Low-Fat Foods You Shouldn’t Eat For Fat Loss

One of the biggest myths when it comes to dieting is that you should eat a lot of low-fat food to lose fat. This is a myth. Fat is an important part of your diet, and for the most part it has been given a bad reputation. I argue that fat (health fats of course)…

What is the Ketogenic Diet?

When you’re trying to cut weight and get your overall fat levels down, it’s not just about how much you eat – but what you eat. One of the bigger trends over the last few years when it comes to diets is going ketogenic or ‘keto’. So, what is the keto diet? Is it just…

The Benefits of Going on a Run

When I first started losing weight, the main exercise I was doing was walking, and plenty of it. However, as time went on and my waistline decreased, I found myself taking the intensity up and level and decided to get into running. For my weight at the time it was a lot more challenging than…

Supplements: What I Think You Should Know

When you’re looking to achieve something regarding your health and fitness, chances are you’ll at some point come across supplements. These things are everywhere and there’s more than enough to choose from. They all have different purposes and more ingredients than a hot pot. It’s a hard industry to understand, and even harder to make…

What is Muscle Hypertrophy?

When you’re in the gym, it’s not all about what exercises you’re doing, but also how you’re doing them. We’ve already covered the benefits of doing low reps with heavy weight for powerlifting. However, this is a slightly different, more vain approach. I’m talking about hypertrophy workouts. This is when you’re training for muscle size,…

One Meal A Day (OMAD): Why I do it

When it comes to dieting ‘fasting‘ is a term you see that gets thrown around a lot. However, sometimes fasting can be a bit too intense for some people. By some people I mean myself. The longest I’ve ever fasted for is 55 hours, and that was more than enough for me. I prefer shorter…

High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT): Why It Works

When it comes to the gym, I love weight lifting but I hate cardio. If you’re an avid reader of my blog, you’ll already know how much I like to gush about powerlifting. But when it comes to cardio, it’s a different story. It takes a lot of time and when you’re in the gym,…

My Favorite Ways to Stop Snacking

When I was packing on the pounds and on a fast-track to 300 lbs, my main vice was snacking. I love snacks. Always have and always will,  but I had to learn to restrain myself. Snacking is the downfall to any diet, they’re fast, delicious and too easy to get your hands on. In this…

Water Fasting: Should You Do It?

Note: If you’re thinking about trying water fasting, definitely consult with your doctor before doing so! When I was losing weight, I experimented a lot with not just what I was eating, but also how I was eating. Specifically fasting. Intermittent fasting has become very popular of late in the fitness world, and it’s something…

Benefits of Bouldering

As I started to lose more and more weight, I found myself becoming more active outside of the gym. Lifting weights is fun, but it can only take you so far. Sometimes you want to see what else your body is capable of doing. This is why I started indoor bouldering. Bouldering is essentially climbing…