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...]

How to Avoid Common Health and Fitness Mistakes

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Why Strong Figure Exists and My Total Health and Fitness Makeover:  Because I used to look like that girl on the left side of that photo there. I knew NOTHING about food when growing up. The only thing I could possibly tell you about nutrition was that vegetables were good … [Read more...]

Why Under-Eating is Making You Gain Weight

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Recently, I have been reading more than you care to understand about nutrition. I know that I kind of do that anyway, I love food and how it works in our bodies. But I have recently switched my focus to macronutrient nutrition in the past couple of months and I am completely … [Read more...]

How Eating the Right Foods at the Right Time Promotes Fat Loss

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How eating the right foods at the right time will promote fat loss, muscle gain, and better workout recovery Last week I wrote about eating fat to lose fat and the article was a hit. So this week, I'm expanding on the concept. If you missed last week's post, make sure you either … [Read more...]