What is Progression?

What is Progression?

What is progression? Far too often I see coaches or trainers blindly add more weight, prescribe crazy exercises they found on youtube, or follow a random template they took from the internet. Put simply, they throw shit at the wall to see what sticks. Progression is built upon knowing what goal you want to accomplish… Read more »

What Is Progression?

What Is Progression?

What is progression? Far too often I see coaches or trainers blindly add more weight, prescribe crazy exercises they found on youtube, or follow a random template they took from the internet. Put simply, they throw shit at the wall to see what sticks. Progression is built upon knowing what goal you want to accomplish… Read more »

5 Tips To Control Appetite

5 Tips To Control Appetite

5 Tips to Control Appetite Dieting sucks. No question about it. The hunger you experience is real and there is a plethora of delicious food everywhere you turn. Here are some useful tips for controlling appetite to reach your current physique goals. In Part 1 of this article series, I explored the role of food and… Read more »

Why Your Brain Loves Junk Food (Part 1)

Why Your Brain Loves Junk Food (Part 1)

Orginally posted at www.elitefts.net America, land of the free…and obese. While prescription drug companies continue to scramble for the miracle weight loss pill (that diet and exercise stuff isn’t fun), obesity, diabetes, metabolic syndrome, and heart disease rates continue to escalate. While nutrition gurus continue to argue on Facebook about “high carb versus low carb,”… Read more »

Elitefts Programs That Work E-Book

Elitefts Programs That Work E-Book

If you want a ton of great information on training from some of the top lifters and coaches in the country, I’d advise checking these two E-books out. You get programs from some of the best coaches in the business at a very low price ($19). Not to mention, all of the revenue goes to… Read more »

Four More Tips to Fix Your Broken Diet

Four More Tips to Fix Your Broken Diet

In the First installment of this series, I discussed optimal protein dosage, understanding the role of carbohydrates/insulin in your plan, and making sure your diet is sustainable. So, let’s get back to fixing your shitty diet. 1. Your Body Doesn’t Lie With the If It Fits Your Macros (IIFYM) rage and the many calories in/out articles… Read more »

Your Guide To Understanding Cholesterol: Part 1

Your Guide To Understanding Cholesterol: Part 1

Here is an interview I conducted with a doctor with a specialty in cardiology on the truths behind cholesterol.  Instead of just throwing around speculation, I wanted to build a base to understanding cholesterol and the statistics/information that surrounds it. This is part 1 of a series that I hope will give you a better… Read more »

Your Guide To Understanding Cholesterol: Part 1

Your Guide To Understanding Cholesterol: Part 1

I’d like to welcome Dr. ER (his alias when writing here) to my website as a contributing author.  I have known him for a long time and he’s a brilliant guy that is very thorough and objective.  I’ve brought him here because I respect his opinion, I know he stays current on research and he… Read more »

What Kind of Dieter Are You?

What Kind of Dieter Are You?

As soon as people hear that I’m a nutrition consultant, the first thing they ask me is what their diet should consist of. Often, they assume that I’ll name a magical diet that’s easy to follow and allows them to eat whatever they want while the fat just flies off their waistlines. I have to… Read more »

Live Nutrition Q&A

Live Nutrition Q&A

  Tomorrow night, Wednesday October 23rd at 8pm, I will be a part of a live nutrition Q&A on the Elitefts Facebook Page.  This will feature myself (Fred Duncan) as well as Skip Hill, Shelby Starnes and Scott Stevenson.  In my opinion these are some of the most respected and successful coaches and nutrition experts… Read more »

Live Nutrition Q&A

Live Nutrition Q&A

  Tomorrow night, Wednesday October 23rd at 8pm, I will be a part of a live nutrition Q&A on the Elitefts Facebook Page.  This will feature myself as well as Skip Hill, Shelby Starnes and Scott Stevenson.  In my opinion these are some of the most respected and successful coaches and nutrition experts in the… Read more »