Finding Balance Between Your Life and Your Diet

The concept of embarking on any sort of a diet or structured nutrition plan is terrifying for most people. They envision hunger pangs, constant tracking, low energy, mood swings, and downright unhappiness. Sounds fun, right? No, actually it sounds like total fucking torture. Why do people do this to themselves? Frankly, they don’t know any… 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 »

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 »

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 »

Top 5 Best Tasting Protein Bars

Top 5 Best Tasting Protein Bars

Looking for some awesome protein bars to break up the monotony of shakes and chicken breasts? Click here: Top 5 Best Tasting Protein Bars to check it out.  I detail some of the better tasting options and the nutrition information of each. Share it!

Top 5 Best Tasting Protein Bars

Top 5 Best Tasting Protein Bars  Sick of bland, dry, high calorie protein bars? So am I, so I tried almost every bar out there and compiled my top 5 best tasting protein bars list. In a previous article of mine I outlined some of my favorite protein powders (Click Here To Read).  Next, I… Read more »

Should You Avoid Eating At Night?

Should You Avoid Eating at Night? I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but maybe there are good reasons to avoid eating at night. (I’m not talking about the old myth that says that anything you eat past 6 p.m. just magically turns into fat). I know that this is going to directly… Read more »