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

So you wanna learn about the Paleo Diet, aka “the Caveman Diet,” eh? This is one of the most popular diets on the planet right now (up there with the Keto Diet), and I bet you have questions. Well I got answers, sucka! And lots of LEGO photos. In this massive guide, I’m going to […]

How to Make Vegetables Taste Good: Start Eating Veggies Today!

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 (don’t ask “Steve, how do you know what a wet gym sock […]

Beginner’s Guide to Intermittent Fasting & Printable Meal Timing Calendar

“…But Tony the Tiger tells us that breakfast is the most important meal of the day! Grrrrrreat!” And Tony the Tiger would NEVER lie… This adage about breakfast has become commonplace that it’s readily and unquestionably accepted as fact: “Want to lose weight? Make sure you start off with a healthy breakfast, so you can […]

How to Start Powerlifting as a Female: Staci’s Story

Ladies, meet your new hero. Men, prepare to be humbled. My friend Staci, or Spezzy as she’s known around the Nerd Fitness community, has one of the best transformations I’ve ever seen: Working a sedentary desk job, Staci slowly packed on weight and ate like a typical unhealthy American. She also smoked a pack of […]

The Differences Between the Paleo Diet vs. Keto Diet: 3 Lessons Learned

What’s that? You wanna know how the popular Keto Diet compares to the Paleo Diet? Oh Paleo, you were so 2014. Right there with “Let it Go” and the Ice Bucket Challenge. I kid, I kid. I do want to build a snowman. The question “how does Keto compare to Paleo” will dive into some […]

7 Strength Training Myths Every Woman Should Know

I hate almost ALL fitness marketing that’s geared towards women. If these marketers were telling the truth, they’d be saying things like: “Want to tone, tuck, and tighten those abs? Don’t waste your time with this!” “Want to banish that belly fat? This ab coaster won’t help!” “Want to get stronger? You’re gonna need to pick […]

Keto? Paleo? Slow Carb? Vegan? How to Determine the Perfect Diet For You.

Today we’re gonna get down and dirty and dig into the big diets: Keto. Paleo. Slow Carb. Intermittent Fasting. Vegetarian. Vegan. Twinkie (yes this is a thing. I’ll prove it below). Every day, we get multiple emails from people that say something like: “I know you guys are a paleo blog, but…” I guess that doesn’t […]

How to Cook Spaghetti Squash

I LOVE spaghetti.  Growing up, I would get made fun of by my family for how much of it I would eat (seriously, two or three massive platefuls in one sitting). Not enough of a visual? How about this: as a toddler, I’d run into the dining room struggling to rip my shirt over my […]

Going Paleo? 5 Things You Need to Know.

“Alright, I’m in. Let’s do this Paleo thing.” Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably heard of the Paleo Diet. Actually, if you’re living under a rock, you probably are doing a pretty good job at living a Paleo lifestyle…and I’m impressed you’re reading this. Anyways! Today’s article isn’t going to dig into […]

How to Make Paleo Shepherd’s Pie

This post is from NF Rebel Chef Noel Fellow adventurer, it has been a long day of travel and your party is hungry. They’re counting on you to feed them a warm, hearty meal that will replenish their life bars and energize them for upcoming challenges on your shared, mighty quest. Should you choose to take […]

How to Lower My Cholesterol: A Beginner’s Guide to Cholesterol

For the past few decades, cholesterol has been portrayed as the Mini-Me of food. While dietary fat, AKA Dr. Evil, has no doubt been stigmatized as the truly evil madman that is ruining our health, Mini-Me (AKA “cholesterol”) has been branded as the evil sidekick, almost as equally responsible for destroying our bodies. We’ve been told for […]

How to Make the Easiest Chicken Ever

This is a post from Rebel Chef Noel. Imagine this: You come home from a rough day at work. You’re tired, a little bit grumpy, and definitely hungry. But alas! It’s the end of the week and you’ve managed to eat ALL the food you prepared…except one tupperware of leftover veggies. Uhf. But you’re a […]

How to Make Paleo Tacos

This is a post from our resident Rebel Chef, Noel Fernando. So you’ve mastered the art of the push up. You can almost do a handstand. Maybe you’ve even conquered the legendary Paleo Spaghetti. Dang, you’ve come a long way! Would the “you” from a year ago…heck, a month a go even recognize you now? My […]

How to Avoid Holiday Confrontation While Living Healthy

This is an article from NF Team Member Staci. Mom: “What flavor ice cream with your pie?” Me: “Oh, none for me, thanks!” Mom: “What do you mean? You love pie! You love ice cream! What flavor do you want?” Me: “No, see, I’m doing this thing called the Paleo diet, and I don’t eat […]

Is Gluten Really Unhealthy For Me?

Gluten-free, so hot right now. Gluten-free. Gluten has recently become a topic for discussion across the country as people attempt to get healthy (without having to actually make improvements to their diets or routines). On top of that, more and more people are discovering they have some sort of gluten intolerance.  A recent discovery shows […]

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