The Keys to Sustainable Weight Loss
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This article was originally published at The Huffington Post Are you gaining weight despite “doing all the right things?” When it comes to fat loss, more exercise and less food is not always the answer. Although this approach makes sense … Read More

No Purpose, No Progress: Why You Can’t Wait for Happiness
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Stop hoping for happiness tomorrow. Happiness is being engaged in the process. – Aristotle  Every so often I come across an article that I need to share, and yesterday a friend of mine forwarded such an article: A Better Kind … 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

Why Eating Healthy Is Very Affordable
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“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 help people eat well on all sorts of budgets. … Read More

Lean Gains: How To Increase Strength While Losing Body Fat
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It’s normal to want to tackle a six-pack and a 400-pound squat at the same time, but if you’re at a zero-pack and a 225-pound squat, you’ve got a long way to go in both directions. What’s worse, working toward … Read More

How To Prevent Aging Through Diet and Exercise
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Aging is a natural part of the human existence and whether we like it or not, here is the cold, hard truth: We peak physically in our twenties and have to be increasingly vigilant as we age to maintain our … Read More

How Much Exercise Is Enough?
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I wanted to make a quick post about the new Current Biology study that’s making the rounds: Constrained Total Energy Expenditure and Metabolic Adaptation to Physical Activity in Adult Humans. This paper demonstrates that there is a threshold for how much … 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

How To Be Strong and Healthy: Eat Your Spinach!
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In my unapologetic opinion, vegetarianism is an inefficient and myopic concept. Vegetables alone do not provide the energy, protein or fats required to sustain an optimal and healthy human existence. Produce is a garnish and, at best, a sidekick to … Read More

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