Getting Leaner; “End All” Diet Plan, Starts Here

  Here is a question I get all the time. “Is what you eat, or how many calories you eat, more important for fat loss?” The answer is, you can’t have one without the other to truly succeed. That said, I firmly believe that the ratio of, proteins to carbs to fats, you consume each…

Isolated Beef Supplements; More Sizzle Than Steak

Things to Consider When Grading Protein Supplements for Their Bodybuilding Value by Vince Andrich Ever since physique athletes realized (often against mainstream science) that protein is the only nutrient that can build and repair muscle tissue, we have witnessed major Protein Wars that have waged on some relative science and more importantly pure marketing hype.…

Lean, Muscular & Healthy; Bland with a Hint of Variety

One of the “big ideas” proposed by nutritional experts is that a varied diet is the sure-fire way to a healthier you. According to the Harvard School of Public Health; “Eating plenty of vegetables and fruits can help you ward off heart disease and stroke, control blood pressure, prevent some types of cancer, avoid a…

Ultra Low-Carb/High Protein, The Quick Fix, Needs A Fix

Likely the most elusive piece of the physique changing equation for you is nutrition. It’s been no different for me. Which brings me to the crux of today’s post. That is;  the ultra low carb/high protein diet is likely the most popular nutrition plan for maximizing body-composition of them all, yet in my view misses the mark…

Athletic & Sports Nutrition Diets, Nutrition For The Masses

For years registered dietitians and related nutritional ‘experts’ with letters behind their names have lumped dietary guidelines for “athletes” together, sometimes under the name “sports nutrition”. The key terms here are; “athletes and sports”, used in a homogenized form. On its face, these descriptions alone should make any real expert nutritionist cringe. Yet, it seems…

Male Hormone Tune-Up, Your Diet, Only Cleaner

Food and exercise play a crucial role in the composition of your body. And it isn’t simply about energy in, energy out. It’s about chemicals. The food you eat truly becomes active after it becomes chemical messengers inside your body. Of course, training, especially with weights, activates a whole host of chemical connections that literally…

Feed Your Sweet-Tooth–Get Leaner, Boost Workout Energy

If you’re having trouble escaping simple sugar, here’s your card to get out of jail, body-fat free. Step-1) Train your muscles with at least 4-5 tough sets of 6-12 reps per muscle group. Step 2) immediately after exercise ingest 25-40 grams of lactose free milk proteins, PLUS 25-40 grams of carbohydrate. The result; exercise scientists…

Make a Move, Hit The Exit When Muscle Energy Falls

  In the early years of my training, I kept great records in journals. My notes included nutrition, cardio, supplements and of course every weight training detail. What I learned was that each muscle group had a decent range of energy substrates they could store, which was dependent on my current nutrient intake and training…