Intuitive Eating for Strength Athletes

Intuitive Eating for Strength Athletes

Intuitive Eating for Strength AthletesA lot of people in the industry give intuitive eating a bad rap, especially as it applies to strength athletes. They view it as an excuse to eat irresponsibly, recklessly, and without any regard for moderation, and I agree!...
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...
Diet Alters Human Gut Microbiome

Diet Alters Human Gut Microbiome

The authors of this study wanted to investigate the toll very different diets have on the diversity of our gut microbiome. We’ve all probably heard the staggering estimation that we are home to around 100 trillion bacterial cells, a huge proportion of which live in...
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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