Eat Better, Perform Better: Nutrition for Strength Athletes

Eat Better, Perform Better: Nutrition for Strength Athletes

I may receive some hate-mail from power lifters after this basic nutrition guide but I promise it’s just tough love. I truly believe most people under appreciate the value of sound nutrition in terms of performance and health. It’s time to kick the old school mentality that carrying tons of excess body fat is acceptable… 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »