Nate Miyaki

Fitness Author - Physique Athlete - Vagabond Strategist

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New Year, New Look!

Happy New Year! We hope you had a festive, fun, and HEALTHY holiday season. We’re starting 2012 with a new look for the website, and will be coming at you soon with new content as well. Stay tuned!

Get The Samurai Diet on your iPhone, iPad, or iTouch!

When The Samurai Diet came out on Amazon.com I wanted to check it out on my iPhone. I had heard there was a Kindle for iPhone app, but hadn’t installed or used it before. If you are in the same boat, here are the steps to get the book on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod. I’m posting these instructions from memory, so I hope they are right  😉

The Low-Down on Slowing Down for Better Results

I’m sorry that I’ve been MIA for a while. I was going through some transitions – all good ones – and as I worked steadily to get my shiznits back together, just didn’t feel like I had many helpful things to say. I’m happy to say that I’ve worked out the kinks, and I’m back! It’s been just over 6 months since I competed in my first bikini contest. After returning to “real.. Read More

Hungry? You Should Be

If you are trying to change your body composition, hunger is a good thing. hun·ger verb /ˈhəNGgər/ (1) Feel or suffer hunger through lack of food If your goal is to get lean, you will likely be on a dietary plan that restricts the amount of food you eat. This will undoubtedly result in some amount of hunger as your body learns to function with fewer calories than its used to. And whether you.. Read More

Just this once, say “Not This time”

We live in a food-centric society. Every other commercial on TV is about either some fast-food stop where you can get a “value meal” or family restaurant that serves huge portions of comfort food, a “nutritious” breakfast of sugary cereal fortified with whole grains you should make for your kids, or some easy dinner that you can prepare in a snap (just add water to all these chemicals!). There are magazine ads for.. Read More