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 »

Latest Article for Elitefts

Latest Article for Elitefts

Check out my latest offering over at www.Elitefts.net where I discuss the potential ramifications on your performance and physique from the traditional “bulking” diet.  There is no need to gain excessive fat in order to put on more muscle tissue, we know better now.  Check it out below. Is Your Fat Making You Suck?

Is Your Fat Making You Suck?

Is Your Fat Making You Suck?

Here’s my latest article over on the leading website for lifting, nutrition and sports performance, www.elitefts.net, called “Is your fat making you suck”?  The traditional “bulk”, where you eat a lot more to gain size, is completely unnecessary and may be doing more harm than good.  I discuss some of the basic hormonal reactions to… 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 »

Choosing a Protein Powder

Choosing a Protein Powder I work with a wide range of clients, from NFL athletes to bodybuilders to regular people just looking to lose weight.  When I do their nutritional program, protein intake becomes a major part of their diet. For ease and time constrains, protein powder is a perfect way to get in extra… 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 »

Creating an Anabolic Breakfast

Creating an Anabolic Breakfast

Creating an Anabolic Breakfast So, here’s to another boring breakfast article. Thank me later. When it comes to nutrition, diet, and just looking really damn good, it often comes down to a myriad of things. Some choose to focus on calories in vs. calories out, some focus on optimal vs. suboptimal food choices, some low… Read more »

A Review of Carb Cycling

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 »