slow carb diet

What Is The Slow Carb Diet?

The slow carb diet has gained a lot of popularity over the last 7 years. It was originally developed by Tim Ferriss in 2010, and released as part of his ‘4 Hour Body’ book. He claims to have lost 25 pounds in 6 weeks using this approach, and many others

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zone diet

What Is The Zone Diet?

Most of you have probably already heard of the Zone Diet. It is one of the most popular diets of the last several decades, and it has spawned countless products and books. In short, the Zone Diet aims to get you to eat a macronutrient split of 40% carbohydrates, 30%

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paleo diet

What Is The Paleo Diet?

Now unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last several years, you’ve probably heard of the Paleo diet before. It is what sparked the whole gluten-free craze, and is the companion diet to the somewhat cultish CrossFit phenomenon. But I’m getting ahead of myself here… In short, the

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What Is The Military Diet?

In the past week alone, I’ve had two guys come up to me in the gym and ask me about The Military Diet. Usually I’m aware of the various fad diets that pop up now and then because clients always ask about them, but this one I had never heard

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counting calories

The Danger Of Focusing Too Much On Counting Calories

As a loyal reader of our website, you know that calories matter. They matter a lot… In the end, it is your caloric intake that will largely determine how much weight you gain or lose. Simply put, a calorie is just a measure of the stored energy in all of

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bad eating day

How To Repair The Damage From A Bad Eating Day

In many of my articles, I talk about how you should be eating if you want to build a lean and muscular body. But as we all know, life doesn’t always go according to plan… Yes, things will happen, and some days you’ll find that you are way off base

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try logging your food

Why You Should Try Logging Your Food For Just 1 Week

There are many different approaches to dieting and nutrition. And the truth is that many of them can work, under the right set of circumstances – and for the right person. In fact, I believe that there isn’t one ‘best diet’, and that instead you should follow a nutritional approach

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clean eating

The Truth About Clean Eating To Build Muscle And Lose Fat

Have you heard the term ‘clean eating’ before? It’s one of the most popular diet trends at the moment, and is being embraced by many personal trainers, fitness enthusiasts, and Instagram narcissists who incessantly post pictures of their every meal with hashtags like #eatclean. Indeed, clean eating is quickly becoming

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eating junk food and working out

The Truth About Eating Junk Food And Working Out

Do you like junk food? Come on, don’t lie, of course you like junk food! Practically everyone likes junk food – even those fitness purists who try to convince themselves otherwise. But you know what one of the biggest problems with junk food is? That it’s junk… It contains very

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not enough potassium

There’s Probably Not Enough Potassium In Your Diet

How much potassium are you getting in your diet each day? You probably have no freaking clue, right? If you’re a guy that works out and tries to eat healthy, you likely have a pretty good sense of the number of calories you’re eating (or should be eating). In addition,

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