With warmer temperatures around the corner you're probably going to want to go back to your summer weight so here are a slew of healthful, wholesome tips to help you lose that winter fluff in a sustainable manner! There are a number of tactics you could use to lose fat but the reason why any of them work is because you ultimately end up creating a "caloric deficit" by eating less calories than your body needs. Diet is the most important factor because you can't out-exercise a … [Read more...] about 5 Tips To Lose That Winter Weight Gain
Since it is the new year and the traditional food-laden holidays have peaked and everyone is trying to lose some weight, this is a good topic to write about. So... let's answer the title first. Is weight loss as simple as being in a caloric deficit? Yes. The short answer is yes. If you eat less calories than your body burns, you will lose weight, but I want to go beyond those simplicities. Now, let's get to what I really want to talk about: This infographic that's been around the Internet … [Read more...] about Are Diets for Weight Loss as Simple as Eating in a Caloric Deficit?
My latest YouTube video was in response to a question about my physique. This video got a lot more comments than usual and so it is deserving of its own blog post. I touched upon a lot of topics and basically just told it like it is. Watch it below or just read about it below since you're on my blog and it's for reading. 😊 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ihbxmAmMNQ Summary... Over the years I've often gotten negative comments online about my physique or comments alluding to me being … [Read more...] about Body Image Perceptions and Issues as a YouTuber
About a month ago, a wonderful redditor suggested that my website needs index pages. They were so very right, and I thank them graciously from the bottom of my heart for telling me that. Sometimes the simplest things go by the wayside and we lose the forest from the trees. I guess that's what happens when you go from worrying about making content, to having too much content and not making it easy to find. Anyhoo, here's a basic index of all blog posts related to nutrition that I've ever written. … [Read more...] about Nutrition Index
It was Sunday morning. I was productive all morning and then as I was walking my doggie, I started to have a peculiar craving for bacon, which I don't get often. Through most of my life I have avoided bacon because I used to think it was bad for me. But since I've been on the ketogenic diet for the better half of this year, whose main tenet is severe carbohydrate restriction which must be replaced with fat and protein, I have to remind myself that it's okay to eat things like bacon! So in … [Read more...] about Easy Crispy Bacon Recipe
This is a follow up to my massive beginners guide to the very low carb, high fat, ketogenic diet. The question I keep getting lately is “Can you share what a typical day of eating looks like for you?” and this post is meant to address that. So in this post i'll be sharing some of the keto-friendly foods and meals I eat on a regular basis or daily. If you're not sure what foods qualify as "keto" friendly, then have a look over at this food pyramid: Full disclosure: I don't have … [Read more...] about What I actually eat on the low carb, high fat, ketogenic diet
What you're getting into: 9000+ words if you read them all. How long it will take? Forever if you get distracted by... OH LOOK, CAT PHOTOS. I've been writing fervently so strap in and FOCUS damn you, FOCUS! This is a follow up to my article: When is a calorie not a calorie? In there I say how for a couple years I mostly counted calories to deal with fat loss (or muscle gain) and now I've been refining that approach. I've been feeling how different macronutrient ratios (ratio of carbs, … [Read more...] about All About The Keto Diet: A Beginners Guide
Hey everybody, it's been a while since I've created a nutrition-related post... but the time has come for me to start unloading info off my brain. I've been focusing on making YouTube videos to help people with mobility or strength training, but nutrition is just as important in regards to health, especially as one gets older, so I'm happy to be writing about this! If you're a long-time reader of my blog, you'll know that I lost a bunch of fat by simply counting my calories and making sure I … [Read more...] about When is a calorie not a calorie? Understand why all calories are not the same.
This is a trick that cognitive-behavior therapists employ to prevent binge-eating. As soon as you know you are going to binge, simply start talking out loud and neutrally describe what you are planning on doing. It is crucial you don't mock or disparage yourself in any way. Just neutrally describe your plan, and neutrally describe the implications it will have for you. Here are a couple examples... Example #1: The Oreo Binge... "I am going to open this bag of Oreo's and start eating … [Read more...] about I’m a stress/binge-eater. How do I prevent that from happening?
The holiday season is pomegranate season! I know you're probably not buying too many of them though cause the seeds take a long time to remove.... But now you have no excuse with this cool method I have to share with you! Enjoy! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NzOgotkhrME&feature=youtu.be Bloopers! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kyuNW_ORxe4 … [Read more...] about Whack the seeds out of a pomegranate! [Video]