Setting Your Macronutrients In Part 1: Building The Foundation and Part 2: Are All Calories Created Equal of this series, I discussed picking a goal and finding your starting caloric baseline. In this section I will talk about macronutrient ratios for improved body composition. We have established the role that calories have in the body…. Read more »
If you read the first installment of this series (Read Here), I would hope that you have determined a specific goal and that you have taken your baseline measurements (body fat, weight, pictures). The next step is building your plan. I will start from the top (calories) and work down. Let me start by saying… Read more »
If you lift weights and use any form of social media, you might, kind of, maybe, know what IIFYM is. My guess is that you probably see a picture of ice cream with a Pop-Tart® and #IIFYM at least 15 times a day. What does it all mean? Because it’s ambiguous in nature, everyone seems… Read more »
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 »
Do Carbohydrate Sources Matter? If you read my previous article, “Is Low-Carb Stupid” you are probably aware of what a shit-show the comment section became. Members of the low-carb cult felt disrespected, even though I stated repeatedly that low-carb diets can be useful and effective. So I figured, why not ruffle some more feathers? As it stands, I… Read more »
Here’s my latest article for Elitefts where I discuss IIFYM, calories in/calories out, low intensity cardio and whether or not you should have “cheat meals” in your quest to lose weight and get in shape. Click Here to read it and please share it if you found it useful.