Interview with the King of Aesthetics – Frank Zane As I drove up a long, winding hill in beautiful La Mesa, California, I couldn’t help but be a bit nervous. I was about to interview and train with one of my idols, Frank Zane. Zane and Arnold were the two physiques that first got me… 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 »
Trying to lose a lot of fat or gain an appreciable amount of muscle is a difficult and long term battle. It’s like walking a 3 year old around New York City. How so you might ask? At first, it’s not so bad, the child (your body) is willing to listen and follow you (lose… Read more »
For those that “follow” this blog, I am going to start writing more short posts in addition to my longer articles. I am open to feedback and would appreciate any responses in terms of content you would like to see. For today… Muscle Gain vs. Fat Loss – All workouts are not created equal, training ≠… Read more »
In case you missed my feature article in Muscle and Fitness Magazine, Death To The Bulk And Cut, they have uploaded the full article on their website. In this article I share my disdain for the typical bulk (get fat) and then cut (get skinny) style of dieting. Instead, I offer a body recomposition plan where you… Read more »
Fasted Cardio for Fat Loss Interested in Intermittent Fasting? Grab my book on it here: Feast.Fast.Fit. – Train Your Body to Torch Fat, Build Muscle, and Never Diet Again Fasted Cardio for Fat Loss: Fasted exercise has been around for ages, even bodybuilders back in the day used to wake up and take a jog on… Read more »
In Part 1 of this series (Read Here), I discussed some mistakes I see women make with their programs, how much cardio to perform and what’s happening if you’re getting “bulky.” This time around I want to delve a little deeper into nutrition, talk about how detrimental the scale can be and give… Read more »
Make sure you grab the June issue of Muscle and Fitness as well as the June MuscleMag for feature articles I wrote on creating a muscle building breakfast and controlling hunger during dieting. Both articles have a lot of applicable information to help your nutritional game plan right away!
Beginner Weight Loss Are you a dieting dummy? A total nutrition and exercise beginner? Or are you a coach who constantly encounters people like this? If you’re a beginner, this article will help you better understand how to start your journey into a healthier lifestyle. If you’re a coach, this will help you have greater… Read more »
Low Carb is Stupid, Sometimes. Low-carbohydrate diets are still a popular topic in today’s health and wellness world as people continue to argue about the efficacy of this style of dieting. The two sides go back and forth spitting out generalizations and trying to tear the other ideology down. I’m not sure why people get… Read more »
Being a doctor is one of the most rewarding, challenging and necessary professions in our society. They sacrifice years of their lives to study the human body in hopes of being able to help people. They also make a nice chunk of money doing it. If this wasn’t the case, they’d all be chomping at… Read more »
Make sure you check out the April edition of Muscle Magazine which features an article of mine on whether or not you should use intra-workout carbohydrates. Don’t forget to get the April Muscle and Fitness as well and read why the bulk and cut diet should be put to death!