Carb refeeds are like magic when it comes to fat loss. If you follow a carbohydrate refeed properly, you’ll retain more muscle, lose more fat, and perform better over the long term. And they’re also a good way to enjoy your favorite foods on a semi-regular basis if done correctly. … [Read more...] about Carb Refeeds: Your Guide To Eating Big, Boosting Metabolism, And Losing Body Fat
Fat loss, dieting, getting shredded, leaning out, weight loss — whatever you want to call it, it’s all the same end-result. More muscle, less fat, better definition is what we all want. … [Read more...] about How To Build Your Weight Loss Meal Plans And Make Losing Fat Easier On Yourself
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?
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?
Binge Eating according to Wikipedia is a pattern of disordered eating which consists of episodes of uncontrollable overeating. The Problem Binge eating is a fairly common issue in the bodybuilding and fitness circle. I myself have experienced the woes of this disorder as have many others I know … [Read more...] about How I Eliminated Binge Eating Completely