Motivation: Move Toward Your Goals

Motivation: Move Toward Your Goals

We've all been to the point of not wanting to get up to go to the gym, continue a diet, or do something positive. It happens to the best of us and it's definitely something that has hit me on several occasions. Sometimes we just get unmotivated, and sometimes it gets us on the worst day. We're all guilty of thinking in the negative, not wanting things. Everything is fine and normal, but there is no action in not wanting something. I'll give you a rundown of what I did to keep myself motivated to ...

Starting Strength [Beginner Routine]

Starting Strength [Beginner Routine]

This is one of the best and most used strength training routines recommended to new trainers. It emphasizes the gradual, but linear progression of strength by using only a handful of exercises. Whether you are coming back to training after a long break, or you are brand new to the field - this is ultimately going to be ideal for you to get in shape quickly. This program has been successful for over 30 years, with the simplistic idea of mastering the basics of effective compound lifting using ...

Keto Recipe: Delicious Chocolate Donuts

Keto Recipe: Delicious Chocolate Donuts

All these posts about treats just make me want more! Here's another favorite of mine that ended up being a daily affair, and a staple in my diet. Two good things at once? It almost seems too good to be true - but it's not. These chocolate donuts seriously pack a punch in taste, nutrition, and the guilt. Made from protein powder, you'd expect a consistency to that of a piece of cardboard but it's the secret of egg whites that really take it to a whole new level. Each bite you take will actually ...

Keto Recipe: Fluffy Buttermilk Pancakes

Keto Recipe: Fluffy Buttermilk Pancakes

You love 'em, I love 'em, we all love 'em. The little disks of joy have slipped into more than one of our dreams with their warm, fluffy texture and intoxicating smell.Even the most successful dieter can sink to the thought of some delicious pancakes. When you're on a low carb diet, gluten free diet, or ketogenic diet you don't just want any protein powder pancake that's all dried out.You want something that LOOKS like the real thing, that TASTES like the real thing, and most ...

Low Carb Flax Bread

Low Carb Flax Bread

One of the biggest things that I missed when I was on a ketogenic diet was bread, sweet sweet bread. It made life easy when I needed something quick, but it was never in my pantry because it's practically a carb overload. This was one of my go-to recipes when it came to low carb bread, and can be modified to fit any taste. You want sweet? Add some Da Vinci Sugar Free syrup. Want savory? Add some nuts or spinach.You can practically make any alteration to the bread to suit your needs, ...

Thin Crust Low Carb Pizza

Thin Crust Low Carb Pizza

Ketogenic Pizza, Low Carbohydrate Pizza, Healthy Pizza, Low-Calorie Pizza! - whatever name you give it, this perfect substitution for regular pizza is sure to be a hit. It hits most of the same notes as a regular pizza if you are comparing it to a thin crust that is.The star of this recipe is definitely the crust base:Very similar mouth feel and at a fraction of the guilt. Also one of my go to recipes just like the Cauliflower Fried Rice because you can top it with literally anything in ...

Crispy Cauliflower Fried Rice

Crispy Cauliflower Fried Rice

Cauliflower Fried Rice is one of the greatest inventions of the modern day. It tastes and looks pretty darn close to the real thing with a fraction of the calories, carbohydrates, and gives you many options to customize it to your own tastes. The Preparation1 head of cauliflower, grated 1 tablespoon soy sauce Pinch of salt Pinch of black pepper 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 tablespoon sesame oilOptional Mix InsBaconEgg Green onions Any type of peppers ...

Dieting Like You Don’t Mean It

Dieting Like You Don’t Mean It

Most people start off on a diet that promises fantastic results, but is also very restrictive. From low carb to low calorie to taking a pill - they promise it will get you the results you want. It might be for an upcoming event, a new year's resolution, or just an off-the-mill spawn of insight. So, why don't these diets work? Well, usually it's because they are too restrictive and people don't like to be restricted. Remember when your parents told you to not do something when you were younger, ...

Pre and Post Workout Nutrition Timing

Pre and Post Workout Nutrition Timing

Working out to improve your body composition takes patience, commitment, hard work, and planning. You have to fit it into your schedule, motivate yourself to workout, push yourself more and more each week, and persist despite how difficult it is at times. It's a grind.With all of the effort and discomfort that we must go through to get our ideal body, it is not surprising that there is so much debate about nutrient timing for optimal workout results. Some people swear by their post-workout ...

How Many Calories Should I Be Eating?

How Many Calories Should I Be Eating?

The first thing people usually ask is how many calories they should be eating. Well, that really depends on what your end goals are. Do you want to bulk up and put on as much mass as possible? Do you want to cut your fat and keep your muscle lean? Do you just want to lose weight? We'll look at what methods you should be using in order to calculate your caloric intake, along with what you should actually be eating in a healthy diet.This is an in depth look at calorie counting and how it's ...