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Donna is 25 Pounds Down Since the New Year!

Donna is 25 Pounds Down Since the New Year!

When Donna shared her story in the Ketogenic Living Facebook Group, I thought it was fantastic! I asked her if I could share it on here and she was happy to oblige. So far, she's down 25 pounds since the New Year, but isn't stopping there. She wants everyone to know the great weight loss benefits of Keto. Here's Donna! Hi Craig, I was always a thin person. I could eat whatever I wanted and I didn't have any consequences for it. I was a carb junkie for 35 years. But then something happened. ...

Tracy Jumped Over the 50 Pound Hurdle!

Tracy Jumped Over the 50 Pound Hurdle!

Here's the story of Tracy, another very inspirational story that came across us at Ketogenic Living Facebook Group. Take it away Tracy - thank you for sharing! My name is Tracy Daubert, and I am a 23 year old Early Learning Educator. I can honestly say that I have always struggled with my weight, even in my early years. I remember trying to lose weight even as early as grade 6; I was constantly uncomfortable in my body and had very low self-esteem. That low self-esteem continued well into ...

Kim’s 140 Pound Transformation

Kim’s 140 Pound Transformation

This is the story of Kim, one of the very inspirational stories that come across us at Ketogenic Living Facebook Group. Take it away Kim! I've been overweight my entire life.  I can remember "doing" the Atkins diet when I was 5 or 6 years old, back when it first came out in 1972, with my mom.  I spent my whole life either on a "diet", or all out binging.  I just never found a happy medium where I could maintain my weight loss and change my lifestyle. In November of 2012, I found out I was ...

Low Carb High Fat: My Journey with Food

Low Carb High Fat: My Journey with Food

I first want to say that I made this site to try to help and motivate people that are in the same situation as I was. Confidence almost hitting ground none – not able and not wanting to live the life of being overweight. I've made a group on Facebook where all low carb high fat dieters’ can talk and get together for support, so if you’d like to join you can! Even if you haven't started a low carb high fat diet yet, don't hesitate to join us – we try to help everyone and answer everyone's ...

Hello World. My Journey From 350 Pounds to 190.

Hello World. My Journey From 350 Pounds to 190.

Where I Am Now Let's first start out with some basics. Now some of this may seem like unnecessary information but comparing it to my past, it's meaningful but that'll become more apparent as you keep reading. I currently sit at 190 pounds and have been at this weight for about a year now. I am 6'4 and have about 9.5% body fat. I lead a pretty active lifestyle in comparison to what it used to be. I frequent the gym 3-4 a week, go out to social gatherings another 2-3 times a week and work 5 ...

Health Benefits of Endurance Training

Health Benefits of Endurance Training

Endurance training does not just build up your muscle mass and strength, it also provides unquestionable health benefits improving the overall way your body looks, feels and performs. Irrespective of where you do your training – in an expensive gym with a personal trainer, at home in front of a TV, or with YouTube video guides and dumbbells in your hands, your body is sure to show some obvious improvements. What is Endurance Training? Endurance training is the act of exercising in a ...

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 ...

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, ...

The Fundamental Lifts to Master

The Fundamental Lifts to Master

The Squat. Well, do you want to learn how to do a proper squat? Well known Mark Rippetoe on the Squat: There is simply no other exercise, and certainly no machine, that produces the level of central nervous system activity, improved balance and coordination, skeletal loading and bone density, muscular stimulation and growth, connective tissue stress and strength, psychological demand and toughness, and overall systemic conditioning as the correctly performed full squat. I'll tell ...