Fit vs Right

In the last couple of weeks I’ve spoken in-depth about the importance of focusing on what fits as opposed to focusing on what’s right.

In other words, paying attention to what works for you as opposed to the specific … Read More

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My college ‘Cheat-day’ Stories

When I was in my twenties, I was a big fan of ‘cheat days’. Every Sunday my roommate and I would order twin large ‘meat lovers’ pizzas, and eat them while watching hockey.

We’d follow this up with ice cream … Read More

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Reverse Taper Intermittent Fasting

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The concept of the Reverse Taper Diets is still one of my favorite ideas.

Without getting too technical, the concept was that you should be in your largest calorie deficit (eating the least amount of food) at the beginning of … Read More

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Flat Belly Forever

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I’d like to introduce you to Flat Belly Forever.

It’s a new book, research conducted by me, that attempts to answer to the question:

 Why can two people in a controlled research study eat very close to the

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The Dangers of Metabolic Adaptation

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The concept of metabolic adaption is scary to me. Not because it’s right or wrong, but because it’s often prescribed to dieters without any examination.

People are told that if they have been dieting for a long period of … Read More

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Building Muscle Slowly

This post was created simply because I was feeling sorry for myself this morning.

I wasn’t making any gains. Lifting weights was stupid. All I was doing was maintaining – complete waste of my time.

(Yes, I was being a … Read More

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The truth about Calorie Deficits

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By the strictest of definitions a calorie deficit means ‘any amount of calories that falls short of the amount of calories needed to fuel the energy needs of your body’. Or, put another way: A calorie deficit is … Read More

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More Protein, More Muscle…

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With some recent editions to the already impressive amount of studies on protein and muscle building I thought it was time to reiterate my views on the big P and muscle building.  

In the later part of 2013 we saw … Read More

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Your ONE Thing for Exceptional Fat loss…

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This last year I made it a goal to get out more…

Apparently, in the fitness industry I’ve developed a reputation of being rather inaccessible, and now that my kids are a little older (they’re 6 and 4 now) travel … Read More

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The skinny on saturated fats

I’ve noticed a lot of information popping up about saturated fat, including its role in modulating Testosterone levels in men. Of course, the minute you say that saturated fats may increase testosterone most people say ‘and give you a heart … Read More

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