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

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

From Resolution To Reality: How To Make Real Change
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The winter months are a very strange time for the human psyche. The holidays give us an excuse to throw healthy eating to the wind and to put fitness goals on the backburner. One or two social events can quickly … Read More

Five Common Fat Loss Lies You May Still Believe – Body IO ®

When I was an undergraduate kinesiology student, just a short decade ago (good lord, I’m getting old), I was taught to believe the generally accepted rhetoric about health: eat lots of whole grains, avoid saturated fat, engage in cardiovascular activity, … Read More

Is Lifting Weights Safe?

Weightlifting is dangerous. Deadlifts are back for your back. Squats are bad for your knees. Have you ever heard these words? If you have, you’ve heard lies. Let me counter with the truth:Weightlifting is extremely healthy. Stupidity is bad for … Read More

The Truth About Overtraining

The other day at the gym I was resting between sets and overhead a guy tell his trainer that he thought he was overtrained. He’d read an article on the subject and said that he was displaying most of the … Read More

4-Week Fitness Program To Get You Absolutely Shredded!

Spoiler alert: The title of this article is a total lie. I bet you’re shocked. I bet you totally clicked on this article hoping to find the magic bullet to chiseled abs and tight buns. But you know that there … Read More

The Grossly Overstated Death Of Cardio – Eligible Magazine

Pretty much everything I read about fitness these days is pro high-intensity and con steady-state. I’m guilty of preaching these things myself, but I think the fitness industry as a whole has gotten ahead of itself. The other day I … Read More

The Truth About Steroids In Sports

I wanted to whip up a quick piece about the truth about steroids in sports for three reasons: 1) The Olympics 2) A recent article I read on Crossfit and steroids 3) A few recent interactions where I’ve learned that … Read More

Supplements That Work: 2014 Update

Earlier this year I started up a short series on vitamin supplementation. Since this time I’ve read numerous additional articles and studies and thought it would be a good idea to post my latest thoughts on vitamin supplementation. As I … Read More

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