• Do-It-Yourself,  Fat Loss,  General,  Health,  Lifestyle,  Nutrition

    Understanding and Manipulating Macronutrients

    Our bodies require three types of macronutrients: carbohydrates, proteins, and fats. These nutritional categories are further subdivided based on variations in composition and nutritional content. Through understanding these variations, you can adjust your choices to better fuel and recover from workouts and improve your overall health. Calories per gram/macronutrient: Carbohydrates: 4 calories per gram Proteins: 4 calories per gram Fats:…

  • 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…

  • 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.…

  • Health,  Lifestyle,  Nutrition

    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,  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…

  • Nutrition,  Summer Slim Down

    Why You Need to Log Calories

    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…

  • Nutrition

    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…

  • Health,  Lifestyle,  Nutrition

    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…