Planning Your Intermittent-Fasting Morning Workout

Morning workouts are popular and for good reason. Aside from the large availability of a.m. workout classes and compatibility with a typical workday, a morning workout — particularly a fasted morning workout — jumpstarts your metabolism, helping you burn more calories throughout the day. Morning exercise can also boost energy levels and improve mood by…

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Your Guide to Intermittent-Fasting Macros

It’s no secret that the typical American diet is prone to excessive amounts of unhealthy fats, sugars, and processed foods, while lacking in essential nutrients like fiber, protein, vitamins, and minerals. This imbalance can lead to health issues such as type-2 diabetes, heart disease, and nutrient deficiencies. A significant portion of Americans struggle to maintain…

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Why You Want to Burn Fat, Not Glucose, to Lose Weight

Everyone is born with the innate ability to shift between burning carbs and fat for energy. This “metabolic switching” has kept humans lean and energetic for millennia, without the need for intentional diets. Unfortunately, modern nutrition and lifestyle habits have destroyed this flexibility for the majority of people. Specifically, the foods people are eating and…

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Is It Necessary to Reach Ketosis to Lose Weight?

The ketogenic diet is one of the most popular diets in the world. In recent years, it has topped the charts as one of the most often-Googled diets. Fans of the keto diet tout improved energy levels, better concentration, reduced appetite, and weight loss as benefits to being “in ketosis,” or the metabolic state in…

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Tom’s November Update

Ozempic: It’s the drug everyone can’t stop talking about. And since Zero is already delivering on the promise drugs like Ozempic are making — helping millions of people lose weight and gain health — I wanted to share my take. If you haven’t yet heard of Ozempic, otherwise known as a “GLP-1 receptor agonist,” here’s the…

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Everything You’ve Ever Wanted to Know About Fat Burning

Your body wants to burn fat. When you’re regularly burning fat for energy, your body reacts in all sorts of ways that help you avoid metabolic disease, like maintaining a healthy weight, controlling glucose, and reducing inflammation. However, if you’re like most people, you’re stuck in a never-ending sugar-burning cycle, which — if it hasn’t…

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What Can You Drink During Intermittent Fasting?

Intermittent fasting means not eating food… but what about beverages? While some are off limits, there’s a wider variety of options you can — and probably should — consider. What Is the Best Thing to Drink During Intermittent Fasting? Short answer: The best thing to drink during intermittent fasting is water. It is easy, low…

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The Pros and Cons of Intermittent Fasting: Is It Effective?

Intermittent fasting is a popular eating pattern that has garnered a lot of attention over the last several years. Is this meteoric rise in popularity warranted? Does intermittent fasting even work? Let’s find out! Is Intermittent Fasting Effective? In a word, yes. Intermittent fasting is a powerful health habit that can contribute to weight loss…

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