Monthly Archives: April 2010

Reading, Writing and Photographs

Well, lots of exciting stuff has happened since my last post.  Here’s what’s going on:

1.  I got my first article officially published. Bodybuilding.com picked up one of my nutrition articles, set up a cool bio page for me, and asked me to regularly write two articles a month.  I’m excited because I’ve been a huge fan of this site for years and it is great exposure — they get thousands of hits daily.  Check them out!

2.  I got the official, professional photos from my Musclemania America Contest from last year, finally!  I’ve added them to the gallery section if you want to check them out.

3.  There was a great article in the NY Times about the importance of diet for fat loss. It basically reinforces what I’ve been preaching for years — exercising is ineffective for fat loss unless you have a solid nutrition plan to back it up.  Read it here.

Okay, I’m working on a few new articles and should have them up for next time.

Take it easy,

Nate

Set a Goal and Get Started

My wife has been an athlete for most of her life, but recently has become more interested in fitness training, and the fitness industry as a whole. This is great news for me, as her background is a great compliment to my own. While I’ve spent the last 10 years focusing on training and nutrition, her background is in psychology.

She has agreed to help me transfer principles of behavioral and sports psychology into the realm of fitness athletes. I think psychology is a very important, but often overlooked aspect of the “fitness game”. Her enthusiasm on this project has spilled over into creating her own fitness and healthy lifestyle blog. I’ve included her first post below because I think there is a lot of valuable information fitness athletes can take from it.

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