Author: Trainer Dan

Understanding Your Metabolism

Our metabolic rate determines the rate at which we ‘burn up’ our food, and by increasing this rate, we can lose weight more quickly, easily, and safely. When we diet, by decreasing our calorie intake too drastically, we cause our metabolism to slow down, making it progressively more difficult for …

Healthy Burrito

Here’s a healthy burrito recipe, for when you get that craving. Whole grains, lean protein and crunchy veggies make this a quick and tasty recipe that you will use over and over again. Serve with a side of your favorite salsa, and a hit of plain Greek yogurt instead of …

Free Books! My gift to you

Below are some free e-books that I am offering to anyone who visits my site. Download one, download them all! It’s all good. The only thing that I ask is that you leave a comment at the bottom of the page. Just a simple “Thank you” is all. 🙂 Enjoy! …

Low fat tuna salad (no mayo)

Most recipes for tuna salad call for fat-filled mayonnaise or reduced fat mayo frankenfood, but this recipe uses fat free Greek yogurt instead. It’s creamy, and delicious … and the Greek yogurt gives it that extra protein kick. Servings: 5 Here’s what you need… 2 (5oz) cans wild albacore tuna, …

Instagram Hashtag Tips

So I’m sitting here taking my post workout selfies and meal prep … you know, getting that Instagram game down. Which got me to thinking about hashtags and all of the craziness surrounding them.  It’s all too often we see someone posting a pic with like 50 hashtags, so of …

Zucchini noodles & meat ragu

See how I dodged the whole sauce vs gravy thing there? Yes, it is possible to enjoy Spaghetti night while keeping your nutrition lean and mean. Use noodles made from fresh zucchini and a sauce/gravy that is simple and easy to make. Servings: 6 Here’s what you need… •2 lbs …