Nutrition

7 Uncommon Superfoods

While a majority of us are familiar with some common superfoods like quinoa and kale, there is a whole world out there full of lots of foods with some super healthy qualities. Let us walk with you as we explore some of the least known world superfoods. Explore this list of 7 uncommon superfoods that […]

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Carbohydrate Cycling

They say that timing is everything.  With regards to nutrition, this could not be any truer.  Think about it: making sure you have protein with a simple carbohydrate immediately after a workout, ensuring you spread out your meals every 2 to 3 hours, and making sure to plan out bedtime with your last meal all […]

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5 Nutritional Tips For Lean Muscle

The old saying “You are what you eat” is never wrong.  Look at those who pound sodas by the gallon and stuff their faces with chips and snacks.  Odds are those same people are overweight, do not exercise and at risk for some serious illnesses down the road (some sooner than later!).  However, those of […]

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Starch-Free: Paleo Lifestyle

Put down the bowl of pasta for a minute and think about everything you know about diet.  You have been taught since 7th grade health class that your body requires three macronutrients: carbohydrates, protein and fat.  Sprinkle some vitamins and minerals in there and you have a textbook diet.  Until recently, the Food Pyramid in […]

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6 Tips to Stay Lean Year Round

If you are a regular in the gym, you hate these next few months.  It happens every year like clockwork; the couch potatoes make the annual migration to the gym for New Year’s Resolutions and bikini season.  They try to cut down and fit into that swim suit or look good for the ladies.  However, […]

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Lean Mass Calculator

Dieting to match your specific goals is something that can be very frustrating.  With bulking, you run the risk of gaining too much fat compared to muscle gained and cutting can often lead to losing muscle mass.  Building lean mass is possible without eating massive amounts of carbohydrates as this “loading” can wreck havoc on […]

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Water: Fat Burner and Muscle Builder

Scientists have said that water is one of the most important substances on the face of the Earth.  Almost ¾ of the surface of the planet is covered in water and the human body is nearly 60% water.  With some much emphasis on this substance, it is no wonder that athletes and those who train […]

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Understanding the Glycemin Index

The days of thinking that eating less will automatically result in losing weight are gone.  Maintaining proper food portions and 6 meals per day will keep your body a fat burning machine.  However, within the last decade, classifying the foods based how much they increase insulin levels is the new craze.  This classification is called […]

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The Truth about Saturated Fat

Those who are new to lifting or losing weight might think that all fat is bad.  Food companies and the uninformed masses seem to think that by consuming fat, you will develop heart problems and become obese.  This simply isn’t the case.  Our body needs to be feed fat in order to support healthy brain […]

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Correct Carbohydrate Timing

When people start any kind of weight training or cardio program, their diet is one major aspect that holds them back.  They will notice the initial effects of the training, but they will plateau soon after.  A change in the program is usually a quick fix, yet if the body is being feed the wrong […]

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