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

“…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 […]

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? 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 […]

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

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 […]

Strength Training For Women: 7 Things You Should Know First!

I hate almost ALL fitness marketing that’s geared towards women. In every issue of practically every women’s fitness magazine, you’re presented with a new workout that promises crazy results in minutes a day by ‘toning muscles’ with light weights and crazy equipment. You’re promised super-foods that specifically target belly fat, and ab workouts, butt workouts, and […]

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 […]

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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