How Much Protein Do You Really Need?

How Much Protein Do You Really Need? Enough is enough. Somewhere between ridiculous supplement company recommendations and broscience cooler talk, protein intake has gotten out of hand. Recently, I saw a contest preparation “coach” in my area post a picture of his client’s diet. He was having 500 grams of protein per day. That isn’t… Read more »

Finding Balance Between Your Life and Your Diet

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 »

Tips and Myths For Women Who Lift, Part 2

                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 »

Tips and Myths For Women Who Lift: Part 1

Tips and Myths For Women Who Lift: Part 1

Tips and Myths For Women Who Lift: Part 1 Wait a second, why is some guy writing an article on how women should train? Well, I work with a ton of women clients, both online and in-person. I’ve coached young female athletes to those prepping for Bikini or Figure competitions. I also deal with a lot… Read more »

Do Carbohydrate Sources Matter?

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 »

Low Carb is Stupid, Sometimes.

Low Carb is Stupid, Sometimes.

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 »

What is Progression?

What is Progression?

What is progression? Far too often I see coaches or trainers blindly add more weight, prescribe crazy exercises they found on youtube, or follow a random template they took from the internet. Put simply, they throw shit at the wall to see what sticks. Progression is built upon knowing what goal you want to accomplish… 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 »