Weight Loss & Nutrition

5 Fat Loss Nutrition Tips

Chris Chinn Sweat City Fitness Owner 1.) EAT LESS CARBS ON NON-WORKOUT DAYS Healthy complex carbs are great for providing energy. But on days where you aren’t working out, you want to trim down your carbs to offset what you aren’t burning off that day. See if you can cut down on 2-3 servings of your normal carb… Continue reading 5 Fat Loss Nutrition Tips

Weight Loss & Nutrition

Gobble, Don’t Wobble

Did you know that the average amount of food consumed per person on Thanksgiving is 4500 calories?!? That's around 175% of an ordinary day. Whoa! Let's take a look at calories in what you're going to be eating on Thanksgiving to see how that's even possible. Drinks Calories 1 mixed drink 250 1 glass wine… Continue reading Gobble, Don’t Wobble

Bikini Competition, Weight Loss & Nutrition

2 Keto Variations for Athletes & Bodybuilders

I’m going to assume at this point you’ve already heard of a “ketogenic diet.” For those that haven’t, the quick explanation of going “keto” is eating a low-to-no carb diet (under 50g daily) and replacing it with high amounts of fat. The idea is that your body once your body is in a state of ketosis, it… Continue reading 2 Keto Variations for Athletes & Bodybuilders

Weight Loss & Nutrition

7 Common Mistakes When Trying to Lose Weight

Losing weight is tough, I'll give you that.  Gaining weight can be tough for some folks too.  Sometimes I get so frustrated with myself.  I feel like I am doing everything right. I'm sticking to my meal plan, I'm working out HARD at the gym, and drinking tons of water.  Why can't I see progress? … Continue reading 7 Common Mistakes When Trying to Lose Weight

Weight Loss & Nutrition

Is Leptin To Blame?

Weight loss is all about willpower and calories right?  WRONG! Leptin: What is it? Did you know that there is a hormone called leptin in our body that sends signals to our brain when we have enough energy/fat stored to burn calories? Leptin is supposed to tell your brain when you have enough fat stored. … Continue reading Is Leptin To Blame?

Weight Loss & Nutrition

Metabolic Flexibility

The process our body takes to converts what we eat and drink into energy is our metabolism.  Our body converts calories combined with oxygen to release energy our body needs to function.  Basically, this is just a chemical reaction.  The metabolism process can vary from person.  How fast the chemical reaction will be (or metabolism)… Continue reading Metabolic Flexibility