Keeping It Off: Is Maintaining Weight Loss Mostly Mental?

2024-02-23T19:14:37-05:00By |Weight Loss & Fat Loss|

Losing weight only to gain it all back sucks. But unfortunately, within a year or so, it happens to at least 80% of dieters. Why do 80% fail? And how do the 20% succeed? Weight loss researchers have studied this and diet and exercise guidelines for weight loss maintenance have been widely published. But what about mindset? Is it possible that the mental side of maintenance is more important than the physical? Read on and find out what science says about it...

How To Keep Weight Off After Losing It

2024-02-17T15:05:57-05:00By |Weight Loss & Fat Loss|

So the strategy to keep weight off is simple: If you want to get rid of excess weight and then maintain your weight loss, don't just study weight losers, study weight loss maintainers. Find out what the most successful weight loss maintainers do and do the same things yourself. But how do you find maintainers and discover their successful strategies?  Here's how...

The Best Sweet Potato Protein Pancakes

2024-02-09T08:50:58-05:00By |Recipes|

Sweet potatoes are incredibly nutritious and are one of the most popular starchy carb choices on fat loss, bodybuilding, and fitness diets. I would rank them among the top five starchy carbs. Most people think of sweet potato as the carb source for a dinner, along with a protein and vegetable. But wait until you try these sweet potato protein pancakes for breakfast! Amazing!

The Myth Of 1 Thing

2024-01-26T09:25:08-05:00By |Health, Weight Loss & Fat Loss|

I'm sure you've seen ads like this before: "Cut out this 1 food group and watch the pounds melt away." Why do we see ads like these so often? Because advertisers know they work. They hit a psychological hot button. Harsh truth: There's no 1 thing that's going to transform your body and health. If it were that easy, no one would be obese. No one would have type 2 diabetes. No one would have heart disease.

Healthy Hoppin John With Black-Eyed Peas And Pork Tenderloin

2024-01-19T16:22:51-05:00By |Recipes|

Black eyed peas with rice, onions, celery, bell pepper, pork, and creole seasoning makes a classic Southern recipe also known as "Hoppin John." In the South, it's a tradition to eat Hoppin John on New Year's Day to bring you good luck in the year ahead. The traditional recipe uses smoked ham, sausage, or bacon. Our Burn the Fat, Feed the Muscle Hoppin John is made with lean pork tenderloin and large portions of veggies, making it ultra-healthy. Perfect macros for burning fat. Great for meal prep too!

41-Year Old Mom Of 5 Achieves “Holy Grail” Of Fitness

2024-01-05T09:35:11-05:00By |Body Recomposition, Burn The Fat Challenge, Transformations|

Laura, a 41-year old mother of 5, made an impressive body transformation in the 12-week Burn the Fat, Feed the Muscle Challenge. She not only lost fat including cutting her waist measurement by 4 inches, she also built solid muscle at the same time - the "Holy Grail" of fitness goals... Here, in her challenge essay, she tells how she did it - nutrition, weight training, cardio training, mental training...

The Power Of Being An Example: A Man’s Transformation At 57

2024-01-05T10:07:43-05:00By |Burn The Fat Challenge, Transformations|

Introducing Ellis Goins, the Men's winner of the 12-week Burn the Fat Challenge. At the age of 57, Ellis transformed his body, dropped over 17 pounds of body fat, lost 4.3 inches off his waist and gained muscle at the same time. After a difficult year where his fitness had slipped, he made an amazing comeback with clear goals, a powerful motivation strategy and a strong why (purpose)... the result of his planning, effort, and perseverance through obstacles and injury was first place. Read on to learn more...

Spanish Sazon Chicken Stew (High Protein… Perfect Macros!)

2024-01-19T13:55:47-05:00By |Recipes|

The combination of sazon with smoked paprika in this stew creates an incredible flavor that's bold and yet not overly spicy. You get a healthy dose of veggies from crushed tomatoes, onion and green pepper, and the potatoes make it hearty and filling. To keep it traditional, add Spanish stuffed olives. This is belly-warming comfort food at its best. Hard to believe it has 44g of protein and only 443 calories... and it's so filling, you may find yourself satisfied with a smaller portion of 350 calories

Optimizing The 4-Day Split Workout: Sets, Volume, Frequency

2023-12-01T19:47:06-05:00By |bodybuilding, Weight Training|

Want to build more muscle the way champion bodybuilders do it? Then read on. In this post, I’ll answer the biggest questions about training volume: “How many sets, how many sets for big vs small muscles, how do you track/count the sets, and how many days in a row should you train on a 4-day split.

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