Nutrition is a weird thing, driven by our traditional cultural foods, the desire for health, weight loss and muscle growth, but obscured by the desire to belong to a group, and the ever changing public perception of the "right way to eat". It’s almost impossible to say how you should eat. And to be honest, the science doesn’t really help that much either. A large amount … [Read more...] about How should you eat?
I do not understand the idea of prescribing protein intake based on body weight. It makes no sense to me. Prescribing protein intake in such a manner suggests that the protein needs of a 28 year old 6’4” man weighing 220 pounds with 10% body fat is the same as a protein needs of a 28 year old 5’6” tall women weighing 220 pounds with 50% body fat. This then suggests … [Read more...] about Protein Intake and Body Weight
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
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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