Posts in "Nutrition"

Even More Reasons Why Athletes Should Eat Carbs

Outside of being downright delicious, carbohydrates do serve an important role in day-to-day nutrition, and especially so with competitive athletes. Today’s guest post comes courtesy of strength coach, Travis Hansen. If you happened to miss the first two installments of this article series, please check them out HERE and HERE. Right now, I’m going to… Read more

DON’T Put the Cookie Down

Oh, hello…I’m in Europe being all fancy pants. Luckily, I lined up some excellent guest posts for you while I’m away. Here’s one from San Antonio based trainer, Jonathan Acosta. “Put That Cookie Down!” – Arnold You hear that all the time from nutrition zealots. Shit, the legend himself, Arnold, said it and the interwebs… Read more

5 More Scientific Reasons Athletes Should Eat Carbs

I’m in Europe traveling, speaking, and eating lots of cheese. Today’s guest post comes courtesy of strength coach Travis Hansen. I don’t write nearly enough nutritional content for the site – if I do it’s always gluten free – so when Travis reached out to offer a sequel to a popular article he wrote for… Read more

Carrots and Celery and Priming People to Kick-Ass

Recall a few years ago when (then) NYC Mayor, Michael Bloomberg, initiated a proposed ban on the sale of large-sized sugar-sweetened beverages such as sodas, sweetened teas and coffees, as well as energy and “fruit” drinks. The idea was that by prohibiting restaurants, delis, sports arenas, movie theaters, and food carts from selling sugary beverages… Read more

The Nutrition and Supplement Industry Police

There are shady characters in every industry, but it’s seemingly within the nutrition and supplement industry where the shadiest of shady characters reside. Note: check out FREE offer at bottom of this post. How else to explain an industry where (celebrity) doctors cut their ties to integrity and shill the miraculous fat loss properties of… Read more

Why Eating With Your Non-Dominant Hand Can Help With Weight Loss

Everyone has ran into a situation where they have had great intentions to eat healthy but somehow find themselves mindlessly reaching for a bag of chips or ice cream rather than the fruit or vegetables they had planned on eating. By the time they realize what they are doing half the bag or carton is… Read more

Diet vs. Habit Based Nutritional Coaching

Today’s guest post comes courtesy of Missouri based personal trainer, Stevan Freeborn. I don’t provide nearly enough nutritional content on this site, so it’s nice whenever I have the chance to have someone with more experience on topic shed some light. Enjoy! Restriction, Restriction, Restriction. That’s the name of the game for most people when… Read more

Fitness Consumer Choice: Why Pizza Hut Trumps Food Prep

I’m a nerd when it comes to the topic of behavioral economics. For those unaware of what it is (via Wikipedia): “Behavioral economics and the related field, behavioral finance, study the effects of psychological, social, cognitive, and emotional factors on the economic decisions of individuals and institutions and the consequences for market prices, returns, and… Read more