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...
Diet Alters Human Gut Microbiome

Diet Alters Human Gut Microbiome

Summary: David, L.A. et al Diet rapidly and reproducibly alters the human gut microbiome. Nature 505, 559-563 (23 January 2014) Okay, this one goes deep. So buckle in and hang tight. **Before we dive into this one, I am just giving a general consensus of this article....
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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