Nate Miyaki

Fitness Author - Physique Athlete - Vagabond Strategist

How Food Choices Affect Satiety, Calorie Intake, & Sustainable Fat Loss

island foods

There seems to be a never-ending debate in the diet and fitness industries regarding what matters more for fat loss and physique transformation: Food Quantity (calories and macros) vs. Food Quality (real vs. refined foods, etc.). This circle jerk makes no sense to me for three reasons: They are somewhat interrelated, and one can have an impact on the other. For example, improving food choices almost always automatically improves diet numbers (I feel.. Read More

On Meal Frequency Flexibility & Sustainable Fat Loss Strategies

Typical Japanese Meal

Over the past few months, I’ve been working on a new book project, advised a private chef on creating flexible meal templates for a few of her clients interested in losing weight (yes, numbers matter despite organic, natural food cooking as the foundation), been keeping up with some research reviews, and had a couple of email exchanges with colleagues I trust about some stuff I’ve been experimenting with in my own physique prep protocol… Read More

2 Information-Packed Podcasts For Your Viewing Pleasure

ben coomber radio

Your People’s Fitness Champion has been on a whirlwind, international podcast tour lately. This of course means I’ve been sitting in my kitchen (on recorded Skype calls) being interviewed by other passionate fitness experts about diet, training, psychology, and productivity strategies related to fat loss, physique enhancement, and overall health. Two of these shows are pretty big time in the health & fitness space — Ben Coomber Radio (the #1 fitness podcast in.. Read More

3 Steps For Designing Effective Diet Plans

I’ve been “social media-ing” about a few recent nutrition talks I’ve given, and “Da People” have voiced their passionate desire to taste a few samplings of these epic events. As the humble Westley once said to Buttercup in the Princess Bride, “As you wish”. DESIGNING DIETS FOR BUSY PROFESSIONALS I take a slightly different approach when designing diets plans for busy professionals then for athletes.  We need to prioritize, and focus on the.. 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