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Make sure you get the low down with our guide to keto.
Visually Estimating Body Fat Percentage

Visually Estimating Body Fat Percentage

Everyone has different body fat distribution, so I tried to find a few pictures of different people between each range. The amount of lean muscle that you have plays a huge role in determining how you will look. Someone with more muscle can look as though they have a higher body fat percentage when muscle separation isn’t clear. The amount of veins that can be saw over the body is known as vascularity and this will decrease as body fat increases. Muscle definition is the same way – typically ...

Keto Diet Plan: The Best and Worst Low Carb Sweeteners

Keto Diet Plan: The Best and Worst Low Carb Sweeteners

Most people that start a keto diet plan find that they have some intense cravings for sugar in the beginning, but will dissipate after a few weeks. Even the seasoned low carber will tell you that they have cravings every once in a while, sometimes burning inside them so deep they want to give up to temptation. That’s where sweeteners come in, where you can make or bake things you usually can’t eat. Of course, you will have to watch out because most things that say “carb free” actually still ...

5 Tips That Will Lead You to a Successful Keto Diet

5 Tips That Will Lead You to a Successful Keto Diet

  I always get questions about how I can stand being on a keto diet - people always assume that it’s extremely restrictive. Well it is, and it isn’t. With a little ingenuity, you can easily replace old habits with new (and healthier) ones. Here are some essential tips for you to utilize in order to ensure a successful low carb diet. Get a Food Scale A food scale is a crucial tool to have in your kitchen, especially when on a diet. Accuracy is extremely important when monitoring what ...

The Easiest Way to Track Carbs on a Keto Diet

The Easiest Way to Track Carbs on a Keto Diet

  In this day and age, technology is at an all-time high and constantly improving our lives. An example of this is an easy way to count your daily calorie and macronutrient intakes. Calorie counting tools are a fantastic way to see just exactly what you are putting into your body on a daily basis. Counting your calories, carbs, fats, and proteins can be a huge hassle when you’re transitioning into a keto diet, but we’re here to help. There are tons of benefits to knowing exactly how many ...

5 Steps to Transition into a Keto Diet

5 Steps to Transition into a Keto Diet

Living a low carb lifestyle can be difficult, but only if you make it that way. Most “cheat” foods have alternatives, and we’ll go over them later on. Be sure to check out some of our recipes if you’re stumped on ideas for what to eat! I’ll go over some tips for making your transition to a keto diet easier, successful, and more importantly – work. From eating out to eating on the go and everything in between, we’ll cover some foods you should and shouldn't eat. Carb Counting Calculating your ...

Pre and Post Workout Nutrition Timing

Pre and Post Workout Nutrition Timing

There's always going to be a battle going on about when you should take your pre-workout and post-workout meals. Some people get so worked up on the idea that they have a tiny window of timing to get all the nutrition into their system, that they lose focus on the bigger picture. No, you don't have to overdose yourselves on carbs to produce the most optimal workout, and no you don't have to start working out straight after you eat. The most important thing about nutrient timing is to firstly ...

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 ...