• Bodybuilding,  Fat Loss,  Lifestyle,  Nutrition,  Women's fitness

    Can You Lose Weight Without Exercise?

    Written by Aj of moccasinguru.com Losing weight without exercise requires a calorie deficit. You need to consume fewer calories than your body uses every day. The right filling foods and getting rid of water weight can get you well on your way to weight loss extreme and even losing a pound a day. I’ve always struggled with my weight, and it started impacting my life. Clothes fit strangely because of a disproportionate belly. Strangers sneered and looked at me like a lazy low-life. I had to make a change, but I find workouts difficult, and frankly, I haven’t always got the time. So it got me thinking, can you lose…

  • Health,  Nutrition

    50% Off Amazing Grass Supplements

    Amazing Grass offers numerous products to guarantee ways to get your greens + fruits every day. Life isn’t perfect. Our schedules, budgets, and even fridge space don’t permit us all to store and prepare the variety of fruits and vegetables required for daily consumption. I love salad and eat it daily. I like fruit, but I don’t eat fruits daily. Honestly, I go through phases of what veggies and fruits I feel like eating. I recently got off a months-long brussels sprouts kick. Now I’m on to an Asian salad obsession. I know a few salads a day and a sporadic fruit intake is not going to ensure that I…

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    My Lunches in Pictures: 2017-2020

    The gallery of images that follows is in no way all the lunches I’ve had from 2017 to 2020. It’s a snapshot to show the basic composition of lunches, a macro scheme I’ve followed from 2007 when I first read and adopted the nutrition principles in Burn the Fat Feed the Muscle by Tom Venuto and Nutrient Timing by sports nutrition scientists Dr. Robert Portman and Dr. John Ivy. Adhering to the knowledge in those books and making adjustments based on my evolving goals, I’ve maintained muscle and stayed between 13-16% body fat from 2007-2020. What do all these meals have in common besides being my lunches? Balanced Macros: A…

  • Nutrition,  Recipes

    Thanksgiving Leftovers w/ Asian Twist

    Below is a simple Thanksgiving leftover recipe. Actually, it’s so simple, it’s less of a recipe and more of a combination of a few ingredients that can easily be retrieved from a supermarket shelf — aside from the turkey leftovers themselves, of course. I had the meal featured in this post after 10 PM; therefore, no carbohydrates are in this meal. Remember, carbohydrates fuel activity. The body seeks carbs during physical exertion, something I don’t do at 10 PM. Eliminating carbs at night or when you’re less physically active is an easy way to avoid storage of unburned calories. Here are the simple ingredients of my late-night Thanksgiving leftover meal:…

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    Nutrition,  Summer Slim Down

    Updated: Why You Need to Log Calories

    Some personal trainers and “health gurus” don’t believe in logging calories. Instead, they say “eat when you’re hungry.” I don’t agree with that. I know from experience that eating below or too far above the amount of calories your body requires (for muscle gain, fat loss, or maintenance) can sabotage any prospect of reaching your goals. For someone serious about reaching athletic and/or aesthetic goals, not tracking your calorie and micronutrient needs is the equivalent of winging it and hoping for the best — it’s simply lazy. When I started working out in 2002, I had no clue how to eat for optimum health and fitness. In fact, I thought…

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    Pre-Workout Salmon Meal

     Ingredients: Salmon fillet Frozen green beans Minute brown rice and quinoa Coconut oil Green curry paste Directions: Pre-heat oven at 400° Bake salmon for 15-20 minutes Pan-sear green beans and rice together, stirring in curry paste and coconut oil All done! Why’s this meal good for pre-workout? This meal is rich in protein and complex carbohydrates. Both aid greatly in supporting athletic training and staying energized. The green beans are also an excellent source of vitamins and minerals. SylviaAs an athlete for over 18 years and a broke single mom for most of that time, I created this site to aid not only broke single parents to a life…

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    Women, Here’s How to Decrease Bloating & Get Regular

    This article is about bathroom irregularity — infrequent bowel movements, that is not only annoying but can cause bloating. It’s not a sexy topic, we all know. But it affects many people, especially women. Firstly, this article is not for people with medically related bathroom irregularity. I’m a personal trainer, not a gastroenterologist. However, as a personal trainer, I have quite regularly helped clients get regular. Change your dieting philosophy In my experience, bathroom irregularity is widespread among women for one reason: crazy ideas about dieting. Many women want to look great — everyone does, but the methods a large majority of women use to that end: exotic, short-term diets;…

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    Custom Meal Plans

    What Comes in Your Meal Plan? ABCs of healthy eating guide – What is an A grade food, what is a D grade food? A quick guide to selecting top-quality foods to stay lean with little effort. Custom meal plan based on your body goals, activity level, and body composition (most accurate way to determine nutritional needs). A day of meals guide (breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks) Nutrition principles you can follow for life! Email any time and phone support (by appointment) for any questions you may have Healthy recipes Healthy Foods Grocery List: Go-to Nutritional Values Guide:Ready to Reach Your Nutritional Goals? Below is what I need to know…