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
Here they are! The homemade, no-bake, vanilla almond protein bars! What I especially like about these bars is that they're not only easy to make, they're not messy to make. Also, if you're feeling a little lazy, you can simply form them into protein balls instead of bars. These protein bars will give you 13 grams of protein and only 193 calories per serving (1 bar). Yum!
Many people don't realize that meal planning and food tracking are not the same thing. In many ways, meal planning is far superior, especially when you have a meal planning template. In this post, you will learn the difference between meal planning and macro tracking or food journaling, plus you'll get a free meal plan template!
Is a full body workout better? Full body workouts can be quite effective and they suit a lot of people's goals, schedules and preferences. The problem is when a training guru claims that full body workouts are superior to split routines for helping to increase fat loss. That's not necessarily true and here's why...
It's possible to build a lot of muscle with no split routine at all. Full body workouts have their place, especially for beginners, for time efficiency and for "back to basics" strength training. But suppose you have a physique and visual aesthetics goal and decided to go with a body part split. What is the best split routine for building muscle?
Soy is a popular protein source for vegans. But is soy protein bad for you? Some people can't eat it because they're allergic to it. But even if you don't have a food sensitivity, you might not be sure if soy is healthy. The popular media gives soy protein a lot of bad press, often with sensationalist headlines. Here's what science says...
Carb cycling has been promoted for by bodybuilders and dieters for years, with success stories reported often. I've personally used it myself and recommended it. But believe it or not, no research has ever been done to confirm whether it's effective. A recent scientific study has now given us new insights
In the last post, I shared 10 of the biggest fat loss diet problems, obstacles and challenges that readers told me were holding them back from reaching their fat loss goals. But in a pandemic year, a lot of people had a LOT of problems. Here are 10 more, along with how to solve them
Many people are struggling with the same fat loss diet problems. A few are almost universal like lack of consistency, struggles with sugar and food cravings, and overwhelm with tracking calories and macros. But for every problem, there is a solution...
I first read about the hierarchy of fat loss over a decade ago, and lately there's been a big resurgence of interest in the topic. Both coaches and athletes alike are keenly interested because so many people are still confused and overwhelmed about nutrition and failing to get results. The hierarchy of fat loss is all about priorities. Get your priorities right and results are guaranteed and overwhelm is gone