Archive for Nutrition

Nerd Alert – The Science Of Ketosis Based Diets

I came across this exceptional explanation of the science behind why the keto diet (restricting carbs to under 25g a day) is so successful. In fact, when you look at the processes by which your body uses energy and how it creates that energy from stored fat or ingested food it’s incredibly complex. However it […]

Continue reading » No comments

The Cut Is Over

It’s been a long and successful one, tomorrow I will have poutine for lunch to celebrate and after that I am off work for vacation for a week. The question is how to transition into what is essentially just adding another meal to the day without going overboard, throwing off my keto and allowing the […]

Continue reading » No comments

What does my daily food look like?

I have been asked this a lot the last couple of weeks. Basically what has worked? Well, here is my response to someone who emailed me. Your story has a familiar ring to it for me. I never really knew what worked and what didn’t and when I did lose weight I would eventually put […]

Continue reading » No comments

The Last 5 Pounds – 50lbs Down. Almost There.

So I am very fortunate to be in this situation. This cut has been the most successful cut I have ever done, I am actually within a cat’s whisker of being my final goal weight which is 100kg or 220lbs. It’s also a little bit awkward because since my “diets” haven’t ever managed to get […]

Continue reading » No comments

Coasting In A Good Place

I have to admit I am in a bit of a coasting phase right now, my focus is primarily on my weight cut and as such I am basically cycling through the same workouts over and again. The cycle looks something like this. Bench, flys and pullovers for chest Pullups and deadlifts for back Squats […]

Continue reading » No comments

Finally A Working Cut

Started June 6 at 250, after 16 days I am down 11.2 lbs. 800 calorie deficit seems to be the right amount for me. What has helped? Cutting dairy almost completely (that means not drinking milk for me). I still have a bit of cheese for breakfast and milk in coffee but I have stopped […]

Continue reading » No comments

Past The Tipping Point – How To Weigh Less

There comes a time for most people in their fitness journey that they hit a wall of some kind, whether it is a bodyweight plateau, a lifting barrier or a time that they just can’t beat. This plateau has been hotly debated over the years and everyone knows that variety is the spice of life […]

Continue reading » No comments

Protein Bars (with protein powder)

Makes 21 tiny bars in the epicure silicone tray I have so each one will have approximately:     130 calories 3g Carbs 12g Fat 7g Protein 2g Sodium .6g Sugars There may have been about a tablespoon of honey too, at the start I was afraid the mixture would be too dry, and it […]

Continue reading » No comments

Coconut Oil Is The Shizzle

I know, there are articles everywhere about how wonderful coconut oil is and I for one am a firm believer in everything you read about the benefits but I thought along with a couple of my favourite links I would tell you my top reasons for loving Coconut Oil. First, I would like to say […]

Continue reading » No comments

Keto or Paleo or Low Carb or High Fat. Yes.

There’s a lot of misinformation out there, that’s why I like articles like this, concise, accurate and with extra bacon bits of references. 10 Benefits of a low carb Keto diet…

Continue reading » No comments