Characteristics of a Good Nutrition Program

Written by Tyson Downs. Posted in Diet

I’ve previously talked about how to calculate your calories. But let’s speak in more general terms about what makes up a solid nutrition program.  A program that helps you get the most from your genetics, that helps you perform better and look better. Balanced Nutrition A solid nutrition program or diet does not completely eliminate a particular food group. It is recommended to have the majority Read more [...]

The Power of the Food Journal

Written by Tyson Downs. Posted in Diet

You may be thinking, “What the heck is a food journal?” Or maybe: “I don’t need a food journal, I’ll just eat less.” Ya right is what I say, lol. To have total success in a body transformation you need to keep a detailed food diary.  It’s that simple. Let me explain what exactly a food diary is and why it is so effective in fat loss or muscle building. I am assuming you know how many Read more [...]

How to Overcome Mindless Snacking

Written by Tyson Downs. Posted in Diet

German Chocolate Cake at 3 in the morning. Who doesn’t love it right? Ice cream, other munchies just before bedtime, so good huh? I’m sure I don’t need to tell you that if you are trying to lose fat and get in better shape, that late night snacking can severely hinder your gains. Let’s look at some ways that you can overcome late night snacking. Recommit Yourself I know this is easier Read more [...]

The Best Weight Loss Program Ever

Written by Tyson Downs. Posted in Diet

The Best Weight Loss Program Ever   If you are reading this, chances are you have tried losing weight in the past and failed or you are trying to lose weight now.  I’m going to let you in on a secret. I’m going to tell you about the absolute best diet in the world, and if followed there is no way that you will fail. I used to be overweight myself. I was fat, lazy, unmotivated, and unhappy Read more [...]

ABC’s of Calculating Your Calories

Written by Tyson Downs. Posted in Diet

The very first step in any weight loss, or muscle gain program is to determine the number of calories that you need. Get this wrong, and you won’t get results. It is the foundation for everything else. Once you determine your calories, then you can figure your macro nutrients and your workout program, including weight training and cardio if you choose to do it. So, how do you calculate your calories? There Read more [...]

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