Easy Protein Guide

For those who have no clue on nutrition, learn the basics on the protein macronutrient.

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Learning Fitness Hurts My Brain

New year, new you, etc. You're trying. You're trying to do better, so that means you're trying to make an effort to read up on all this fitness stuff. But it's hard. For one thing, it seems like everything contradicts itself. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Ua-WVg1SsA That's kind of the problem with research itself. Results can always be skewed … Continue reading Learning Fitness Hurts My Brain

Managing Your Macros 7: Timing, Frequency, Donuts

Whether you eat 3 times a day or 6 times a day, that's not going to help you get bigger/smaller if you're not aware of the overall calories and macros. For people who struggle eating, smaller portions more often can help putting down those calories. But it's the result of putting down more calories that make … Continue reading Managing Your Macros 7: Timing, Frequency, Donuts

Managing Your Macros 4: Intermittent Fasting, Hearty Breakfast

Whoops: a typical can of Coke is 12oz not 32oz. I was thinking of those uber beer cans. Remember how to drink more water: increase your water intake is to put down more earlier in the day. The best resource for comprehensive Intermittent Fasting information is through Andy Morgan and his website RippedBody. But for a very simple and streamlined … Continue reading Managing Your Macros 4: Intermittent Fasting, Hearty Breakfast

Managing Your Macros 3: Superfoods, Fruits, and Juice

Episode three of the Managing Your Macros podcast, y’all:   Here’s a quick write-up for those who prefer to eat up info with their eyeballs instead of their earballs. Don't Look for "Perfect" Foods Even if you don't pay too much to nutrition, there's some sense of what's "right" and "wrong". Vegetables are good for you. Too … Continue reading Managing Your Macros 3: Superfoods, Fruits, and Juice

Managing Your Macros 2: Rice and Noodles

Episode two of the Managing Your Macros podcast, y'all: Here's a quick write-up for those who prefer to eat up info with their eyeballs instead of their earballs. Plan, Don't Pressure Now that you're at least aware of macros, it's time to consider your strategy. How are you going to approach this? Remember the mantra from last … Continue reading Managing Your Macros 2: Rice and Noodles

Managing Your Macros 1: Cereal and Brownies

New podcast, y'all: Here's a quick write-up for those who prefer to digest their information visually. What are macros? Counting calories is good, but controlling the overall intake alone doesn't yield the desired results for most people. "I'm under 1500 calories, but I'm not looking lean and mean. Why?" - Ben Franklin Macros (and micros) are the … Continue reading Managing Your Macros 1: Cereal and Brownies

Lifestyle: Plan and Do

How's everyone doing with their fitness resolutions so far? We realize that macro tracking isn't for everybody, but it's important to adapt some sort of documentation. You can't be an intuitive eater from the get go-- you don't know what's in food! Sure, some people seem to be able to lock down nutritional info with photographic-like memory. But for … Continue reading Lifestyle: Plan and Do