Which Supplements Should You Take?

  A few blog posts ago I discussed (Which Protein Powder To Use) to help you achieve your goals.  Well, most people looking to maintain/improve health, lose weight or gain muscle are always curious as to what supplements they should take. My first response is that no supplements are true necessities; they are useful tools… Read more »

Is Your Fat Making You Suck?

I had just finished my “bulk” and was feeling swole (fat). This was a bit earlier in my lifting career and everywhere I turned it was “eat big to get big.” So there I was, freshly returned from my seventh meal of the day at Burger King and breathing heavy as I trudged up the… Read more »

Latest Article for Elitefts

Latest Article for Elitefts

Here is my monthly column article over at Elitefts where I discuss who to trust in today’s fitness industry.  There are a lot of experts, gurus and conflicting information out there.  Check the article out.   The PubMed Warrior Vs. The Experienced Guy  

Latest Article on Elitefts

Latest Article on Elitefts

Here is my monthly column article over at Elitefts where I discuss who to trust in today’s fitness industry.  There are a lot of experts, gurus and conflicting information out there.  Check the article out. The PubMed Warrior Vs. The Experienced Guy

Grade The Diet: The Atkins Diet

Grade The Diet: The Atkins Diet

We asked our facebook page what diets they wanted us to review and grade. The first one up is The Atkins Diet, next is Lean Gains.  Check it out!!   http://fredduncan.com/2013/07/19/grade-the-diet-the-atkins-diet/  

Grade The Diet: The Atkins Diet

Grade The Diet: The Atkins Diet

Grade The Diet: The Atkins Diet             Whenever low-carb diets are discussed, the Atkins Diet always finds a way to sneak into the conversation. Back in the 90’s and early 2000’s, this diet was extremely popular and mainstream.  For the first time ever you could “diet” while eating bacon, ribs and chicken fingers; is it… Read more »

Latest Article for Elitefts

Latest Article for Elitefts

Check out my latest offering over at www.Elitefts.net where I discuss the potential ramifications on your performance and physique from the traditional “bulking” diet.  There is no need to gain excessive fat in order to put on more muscle tissue, we know better now.  Check it out below. Is Your Fat Making You Suck?

Is Your Fat Making You Suck?

Is Your Fat Making You Suck?

Here’s my latest article over on the leading website for lifting, nutrition and sports performance, www.elitefts.net, called “Is your fat making you suck”?  The traditional “bulk”, where you eat a lot more to gain size, is completely unnecessary and may be doing more harm than good.  I discuss some of the basic hormonal reactions to… Read more »

Why Most Diets Fail

Why Most Diets Fail

Why is it that so many people struggle with trying to diet down and show the muscle that they spend countless hours building? They don’t seem to struggle with “bulking” though, that’s for damn sure. We spend too much time in the gym, recovering from our lifts, reading about lifting, and planning meals to not… Read more »

100lb Db Rows for 25 reps No Wrist Wraps

100lb Db Rows for 25 reps No Wrist Wraps

Back progress stall? Try some higher rep sets every once in a while. And stop using wrist wraps, work on your grip and don’t rely on a wrap to hold the weight for you.  Want a big back? Rows and Chins, Rows and Chins, Rows and Chins!!!

4 Common Dieting Mistakes Part 1

4 Common Dieting Mistakes Part 1

Here is a short piece on 4 Common Diet Mistakes that most people make, check it out. http://fredduncan.com/2013/06/04/4-common-dieting-mistakes-part-1/

4 Common Dieting Mistakes

4 Common Dieting Mistakes

4 Common Dieting Mistakes I don’t know one person that hasn’t dieted or attempted to diet at some point in their life.  Whether it was Atkins, South beach, Jucing or your own plan; you all tried it at least once.  I have worked with over 120 diet clients in the last 4 months alone on… Read more »