Nate Miyaki

Fitness Author - Physique Athlete - Vagabond Strategist

How to Cut Through the Fitness Bullshit & Find Better Weight Loss Ways

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Going into this highly competitive 2015 New Year’s Resolution Season, I had a very different game plan, and vision of how my ongoing battle with my nemesis — Y2K belly fat and poor biomarkers of health — was going to go down. I normally come out guns blazing. But this year, I was actually planning on using a Rope-a-Dope-style strategy. That means I was going to sit back on the sidelines the first.. Read More

About Nate & Kalai’s Personal Fitness Story: An Excerpt From the New Feast Your Fat Away Book

Ladies, you are looking lovely this evening.  Your Certified Gentleman is back to escort you through the fitness filth. Guys, hows it hanging?  Small, with significant shrinkage?  Well, the weather is starting to get colder.  That’s the excuse I use. I know I’ve been away for a while, not posting, not answering questions, etc.  Part of that, as most of you already know, is that both my mom and dad passed away in.. Read More

Debunking the Paleo Diet: 89 Bullets on the Debate

*WARNING – This post is a rant about the Paleo vs. Debunking Paleo Diet Debate in specific, and the health & fitness industry in general.  It is Rated “R” by the fitness blogger’s association and is bound to offend probably everyone at some point.  Sorry about that. I come from a small surfer town where: (a) we’re a little rough around the edges with the language and whatnot, (b) you can get in.. Read More

Musclemania America 2009 Wrap-Up

The 2009 Fitness America Weekend has come and gone, and it was an incredible experience.  In previous posts you read about my preparation leading up to the big show.  I’m happy to say I accomplished my goal of winning the open bantamweight championship.  Now before you get too excited for me, I have to qualify that statement with an asterisk — there were no other bantamweight competitors in the division this year.  But.. Read More

Week 6 – Diet, Fake Tans, and Gelato

After checking out this blog a buddy of mine was giving me some crap. “Its cool and all”, he said, “but damn you need a tan!” Hah, no doubt. I’m lucky they make that fake tan in a bottle and Dream Tan stuff. For those of you haven’t competed before, Dream Tan is a skin dye you put on before you go on stage. The lights are so bright that you have to.. Read More