The Ketogenic Journey: Week 9 of 28

September 23, 2019
Keto Diet: Week 9

Things are not always sunshine and roses in the keto-sphere.  Sometimes, it’s good to take a step back and rethink your motivations for the sake of sanity. For Alex, this means letting go of compulsive weigh-ins and the frustration that comes with it.  For Chelsea, it means looking back and remembering why she abandoned the…

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Cholesterol and Keto: Debunking the Myths with Science

September 19, 2019

Keto and its effect on cholesterol is a hot topic of conversation in 2019. So many things have been said about eating fat’s impact on cholesterol in both the scientific and online health communities that it can be hard to tell fact from fiction. The link between what you eat, and heart disease, is a…

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The Ketogenic Journey: Week 8 of 28

September 16, 2019
Keto Diet: Week 8

Today we’re celebrating the non-scale victories. Those moments you stop and think, wow, go me!  Non-scale victories can be small things like fitting into your jeans better. They can be big things, like beating a personal best at the gym.  Non-scale victories can also be very profound and improve the way you experience life. This…

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The Ketogenic Journey: Week 7 of 28

September 9, 2019
Keto Diet: Week 7

Sometimes things happen that are beyond our control, and we find ourselves hurtling into a world of guilt and regret.  Could I have avoided it? Did I handle it the right way? Should I even carry on following the ketogenic diet at all? These are some of the questions Alex and Chelsea were faced with…

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The Keto Lifestyle and Intermittent Fasting

September 5, 2019
The Keto Lifestyle and Intermittent Fasting

The ketogenic diet and intermittent fasting are two methods of losing body fat that have proven wonderfully effective in both clinical studies and personal weight loss journeys. What is fascinating about the keto diet and fasting as a duo, is that they both rely on ketone bodies to achieve results.  When you compliment your ketogenic…

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The Ketogenic Journey: Week 6 of 28

September 2, 2019
Keto Diet: Week 6

Hitting a plateau in ketosis can be demotivating and confusing, not to mention excruciatingly frustrating!  In week 6 of our keto mission to cut the fat and boost our health, we’ve both seen our rate of weight-loss slow down. Instead of letting it get us down, we got to work!  With a bit of patience…

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Working Out On Ketosis: Facing the Facts

August 29, 2019
Facing The Facts

Whether you started your ketogenic journey to lose weight, reduce symptoms of chronic illness, live a more energized life or just to improve your overall wellbeing, working out plays an important role in every case. In this article, I’ll walk you through the need-to-knows of exercising on keto, how to best optimize your workouts for…

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The Ketogenic Journey: Week 5 of 28

August 26, 2019
Keto Week 5

Pounds are being shed, and clothes are fitting looser! This week, we’ll be examining the psychology of bouncing back from a cheat-day with Alex, as he recovers from last week’s “adventurous” dietary choices. He’ll also give us some insight into the hugely popular Bulletproof Coffee craze!  Chelsea’s week was dedicated to cooking for the non-keto…

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Keto Flu: What Is It And How Can I Beat It?

August 21, 2019
Keto Flu

You will probably start experiencing what is known as the “keto flu” in the first week of your ketogenic transformation. Firstly, don’t freak out! The best thing about keto flu is that if you have it, there’s a good chance you’re doing everything right. Think of the keto flu as a rite of passage or…

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The Ketogenic Journey: Week 4 of 28

August 19, 2019
Keto Week 4

It’s fabulous to be at the cusp of our second month on keto!  It’s such a feeling of achievement just to know we have stuck to our goals for this long, even if in context of the 28-week challenge, it’s been a short time. Both Alex and I have had food-related obstacles that tripped us…

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Preparing for Keto: Adapting To The Fat

August 16, 2019
Adapting to the Fat

Getting ready to start your keto lifestyle is far more than simply watching a few YouTube videos online and stocking up on cheese and bacon. On the contrary, what you do before you actually get into ketosis is nearly as important as what you do once you’re in it. In this article, we’ll take a…

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The Ketogenic Journey: Week 3 of 28

August 12, 2019
Keto Week 3

Another epic week and looking at the pictures from day 1 and from today side by side, it’s starting to get pretty noticeable that things are changing, or should I say, shrinking. This week, Alex and I grappled with getting to know our bodies better, on a psychological and a physical level.  We’ll hear from…

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The Ketogenic Journey: Battling the Keto Flu

August 5, 2019
Keto Week 2

It’s been a challenging first week, but we are can finally say with pride that we’ve conquered the dreaded keto flu! We’ve already discovered so many new things about ourselves, our bodies and the science of keto in the short time we’ve been doing this. It’s so exciting for us to be able to share…

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So, What Is The Keto Diet?

August 2, 2019
Keto Diet

Living a ketogenic lifestyle means greatly reducing or completely cutting carbohydrates from your diet and replacing the bulk of your nutrient intake with fat. Your body adapts to the lack of carbs in your system and begins using stored and dietary fat for fuel. How Does The Keto Diet Work? The human body ordinarily runs…

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The Ketogenic Journey: Ready, Steady, Keto!

July 29, 2019
Keto Week 1

Hello and welcome, weight watchers and wellness warriors of the Internet, to the first week of our adventure into the mysterious and miraculous world of ketosis.  Over the coming months, we’ll become increasingly keto-crazy, cutting out the carbs and cranking up the fat. Follow our weight-loss journey, check out our weekly progress, and find out…

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