The Keys to Sustainable Weight Loss

  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 … Read More

How the Sugar Industry Shifted Blame to Fat: The Real Take-Home Message

  In case you missed the news last week, How the Sugar Industry Shifted Blame to Fat, historical documents from the 1960s have been found that prove the Sugar industry paid Harvard Scientists to blame heart disease on saturated fat. … Read More

Low-Carb vs. Low-Fat, Part 2: Finding Your Best Diet

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

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

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

Simplifying Workout Nutrition – Body IO ®

  I decided to write this piece on workout nutrition because the Internet is full of contradicting “scientific opinions” about what you should put in your body in order to get any benefit from weight training: “You need shakes with sugar … Read More

Controlling Carbs For Health And Performance

People think that I hate carbs. This couldn’t be further from the truth. I love carbs. Not just because they’re generally quite delicious, but because carbs are the key to strength and performance. As a competitive Strongman who trains 6 … Read More

Want to Get Lean? No Carbs Pre Workout!

    For as long as I can remember, I’ve been told that it’s paramount to load up on carbs before any kind of physical activity. As I’ve gotten older, wiser and tried things for myself, I’ve realized that this … Read More

Cuttin Carbs Bro: How To Manipulate Carbs

The other day I was at the gym when the guy in the squat rack next to me asked for a spot. He was a tall, lean man in his late 20s. He had over 300 pounds on the bar. … Read More

Carbohydrate Ignorance: Do Carbs Make You Fat?
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I’m often asked why I hate carbs. Let’s get one thing straight: I love carbs. I live for the evenings on training days when I know I can devour sugar not only without any negative consequences, but purpose and positive … Read More

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