The Fundamentals of Keto

By Nate Martins and Dr. Brianna Stubbs | Dr. Brianna Stubbs Keto comes from the word “ketogenic.” This is a scientific term meaning that the body is producing ketones from fat. When blood ketone levels exceed 0.5mM, the body has achieved "ketosis." Ketosis can be naturally achieved two ways: through diet or fasting (meaning the … Continue reading The Fundamentals of Keto

Muscle Recovery: Essential to your next workout

[This is the second guest post submitted by HVMN, a company building "human enhancement" technologies out of San Francisco] By Nate Martins | A muscle gives at the gym or on the track, leading to weeks of rehab. Sometimes it’s not even a single moment, but rather, countless hours of overuse that leads a muscle … Continue reading Muscle Recovery: Essential to your next workout

Lazy tricks for a flat belly

You have made peace with the fact that you aren't a marathoner or rock climber, or a regular at the gym. Sure, you like to jog for a few minutes on the weekend and pump iron before a photo-worthy event. Otherwise, you are too lazy to cook every meal and go through punishing workout routines … Continue reading Lazy tricks for a flat belly

FitCon bodybuilding champ has fitness advice for you

FitCon 2017 Open Class winner William Isaac went in-depth into nutrition and supplementation in my previous post. William has won 3rd place in UKBFF South Coast 2017 (the United Kingdom branch of the IFBB Bodybuilding federation), and has competed in both, Arnold Classic 2017 and EVLS Prague 2017, the world's greatest display of professional bodybuilding. … Continue reading FitCon bodybuilding champ has fitness advice for you

Bodybuilding champ William Isaac talks nutrition

Londoner William Isaac is the FITCON Classic 2017 Open class Champion. Bodybuilding is a passion for this fund accountant (yup, he holds a day job and does weightlifting almost daily). William has won 3rd place in UKBFF South Coast 2017 (the United Kingdom branch of the IFBB Bodybuilding federation), and has competed in both, Arnold Classic 2017 … Continue reading Bodybuilding champ William Isaac talks nutrition

5 dishes where Probiotics meet Prebiotics

Nourish the healthy bacteria in your gut by blending the magical goodness of prebiotics and probiotics in one snack. When they are teamed together, they have a symbiotic relationship that drops the kilos faster and reduces bloating in the process. What are prebiotics? For those unaware of probiotics, they are the immune-boosting live bacterial cultures … Continue reading 5 dishes where Probiotics meet Prebiotics

I drank ACV for 6 months and here’s what happened

As I had promised in last week's post on drinking (booze) without getting fat, here's the dope on apple cider vinegar (ACV for short). Celebrities are going nuts over ACV. Supermodel Miranda Kerr says she consumes it every day. Transformers actress Megan Fox is obsessed with it, pouring it on everything she consumes. But we … Continue reading I drank ACV for 6 months and here’s what happened

How to drink socially without getting fat

It's a no-brainer that quitting (or cutting back on booze) is healthy for you. I severed my on-again off-again relationship with alcohol nearly nine months ago, and haven't looked back (another aspect of the minimalist lifestyle I am moving towards). It has certainly been another reason my weight has stayed off and my gut is … Continue reading How to drink socially without getting fat

Stop buying these so-called health foods

As promised last week in Nutrition Advance founder Michael Joseph's insightful interview, here's a post on stuff in the supermarket's "health food" section that are actually dangerous for you. Some of them are the biggest culprits in expanding waistlines and depleting immunity. With marketing and attractive packaging going into overdrive to ride the health food … Continue reading Stop buying these so-called health foods