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Build The Life You Want by Giving Up These Three Things

I’ve got a list for you today -- but don’t worry. It’s not another TO DO list. It’s more of a TO DON’T list....
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Crossfit For Weight Loss: Is It Best For YOUR Body?

If you’re like me, you probably have a love/hate relationship with CrossFit. I mean, it’s easy to look at guys like Rich Froening and...
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Throw These Three Supplements Away Right Now

What do you know about supplements? Are supplements good for you? Take a quick peek in your pantry. You may be surprised to learn...
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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...
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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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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...
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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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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;...
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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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THIS Is The Best Way to Burn Body Fat

When you think about the best way to burn body fat, which type of exercise do you tend to think of first? Well, if...

Macronutrient Combinations – What Are They, And How Do They Work?

Macronutrient Combinations. Sounds fancy. But it’s really just an easy way to start thinking about your nutrition. Macronutrients are the proteins, fats, and carbohydrates that your...
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The Three Best Exercises For Fat Loss

Where does your mind go when you think of the best exercises for fat loss? Think fast... CARDIO, right? Endless rounds of elliptical training at the...
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The Brutal Truth About Those Lower Abs Exercises You’ve Been Doing

How are you developing your lower abs? Which lower abs exercises are you doing consistently? Have you ever heard the following statements? Planks are the best...