teamRIPPED’s Glos...

Have you ever read something on teamRIPPED and thought, “What the heck is he talking about? Is that another language?” I know from emailing with many of you, it’s easy for me to throw out terms and abbreviations you might be familiar with (yet!). Beachbody, P90X, Insanity, and...

Tracking Raw or Cooked ...

Tracking raw or cooked meats has to be one of the most common questions on get on nutrition tracking. There is a lot of conflicting information too. I hope for once and for all to get to the bottom of it! Tracking Raw or Cooked Meats You can actually do both: track raw or cooked weights...

Shakeology Cafe Latte

Shakeology Cafe Latte is here! I wanted to make sure it was up and ready to go before I posted, and it’s now time! If you have cravings for coffee, this is your Shakeology. It’s reported to have a smooth, creamy taste just like a blended ice coffee drink. I haven’t had...

Planning for Weight Los...

Weight loss success is what all of us that were overweight when we started wanted. With TONS of people starting DAY 1 of a program on teamRIPPED today, I thought this would be a great post to bump to the top of the blog. It’s a longer read, but there is a lot of GOLD and experience...

Alcohol?

I addressed alcohol consumption a while ago, a long while. It still comes up in emails and comments pretty regularly. With the Christmas season upon us, there always seems to be more opportunities to drink.  Should we avoid it altogether, or is an occasional drink okay with a P90X /...

Keeping Weight Off For ...

I can’t believe that I’ve never written about keeping weight off for life! I know I have written a lot about some of its components, like making fitness a lifestyle, but never head on. So it’s time! This is what it takes to keep weight off for life. Keeping Weight Off...

Net Carbs and Tracking ...

Net carbs can really mess with your head and your nutrition plan! Countless food companies tout them as the greatest way to track your carbs. Be careful… it is true that all carbs are not created equal, but I don’t think tracking only net carbs is always the answer. What are...

Body Beast Review

Body Beast Review – Updated!!!! With this month’s Challenge Pack deal being Body Beast with Shakeology for $140 (click that to check it out!), I thought we needed to revisit my Body Beast Review! I am so pumped to be writing this Body Beast Review!  Over the past years I have...

5 Protein Packed Evenin...

How many of you need extra protein to hit your macros at night? A lot of times when you are trying to hit Fat Shredder macros and even 1.5g of protein per pound, you will have some extra protein you need to make up after dinner. All of these high protein evening snacks can help! They...

2400 Calorie Fat Shredd...

Fat Shredding Diet Plan at 2400 Calories! It is finally here, in an eBook! This is part 2 of my plan to put out some meal plan eBooks for all of teamRIPPED to use. Give you some new ideas for recipes, get you into tracking, and get you results! That is always my #1 goal, get you to YOUR...

Lower Belly Fat

I still hear it all the time — “Coach Wayne, I’ve lost a lot of body fat everywhere except the lower abs. What do I need to do to get rid of that stubborn belly fat?” They want the washboard abs! Believe me, we ALL want them. That’s what sells! 90% of those gimmicky infomercials you see...

Fat Shredding Diet Plan

Fat Shredding Diet Plan at 2000 Calories! It is finally here, in an eBook! Pouring over your entries to my little form on nutrition plans, I decided to start with a 2000 Calorie Plan for Fat Shredding. Notice I did not say “Fat Shredder.” While this plan is higher protein,...

Protein Bar Review: Par...

In case you missed it, yesterday we took a look at some protein bars that work well with the deficit and Fat Shredder. Today were going to take a look at a few protein bar options that are higher calorie. These bars are best suited for someone at a maintenance calorie mark or a surplus....

Protein Bar Review R...

Protein Bar Review: Part I – What comes to mind more than protein when you think about building muscle? You can get protein everywhere! Your whole foods, Shakeology, whey shakes, Arctic Zero ice cream, Monster Energy drinks (crazy right?), and one of my favorites = PROTEIN BARS....

High Protein Breakfast ...

When I set out to do some targeted meal plans, I don’t think I realized how in-depth these would become! Bear with me, they are going to be GOOD! In preparing the meals plans, I realized I had quite a few great breakfast options. So I wanted to give y’all some High Protein...

Nutrition School: Weigh...

Weight and fat loss help! I know so many of you come to teamRIPPED for just that. And teamRIPPED already has tons of resources about weight and fat loss help. As we get into the Perfection Crew and some new meal plans coming this week, it’s time we went back to Nutrition School....

MyFitnessPal Set Up

TRACK YOUR FOOD! I’m still talking about it, because it is that important! I have been getting lots of emails and questions about tracking, so I thought I should bump this post. Yes, MFP has a PREMIUM account now, but you can still do all of this with the FREE version. So...

Try Shakeology

Shakeology. I still get TONS of questions about Shakeology. That is a good thing. I love talking about Shakeology and what it has done for me and continues to do for so many on teamRIPPED. I will be very upfront and honest with you about my opinions. Don’t feel like this is pushing...

Common Diet Temptations

Diet temptations seem to target us all. For me, when I get busy, that is when temptations seem to hit. While sweets and candy may be the downfall for some, others may feel that they are putting up a fight against food every night as they sit on the couch and unwind. Whatever temptation...

Fat Shredder Sample Die...

Fat Shredder Sample Diet? Everyone who is still a ways from their body fat goal SHOULD BE!! Going from our teamRIPPED POLL, y’all wanted to see some sample diets and nutrition plans. This is a bit of a “bump” to the top. I first ran this post over two years ago. I had...

Beast90X Nutrition Plan...

So you are going to take on my Body Beast / P90X hybrid? Awesome! Now the work comes in. You know what workouts you are going to do, but what about nutrition? I couldn’t leave you hanging! Let’s get to it! P90X / Body Beast Hybrid Nutrition The first and most important...

The Ups and Downs of We...

It’s been a while, but did you know that I lost nearly 25 lbs. during my first month of P90X? Not bad, huh?  I was KILLING IT! But did you know that I only lost another 8 lbs. the entire second month?  Was I slacking off?  No way!  In fact, I actually did BETTER the second month.  ...

Beachbody Performance S...

Beachbody Performance Supplements are finally here! This was part of the big news from lasts week’s Coach Summit. Beachbody has been working hard to create and release a full line of supplements to help allows you to perform at your best. This article will give you an overview of...

Need a Shakeology Boost

One of the announcements I haven’t touched on yet from Summit this year was a new line of supplements called the Shakeology Boost line. These are supplements designed to be added to Shakeology to BOOST certain health aspects of Shakeology. If you need a little more of this or that...