Reflecting: Day 32

I’m happy with the progress I’m making and have been diligent about tracking my workouts and nutrition every day. I’ve been tracking my workouts in notebooks on and off over the past 16 years. If you want to get stronger, build muscle and lose body...

This is a problem: Day 28

We are staying at the Best Western hotel in Seward, Alaska, and it’s been pretty decent the past few days. My only complaint is that because of the current state of affairs in the world, they don’t serve any meals in their kitchen area. Instead, they bag...

Front load your protein for best results: Day 19

Protein is a really important macronutrient to facilitate losing body fat and building muscle. If you front load it, meaning you prioritize it at every meal, it becomes much easier to hit your target number each day. For example, when I plan breakfast, I make sure...

Do you need Supplements?: Day 18

Do you need supplements in order to be successful with fat loss? In short, the answer is no. If you recall from my previous Blog posts, I’ve mentioned several times that fat loss happens when you are in a consistent caloric deficit. No supplements required. But...

Do food choices matter? Day 12

When I was a freshman in High School I became a Lacto Ovo vegetarian. I cut out meat and fish but still consumed eggs and dairy.  I’d grown increasingly interested in nutrition and how the different macronutrients impacted energy and overall health, and I felt...