How To Cure Yourself From Keto

You can count on them just like you can count on the sun to rise in the East each morning. Gimmicky diets are not going away. I like to believe there are a growing number of science and evidence based practitioners, such as myself, who will slowly shift the tide of nutritional and fitness dogmas […]

The Top 5 Reasons You Aren’t Losing Weight On Your Diet And How to Fix Them

It’s Saturday morning, and you slowly start to stir in your bed. The sun has started to peek through your window, and you yawn, stretch, and start to blink away the goobers from your eyes. You wake up to use the restroom, and you remember………”Hey, I’ve been dieting for a week solid, and I’ve been […]

“Good” Health Advice That Was Actually Bad

Binary thinkers have a difficult time improving their health. Actively approaching a dilemma with the thought process that there is one “right” extreme and one “wrong” extreme is a sure fire way to run into some serious problems. There have been many pieces of health advice which appear to be helpful on the surface, but […]

On Information Overload, the Things That Matter, and How to Simplify Your Fitness

The following is a guest article from Slyvon Blanco, owner of Von Blanco Fitness and author of No Nonsense Fat Loss: A Practical Guide to Simplifying Your Fitness for the Real World — a no-fluff fitness book that gives you a blueprint on designing a fitness lifestyle that gets you the results you need in the time you […]

Macronutrient Options: Setting Yourself Up For Success

One of the first questions our online training clients ask is “What are my macros?” Macronutrient numbers are a red-hot fitness discussion item and have been for the last few years. Everywhere you turn, someone is talking about their “macros” and is trying to tweak his/her numbers to optimize their hard-earned gains. “Macros” are short […]

How To Avoid Holiday Fat Gain Without Counting Calories

***For help creating your post-holiday shred plan, apply for online coaching here. Please don’t be the person who shows up to your holiday party with a food scale. There are many ways to ensure you stay on point with your diet during the holiday season. The time from Thanksgiving to New Year’s is a tumultuous […]

How To Save Calories On A Diet

The goal when on a diet is to eat less calories than your body needs so we tap into our fat stores for energy. Whether you believe fully in “CICO” – calories in vs. calories out, or you are more in the “calories don’t matter“/clean eating camp, you will need to eat less if you […]

The Dumbest Myth In Nutrition – Part Two

Reductionist theories in the world of fitness are nothing new. Pay close attention and you will notice they pop up with alarming frequency. The titles of such articles (and advertisements) are obnoxiously in your face, and extremely commonplace. “The Top 10 Fat-Causing Meals At Fast Food Restaurants.” “Drinking soda increases belly fat by 53%.” “Fruit […]

The 10 Fat-Loss Commandments

The following is a short excerpt from an article I wrote for Muscle Food, UK. Enjoy. Jason     There are certain things which are FACTS if you want to lose fat. There is no way around them – if you are going to lean out – your belly, your love handles, or your Dad […]

The Dumbest Myth In Nutrition

All one needs to do is take a close look at their social media feed across various venues to see a world strife with nutritional myths. The titles of such articles (and advertisements) are obnoxiously in your face, and extremely commonplace….. “Detox your liver with apple cider vinegar………………” “Sugar is addictive and has properties of […]