I’ve been asked to do a "day in the life of Brad" and track all of my eating, so I recorded 2 days of regular eating, then the two days surrounding a fast for you. I’ll warn you right now that my diet is not overly exciting. In fact, I generally follow my own advice... I fast twice per week, and eat around 100 grams of protein per day like in How Much Protein. I’m not … [Read more...] about What I Eat
If you've been sitting on the fence about getting a copy of How Much Protein, now is the time! I've just released the New and Expanded version of How Much Protein! With over 50 extra references, and over 150% larger, this expanded version covers some exciting new information - including the role that satellite cells and genetics play in your ability to build muscle … [Read more...] about How Much Protein
Here's a concession I'm willing to make: If you are on Anabolic Steroids there is a chance that you DO need an increased amount of protein in your diet. After all, with one a good round of Anabolics you could possibly gain more skeletal muscle mass in 8 weeks then most men do in 80 weeks. In fact, when you think about men in their 30's, 40's and beyond, a cycle of … [Read more...] about You need more Protein
I always find it confusing when I read things like: "Protein slows insulin levels, which you want to keep in balance to avoid weight gain." I find it confusing for two reasons. 1) I'm really not sure how you can 'slow' a level 2) I'm really not sure how they define 'balance'. Honestly I really dislike vague terms..especially when applied to science. What I do … [Read more...] about Protein, Carbs and Insulin
The idea that you need massive amounts of protein in your diet in order to build muscle is one that will probably never go away. While I agree that many of us need to eat a little more protein than we typically do, I don't think we need super-mega amounts in order to pack on muscle.In a really interesting study published back in 1996, 43 men who were experienced weight lifters … [Read more...] about How much protein do you need to build muscle?