Posts in "Nutrition"

The Forgotten Quality of the Fitness Industry

I’d like to start with a story. It involves a temple, a monk, a woman, and her small child. (Sorry, this story doesn’t begin with your standard “a cowboy, rabbi, and turtle walk into a bar…..”) Photo Credit: No Typographic Man It’s a story I originally heard from strength coach Martin Rooney and few years… Read more

Losing Fat and Building Muscle With a Simple Lifestyle Diet

Note from TG: Today’s guest post comes courtesy of Ohio based personal trainer, Collin Messer. Collin wrote an interesting guest post a few weeks ago HERE, and afterwards proposed a post on how to help people develop a simple lifestyle diet. I like simple. Simple works. Enjoy. As the saying goes, the best diet is… Read more

My Diet Home Base

I have a home base or “go to” for just about everything. And by that I mean the thing – however ordinary, ornate, ominous, or obligatory – I’ll always default to when in a pinch or when I know I won’t be able to make up my mind and just want something familiar. Home base… Read more

Tuning Out the Noise When It Comes to Research

Note from TG:  I know some people are put off when they read something only to get to the end and find out they’re being “sold” something. I just wanted to be straight forward from the get go that what follows is an endorsement for Examine.com’s Research Digest. I love what they do and what… Read more

Carbohydrate Rotation Revamped

Note from TG:  I’ve said it before and I’m sure I’ll say it again: Han shot first I don’t post nearly enough nutrition related topics on this site as I should. Truth be told my approach to nutrition is simple, self explanatory, and mirrors that of the Jen Sinkler school of thought.  Which is: don’t… Read more

Understanding the Importance of Satiety

I guess some people took my comment that I don’t include nearly enough nutrition content on this site to heart.  The “Dynamic Duo” (Chris and Eric Martinez) are back, and with some quality information concerning the topic of satiety. We’ve all been around someone who’s been “hangry” before.  You know… hungry and angry. And it’s… Read more

Recovering Your Metabolism: Do You Need to Increase Or Decrease Calories (Part II)

We’re going to dive right back into Lucas Serwinki’s article on metabolic damage.  For those who missed Part I you can play catch up HERE. There was some great discussion and commentary with part one, and I suspect the second half will be no different. Enjoy! So, It’s the Carbs, Right? I’ve actually been asked… Read more

Recovering Your Metabolism: Do You Need to Increase Or Decrease Your Calories? (Part I)

Today’s guest post comes from personal trainer and strength coach Lucas Serwinski.  Some of you may remember his name from an excellent series of articles he wrote for my site last year titled How Did Your Food Live? Know the Health Behind Your Food Parts One and Two. He did a bang-up job with that… Read more