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Using the Fat Fasting Technique

Using the Fat Fasting Technique

The fat fast is a technique brought by Dr. Atkins' New Diet Revolution - used by people who are metabolically resistant and have trouble with their induction. Let me first say that fat fasting should be used in 2 situations and 2 situations only:If you’re the type of person that loses weight easily and you are NOT hitting a plateau, then fat fasting should NOT be used. It can be potentially dangerous for someone that is not metabolically resistant, or for someone that is not on a ...

The Ketogenic Diet and Weight Loss Plateaus

The Ketogenic Diet and Weight Loss Plateaus

The dreaded weight loss plateau. No matter what diet you are on, your weight loss will eventually stop. The goal is for the progress to stop as soon as we hit our ideal weight, but this often does not happen as planned.Most of us will experience a weight loss plateau at one point or another during our diet. When this happens it is not because you failed or because your body is broken — it is most likely because you need to switch up your dietary approach just a bit.By switching up your ...

Intermittent Fasting on a Keto Diet

Intermittent Fasting on a Keto Diet

Intermittent Fasting, or "IF", is a relatively new craze that is used as a supplement to your diet. It revolves around the timing of your food intake, and can have some benefits in the long run. There are quite a few people misinformed on fasting, so we’ll clear that up and explain how intermittent fasting can be useful.On your ketogenic journey, it's important to know that your success is not only dictated by eating enough fat and protein and restricting carbs. When you eat, how often you ...

The Best Low Carb Vegetables for Keto

The Best Low Carb Vegetables for Keto

Vegetables are an essential part of a healthy low-carb diet, but sometimes we’re stuck with decisions we might regret later. Some vegetables are high in sugar and don’t cut it nutritionally – so we need to weed them out. Make sure to be careful when eating vegetables as their carb counts do add up quickly.Below you'll find a quick visual guide on the best (and worst) low-carb vegetables for keto. Keep scrolling down to see a complete list of the most commonly consumed vegetables. At the ...

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 calorie tracking apps that provide us with an easy way to count our daily calorie and macronutrient intakes.These calorie counting tools are a fantastic way to see almost exactly what you are putting into your body on a daily basis. But, at first, counting your calories, carbs, fats, and proteins can be a huge hassle, especially when you're transitioning into a ketogenic ...

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 ...