How to Eat a Plant-Based Diet: A Scientific Look at Going Vegan Safely

So you’re interested in eating only plants, eh?

Well, you’ve come to the right place to learn all about it. I’ve seen many people over the years have success with a Plant-Based Diet.

Truth be told though, I’ve seen many people also struggle with it too.

(After all, donuts are “plant-based” and pizza just got declared “a vegetable”).

There is definitely a right way and a wrong way to embark on eliminating animal products from your diet.

Today, I’ll share with you how to safely and correctly follow a plant-based menu and still hit your goals. read more

5 Lessons Learned From a Skinny Nerd Deadlifting 420 Pounds

I did it.

I proved somebody wrong on the internet!

I assume the internet will be mailing me a gold medal at any point this week, but until then, let me share the story.

I gave a TedX talk years ago, and I mentioned one of my long-term goals was being able to lift 400 pounds:

My first thought: “Ouch.”

My second thought: “Why am I reading YouTube comments!? No good can come of this.”

My third thought: “I’m gonna prove this person wrong.”

As a skinny nerd with chicken legs that couldn’t build muscle to save my life, this far-off goal suddenly seemed even further off. read more

Your Best Low Carb Fast Food Options: A Guide for Keto on the Go

Let’s be real for a moment: you’re not always going to have a home cooked meal prepared and waiting for you.

Sometimes you need to depend on a fast food chain to keep hunger at bay, scanning the menu for a healthy option.

However, when you add in a highly restrictive diet like Keto, Paleo or low-carb, the task can seem impossible.

“Forget it. I’m screwed. Order me a burger and chocolate shake and I’ll get back on track tomorrow.”

WAIT!

You don’t have to throw in the towel quite yet. read more