Posts in "Nutrition"

Two Things You Should Check Out

Note from TG:  I try my best not to come across as someone who overhypes stuff to my readers on a daily basis.  I mean, it’s not really THAT big of a deal that The Wolverine opens this weekend.  You’d think based off how excited I am that I’d be walking around all week with… Read more

5 Reasons to Join a CSA

I don’t go out of my way to write a lot about nutrition on this site for a few reasons.  For starters it’s a highly debated topic with so many varying opinions and foods for thought (Ha!  Pun intended), that I just assume avoid any confrontation with the Paleo Bullies for having the gall to… Read more

Miscellaneous Miscellany Monday: Lots of Catching Up to Do Edition

1. Another busy weekend in the books!  Yesterday I had the pleasure of being invited to speak at the New Hampshire Athletic Trainer’s Association annual symposium. A few year’s back I remember attending a similar function with Eric at Northeastern University and walking in with jeans on and feeling completely out of place.  Apparently I… Read more

An Athlete’s Approach to Optimal Eating

I’ve had a great run of weekly guest posts from various people in the fitness world as of late, and I wanted to keep the streak going with another one from Nate Miyaki. For those unfamiliar, Nate is a regular contributor at T-Nation and generally leans more on the nutrition side of things.  I’ve grown… Read more

Supplement Review: Supplements That Suck, Supplements That Work, and Supplements That Are Underrated Part I

Photo Credit: Huffington Post The topic of supplements is about as controversial as they come – right up there with homeland security, government deficit spending,  global warming, that silly ban on big gulp sodas in NYC, and trying to figure out who the best Spice Girl was back in the day. Scary Spice obviously.  No,… Read more

Slim Is Simple

On any given day when I wake up and turn on my laptop to check my email, what I see on my screen can run the gamut: Ranging from emails by people asking me any number of fitness and health questions; editors reaching out wondering 1) if I’d be interested in contributing to their magazine/website,… Read more

7 Ways to Lose Weight Without Counting Calories, Tracking Points, or Going Crazy

I made an executive decision yesterday that with Christmas Eve and Christmas right around the corner (NINTENDO 64!!!!!!!!!!!!!!) I’d treat myself to a little blog-cation. Now, don’t get me wrong:  I love writing this blog. But sometimes I just need to take a break, smell the fudge roses, take a dee breath, and chillax. So… Read more

Should Personal Trainers Give Nutrition Advice?

Today’s post comes from current Cressey Performance intern, and competitive powerlifter, Pat Koch. As someone who’s often giving nutrition advice myself – albeit in a very limited fashion – I think this is a very important and pertinent discussion to have considering the resounding alternatives that people have at their disposal. Who should we listen… Read more