June 8, 2017

Is Alcohol Destroying Your Results?

So you decided to read the article. Let’s not kid ourselves, I’m sure you know the answer to the rhetorical question in the title. If you don’t, then you must be either blissfully unaware or living in a fantasy. But exactly what are the effects of alcohol on your body? And how do these affect your training? Now, most people enjoy a drink, and that’s fine. It’s totally legal, can be a great way to […]
March 16, 2017

Reverse Dieting 101

The Rebound You have probably seen it before. Someone you know loses a lot of weight, usually over a short time period, only to put it back on in spades. This is known as the “rebound” and occurs when an individual has dieted for an extended period of time and then rapidly increases their caloric intake. It often happens post-contest to bodybuilders who go on a binge consisting of doughnuts and pizza after months of […]
November 17, 2016

Can You Have Your Cake And Eat It Too?

Cutting down to shredded levels is rarely easy. And often times when you talk to that shredded individual at the gym you may notice they often have varying dieting philosophies. One person may tell you to try keto and avoid all carbs like the plague while someone else says to cut down the fats and keep the carbs higher. Another may talk about intermittent fasting or carb backloading.You may even come across someone suggesting a […]
November 10, 2016

5 of the Best High-Protein Soups that Keep Fats in Check and Tighten Abs

As autumn air cools and many begin to look for hearty and comforting meals, soup is a great choice and making it yourself is often much easier than you would imagine. If you keep a couple of staple items in your pantry and freezer, there are plenty of hearty, heart-healthy, and comforting options. We’ve also added another component, keeping them low-fat and good for your six, eight, or 12-pack.             […]