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The High-Five Diet is finally available!

The diet book that everyone’s been waiting for is finally available at https://www.thehighfivediet.com/   It took 3 years of research and writing because this is not your typical diet book. The High-Five Diet is a fat loss plan by limiting dairy and high-fat and low-nutrient foods, combined with specific food combination and timing which revs up your metabolism. […]

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Fasted Cardio-who will/won’t benefit

To lose body fat, a lot of people do fasted cardio, which is doing a cardiovascular workout shortly after waking, without eating or drinking anything with calories. For some people, this results in fat loss, but not for others. If you’re sluggish and cannot complete an intense cardio workout without eating, then fasted cardio is […]

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Don’t wait to eat…here’s why

I try to eat at specific times eat day, but sometimes I get really hungry before lunch time. If I’m busy I push off eating and other times I fuel up. That’s all going to change because I just learned that if you’re hungry, you should eat right away because if you don’t, your metabolism […]

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A disturbing trend in the quest to lose weight

I know of fitness trainers who have bodies like Barbie and Ken, and offer diet plans to their clients. These clients assume that they will have the body of their trainer if they just follow his or her plan and train with them. The problem is that a lot of these trainers have no formal […]

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why you can’t lose weight or build muscle

I’ve heard people brag that they sleep only five hours each night. If I don’t sleep at least seven hours, I just don’t feel well, which makes sense because “…sleep is when your body is fully recovering and rebuilding” (1). My gym workouts are intense so I need all the recovery I can get before […]

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The difference between bulking up and leaning out

Whenever I wanted to work with a new fitness trainer, they would ask me my goals. I told him or her that I wanted to increase muscle mass and get a tiny waist. They all explained that I can’t bulk and shrink body fat at the same time. Our bodies just aren’t designed to do […]

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To succeed, it only takes 21 days

Completely revamping your diet all at once is emotionally difficult, and a shock to your body, which is why most diets fail. Instead, make one small change to your diet, maybe it’s having a fruit smoothie for breakfast instead of coffee with cream paired with a bagel slathered with cream cheese, and a donut or […]

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Is your resolution to lose weight?

Is your New Year’s resolution to lose weight? Didn’t you have that same resolution last year? So, what are you going to do differently? Are you going to limit beverages that have calories, exercise more, and cook more at home? Great! Depending on the recipe, some home-cooked meals are laden with fat and calories so […]

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Amp up fitness goals with 1 change

If you could expedite weight loss, build muscle faster, or just improve in your sport, you’d do it, right? It turns out that removing gluten from your diet may be the magic bullet. Regardless of whether or not you have celiac disease or a gluten sensitivity, the human body cannot break down gluten, or completely […]

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When being lean just isn’t good enough

I know how to get lean, but I want to get ripped so I paid my trainer for a customized diet plan where I ate 1600 calories a day with protein at 26%, carbs at 51% and fat at 23% of my diet. I woke up nightly at 2am, starving, but refrained from eating because, […]

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