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
So kind of cheating this week by not posting something that I wrote. Been super swamped this week as I took this week and next week off work. Normally that would mean I have a bunch of down time but I have been working on completing a bunch of different projects at home. I have been so focused on doing … Read More
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 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
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
Most physique athletes lift weights to not only look good but to be healthy so in this video Dr. Mike Israetel talks about GMOs and why people don’t need to be afraid of them. I personally have never had an issue with GMOs, sugar, or processed foods that people get freaked out about and I plan on living to at … Read More
In this episode Eric Helms, Brad Loomis, and Andrea Valdez discuss experience vs. science, which one is better? This is a highly debated topic amongst both athletes and coaches alike. These two concepts shouldn’t be viewed as one versus the other, but rather as two fundamentally different, yet equally important skill sets.
New article by Peter Fitschen, PhD over at MuscleMonsters.com on reasons why you are not gaining muscle. Building muscle mass is one of the main goals of lifters in any given gym. Despite this, many individuals in the gym look pretty much the same from year to year. Many are confused as to why they are not making progress and … Read More
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
Paul Revelia sits down with Dr. Joe Klemczewski to talk about the history of flexible dieting, pop tarts and evidence based approach to peaking. It’s so great to hear more about the man who literally changed contest prep and created flexible dieting.