Posts in "Nutrition"

Nutrient Timing Is Much Simpler Than You Think

There was a time in my life when what I ate (and when I ate it) ruled my clock. Now, granted, I wasn’t the guy bringing a cooler full of grilled chicken and asparagus to social gatherings, popping BCAA’s pills like candy, or injecting maltodextrin intravenously within 17 seconds of finishing my last set after… Read more

My Take On the Keto Craze

I know I may regret doing this, but here it goes. Lets talk about “Keto.” Or, the Ketogenic Diet. It is E.V.E.R.Y.W.H.E.R.E of late and it seems you can’t have a ten minute conversation with anyone, or walk more than a city block, before it casually comes up. It goes something like this: “Hi.” “Hi.”… Read more

How to Approach Pre and Post Workout Nutrition

I’m over in Europe being all bourgeois and stuff at the moment. Thankfully I had a few people reach out asking if they could write some content for me while was away chasing foxes in England with the Queen. Today I’ve got a good one from Toronto based nutritionist, Marc Capistrano, discussing a few intricacies… Read more

How Food Induced Inflammation Affects Performance and Recovery

This past weekend Lisa and I had friends over and we ordered a few pizzas. I love pizza. And no surprise I went a little overboard. Also no surprise: I woke up the next day feeling lethargic, bloated, and as if my mouth spent the night in a desert. Don’t get me wrong: I didn’t… Read more

Want Some Free Meat? You Have To Check This Out

There aren’t many things more delectable than a big, juicy steak. What’s more, despite what some poorly designed studies demonstrate and what a handful of agenda-centric, fearmongering books will tell you, beef (and red-meat in general) is incredibly healthy for you. It provide a plethora of healthy fats (<– this is affected by the kind… Read more

Look Like Jason Bourne

Today’s guest post comes courtesy of business/life/fitness writer and world-traveler extraordinaire, Anthony Yeung. The title says it all folks.   Jason Bourne is the badass to end all badasses. He’s not a British playboy like James Bond and he’s not a billionaire-wunderkind like Bruce Wayne. Instead, he’s just a gruff and simple man who beats… Read more

The Day I Gave Up Chicken Meat. At Least Temporarily

“Motherfucking coffee“. Email received from my wife Lisa on Tuesday, December 1st, 2015 at 10:28 AM Copyright: imtmphoto / 123RF Stock Photo That’s all it said. That’s all it needed to say. I knew Lisa was pissed. And was probably thiiiiis close to tossing her computer out the window. I’ll be honest: when I read those two… Read more

5 Myths Killing Your Fat Loss Progress

Today’s guest post comes courtesy of Boston-based strength coach and trainer, Ryan Wood. Ryan’s made a cameo appearance on this site in the past writing a two-part series on lessons he learned preparing for his first powerlifting meet. You can check those out HERE and HERE. Switching gears, today he’s discussing lessons learned and myths… Read more