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The Best Diet to Lose Weight (Which Diet Is Right for Me?) – Self Improvement Article

If you’re currently trying to lose weight, you might be asking yourself: “Which diet is right for me? What’s the best diet for weight loss?” They’re great questions, both with many different variables to consider. Today, we’ll unpack it all for you. We focus on proper diet and nutrition extensively in our 1-on-1 Coaching Program, but we’re gonna tell you everything you need to know below too. Want to lose weight WITHOUT hating life? Learn how we can help! Here’s…

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How to Run Properly (4 Steps for Beginners to Start Running) – Personal Development Article

So you’ve decided it’s time to start running? Perfect! You’ve arrived at the right place. We’ve helped thousands of people run injury-free and train for their first 5k or marathon, and we’ve put together everything you need to know below too!  Tired of getting injured while running? Work with a Nerd Fitness Coach and train smarter today! Here’s what we’ll cover in our guide to running: Let’s jump right to it in case you gotta run![1] Will Running Help Me…

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The Beginner’s Guide to the Keto Diet – Self Improvement Article

If you have questions about the Keto Diet, well my friend, you’ve come to the right place! We help our coaching clients completely overhaul their nutrition, including going low-carb, and today we’ll give you everything you need to start a Ketogenic Diet.  Is Keto right for you? Maybe! Our coaches can help you decide. We’ve learned a lot by helping people begin the Keto Diet: there’s plenty of good, there’s plenty of bad, and there’s plenty of ugly.  Today, we…

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Strength Training for Beginners: Workout Routines & Exercises – Self Improvement Article

So you want to get strong, and you have no idea how to start (like this cat). In this Beginner Strength Training Guide (part 2 of our Strength 101 series) – you’ll have both the confidence to start getting strong with resistance training AND a plan to follow. We’ll be covering the following: These are the exact strategies we use with our 1-on-1 Coaching Clients to help them build confidence and start strength training, and I’m excited to cover all…

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How to Get In Shape Quickly: The 3-Step Beginner’s Guide – Self Improvement Article

This step-by-step strategy guide will tell you everything you need to do to lose weight and get healthy starting today. I know you have lots of questions, and I promise I’ll answer every single one of them (yes, even that one). In this guide we’ll discuss: Three easy steps. You got this. If you’re overwhelmed at the very idea of how to get in shape, I hear ya.  From bootcamps to “What is CrossFit” to Weight Watchers to paleo to…

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Intermittent Fasting: Beginners Guide + Printable Worksheet – Self Improvement Article

“…But Tony the Tiger tells us that breakfast is the most important meal of the day! Grrrrrreat!” And Tony the Tiger would NEVER lie… This adage about breakfast has become commonplace that it’s readily and unquestionably accepted as fact: “Want to lose weight? Make sure you start off with a healthy breakfast, so you can get that metabolism firing first thing in the morning!  “Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince, and dinner like a pauper.” “Want to…

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7 Things You Should Know Before Starting the Paleo Diet – Self Improvement Article

So you wanna learn about the Paleo Diet, aka “the Caveman Diet,” eh? This is one of the most popular diets on the planet right now (up there with the Keto Diet), and I bet you have questions. Well I got answers, sucka! And lots of LEGO photos. In this massive guide, I’m going to give you the good, the bad, and the ugly when it comes to the Paleolithic Diet (click each link to go right to that section):…

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The Ultimate Skinny Guy’s Guide to Bulking Up Fast – Personal Development Article

Want to go from a skinny guy to building muscle quickly? You’ve come to the right place! I’ve spent my entire adult life trying to pack on muscle, and after years and years of trial and error, I finally cracked the code. Today, I share that code with you! And no, unfortunately, it’s not just Up, Up, Down, Down, Left, Right, Left, Right, A, B, Select, Start. Here’s what we’ll cover (click to jump to that section): Let’s do this! Now,…

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Master the Conversation: Use These 4 Steps to Talk to Anyone – Self Improvement Article

If you find yourself unable to talk to new people, you’ve come to the right place! Today we’re gonna teach you how to master a conversation, instead of staring at your feet hoping somebody else will come talk to you. We’ll teach it in 4 easy steps: By the end of today’s article, your friends will need a muzzle to shut you up. Believe it or not, we actually often work on “social skills” with our 1-on-1 NF Coaching. Many clients…

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Beginner Body Weight Workout & Exercises – Build Muscle, Burn Fat – Self Improvement Article

So you want to get in shape, but you have no gym membership and don’t know what to do.  Ruh roh… That’s fine, you don’t need one to get in great shape! You can work out anywhere, like me in the photo above, doing push-ups on a cliff in South Africa. Luckily, you can burn fat, build muscle, and get a great workout by just doing body weight exercises – no gym or workout equipment required. Cardio can actually be one…

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Advanced Bodyweight Workout Circuit | Nerd Fitness – Self Improvement Article

Want to get strong but hate the gym? No problem! Luckily, you can burn fat, build muscle, and get a great workout using just your body’s weight. Even better news: you can do it from anywhere! You might have come to this article through our Beginner Bodyweight Workout; if so, welcome! If you didn’t, I’d recommend starting there before moving onto this routine, because this is uber-advanced and designed for nerds looking for a brutally difficult challenge. If you’re ready for…

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The Definitive Step-by-Step Guide to The Deadlift – Self Improvement Article

Deadlift day is my favorite day of the week. And soon, it will be yours. There’s nothing more satisfying than picking up a ton of weight off the floor and holding it in your hands. Jón Páll Sigmarsson, the Icelandic Strongman/Powerlifter once said (while deadlifting 1005 lbs), “There is no reason to be alive if you can’t do a deadlift.” Now, that may be a bit extreme, but deadlifting is truly a romantic lift.= On deadlift day, I don’t need…

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A Beginner’s Guide to CrossFit

CrossFit is EVERYWHERE these days. If you have friends or coworkers that enjoy working out, you might have even heard them talking about the newest CrossFit “box” (gym) that just opened up down the street. You see CrossFit themed Reebok shoes. You see Crossfit on ESPN. And you’re wondering: “Hey Steve! What the hell is CrossFit, and is it for me?” If you ARE wondering that, my response is “Wow, I’m good at reading minds.” If you WEREN’T wondering that…

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How to measure your body fat percentage

What the #$%@ is body fat percentage? What’s a good amount of body fat to aim for? How the heck do I figure it out how much I have? Body fat is an incredibly tricky subject – it’s tough to calculate, tough to track, and most people are way off in their estimates of what they think their body fat percentage is. As Kanye West once famously declared, “that right there could drive a sane man berserk.” Luckily, you’re reading Nerd…

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