Tired Of Tracking Macros And Counting Calories? Here Are 2 Easy Alternatives

2023-03-31T17:44:49-04:00By |Meal Planning|

A lot of people struggle with tracking calories and macros (protein, carbs and fat) and hitting their ideal macro targets every day. In fact, many people are frustrated from day one because they can’t [...]

How To Get 10000 Steps A Day: 40 Easy Ways To Walk More

2023-03-20T12:23:03-04:00By |Cardio Training, Exercise & Fitness, Health|

Many people would like to get more active by walking more and upping their step count. The problem is, they're intimidated by the 10,000 steps goal or they think it's impossible, either due to their current fitness and stamina levels being low, or even more often, because they don't have more time to commit to it. The truth is, while 10,000 a day is a challenge, it may be easier than you think when you know how... Here are 40 simple ways to do it

The Double Edged Sword Of “Healthy” Fast Food

2023-03-10T20:02:32-05:00By |Classic Posts, Food & Nutrition|

A Burn the Fat Blog Archives Classic. Originally published March 15th, 2010. What’s on the menu at fast food restaurants lately? Ironically enough, the answer increasingly is… “health food!” Even more incongruous, many fast [...]

How Many Carbs Per Meal To Lose Weight? 

2023-02-10T16:38:28-05:00By |Food & Nutrition, Meal Planning|

How many carbs can you eat per meal without storing it as body fat? This has become a common question, and a part of the reason is due to low carb diets getting so popular. But you don't have to be scared of carbs, you simply need to know how to set them right for your goals and needs. Follow the 5 "carb-setting factors" in this post and you'll know exactly how many carbs to eat per meal without a doubt

The New Rules Of Setting Your Macros (Protein, Carbs, And Fat Made Simple)

2023-01-28T13:47:49-05:00By |Food & Nutrition, Meal Planning|

The "protein-first" method is a new, alternative, and most important - ultra simple - way of setting your macronutrients, aka "macros" - protein, carbohydrate and fat - that many nutrition coaches are starting to use and embrace because it's so simple. Having a simple method is helpful because crunching macro numbers is one of the first stages in the meal planning process where many people get confused and frustrated

Does Fasted Cardio Burn More Fat? (An Update)

2023-01-28T13:05:24-05:00By |Cardio Training, Weight Loss & Fat Loss|

Does fasted cardio burn more fat? 20 or 30 years ago, almost everyone in fitness and bodybuilding thought so. You can count me in that group. I was a 1990s and 2000s era competition bodybuilder and I did a lot of fasted cardio first thing in the morning. Back then I also recommended cardio on an empty stomach to my training clients for burning more fat. Today the research is clear: Fasted cardio works, but it doesn't work better than fed cardio. Read the blog to learn why

What is the Best Time of Day to Work Out? Here’s What Science Says

2023-01-13T20:00:14-05:00By |Exercise & Fitness, Weight Training|

What is the best time of day to work out? I wouldn’t blame you if you were confused about this because everyone seems to have an opinion: Conventional wisdom says train in the morning to start your day right. But some coaches argue that it's better to train later in the day due to circadian rhythms. New research has shed some light on the "best time to train," including the best time to lift if you want to gain muscle...

Easy Meal Prep Ideas To Burn More Fat In 2023

2023-01-07T10:53:47-05:00By |Meal Planning|

Meal prepping (aka “meal prep”) is often misunderstood. Many people think meal prepping and meal planning are the same thing. The truth is, they go hand-in-hand, but they’re different. In this post, first I’ll quickly explain that difference, and then I’ll show you how I do meal prep, and how you can use these great meal prep ideas too to burn more fat (or build more muscle)

Go to Top