Real Lifters: A Dying Breed

Real Lifters: A Dying Breed

Originally Published: March 24, 2013 on Elitefts.net Some of us really love this shit. I don’t mean just working out every week; I have soccer mom clients that do that. I don’t mean doing a WOD and then proclaiming yourself the fittest person on earth, either. Hundreds of clueless sedentary people do that daily. I… 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »