Paleo Diet Beginner Guide: 7 Things To Know Before Eating Like a Caveman!

This LEGO Caveman wants to learn more about the Paleo Diet too

So you wanna learn about the Paleo Diet, aka “the Caveman Diet,” eh?

Paleo is one of the most popular diets on the planet (up there with the Keto Diet), and I bet you have questions.

Well I got answers, sucka! And lots of LEGO photos.

In addition to helping people go paleo with our Online Coaching Program, we also create epic guides like this one that covers all the basics!

Below in this guide, I’m going to give you the good, the bad, and the ugly when it comes to the Paleolithic Diet (click to go right to that section):

INTRODUCTION TO PALEO:

WHAT CAN I EAT ON THE PALEO DIET?

SHOPPING LIST AND EATING PLAN

IS PALEO DANGEROUS?

Now, this guide is SUPER long, so we took the liberty of converting it into a nicely designed guide for easy consumption (not literal consumption, unless you print it on bacon).

Grab your Beginner’s Guide to the Paleo Diet free when you sign up in the box below:

If you can actually apply the rules of the Paleo lifestyle, you can get some pretty solid results.

As the great Mr. Flintstone once said, “Yabadabadooooo!”

How to Lose Weight Fast: 9 Strategies for Quick Weight Loss

A picture of a scale and tape measure, tools for fast weight loss.

So you’re trying to lose weight fast, eh?

I hear ya. It’s what most people are after!

There’s just one problem. 

There’s an ABSURD amount of horrible advice out there for quick weight loss.

I’m looking at you “Weight Loss Tea” and “Fat Burner Cookies.”

SHAME! The Military Diet has nothing to do with the actual military.

Fortunately, us nerds at Nerd Fitness actually help people get healthy with things like “science” and “proven strategies that last.” 

We have thousands of success stories from our community and 1 million+ people tune in each month for our advice on getting in shape.

Below, we’ll share with you our 9 strategies for safe, sustainable weight loss. We use these as part of our Online Coaching Program and today you’ll learn them too. 

Here’s what we’ll cover:

We have a lot to cover, so let’s jump right in!

The Beginner’s Guide to the Carnivore Diet: 5 Questions on Following an All-Meat Diet

Going Plant-Based: Following a Vegan Diet for Fitness

Should I Eat Fruit? The Ultimate Guide for Determining “Is Fruit Good for You?”

Should this LEGO eat berries? Daily? Let's find out!

Want to know how fruit fits into a healthy diet?

It’s a valid question! After all, it’s absolutely possible to lose weight eating fruit…and GAIN weight eating fruit! 

This is an area of focus for our 1-on-1 Coaching clients, but we’re gonna tell you everything you need to know below too.

Today we’ll help you determine how much fruit, and what kind of fruit, you should be eating. 

Here’s what we’ll cover to answer the question, “Is eating Fruit healthy?”

If you’re curious about where fruits and other foods such as potatoes fall on the “healthy eating” spectrum, you should check out the Nerd Fitness Diet guide and cheat sheet. It’s a level up system designed for you to adopt new healthy habits that will stick, by slowly progressing you from a newbie to an expert.

You can check it out for free when you join the Rebellion!

The Mediterranean Diet Beginner’s Guide (Can You Eat Pasta for Weight Loss?)

Can you eat shark on the Mediterranean Diet? Let's find out!

It’s time to learn about the Mediterranean Diet!

Maybe you heard it’s one of the best diets for overall health?

Or perhaps you’ve decided it’s time to lose some weight and you’re searching for a sustainable diet?

No matter what your motive, you’ve arrived at the right place!

We analyze different diets as part of our 1-on-1 Online Coaching, and we are really flippin good at it!

Here’s what we’ll cover in our Beginner’s Guide to the Mediterranean Diet:

It’s a lot to cover, so let’s jump right in! 

Time to get to weird…

We'll include gifs of animals acting like people all day here at Nerd Fitness!

Is Rice Healthy For Me? (Does White vs Brown Rice Matter?)

After today, you'll know all you need to about rice!

You’re here because you want to get the lowdown on rice.

Perhaps you’re wondering: Is eating rice healthy? Does it really matter if we eat white or brown?

Well my friend, you’ve come to the right place!

We provide nutritional guidance as part of our 1-on-1 Online Coaching Program, and we know a thing or two on when and how to serve rice.

Here’s what we’ll cover to answer the question, “Should I be eating rice?”

Let’s jump right in!

The Beginner’s Guide to the Keto Diet

This sausage is definitely Keto, smart move Trooper.

If you have questions about the Keto Diet, well my friend, you’ve come to the right place!

We help our coaching clients completely overhaul their nutrition, including going low-carb, and today we’ll give you everything you need to start a Ketogenic Diet. 

We’ve learned a lot by helping people begin the Keto Diet: there’s plenty of good, there’s plenty of bad, and there’s plenty of ugly

Today, we share with you what we’ve discovered. 

Here’s what we’ll cover in our GINORMOUS Guide to the Keto Diet (click to skip to that section):

Whew. It’s a lot to cover. Even just typing out the Table of Contents was exhausting.

But hang in there!

You’ll learn how to do Keto right, plus I’ll share cute animal gifs to make sure you’re still paying attention, like this one:

This carrot will definitely knock this bunny out of ketosis.

If you don’t have a lot of time, but do want an exact plan to follow, I got you. Since this is a MASSIVE article (the longest published on Nerd Fitness!), if you’d rather read it in a snazzy digital guide form, you can download our Beginner’s Guide to the Keto Diet free when you sign up in the box below:

And yes, that is an egg wearing a cape of bacon.

Okay, let’s get into KETOOOOOOOO…

Intermittent Fasting: Beginner’s Guide & Printable Calendar. Should You Skip Breakfast!?

Tony the Tiger wants you to keep eating breakfast. Should you, or should you try intermittent fasting?

“…Tony the Tiger tells us that breakfast is the most important meal of the day! It’s grrrrrreat!”

This adage about breakfast has become commonplace that it’s readily and unquestionably accepted as fact.

Well then, what’s with the growing popularity of Intermittent Fasting and SKIPPING breakfast?

(Tony just audibly gasped.)

We have TONS of Online Coaching Clients who do intermittent fasting, and we love helping people reach their goals in whatever path suits their life.

In this Ultimate Guide to Intermitting Fasting, I’ll teach you everything about the science of fasting and what results you can expect:

We have ALSO have a fun Intermittent Fasting Plan you can use to plan out your next few weeks of eating!

Join the Rebellion – our online community – and I’ll send you our fasting guide free:

The Beginner Bodyweight Workout: Try this 20 Minute Routine At Home or Anywhere!

Teach you this beginner bodyweight workout, LEGO Yoda willSo you want to lose weight and get in shape, but you don’t want to leave your house?

Well, as your fitness Yoda, I will teach you a great bodyweight workout routine you can do anywhere: 

In your living room, at a park, or in a galaxy far, far away….

These are the types of workouts we build for our busy Online Coaching Clients, and I’m pumped to share it with you today! 

Here’s how we’ll dig into the different parts of this workout and get to the action:

Make sure you also download the Beginner Bodyweight Workout PDF so you can track your progress and level up at home.

I’ll send it on over when you join the Nerd Fitness Rebellion in the box below:

Note: If you’re here because your gym is shut down due to the outbreak of Covid-19, check out our guide “How to Stay In Shape (While Staying Inside).”

21 Basic Yoga Poses for Beginners: Plus Videos of Complete Routines

A dog doing a downward dog

It’s time to learn some yoga poses!

Whether you’re comfortable on a yoga mat or you think a downward dog is just something your puppy does, you’re in the right place.

We teach yoga as part of Nerd Fitness Prime (we have a whole course on it!) and today we’ll share with you the top 21 poses for beginners

Our yoga poses are broken out into three levels, for you to progress in difficulty. What can I say, we love leveling up here at Nerd Fitness. Most of our poses are basic, Level One, in case you are completely new to yoga. However, we’ll include a few more advanced poses for further advancement.

We’ll start by discussing a little Yoga 101, in case you are totally lost right now and don’t know yoga from yogurt. If you wanna skip to your desired video or pose, just click on it.

Super Sweet Sequence Covering Basic Yoga Poses

Basic Yoga Poses (Level 1)

Beginner Yoga Poses (Level 2)

Intermediate Yoga Poses (Level 3)

Yoga Stretches for Desk Workers

Roll out the matt! Let’s do some yoga.

How to Touch Your Toes (The 4 Best Stretches to Improve Flexibility)

This won't be painful, I promise!

It’s time to learn how to touch your toes!

What makes me so confident you’ll be able to reach your little piggy wiggies?

Because we teach even the most “inflexible” of folks how to touch their toes in our 1-on-1 Online Coaching Program, and we’ll share with you all our secrets below.

Here’s what we’ll cover in our guide, How to Touch Your Toes:

It’s time to become bendy like Gumby! 

Don't worry, we're just getting started with appearances from Gumby.

Let’s get started.

10 Ways to Make Vegetables Taste Good: How to Start Eating Veggies!

How do you start eating veggies like these?

If the sight of a plate of broccoli makes you gag, this post is for you!

We’ll turn any “Veggie Hater” into a “Vegetable Lover” by showing you how to make a plate full of greens not taste like a wet gym sock [1].

If you’ve been a picky eater your whole life (I didn’t eat veggies until 22!), our guide today will help level up your taste buds!

Wayne appreciates vegetables that taste good

We work closely with our Online Coaching Clients to help them find their gateway vegetables, and I even picked our coaches’ brains to get their favorite tactics in this guide too.

By the end of this guide, I’m going to have you excited to eat vegetables, and ready to take the “NF Veggie Challenge”:

How to Spice Up Any Meal. Literally.

A picture of a LEGO chef using spices

Let’s learn how to use simple spices to make your meals awesome!

Maybe you’re just getting comfortable cooking in the kitchen.

Or maybe you’ve been eating the same chicken and broccoli for weeks and it’s time to spice it up.

Either way, you’re in the right place.

We’ve been conducting “Cooking Classes for Newbies” in Nerd Fitness Prime. Today, we’ll share with you our secrets for making any meal delicious, using only a handful of common spices.

Here’s what we’ll cover:

Grab your apron and let’s do this!

Our Rebel Chef, Noel, will take it from here:

How to Build Muscle as a Woman: The Ultimate Guide for Gaining Weight the Right Way

Staci's life has been transformed by her quest to growth muscle.
If you are interested in learning how to gain weight the right way, you have come to the right place! 

My name is Staci Ardison.

I overcame an eating disorder, discovered a love for heavy strength training, and now I help women like you get stronger for a living.

Believe it or not, I’m 50 pounds heavier in the photo on the right (and WAY stronger, and healthier, and happier!).

I’m currently a lead coach here in the Nerd Fitness Coaching Program, where we train women to pick up heavy weights, get strong, and build confidence.

Speaking of picking up heavy weights, here I am deadlifting 455 pounds:

Staci showing you how to deadlift 455 pouds.

This is what I LOVE to do. And in this Ultimate Guide to Building Muscle as a Woman, I’m going to be covering the following:

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