Four Tips to Fix Your Shitty Diet

Four Tips to Fix Your Shitty Diet

Everywhere you turn there is a new diet. Some let you eat cheesecake, some make you fast, and some apparently make you look like a superhero. Regardless, they all share some common things. They have you in a routine, calories are generally controlled, meal timing is generally consistent, and there’s some good application of research;… Read more »

Peri-Workout Nutrition Part 2: To Carb or Not to Carb

Peri-Workout Nutrition Part 2: To Carb or Not to Carb

Peri-Workout Nutrition, Part II: To Carb or Not to Carb In Part I of this article, I discussed some options for pre- and intra- workout nutrition and supplementation. The key word here is some. These are not the only options, just a few that I have found to be particularly interesting and useful for myself… Read more »

Peri-Workout Nutrition Part 1

Peri-Workout Nutrition, Part I Depending on who you ask or what you’ve read, you may have different views on what’s necessary or most efficient in terms of peri-workout nutrition. When I first started training, I remember being told that “chocolate milk is great post-workout” or “you need fast acting carbohydrates as soon as your lift… Read more »

Fasts and Sprints for Fast Fat Loss

Fasts and Sprints for Fast Fat Loss

 Fasts and Springs For Fast Fat Loss Losing weight, specifically fat, is a struggle for most. This article is about what I believe is the most effective cardiovascular method for shedding fat fast and retaining muscle. People get too caught up in how many calories they burned, how long their cardio session was, and how… Read more »

Why most people never reach their fitness goals

Why most people never reach their fitness goals

There isn’t just one single reason but usually a host of things. Lack of a proper plan, no consistency, no discipline etc. The one thing that most everyone seems to overlook is leaving room for *progressions*. Most people are impatient and think that more is better. I need to get in shape NOW! So, they… Read more »

Now Selling Supplements!

Now Selling Supplements!

360 Cut Performance Supplements Just got all of our 360Cut Performance Supplements in at New York Sports Center. Right now we have the absolute best tasting pre-workout formula on the market and my personal favorite, their sleep formula. The pre-workout is a perfect blend of amino acids, beta-alanine, creatine and energy boosting compounds for a… Read more »

Nutrition: Peri-Workout Nutrition Part 1

Nutrition: Peri-Workout Nutrition Part 1

Peri-Workout Nutrition, Part I Originally posted on Elitefts. By Fred Duncan Depending on who you ask or what you’ve read, you may have different views on what’s necessary or most efficient in terms of peri-workout nutrition. When I first started training, I remember being told that “chocolate milk is great post-workout” or “you need fast… Read more »

Scale Not Moving?

Scale Not Moving?

I just wanted to make a few quick comments on those who are frustrated with their dieting/working out progress. Very few great things come without sacrifice. I understand that you love your cereal, Greek yogurt and orange juice for breakfast but do you love where you are at? If it’s not working then you need… Read more »

Nutrition: A Review of Carb Cycling

Nutrition: A Review of Carb Cycling

What is Carb Cycling? I’m sure you have an idea about what carb-cycling is just by looking at the name. You simply cycle your carbs. Ok, so what does that mean and what is it useful for? Basically you alter the amount of carbohydrates that you eat day to day. Carb cycling can be used… Read more »

Nutrition: What’s Better? 3 Meals or 6-8 Meals?

Nutrition: What’s Better? 3 Meals or 6-8 Meals?

I remember the first time a nutritionist came and spoke to a class I took in undergrad.  He was talking about meal frequency and how “6-8 small meals boost your metabolism.” He then gave us an example, he said if you are going to eat a pizza it would be better if you split it… Read more »

Recipe: Oatmeal Muffin Snack (high protein)

Recipe: Oatmeal Muffin Snack (high protein)

Ingredients 3/4 to 1 cup of oatmeal 8 eggs whites (2-3 yolk but not necessary) 1/2 cup – 1 cup of raspberries or blueberries 1/2 cup dark chocolate Directions Mix all ingredients together in a bowl Place mixture in muffin tray (muffin/cupcake paper cups preferred)  Bake at 375 degrees for 27-30 minutes. *Each muffin contains… Read more »