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 »

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 »

Grade The Diet: The Atkins Diet

Grade The Diet: The Atkins Diet

Grade The Diet: The Atkins Diet             Whenever low-carb diets are discussed, the Atkins Diet always finds a way to sneak into the conversation. Back in the 90’s and early 2000’s, this diet was extremely popular and mainstream.  For the first time ever you could “diet” while eating bacon, ribs and chicken fingers; is it… Read more »

Why Most Diets Fail

Why Most Diets Fail

Why is it that so many people struggle with trying to diet down and show the muscle that they spend countless hours building? They don’t seem to struggle with “bulking” though, that’s for damn sure. We spend too much time in the gym, recovering from our lifts, reading about lifting, and planning meals to not… Read more »

4 Common Dieting Mistakes

4 Common Dieting Mistakes

4 Common Dieting Mistakes I don’t know one person that hasn’t dieted or attempted to diet at some point in their life.  Whether it was Atkins, South beach, Jucing or your own plan; you all tried it at least once.  I have worked with over 120 diet clients in the last 4 months alone on… Read more »

New Website for Nutritional Information

New Website for Nutritional Information

Fred Duncan has started a separate website to discuss nutritional practices, new studies and host his online coaching over at Inside The Iron (www.fredduncan.com).  We will still be updating this site but there will be more articles and information posted on Fred’s site. This will feature articles from other respected coaches and a database of… Read more »

Low Carb Diet to Preserve Muscle Mass?

Low Carb Diet to Preserve Muscle Mass?

Low Carb Diet to Preserve Muscle Mass? When it comes to diet there is not a cookie cutter approach that works for everyone. We are all individuals and should be viewed that way. This becomes really clear when you prepare someone for a bodybuilding or figure show. You might see some clients who need a… Read more »