How Much Water Weight Can You Lose on the Keto Diet?

How Much Water Weight Can You Lose on the Keto Diet?

Calorie counting, Dieting, Food, progress reports
If you know me in real life, or if you have been following my progress on this blog, or if you have even read the title of this website, then you know that I'm on a quest to get six pack abs. However, I've been cutting calories for 5 months now and I'm pretty tired of being skinny. It's time for this lanky tall Asian dude to put on some mass. And by mass, I don't mean the technical physics definition of an object's ability to resist acceleration. No... by mass, I mean muscle + ass. That's right. I combined two words to make another word that is only somewhat related. I am a lyrical wordsmith like that. (But I'm not a rapper.) BUT... before I started bulking up again, I wanted to see just how…
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Recipe: Turkey Spam Fried Rice

Recipe: Turkey Spam Fried Rice

Calorie counting, Dieting, Food, Recipes
You've heard of chicken fried rice. You've tried shrimp fried rice. But have you sampled spam fried rice? Spam is delicious. I don't care what you say. It doesn't matter if it's not whole meat. It doesn't matter that it may contain some preservatives (honestly, almost all meat does). It doesn't matter if it's associated with unwanted messages and emails on the Internet. It tastes good, mmkay? (more…)
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7 Foods With (Almost) Zero Calories

7 Foods With (Almost) Zero Calories

Calorie counting, Dieting, Food, How To Estimate Calories, Uncategorized
Imagine this: It's 2:30PM. You're at your desk, half-awake, trying to get work done but honestly bored the hell out of your mind. You're looking for a pick-me-up. A distraction. You know you're not really hungry because you had a decent lunch, but you still want to munch on something. What do you do? Grab a Snickers bar, right? Hell no. Throw those empty calories away. And munch on these snacks with zero calories. (more…)
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Recipe: Sweet Chili Chicken Stirfry

Recipe: Sweet Chili Chicken Stirfry

Dieting, Food, How To Estimate Calories, Recipes, Tips and Tricks, Uncategorized
A lot of people don't find success counting calories because they're not sure exactly how much of each food they're consuming. If you're off the mark by, say... 25%, that can add up to 500 calories a day, which adds up to 1 lb difference a week! Here's the thing about calorie counting: it's really freakin' easy to count if you cook for yourself.  It's so easy, even the Geico cavemen could do it. Why? (more…)
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Why Ex-Sports Players Gain Weight

Calorie counting, Cardio, Dieting, Food, Uncategorized, Weight loss
Whenever I watch any sports game on TV, I've noticed something. Usually, the commentators are a mix of well-known sports analysts, ex-coaches, and ex-players. And something that always seems to be common is that the old ex-players are significantly more... uhh... round. [caption id="attachment_1084" align="alignnone" width="1310"] More round. More mound. Less rebound. (sbnation.com)[/caption] (more…)
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Calorie-Smart Groceries (E. 2)

Calorie-Smart Groceries (E. 2)

Calorie counting, CSG, Dieting, Food, Uncategorized, Weight loss
Hey guys. I know I haven't been posting in a while (busy with life stuff and STILL at a plateau), but here's round 2 of CSG. Basically, each post of Calorie-Smart Groceries (CSG) is going to highlight a few foods/products you can find at your supermarket that are exceptionally healthy or just really amazing for dieting. If you know of any yourself, feel free to share in the comments! (more…)
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How to Estimate Calories: BBQ

How to Estimate Calories: BBQ

Calorie counting, Dieting, Food, How To Estimate Calories, Uncategorized, Weight loss
One of the most daunting things about counting calories is the lack of knowledge on how to do it when you're eating out. Sure, chains like McDonald's and Chick-Fil-A have started putting their nutritional information online, but what do you do if you go to a more local place that doesn't have that info? Just throw your hands up in the air and eat whatever? Hell no. That's why I'm here to help. (more…)
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Removing Calories vs. Adding Cardio

Calorie counting, Cardio, Dieting, Food, Motivation, Uncategorized, Weight loss
When you're dieting and trying to achieve a calorie deficit (or... pop tart deficit), there are 2 ways to do so: Eat less calories. Burn more calories. Pretty simple, right? Remember, running a mile (burning ~100 calories) is going to create the same calorie deficit as refusing 1/2 a Pop Tart (eating 100 calories less). But which one do you choose? (more…)
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