Author: Trainer Dan

(Study) Burn more fat with water

If you are within arm’s reach of any fitness trainer or nutrition professional, I am sure that you have heard them tell you to “drink more water”.  It’s true that most people are seriously dehydrated, so it’s good advice … but does drinking all of the H2O directly do anything …

Tuna Boats

Here’s another quick meal/snack. Enjoy it whenever you’re in a hurry for a nutritious meal.  As you can tell, I  like things that are fast and easy. 😉 Makes 6 normal servings or 3 large servings. Here’s what you need: 2 cans of wild caught albacore tuna, packed in water 2 …

Lifehacking and motivation

If you follow me on Twitter, you already know that I frequently post links to articles and other tips that I come across. Most of the time, they are tips on how to improve your life in some non-fitness way. Mindfulness, problem solving, success tips … basically everything that you …

The 4 Basic Punches

From Rocky Marciano to Cassius Clay, the sport of boxing has seen the transition from bare knuckle brawling to regulation boxing gloves. The styles of fighting, stances, and defensive techniques have all come a long way since its origins during the mid-1700s. Boxing, which is also referred to as prizefighting, …

My Superfood Beef Stew Recipe

  I like to keep things simple. This recipe is my normal, everyday lunch (and sometimes dinner). For me, staying on track means making good, nutritious food ahead of time. I tried making a bunch of different meals each week for variety, and you know what? More times than not …

6 Reasons You Should Cross Train

If your training results have hit a brick wall despite the fact that you have actually been doing your workouts  faithfully, perhaps it’s time to give cross training a shot. “What’s cross training?” …  It’s when you change your regular exercise and add in other types of exercise. Here are 6 reasons why …

Fish Tacos (lower carb)

These tacos are the perfect solution for those who are looking for low carb meals with lots of flavor. Flaky fish topped with mango salsa and wrapped in a totally guilt-free lettuce leaf. It’s a tasty, satisfying and will keep you on track with your fat loss goals. Servings: 8 Here’s …

MMA 101: Basic moves

With the massive popularity of the sport,  there has been an explosion of new followers of mma (mixed martial arts) The purpose of this article is to help familiarize  new fans of this sport with some of the terms that are commonly used. If you have a basic understanding with some …

Lower Carb Spaghetti

Here is a guiltless way to prepare spaghetti that is low-carbm, but still very tatsty. To create angel hair noodles out of zucchini (some call them “zoodles”) you simply need a small kitchen gadget that does spiral slices like this one. This nifty little tool is well worth the $20 – with it …