Category Archives: weight loss

Supplements are a poor substitute for a good plan

A few weeks ago I got a sore throat, I was experimenting cycling Creatine on heavy days and leaving it out on light days.  This is not an indictment of Creatine, just so you know, it’s very common to get … Continue reading

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What is your fat loss plan?

Recently I went to a party and and at parties you have a lot of people that ask “so what are doing for a living now”? For me this question could literally go a bunch of ways but I default … Continue reading

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Lauren Brooks is wrong about Intermittent Fasting

When you paint topics with too broad of a brush typically that discredits the overall topic.  This has not been the case for Lauren Brooks article on Intermittent Fasting (I will refer to it as IF for the rest of … Continue reading

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To gain muscle faster you need Carbs

The easiest experiment you will ever do, assuming you can feel and see your abs a bit, is to do a good possibly highly intense workout routine and drink 50g of dextrose with some lemon and maybe a tiny bit … Continue reading

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You can not “diet down” to six pack abs

…..ignoring your muscle along the way, abs are muscles. If you look at any of “ab” ads you see in Google or Facebook people now definitely understand that diet is a major component, and it is.  The real question is … Continue reading

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Getting Lean and Staying Lean

One of the reasons why I love getting regular BodPods is that it gives me direct feedback on the various experiments I try.  I needed a 30 day Paleo Challenge like I needed a hole in my head but I … Continue reading

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Why Skinny people hold the answer to Obesity

In this documentary researchers take a small group of thin people and intentionally try to get them fat with some interesting conclusions.  It is both enlightening and baffling at times but the overall theme is incredibly relevant. #1   #2   … Continue reading

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