5 Principles for Maximal Muscle Growth

Whether in the pursuit of sports performance, improving your health or simply trying to look good naked, muscle growth is a common goal for many of us. While it is true that there are a thousand ways to skin a cat and many different programs will result in increased muscle size and strength, there are […]

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5 Reliable Habits to Keep You on Track When Life Gets Crazy

Commonly when learning about nutrition, the focus is on calories, grams, ounces and macronutrients. While tracking all of these is a wonderful habit to practice and can be a great tool for reaching your goals, what do you do when you find yourself in an non-ideal situation such as at a new restaurant, spending time […]

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Eccentric Training: How Moving Slow Can Make You Explosive

The Health and Performance Benefits of Eccentric Focused Training Introduction Many have probably heard the saying, “You have to train fast to be fast.” In the world of sports performance, however, very little is that cut and dry. In the past month, my athletes have been training very slowly, particularly in the lowering phase of […]

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Nutrient Timing Part 2: Post-Workout Nutrition

I recently wrote about pre-workout nutrition and how I consider it the most important meal of the day on days that you are training and on the research-based guidelines on how to eat prior to exercise. If you haven’t read this article, but would like to learn more, please check it out here. While I […]

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5 Nutrition Strategies To Conquer Social Gatherings

With the Super Bowl fast approaching, a common question I am asked is how to eat healthy at parties or other social gatherings. While it is important to be social and enjoy these moments, they don’t have to completely derail you from your goals. Try these 5 simple strategies to stay healthy through the festivities. […]

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Ain’t That NEAT? Five Simply Strategies for Enhanced Weight-loss

There are many variables that come into play when trying to lose weight, but one of the most obvious strategies is by increasing energy expenditure. Typically, the first conclusion we come to is to exercise more frequently or for a longer duration, which is great! The benefits of exercise are abundant and don’t need to […]

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Performance and Health Benefits of Turmeric Supplementation

Introduction Turmeric is an Indian spice commonly found in curry dishes and is also the component of mustard that gives it its bright yellow and impossible to remove stain producing power. Turmeric has been highly touted for its health benefits including reducing tumor size, providing possible neuroprotective effects against Parkinson’s Disease and Alzheimer’s, and improving […]

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