Supplements 101: Multivitamins
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The content of this article was originally published on the Fit in a Fat World blog in March 2013. It has been updated to reflect current views and research. What are multivitamins? Multivitamins, available in the form of tablets, capsules, powders, … Read More

Saturated Fat: What You Don’t Know
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In the world of nutrition, people like things to be black and white: All carbs are evil! Eggs raise cholesterol! Beef is high in saturated fat, eat lettuce instead! Unfortunately for the dogmatism in all of us, the world of … Read More

Coconut Oil: It’s (Still) Healthy
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The content of this article was originally published on the Fit in a Fat World blog in March 2013. It has been updated in light of the recent news denouncing the consumption of coconut oil. Which fats and oils are … Read More

Top Supplements for Strength
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As a Nutrition Coach and Strongman competitor, I’m constantly being asked about the best supplements for increasing strength. Before delving into such a topic, it’s important to understand the reality of investing in supplements: Supplements do not make you stronger, … Read More

Eat Well, Save Money
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This article was originally published at The Huffington Post “Eating healthy is too expensive!” As someone who has been involved with fitness since my undergraduate degree in Kinesiology, I’ve heard this statement countless time. Now as a Nutrition Coach, I … Read More

Low-Carb vs. Low-Fat, Part 2: Finding Your Best Diet
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Paleo. Atkins. Zone. Dukan. Bodybuilding. Raw. South Beach. Weight Watchers. If It Fits Your Macros. Carb Backloading. The list of diets is never-ending and for each one you research, you’ll find gushing testimonials: “It worked for me, you’ve got to … Read More

Breakfast: The Most Important Domino of the Day
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I’ve been coaching clients for several years now, long before I became associated with Body IO®. I’m a huge proponent of Carb Backloading™ (CBL), as it was the catalyst for my ascent in the sport of Strongman, so clients are always … Read More

Low-Carb vs. Low-Fat, Is There a Best Diet? Part 1
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On the heels of last week’s entry about recommended daily protein intake, I thought it would be prudent to try and clarify misconceptions about the other two macronutrients, fats and carbohydrates, and to explore if there really is a “best … Read More

All About Protein Requirements
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A few years ago it seemed like the nutrition industry was abuzz about protein, but lately the headlines have been stolen by the other macronutrients: fats and carbohydrates. Meeting daily protein requirements is incredibly important for both health and performance, … Read More

Running in Circles: Caffeine and Performance
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When I put out content like I did a few months ago, I often receive hate mail from people who assume that I’m strongly against things like caffeine. Given that I love coffee and drink it most mornings, this idea … Read More

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