July 26, 2015
Welcome to a new feature here on the blog, the JPF Weekly Reading Round-Up, a collection of some of the best fitness info from the past week. Each week, I will search the internet for the best articles having to do with fat loss, gaining muscle, building strength, diet & nutrition, and general health. Part of my goal as a coach and trainer is education. That is why I want to provide YOU with access to the best fitness info on the net. So, lets get to this weeks list… Training Squat Depth: The Final Answer – Dr. John Rusin Cardio Doesn’t Kill Gains (and You Should Be Doing It) – Tanner Baze The Best Glute Exercise You’ve Never Heard Of – Eric Bach Nutrition 7 Big Rocks Of Fat Loss – Bryan Krahn Nutrition Made Simple: The Most Important Things You Need To Know About Nutrition – Slyvon Blanco General Health & Fitness Why Is Fitness So Difficult – Jason Helmes 8 Lessons to Help You Achieve Your Fitness Goals – Carrie McMahon Why Scale Weight DOES Matter – Sohee Lee
July 1, 2015
Warning: If you’re sensitive, fragile, or need to constantly have your ego fed by having people tell you how awesome and special you are, this post is probably not for you, because it’s about to get real. If however, you are someone who may be stuck, someone who can take criticism, and can objectively look at themselves and their efforts, then keep reading.
June 10, 2015
In my last article, I discussed how to find your caloric maintenance and set a reasonable deficit for fat loss. Today’s article is going to go a step further and show you what I and many other coaches believe to be a better way to count than just tracking calories. I’m talking of course, about macros.
May 20, 2015
May 4, 2015
It’s no secret that I am a big proponent of counting calories and/or macros. I’ve only written about the benefits of it here, here, here, here, and here. The only way to lose weight is to create an energy deficit by consuming fewer calories than you burn. And while I will admit that counting is not right for everyone in every situation, I truly believe it is the most effective and efficient way to lose fat.
April 21, 2015
What’s the first thing you think of when you hear the word ‘healthy’? Some may visualize a person with ripped abs, or huge muscles. Others conjure up images of perceived healthy foods, like broccoli, chicken, Greek yogurt, nuts, and kale. Mmmmm, all that kale…