JTF’s Mount Crushmore, Week 4

I knew I'd have to make a post like this sooner or later. Didn't realize the Easter holiday was so fast approaching when I started Mount Crushmore so it's as good a time as any to talk about something that's going to happen in your weight-loss / fitness journey: You're going to have some weeks … Continue reading JTF’s Mount Crushmore, Week 4

JTF’s Mount Crushmore Meal Plan: Week 3

Three. Three, y'all. In the last week and a half, I've spoken with three people about their nutrition because they were having some issues with their weight loss goals and/or body composition. And in each of those cases the verdict was the same -- people not eating enough. I know it sounds counterintuitive -- I … Continue reading JTF’s Mount Crushmore Meal Plan: Week 3

JTF’s Mount Crushmore, Week 3

Last week I started a 20g/day load on creatine while simultaneously de-loading on my weight training program. This week we're going all-in with muscles fully saturated with creatine and a workout plan that's going to go hard! I promise to detail my workout plan more closely in the coming weeks (I'm not playing; I've gotten … Continue reading JTF’s Mount Crushmore, Week 3

JTF’s Mount Crushmore (Supps) — Calories

Last week I promised a post that spells out everything regarding calories, how many you need to eat and what they need to be made of. This is going to be a long post and it's going to get geeky at times but I'm going to try to make it entertaining and easy to understand … Continue reading JTF’s Mount Crushmore (Supps) — Calories

JTF’s Mount Crushmore, Week 2

And with that, Week 1 is done, y'all! We've got pesky introductions knocked out, gave an outline for workout and nutrition ... now we're going to start getting into the meat of things! Last week I shared ALL of my readings so we had a good starting point. This post won't be so dense, for … Continue reading JTF’s Mount Crushmore, Week 2

JTF’s Mount Crushmore Meal Plan: Week 1

First of all, I'd like to say sorry that it has taken so long to get this post up. I had it ready earlier in the week but could never quite get a good enough photo of meal six. Anyway. Let us begin ... Let me start this by saying meal plans are hard, y'all. … Continue reading JTF’s Mount Crushmore Meal Plan: Week 1

JTF’s Mount Crushmore, Week 1

Alright so we're on it. Mount Crushmore is a thing and it's pretty exciting! There's a lot to get through here so let's dive right in. I'll quickly say that this week my weekly weigh-in and bi-weekly measurements were all done with InBody Testing at my local Nutrishop. This is a free service they provide … Continue reading JTF’s Mount Crushmore, Week 1

Mount Crushmore: the Introduction + 7 Questions

In my last post I mentioned that we'd be discussing "fat" in the next post. Looks like it didn't work out that way and I honestly feel bad about it. HOWEVER. I'm going to do you one better. How about instead of just talking about fat, we put fitness and nutrition into practice and actually … Continue reading Mount Crushmore: the Introduction + 7 Questions

FFF: August 3 — AKA “Just Order Your Damn Burger”

Quick Note Made After Drafting This Post... Friday is burger day in the Food Network Kitchen at my office. Today's burger special was Greek style. Going "all the way" on said burger includes grilled red onions, feta cheese, tzatzki, and for a dollar more, bacon. The Burger Day bar line is set up assembly line … Continue reading FFF: August 3 — AKA “Just Order Your Damn Burger”

Friday Fitness Finds 4/20/2018

While it seems like the rest of the world is making weed jokes today, I'm over here polishing off my meal plan for next week and looking forward to an early night. Lately I've been playing a lot of Tetris on my Roku because that's what all 33-year-old single guys do on Friday nights, right? … Continue reading Friday Fitness Finds 4/20/2018