012/10/why-did-you-even-start.html