Posts by Thaya Kareeson

Thaya Kareeson is the Founder and Creator of TweakFit.com. After his sustainable success in losing 45 lbs, Thaya launched TweakFit.com hoping to help others improve their physical fitness level.

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Lose Belly Fat with a Waist Trimmer (Really… this works)

There are plenty of gimmicky weight loss products out there to help lose belly fat. One simple (and cheap) product that scientifically helps reduce belly fat is the waist trimmer. How to Use Wrap waist trimmer around your belly during your fasted morning fat burning walks. How does this work? I’m been a long proponent of smart strategic cardio for fat burning. The idea is that you want to wear…
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Lifting Accessories – Are they Worth Using?

There are lots of opinions in the lifting world when it comes to lifting accessories that are designed to aid in heavy lifting. Opinions tend to fall into two categories. First category “I lift raw. I don’t use any lifting accessories to assist me because I want to be completely strong all by myself even when I’m naked.” Second category “I lift with as many accessories as I can because…
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How to Save Money on Supplements

The Supplements-Goals Reference Guide
Nowadays you can buy supplements for almost anything. That said, part of the reasons why I hate reviewing supplements (even though it makes me money) is because the majority of them aren’t worth a dime. Most supplements nowadays are a mixture of known things that work and odd substances that have little or no proof of efficacy. Every “new” supplement is a remix of “known good substances” and obscure amounts…
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Smart Strategic Cardio for Fat Burning

Walking to burn fat
Photo © pawpaw67 Looking to burn fat and keep your muscles? Try this! Fasted Morning Walks When you wake up in the morning, make sure you don’t eat any calories (stay fasted). Drink a cup of black coffee, a cup of tea (no cream or sugar), or pop a caffeine / fat burning pill. Then go for a 1 hour walk (don’t run – keeping BPM in the fat burning…
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How to Build Your Own High Quality Pre Workout Supplement for Cheaper

Creapure Creatine in Bulk
Designer supplements have their place in the supplements market, but did you know that you can get pretty much the same supplements of equal quality at a cheaper price if you build your own? Lately I’ve fallen in love with TrueNutrition.com because it lets me do just that. Forewarning: I’m totally going to nerd out on supplements on this one. A Glimpse of My Recent Order from TrueNutrition: Pre-workout Staples…
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7 Gym Bag Essentials for Weightlifters

OGIO Big Dome Duffel Bag
I attack the weights quite often each week and it’s nice to always have all of the essentials in a gym bag whenever I head to the gym. Aside from clean clothes, here are 7 things that I always keep handy in my weightlifting gym bag. 7. Sports Tape I use sports tape is a safety measure for when my calluses decide to rip up on me or if the…
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Gamma Labs PTF Giveaway Winner!

Josh Janousek
And the winner of the Gamma Labs PTF Giveaway is: Josh Janousek! Josh won bottle of the New Gamma Labs Pre-Training Formula by simply liking the Gamme Labs facebook page and commenting on their wall. Congratulations Josh! If you missed your chance at the free PTF, you can feel free to click through, purchase & try them directly! What’s Next? More contests are on the way, so subscribe and keep…
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Tight Hamstrings? Here’s How to Unglue Them!

Tight Hamstrings
Photo © Westside Shooter Hamstring tightness is quite common in many athletes and they are darn tricky to loosen up. I’ve had my share of tight hamstrings so I wanted to share some quick tips that I found have worked for me. Here are my list of tips in no particular order (I find that I usually go through the entire list and randomly find that one of the bunch…
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Body Hack to Fuel the Muscles and Burn the Fats

O Hai Biceps!
A lot of you probably already know that losing just fat is hard, and gaining just muscle is even harder. There was a point in my life when I was overweight. At that weight, I was still able to play basketball and run many miles without any issues. I knew I was strong and athletic, but I was still fat nonetheless. So one day I decided to lose fat by…
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Honey Mustard Bacon Wrapped Pork Tenderloin Recipe

Bacon Pork Tenderloin Before
Sorry I’ve been bringing you guys a lot of food porn lately, but I just can’t help it. Cooking is a bit of a recent obsession of mine and I’ve been trying to make the most delicious foods that I can make that will fit into my macronutrient requirements. Here is a recipe for my rest day where I should be eating high protein, moderate fat, and low carbs: Honey…
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New Gamma Labs Pre-Training Formula (PTF) Giveaway Contest to TweakFit Readers [ENDED]

New Gamma Labs PTF Bottle
I previously reviewed the the Gamma Labs Pre-Training Formula (PTF) and even though the review was pretty good, one of the bad points was that the pre workout supplement was a bit on the pricey side. Gamma Labs took my feedback quite seriously and now they have just released a new revamped packaging to include 33% more PTF per bottle for the same price. Priced competitively, now the price works…
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Blocking Fat Absorption: One of the Many Health Benefits of Green Tea

A Cup of Green Tea
Here’s a little Sunday gem for you guys. Ideally, on your workout days, you want to be consuming lots of carbohydrates, lots of protein, and as little fats as possible (more on the why in a later article). This is easy to do if you just eat chicken breast all the time, but chicken breast does get boring after one week. So what can you do to try to keep…
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10 Minutes Perfect Rib Eye Recipe Perfect for Keto/Paleo Days

Rib Eye and Salad
For my rest days, I try to go low or pretty much no carbs. But just because I can’t eat carbs doesn’t mean I can’t satisfy myself with some delicious foods that fits into my daily macronutrient requirements! One of my more favorite things to cook and eat is Rib Eye Steak. Why? It’s meaty, delicious, satisfying, and has a good amount of protein. Here’s how I cook the steak:…
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iMetabolic Giveaway Contest Winner!

And the winner of the iMetabolic High Protein Giveaway Contest is: Brian Hooper! Brian won: 1 tub of iMetabolic Perfect Meal Protein Shake 6 packs of Beef / Chicken Jerky 1 box of iMetabolic High Protein Soups …by simply liking the iMetabolic facebook page and commenting on their wall. If you missed your chance at some iMetabolic products, you can feel free to click through and checkout their products and…
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High Protein Blueberry Vanilla Pancakes Recipe (and When to Eat It)

Fluffy High Protein Blueberry Pancakes
If you love pancakes as much as I do, then you probably already know that it’s one of the worst foods to eat if you’re trying to get fit (due to its high carbohydrate and high fat content). Fortunately, there is actually an ideal time for you to be feeding yourself such sweet soul food, and that time is during the post workout feeding window. Ideally you’d want to be…
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Sure Fire Way of Getting Rid of Calluses on Feet or Hands

No calluses on hand
If you’ve been an athlete as long as I have, you probably have some hard-earned calluses on your hands and feet. Calluses are natural and is your body’s way of adapting to the friction you’re subjecting your skin to day-by-day. Calluses can be a good thing since the callused areas are actually hardened dead skin that is resistant to mechanical and chemical insults (allowing your skin to take on more…
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iMetabolic Giveaway for TweakFit Readers [ENDED]

Last time I did a positive review on some of iMetabolic’s products and now I am ecstatic to announce that the iMetabolic guys are giving away some of their goodies to one lucky TweakFit reader. As I’ve said in the review, these items contain macronutrient ratios that are pretty ideal for workout day nutrition and rest day nutrition (see review for details on which is which). Without further ado, let’s…
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iMetabolic Perfect Meal Protein Shake Review (Plus Extras)

iMetabolic (as a company) offers physician-supervised, individually-tailored weight loss programs designed for people seeking to improve his or her long term health. They also sell many different health supplement and snacks to help you satisfy any health related goals. This article reviews a few of their health supplements and snacks (not their diet program itself). iMetabolic Perfect Meal Protein Shake Each shake contains: 176 Calories 25 Calories from Fat Total…
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Pro Tip: How to Get the Scooper Out of That New Tub of Protein Powder

protein powder with no visible scoop
If you are the type that loves powdered supplements (e.g. protein powder, pre workout supplements), you’d know that fishing out the scooper in a new powered supplement tub can get quite messy. You know what I’m talking about. When these supplements get shipped, they get tossed around and somehow, the scooper always gets stuck in the center of all of the powder. When you open it, there is no scooper…
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Holiday Eating Tips: 3 Steps to Eating Like a King While Minimizing Fat Gain

Delicious Turkey Protein
Tomorrow is Thanksgiving! Hopefully you guys are all ready to feast your heart out. Since I don’t want to be a party pooper and rob anybody out of their Thanksgiving food glory, I’d like to provide some quick holiday eating tips on how to eat like a king at holiday dinners while minimizing fat gain. Here are my tips for holiday eating outlining what you should be doing the day…
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