Avoid Holiday Weight Gain with Proper Carb-Timing

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Carb-timing is a thing. And it’s a really smart thing to do. In fact, if you’re concerned about aesthetics, losing fat, building muscle, and maximizing your workouts – then carb timing should really be an important thing for you. And for many people who are concerned about the … [Read more...]

Why You Should Try a Whole30 Challenge

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...at least for a week or two. Several years ago, I started writing about my weight loss journey by outlining all the different diets, fads, and nutritional programs I tried in my years of experimentation. My end goal was to help people like me (people who struggle/find it … [Read more...]

A Quick Guide to Understanding Macronutrients

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Understanding Macronutrients: So what's a protein, a carb, and a fat? Macronutrients make up your daily calories. Macronutrients come from PROTEINS, CARBS, and FATS, and you need to eat all three to survive.  I recently wrote a post on Strongfigure.com about food and fat … [Read more...]

What to Eat & What to Avoid: Carbs, Fats, & MICRO-nutrients

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MACRO-nutrients: Everyone needs three macronutrients in order to survive: Proteins, Fats, and Carbohydrates. We’ve already taught you how to figure out your appropriate daily caloric intake. We’ve even taught you about protein, and how much you should be eating every day. … [Read more...]

Food Prep for Macro Counters

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In my 12+ year quest for the ultimate nutrition plan, I realized... there is no set "ultimate" nutrition plan that works for everyone. Some people really enjoy ketogenic diets, some love Paleo nutrition, some advocate for the Zone block program, and some--like me--really … [Read more...]