Dieting Information: Do Your Homework

Dieting Information has gotten a lot better since I started my fitness journey over 6 years ago. That said there is still a lot bad information out there. As an example I came across a supplement retailers website that was promoting expert contest prep advice. CONTEST PREP DIETING PLAN Foods to Avoid Protein – High-fat meats like beef, and pork, … Read More

Tracking Your Calories

Tracking your calories is a vital key to reaching your goal. You could be trying to lose weight, maintain weight or even gaining weight. Knowing how many calories you are eating on a daily basis is the key to your success. In addition to the number of calories you are eating its also important to track the macro nutrient content … Read More

Sharing Knowledge

Sharing knowledge is something I have always liked doing. When I learn something new I like to share it with others. Sharing knowledge helps reinforce what I have learned while hopefully helping the person I am sharing the information with. We have all been taught that sharing is caring. What I was not taught is that not everyone I share … Read More

Protein Bars

I find it hard to find a decent protein bar made with whey protein that has decent macro’s at an affordable price. Kirkland Signature Protein Bars at Costco have been my go to bar as of late and they are easy on the wallet at about $1.50 a bar. Some people don’t like the taste or the consistency of the … Read More

Protein Amount and Post Workout Protein Synthesis – Research Review

The latest research paper by MacNaughton et. al. shows that the response of muscle protein synthesis following whole-body resistance exercise is greater following 40 g than 20 g of ingested whey protein. Lyle McDonald goes over the study and provides us with his take on this latest research and its implications. Protein Amount and Post Workout Protein Synthesis – Research … Read More

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