Nutrient Timing Endures: Circadian Rhythm Protein Timing

on Wednesday, 16 May 2012.

Nutrient Timing Endures: Circadian Rhythm Protein Timing

When I started bodybuilding some 7 years ago, everyone I knew ate big breakfasts and 6 meals a day. It was also commonly accepted that carbs should be limited to the start of the day while ‘slow’ forms of energy should be consumed later in the day. Before bed, people said to take casein with some fat to prevent night time catabolism. I can’t even begin to recount how often I’ve eaten oatmeal with whey for breakfast and cottage cheese with flax seed before bed.

Booze and Brawn

on Wednesday, 16 May 2012.

What science says about the effect of alcohol on body composition, strength and exercise by Kelechi Opara

Booze and Brawn

Alcohol, like high-fructose corn syrup and caffeine, is one of the most misunderstood substances that many people regularly consume. Lots of people enjoy drinking and have questions about alcohol consumption and their weight management  goals. I'm often asked how much alcohol someone can get away with drinking before it starts interfering with their plans to get a six pack

The Dirt on Clean Eating by Alan Aragon

on Thursday, 17 January 2013.

The Dirt on Clean Eating by Alan Aragon
Everyone knows the difference between dirty and clean foods, so I don’t have to explain the obvious…or do I? My favorite response to questions about how to eat clean is, “Wash your food.” The biggest problem with discussing foods in these terms is that there’s no clear definition of clean or dirty. The difference might seem obvious, but a closer look shows that it’s far from clear-cut.