can weed and nicotine boost your fitness performance?

Can Weed and Nicotine Boost Your Performance?

OK, smoking cigarettes is BAD. Duh. But did you know that nicotine can be potent for helping you reach your fitness goals? How about Marijuana?...
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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...
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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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?...
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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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...
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...
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...
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3 Key Ways To Deal With Stress

Anxiety about the future. Restlessness. Crappy sleep. Lack of motivation. I’m describing myself right now, but does this sound familiar to anyone else? This is a...
this is how you lose weight and keep it off

Lose Weight And Keep It Off By Understanding Your Deeper Motivations

Sometimes, when I get on a call with a new client, they are surprised by my process. I ask a sh!t TON of questions....
Don't Be A Whiner

Don’t Be A Whiner!

Have you been contemplating contacting me for help reaching your personal fitness goals? Let me guess, you talked yourself out of it again didn’t...

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...
bodyweight training versus strength training

Bodyweight Training Vs. Traditional Strength Training – Which is Better?

What if I said you could bulk up without ever touching a single piece of gym equipment? Huh? It’s true. Forget about training with barbells and...