The Vast Benefits of Kettlebell Training: Build Your Grip, Stamina, And Physique

Barbells and dumbbells have long been the staple of an effective training program. And for good reason; they provide the biggest bang-for-your-buck when it comes to building strength, muscle, and sculpting an impressive physique. But, in recent years, a new kid has shown up on the block and has taken a foothold as a must-do […]

Cardio Exercise: What’s the Best Way to Lose Fat?

The new year is among us and with it many individuals are about to embark on a fat loss journey. However, many may be confused as to how to reach their fitness goals. They may be following an IIFYM approach to nutrition (if not, find out your macros here with the IIFYM macro calculator), but […]

Why Does IIFYM Give So Many Calories?

At the time this article was published, the our macro coaches have helped over 15k clients burn fat and lose weight while eating foods they love. Most of our clients come to us by way of our weight loss Macro Calculator, which is used over 8k times per day (just over 14 million times since […]

9 Benefits of HIIT: Is it the King of Cardio?

I’m about to use a word that I absolutely hate, and that word is CARDIO. I may be standing alone on this one, but I’m willing to bet there are many of you out there reading this Godofsalt.com article having the exact same thought. I live an extremely hectic life between running my business and […]

What Should I Do When I Hit a Weight Loss Plateau?

This question is paramount to being successful while flexible dieting.We had a great piece created for this reason, here are the steps to go through and questions you should be asking: Here’s how to break out of a fat loss plateau There are about 7 different actionable steps to take after a fat loss plateau. […]

Why An Exercise Routine Isn’t Necessary To Lose Fat

While many people attribute their weight loss to exercise, it turns out that using an exercise routine really isn’t necessary for losing body fat. Although that may sound counterintuitive to everything you’ve heard in the past, total weight and fat loss is actually due to creating what is known as a negative energy balance. Fortunately, […]

Dealing With Negative Family Members That Don’t Support Your Fat Loss Efforts

“If it was easy, everyone would do it.” One of the most overused, but quite accurate statements about virtually anything significant we pursue. Fat loss is right up there with some of the most personally rewarding but often-difficult tasks to achieve. Especially when first starting out. Even with tools like the IIFYM Macro Calculator on […]

To Feel Full During Dieting or Not to Feel Full

Can you relate to this? You wake up, splash some water on your face, your stomach starts growling because you’ve fasted all through the night, and all you can think about is eating something to cure those hunger pangs. When you stop and think about it, isn’t life more enjoyable when you feel satiated and […]

You Can Eat It… If It Fits Your Macros

First, a quick history of If It Fits Your Macros. For those of you who don’t know already (which is more people than you may think, so you’re not alone if you don’t!) IIFYM is an acronym for “If It Fits Your Macros”. Back in the day, bodybuilders used to eat canned tuna, egg whites, […]