Environmental Toxins and Fat

Posted by on May 20, 2014 in Living with Fitness, Nutrition |

Scientists recently uncovered a surprising and disturbing fact: Environmental toxins make you fat and can cause diabetes. Here’s an article from Dr. Mark Hyman citing a powerful link between environmental toxins and fat loss. We already know that our daily lives bring us into contact with hundreds of toxins but you may be surprised to learn that you body has to make fat to capture those toxins and protect you from their harmful effects....

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Live Lean Nutrition Law #1

Posted by on May 7, 2014 in Nutrition Guide |

Brad Gouthro Host, Living Lean With The Ultimate Body Press Certified Trainer & Nutrition Specialist Live Lean Nutrition Law #1 Set A Measurable & Realistic Goal Most people come to me and say… “Brad, I need to lose 10 lbs before summer in 2 months.” That’s a great start. You have a set measurable goal… 10 lbs in 8 weeks. But is this realistic (and healthy)? Typically, a healthy fat loss plan will allow you to lose 1-2 pounds of...

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Live Lean Nutrition Law #2

Posted by on May 6, 2014 in Nutrition Guide |

Live Lean Nutrition Law #2 Eat Real Food When it comes to real food, think Fred Flintstone. Not George Jetson. Your genetic makeup is 99% the same as your Paleolithic ancestors from thousands of years ago. These ancestors thrived on a diet comprised of animals and plants. Not cookies and Coca-Cola. To put it simply, your digestive system and body as a whole was made to assimilate, absorb, and thrive on specific Paleolithic foods. These foods...

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Live Lean Nutrition Law #3

Posted by on May 5, 2014 in Nutrition Guide |

Live Lean Nutrition Law #3 Portion Sizes If you follow Live Lean Nutrition #2 you will experience amazing results. However, at the end of the day (or week), if you’re in a caloric surplus (taking in more calories than you’re burning), you can still add on the pounds. Note: by following a whole foods diet, you’d have a hard time overeating due to the satiating nature of protein and healthy fats. In other words, you’ll won’t feel as hungry....

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Live Lean Nutrition Guide 4

Posted by on May 4, 2014 in Nutrition Guide |

Live Lean Nutrition Law #4 Eat More Frequently One issue people tend to have is they do not eat frequently enough. Here’s a simple example of what happens when people fail to eat: 1. Your blood sugar levels crash. 2. This creates that animalistic hunger where you just want a quick sugar fix. I’m talking nasty, belly busting “foods” like chips, cookies, and crackers, etc. 3. This instant fix quickly skyrockets your blood sugar back up, but than...

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