Intermittent Dieting

Intermittent Dieting

I’m not going to sugar coat this – I geeked out hardcore when this article about intermittent dieting came out.  I have not seen a single paper so directed at something most of us strength athletes NEED to know…WHAT IS THE BEST WAY TO LOSE BODY FAT AND RETAIN...
Alcohol and Strength Training

Alcohol and Strength Training

What are the effects of alcohol on strength training? Anecdotally, I know alcohol affects my recovery which in turn affects my performance. I also know alcohol is inflammatory. But until now I had never truly read the research regarding alcohol and athletes. There...
Strength Retention Using Blood Flow Restriction

Strength Retention Using Blood Flow Restriction

Some of you have heard me talk about Blood Flow Restriction (BFR) training in the past.  Blood flow restriction has become an increasingly popular rehab modality used by chiropractors and physical therapists.  Over the last two years I have used it during times I was...
The Right Carbs at the Right Times

The Right Carbs at the Right Times

Years ago, I used to talk about carbohydrates in terms of “good vs bad” or even “simple vs complex.”  My way of thinking about carbs has evolved a lot since I first began working with athletes on their nutrition almost a decade ago.  I recognize now that each type of...

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