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The Exact Training & Nutrition Program Justin Used to Gain Muscle and Strength While Losing Fat

The Exact Training & Nutrition Program Justin Used to Gain Muscle and Strength While Losing Fat

In May of this year, I held a competition for a custom-made 12-week training and nutrition program. As you may have guessed by now, Justin won the competition. We hopped on a 30-minute call to talk about his goals and where he needed my help […]

Reverse Dieting and Metabolic Damage: The Basics of Metabolic Adaptation

Reverse Dieting and Metabolic Damage: The Basics of Metabolic Adaptation

Reverse dieting, in its simplest form, is the slow and controlled addition of calories after a period of caloric restriction. This addition of calories back into the diet is to minimize rebound weight gain as much as possible and in theory, improve metabolic rate slowly […]

Calorie & Macronutrient Needs for Fat Loss Calculator: MasonFit Monthly

Calorie & Macronutrient Needs for Fat Loss Calculator: MasonFit Monthly

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Free Downloads: Programs, eBooks, and Courses

Free Downloads: Programs, eBooks, and Courses

My programs, courses, and books are always evolving and pushing me to learn more. I truly love working on longer-form projects and want to share quality, evidence-based information with as many people as possible. The three products below are some of my latest works, and […]

3 Reasons Your Scale Isn’t Moving: Common Pitfalls When Starting a Diet or Training Program

3 Reasons Your Scale Isn’t Moving: Common Pitfalls When Starting a Diet or Training Program

You started a diet and have been eating better, exercising, drinking more water, and doing all the right things for a few weeks. Yet, the scale isn’t moving and you’re growing more frustrated by the day. And you begin to think: “Maybe I’m not destined […]

Best Foods for Fat Loss Eating Challenge: Eating 10 Pounds of Food for Less Than 2,000 Calories

Best Foods for Fat Loss Eating Challenge: Eating 10 Pounds of Food for Less Than 2,000 Calories

When it comes to fat loss, calories and energy balance matter more than anything. If you’re eating fewer calories than your body needs, it will begin to pull stored energy from body fat and other tissues to create the energy and sustain its vital functions. […]

How to Choose a Nutrition Strategy and Four Tips for Tracking Nutrition and Flexible Dieting

How to Choose a Nutrition Strategy and Four Tips for Tracking Nutrition and Flexible Dieting

This is a guest post from Hunter Munch, a Little Rock-based fitness coach and a¬†regular contributor to masonfit.com. ¬† Progress is rarely linear and tends to leave even the most resilient frustrated and doubtful that they’ll achieve their fitness goals. In turn, this doubt casts […]

What’s the Deal with Heart Rate Monitors? Should You Use One and Which Kind Should You Buy?

What’s the Deal with Heart Rate Monitors? Should You Use One and Which Kind Should You Buy?

This is a guest post from Hunter Munch, a Little Rock-based fitness coach. Hunter works with Orange Theory Fitness Little Rock, which if you’re not familiar, tracks heart rate during every training session. As a data nerd, I thought it would be interesting to get […]

12 Books You Should Read If You’re into Health & Fitness

12 Books You Should Read If You’re into Health & Fitness

Reading changed my life. I loved to read as a kid but replaced books with games and other hobbies as I grew older. In my early 20s, however, I slowly became a voracious reader. I owe most of that to fitness, as my reading obsession […]

4 Ways to Stay Unhealthy and Fat This Year

4 Ways to Stay Unhealthy and Fat This Year

I have to admit, I’m not going to teach you how to be fat in this article. You can find that version at masonfat.com. Just kidding. I’m not sure what you’ll find there. Nope, today I’m going to give four very real scenarios that I […]