Posts Tagged with "Supplements"
The Nutrition and Supplement 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. The Nutrition & Supplement “Police” How else to explain an industry where (celebrity) doctors cut their ties to integrity and shill the miraculous fat loss properties of Raspberry ketones? Or where some… Read more
Stuff To Read While You’re Pretending To Work: Kicking Off 2016
It feels so weird to be typing the numbers “2016” doesn’t it? Time truly does fly. This year will mark a full decade living in Boston for me. In that time I’ve survived living with Eric Cressey, helped co-found Cressey Sports Performance, never used the phrase “wicked pissah” once in a sentence, and have had… Read more
Supplement Review: Supplements That Suck, Supplements That Work, and Supplements That Are Underrated Part II
Yesterday in Part One of this series Sol Orwell and the guys over at Examine.com discussed a handful of supplements that they feel are about as useful as a poop flavored lollypop. Which is to say: not very useful. As a strength coach and as someone who’s routinely discussing supplementation with younger athletes and general… Read more
Supplement Review: Supplements That Suck, Supplements That Work, and Supplements That Are Underrated Part I
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, wait…..Sporty Spice! On one… Read more
A few days ago I responded to an email where I was asked my general thoughts on supplements: do I find them useful?, which ones do I take?, which ones do I feel are useless?, so on and so forth. Now, I’ve written similar posts in the past – HERE and HERE – but since… Read more
Q and A: My Supplement List
Q: What, if any, supplements do you actually take? I know you’re a whole-food-before-supps kind of guy, but I also know that you get your goody basket from Biotest every month. Just curious as to what stuff you find worthwhile. A: I’ve discussed my stance on supplements in the past, so at the expense of… Read more
Five Supplements I Can’t Live Without. Seriously, I’d Die! (Part II)
As I noted in part I yesterday, when it comes to supplements, I take more of a simpleton approach. Which is to say, I’m not one of those guys that spends a mortgage payment each month buying everything on the shelf in order to get… Read more
Five Supplements I Can’t Live Without. Seriously, I’d Die!
Before I give you my list, I need to rant a little bit. Sorry. To me, supplements are exactly that – SUPPLEMENTS (they “supplement” your current diet). Take, for example, the guy who is 40 lbs overweight, asking which supplements he should be… Read more