It’s the second week of February, and if you set a physique-related resolution, but have since given up, I want to help you to determine exactly why. Today we’re going to focus on figuring out exactly what went wrong, and why you gave up. Then in part 2, we’ll wrap up with a surefire system that … [Read more...] about Fitness Goals: Understanding Why We Give Up
Fitness meal plans, or pre-made diets, are something I’ve strayed from for the longest time and I can’t imagine I’ll ever give into creating them for clients. A few common questions I get on a weekly basis are “what do you eat?” “What do I need to eat to lose weight?” “Can you make me a personal … [Read more...] about Fitness Meal Plans – Why I Don’t Make Them
Counting calories, tracking your intake, watching portions and serving sizes… while it’s something we talk about a lot in the health and fitness realm, it’s not easily understood as some may believe. As someone working in the industry, I sometimes forget that many of the concepts and ideas that … [Read more...] about Counting Calories: A No-BS Guide
So you wish to alter your body composition, for the better, without counting calories? It's impossible, most people say. I beg to differ. But first let me preface by saying this approach is not going to be for everyone. In fact, it's probably not for the majority, at least not at … [Read more...] about Body Recomposition Without Counting Calories?
Please watch this video as it's the follow-up to all three of my clean-eating articles: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KzXPw7uFLt0 --- Photo Credit: epSos.de Clean eating – it’s a term we’ve all used and have surely heard a million times. We’ve stumbled upon it in the magazines, seen it in … [Read more...] about Clean Eating is a Scam and Why You Should Abandon It
If your goals are to be healthy, lose weight, or to build muscle, consuming 6 meals per day is the most optimal dietary approach. Period. Many fitness gurus, fitness experts, registered dietitians and even some medical doctors suggest the 6-meal-per-day diet. If all these folks recommend such … [Read more...] about 6 Meals A Day: Stoke The Metabolic Fire
Due to the recent (okay, not so recent) phenomenon that is the internet, it seems we’ve a plethora of good, bad and downright terrible information at our disposal. With relative ease, I can search for just about anything I’m looking for in google, and in most cases, I’ll get the answers I need. … [Read more...] about GOMAD – Gallon of Milk A Day: Is It For Everyone?
Alright, I did some searching online, trying to find a really good guide for the skinny guys interested in building muscle. While I found some decent stuff, most of it was pseudo-intellectual bs, making things more complicated than they needed to be. I even found a few articles on getting abs for … [Read more...] about Eat More Sammiches – The Muscle Building Guide for Skinny Guys Part I
I must admit I am a FFB (Former Fat Boy). I am willing to bet many of the guys reading this were FFB’s. As a FFB I know we tend to think our metabolisms are subpar or we can’t build muscle efficiently due to our endomorphic proportions. This is what's known as the FFBS (former fat boy syndrome). … [Read more...] about The Former Fat Boy Syndrome