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Calorie Calculator

Calorie Calculator

Nutrition Calorie Calculator? Isn’t that just a regular calculator? Yes, and no. I am sure you have poured over your P90X, Insanity, or Body Beast guidebooks and have come to some equations for calculating your caloric needs for the program. They are all a little...
by Oct 11, 2017 233 Comments
Common Diet Temptations

Common Diet Temptations

Nutrition 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....
by Sep 18, 2017 15 Comments
Don’t Over Think Your Diet

Don’t Over Think Your Diet

Nutrition We love to go all in on teamRIPPED! That is what has made this team great. We have had more daily, monthly, and quarterly winners of the BB Challenge than any other team in all of TBB!!! So there is no doubt that we drop the excuses and we BRING IT! That’s what...
by Aug 29, 2017 No Comments
The Snowball Effect

The Snowball Effect

Motivation For those of you in the habit of working out and eating right EVERY DAY, let me pose a dare to you! Go a week without working out, and promise yourself that you will eat junk food every day. Then, after 1 week, try to pick right back up where you are now, eating right...
by Aug 28, 2017 6 Comments
Tuna and Mercury

Tuna and Mercury

Nutrition Tuna and mercury? How much is too much? Is it hurting me, my progress, my fitness? This is actually the first post idea from an old idea in the teamRIPPED Suggestion Box. It came in from two guys: Ian H. and Matt O. Both asked roughly the same question: How concerned...
by Aug 08, 2017 5 Comments
5 Go to Breakfast Options

5 Go to Breakfast Options

Nutrition We’ve all heard that “breakfast is the most important meal of the day.” I tend to think there is some truth to that. Breakfast definitely can set the tone for your whole day and I think there are some really good options to consider when planning...
by Jul 10, 2017 No Comments
Let Fiber Blast Your Fat Loss

Let Fiber Blast Your Fat Loss

Nutrition Fiber! It’s not one of the macro-nutrients (protein, carbohydrate, or fat) but it’s still a nutrient that can be very useful to track. Don’t get worried, tracking fiber is pretty easy to do with MyFitnessPal (MFP) and will show you how. Dietary Fiber...
by Jun 27, 2017 4 Comments
Record Keeping

Record Keeping

Motivation One huge aspect to experiencing the best results with any Beachbody program is good record keeping. You will never be sure of what you did or what you accomplished if you don’t keep good, accurate records. The greatest success I have had in my journey has always...
by Jun 26, 2017 No Comments
5 Protein Packed Evening Snacks

5 Protein Packed Evening Snacks

Nutrition 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...
by Jun 19, 2017 2 Comments
Vegan Meal Plans

Vegan Meal Plans

Nutrition Vegan meal plans are something I still get requests for pretty regularly. I did a full 90 days of a vegan diet before. It was a great learning experience, and it taught me a lot about how to eat. I still like some of the meals and recipes I used over the 90 days. But...
by Jun 13, 2017 9 Comments