Sadly, the woman in the photo has passed away. She was a competitive bodybuilder and mother who was training for another show. Given her lifestyle, she has to consume a high protein diet in order to build muscle appropriately; however, she has a rare genetic condition known as Urea Cycle Disorder that was ultimately the [...]
Creating habits is a fantastic way to reach a goal or improve one's self by making a behavior so second nature that you do it without thought or conscious effort. I believe that habits are the key to successful changes in life, so here are some strategies on how to form habits!
Welcome back! We're going to finish up our discussion about weight loss and get some practical takeaways about how to drop body fat as opposed to muscle and other lean mass tissues that you want to hold on to. So let's get started! First off, let's clear up the fact that when you lose weight, [...]
Yes! Well, kinda. With the exception of this thing, and that thing, and well, it isn't that simple. It is and isn't at the same time (such is life, right?). But, luckily, with the new position stand by the ISSN on diets and body composition, which can be found here, we are able to get [...]
Welcome back. I missed you. We're here to finish our discussion on the different types of diets that are out there and to determine which work for weight loss. If you haven't read part one, we go over what each diet entails and what makes it different from the others. Read it here before reading [...]
Low carb, low fat, ketogenic...what do these terms mean? What the hell works? Turns out most of them will work if you stick to it *gasp*. There is a lot of frustration when it comes to selecting a diet to lose weight. Oftentimes, on the internet, you'll find some guru jackass touting the superiority of [...]
HOLY COW! This year, I had the opportunity to attend the 2017 International Society of Sports Nutrition Conference in Phoenix. The leading minds in the fields of sports nutrition and exercise science came together to share their research, observations, and best practices for athletic performance, building muscle, and weight loss, among other topics. I was [...]