Nate Miyaki

Fitness Author - Physique Athlete

Train Right For Your Type (of Goal)

At my training studio, people know me as the natural bodybuilding & fitness guy. In other words, they know I compete in these types of competitions, and I like to train fitness athletes — men and women whose primary reason for exercising is to change their body composition (drop fat, gain muscle, or both). We have the endurance athlete guy, the corrective exercise guy, the sport performance guy, the yoga guy, all with.. Read More

The 5 Barebones Training Strategies to Build the Body of Your Dreams

This is the time. You’ve made up your mind that you are going to buckle down and get into the best shape of your life. No more starting, stopping, and starting all over again. This is the year you finally build the body of your dreams. You’re committed, you’re motivated, you’re pumped up, and you can’t wait to get started. But hold on a second their cowboy (or cowgirl), where do you start?.. Read More

Fitness Nutrition 101: Introduction

In the Barebones Fitness Nutrition Plan (BFNP), I laid out the practical information necessary to set up and implement an effective fitness nutrition plan. We talked about specific number calculations and food choices without going into details about where they came from. The reason is I wanted to give you the practical steps you could implement immediately without getting sidetracked with too much technical information. The plan is laid out in black and.. Read More

Fitness Nutrition 101: Portions

There are many reasons for the health and obesity epidemic that currently plagues the American public. We can point the finger at numerous bad habits that have become the normal way of life for most of us. We don’t exercise, we spend too many hours sitting at a desk, we’re overstressed, we eat too much sugar, trans fat, fried foods, refined foods, etc. However, I believe the biggest contributing factor to our health.. Read More

Fitness Nutrition 101: Nutrient Timing

Timing matters with everything in life. A second too late can cost you a championship. A day early can save your life. Six numbers can be meaningless one day and win you millions of dollars the next. We’ve all heard the old saying, “being in the right place at the right time.” This universal law holds true in every aspect of our lives — career development, financial decisions, dating, social relationships, and most.. Read More