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Gain Energy and Avoid Midday Slump I The Glycogen Priming Method

Stop me if you’ve heard this one: You start your work day strong. You’re feeling productive and it seems like you’ve got plenty of...
want to boost your metabolism? Stop believing these three myths.

Want to Boost Your Metabolism? Stop Believing These 3 Myths.

Let's get something straight right now. Can we stop using the phrase "stoke your metabolic furnace?"  What does that even mean? We never say...
How to get a visible six-pack

Want An Amazing Six-Pack? You Have To Do These Three Things First.

This might be the most oft-repeated question I get as a trainer: "Nate, I want an amazing six-pack that people can actually see. What do...
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The FIVE Reasons Men Gain Belly Fat

I have a couple of questions for you: Do you have belly fat? Do you even know how it got there? Often, you’ll hear it referred...
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White Rice vs. Brown Rice – Which Is Healthiest? Should You Care?

Pop quiz time! In the brown rice vs. white rice contest, brown rice wins, right? Choosing white rice crosses the fitness “party line” ...doesn't it?...
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Can You Drink Alcohol and Still Lose Weight?

Alcohol. It’s part of our culture. On Sundays we watch football and drink beer. On New Year’s Eve, we drink champagne. On Cinco de...
Intermittent Fasting to lose weight

Intermittent Fasting For Weight Loss: Does It Work?

Let’s talk about intermittent fasting. What is it, exactly? Well, it isn’t really a diet, because it’s not about restricting what you eat. Intermittent fasting...
Strategies For Making Changes That Last

How I Gained 36lbs then Lost 14lbs of fat I Strategies For Making Changes...

Circle up, kids, it’s storytime! And this story is all about yours truly. Growing up, I was a pretty skinny kid. (How skinny? At my...
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Powerful Secrets For Long Term Fitness Success

Paul Riili is that guy. You know the one – the dude killing it in the gym (back when we could actually go to...
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Stop Drinking Bulletproof Coffee I Drink This For Optimal Morning Energy

Every day, thousands of people across the US start their day with coffee. For many people, this becomes a ritual filled with sugar, creamer, and...
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The Two Phases Of Fat Loss – What To Do WHEN

It’s the most wonderful time of the year – Smoothie and Salad Season! And today is all about getting your NUTRITION in order for a...
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Is Cardio Best for Fat Loss?

Should you do cardio before or after resistance training to have the maximum effect on fat loss? Well, let’s just say it’s complicated. Don’t worry though;...
5 ways you are killing your metabolism

These 5 Things Are KILLING Your Metabolism

Once upon a time, you could down a whole pizza and a Red Bull (or five!) any time you wanted, and get away with...
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Killer Strategies For Fighting Anxiety I Covid-19 Edition

Brain mess. It’s a thing. Let me explain. On paper, everything seems great. Your job is secure, you’re healthy, and everyone you love is fine....
is running the best way to lose weight

Is Running the Best Way to Lose Weight?

Is running the best way to lose weight? Here's my opinion on the topic: Running sucks. (There, I said it.) Now, if you’re someone who truly enjoys...