Nate Miyaki

Natural Physique Athlete ~ Student of The Ronin Strategies

Fitness Nutrition 101: Protein

Lets get something straight buddy boy (or girl), if you want to maintain a lean and fit physique, then dietary protein needs to be the cornerstone of your nutrition plan. It doesn’t need to be excessive as some hardcore bodybuilders would have you believe, but it certainly needs to be the central piece of your fitness nutrition puzzle. And it certainly needs to be more than the RDA recommends, which isn’t even sufficient.. Read More

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. 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.. Read More

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.. Read More

Frank (and Fran) the Tank

Happy (belated) St. Patrick’s Day!  I hope you had the chance to drink some whiskey and green beer, because from here on out its time to cut back on Grandpa’s old cough medicine. Over the years I’ve seen a lot of fitness athletes train and diet hard, only to sabotage their results by drinking too much.  Sure you have to enjoy yourself here and there, but ultimately you have to decide what your.. Read More

It’s Time to Cut the (Bad) Fat!

I can’t believe its already March. Summertime is fast approaching, so it would be wise to start setting some fitness goals right now. You can’t get visible results in two weeks; you need at least two months to make noticeable physique changes. Don’t wait until the last minute to start working towards your goals or: 1. You’ll realize that healthy, permanent weight loss takes time. You’ll have to put the bikini or board.. Read More