By Lee Labrada  
In today's Lean Body Coaching newsletter, I'm sharing 8 killer fat loss tips that apply to both men and women equally. The principles are proven in the trenches and flat out work. If you only read one nutrition article this week, make it this one, it's that important.
If you've struggled to achieve that elusive lean midsection, you need to adopt these principles immediately. Sidestep them and you'll make getting lean vastly harder to achieve, if not impossible.
I'll also reveal the crucial difference between fat loss and weight loss. Contrary to popular belief, these terms are not interchangeable. To be truly successful, it's vital you recognize the difference between them.
You'll discover what it REALLY takes to get lean, while maintaining your lean muscle, health and sanity.


Jalapeno Popper Chicken
By Johnathan Zamora | The FitChef.

Today's recipe is a healthier, 'physique friendly' version of the typically high calorie, high carbohydrate, Popper Chicken.

If you're worried the Jalapeno pepper might render it a a little hot for your tastes, don't be. The blue cheese sauce cools the entire dish, making this a meal the whole family can enjoy. 

Each serving packs just, 290 Calories; 32g Protein; 20g Carbohydrates, 3g Fiber; 9g Fat

Click Here For The Recipe & Cooking Instructions ...... 

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By Lee Labrada

Today's "Ask Lee", comes from Sven P, from Berkshire, UK.
Hi Lee, I need advice regarding my training schedule please. The problem I face is that once a month I need to go away and do my job away from home and the gym. Is there a way to do some exercises using body weight because that seems to be the only way I could train. 
I feel really down when I need to do away jobs because all my effort from past 2-3 weeks seems to be a waste as I'm forced not to train for 4-5 days. Thank you

Hi Sven,

Don't be discouraged, if you structure your body weight exercises correctly you can achieve a killer workout in a hotel or whenever you find yourself away from your local gym.

This need not be the end of the world. Variety in a routines, by using high repetition bodyweight exercises,  can actually encourage muscle growth after a long period of traditional heavy resistance training. 

Another option, when you're away from home, is to purchase a set of resistance bands. The good ones come with attachments you can place over and under doors which give you the ability to train chest, back , shoulders, arms and legs quite effectively.Certainly effectively enough so you won't lose any muscle mass. 

The change to high repetition work , combined with the new angles and the tension bands provides with a workout that is taxing on both your aerobic and anaerobic system.

I'm going to share with you a solid home bodyweight workout you can do until you can get yourself some bands. Once you get the bands, they typically come with a workout chart and you merge the bodyweight workouts with the band exercises to create a killer "on-the-go" workout. 

If you find yourself consistently away from home, I suggest training heavy when you're at the gym, and use your time away from home to focus on lighter resistance and higher repetitions. 

Here's a well structured leg and ab workout you can do anywhere with no equipment at all. 

  • Walking or standing still lunges
  • Wide leg squats
  • Step ups (onto chair)
  • One legged calf raises
  • Lying leg raise
  • Plank/side plank
  • Crunches
For more exercise you can do with little or no equipment be sure to check out my my book, The Lean Body Promise, available here
If you have access to a basic set of weights, you can get a great workout, check out my 3 minute biceps video here as an example. 

Now, a word on nutrition.. as you we all know,  training is just one half of the equation. 

You can't out-train a bad diet and while an occasional week off from a traditional gym workout won't kill you, a few days of poor nutrition can have a profound effect on your body fat and overall energy levels.

Whenever I have to travel, I always take protein powder with me. I also utilize functional foods, like Lean Body On the Go's  , RTD's and Protein Bars. These will ensure you're still getting your protein in along with a host of vitamins and minerals.

I hope that solves your problem Sven.  

Until next time,  stay healthy and strong. 
Get lean, live lean!

Yours for a Lean Body,


Lee Labrada,

Founder & CEO Of Labrada Nutrition.