Image Credit: Carolyn Coles If you missed it, check out my previous post on clean eating. Upon diligent reflection of last week’s emotionally-charged article headline on the sultry subject of clean eating, I believe it’s only fair to expand a bit more on why I believe clean eating to be a faulty … [Read more...] about Clean Eating: Why I Still Call it a Scam
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
Image Credit: cwbuecheler Today’s guest article is by Tan Yew Wei. For those of you taking calcium supplements or protein powders, listen up. I want you to figure out how much calcium you're getting on a daily basis. You'll be surprised how easy it is to hit the recommended 1000-1500mg daily … [Read more...] about Can We Consume Too Much Calcium?
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
Learning how to lose muscle while dieting is probably easier than you think. No, really. All you have to do is train too much and eat too little. Read on to see exactly what I mean. I remember the first time I dieted down… It was my freshman year in college, and there was a bet between me … [Read more...] about How To Lose Muscle While Dieting
I recently received an email from a reader that read: Hey, Tomorrow I am gonna be going out with friends for drinks, should I eat less during the day to compensate for my drinks or just go over a little on the calorie side. Ben My response: Don t worry about it. Yes, that was my actual … [Read more...] about Will Drinking Beer Give Me A Beer Belly and Ruin My Diet?