Nate Miyaki

Fitness Author - Physique Athlete - Vagabond Strategist

I’m the “Normal” One

So you were able to read about how awesome Nate is (which is true, he is that good at what he does). If you follow his advice you will really get to where you want to go with regard to your physique goals. It won’t be easy, but it will work. How do I know? I’ve lived it. The good, the bad, the fat, and the fit. When I met Nate I probably.. Read More

The Legend of Baby Sumo

People see me now and make some quick assumptions.  I’ve competed in a few natural bodybuilding shows, done some fitness modeling, make a living as a fitness writer and personal trainer/physique coach, run this blog dedicated to fat loss, and strip for some extra cash under the stage name Little Shitake.  Just kidding about the last one…or am I? “Nate probably doesn’t even know what a fat cell looks like.”  “He was born.. Read More

Ronin Philosophy

Ronin:  Samurai warriors with no lord or master.  They often spent their lives wandering the land seeking knowledge, testing their skills in individual combat, or becoming mercenaries — joining together with samurai clans to fight in larger territorial battles. He studied all the traditional philosophies, but then he began to form his own philosophy, and he came to the realization that you just can’t borrow another person’s philosophy.  You have to learn about.. Read More


Legends I am passionate about the Iron Game.  I’m also passionate about the Way of the Warrior, and warrior cultures in general.  I want to share with you some of the philosophies I’ve learned from these cultures, and how they can be translated and applied to various aspects of the Iron Game.  I believe certain warrior principles are powerful psychological tools that can help us succeed during our Iron Journey. Here are some.. Read More

Nate’s Long Intro

It’s all about smiles and cries…Yeah, you gotta control your smiles and cries because that’s all you have, and nobody can take that away from you — Jake Hoyt (Training Day). Resumes and credentials are one thing, but I figured I’d tell you a little bit more about myself personally so you can better decide if I’m someone you want to hang with and maybe learn a thing or two from along the.. Read More