Gluten: 4 Reasons Why Its Bad For You

Gluten: 4 Reasons Why Its Bad For You

According to mainstream nutrition advice we need to be eating a lot of whole grains. Things like cereals, breads, and pastas make a killing off this. But are you the victim here? If you have been keeping up with the news, nutrition, or health, you know that gluten is a big topic right now. It's being called a fad diet or a holy grail of lasting … [Read more...]

Why Kipping Is Not Optimal For Strength Training

Kipping is Not optimal pull-ups

You have to stand before you can walk. You have to squat before you can stand. And you should be able to both squat and stand before you can jump and land, correct? If you cannot even stand on your feet, how will you survive the force of landing on them? The added force of your bodyweight and gravity combined with a fast descent would be much more … [Read more...]

Why Alcohol Is Detrimental To Your Workout Results

Why Alcohol Is Detrimental To Your Workout Results

Thinking of enjoying a drink after working out? Maybe having one as part of your cheat meal on your fat loss diet? Consider thinking again. When it comes to alcohol it is - in most cases - detrimental to performance, fat loss, and health. ALCOHOL: THAT GUY WHO CUTS IN LINE IN FRONT OF EVERYONE Alcohol can't be stored. Unlike proteins, … [Read more...]

“Crutches” in the Weightroom – AKA Supports

Crutches in the Weight Room

WHAT IS A CRUTCH? I use the word "crutch" to define any object that does one of the following:  •Gives support to a body part during training or movements. •Provides a false sense of security during training or movements. •Or simply allows you to delude yourself into thinking you have achieved something that you really haven't. You see it all … [Read more...]

Sugar Kills – What Happens When You Consume Too Much?

Sugar Kills

It's powdery. It's white. It's highly addictive. It causes many health issues. Now you may be thinking it's cocaine, but you’re mistaken the right answer is: SUGAR. It can be hidden under other names like agave, high fructose corn syrup, sucrose, cane juice, evaporated cane juice, white and brown sugar, but at the end of the day, one of the biggest … [Read more...]