Individualizing Macronutrient Ratios For Fat Loss

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You’ve probably heard you need to go low carb to lose fat. Chances are other people have told you to go low fat. Right now, the ketogenic diet (a high fat, moderate protein, zero carb diet) is having a burst in popularity. All of these diets manipulate macronutrients (protein, fats, and carbs) to help you lose weight. Read the rest …

Painful Advice Every Lifter Needs to Hear Don’t Get Mad, Just Get Better

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Here is my contribution to one of T-Nation’s compilation articles… Sometimes you have to look worse to look better. What I mean by this is that you look your best when you’re lean. After that first successful diet every lifter feels like a god. They’re itching for any excuse to take their shirt off and display their six-pack. Once you’ve …

Dodge The Bull – What Matadors Can Teach Us About Fat Loss

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Diet Breaks could be a strategy to help you lose more fat. Read on to find out more… A recent study on the effects of dieting strategies on fat loss appears to show that taking frequent diet breaks is superior for fat loss. The study is known as the MATADOR study. Why? Because MATADOR stands for Minimising Adaptive Thermogenesis And …

Should You Have a Post Workout Shake?

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Do you slam a post-workout (PWO) shake within seconds of finishing the final rep of your session OR  rush off to eat  meal ASAP? Nutrient Timing/PWO shakes certainly divides opinion. Some people fixate on them to the detriment of other ‘bigger’ factors. They think that nailing a post-workout shake is the key to their gains. Others think they are of no …

Fat Loss Hack – An Apple A Day Keeps Fat Gain Away

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  More specifically, an apple 15-minutes before lunch can help you consume fewer overall calories. That brings a new meaning to lean in 15, doesn’t it? Fewer calories = less fat As study by Flood-Obbagy et al., found that… …“eating peeled apple segments containing 125kcals (roughly equivalent to 2 apples), 15 minutes before lunch led to people consuming 315 less …

Optimal Strategies For Fat Loss

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In this video I discuss how best to achieve fat loss… Don’t want to watch the vid? Here are my notes on the topic: Note before the notes. These are the notes I scribbled down when planning the vid so they are un-edited. Apologies for lack of grammar, punctuation etc. Need a deficit Different ways to achieve a deficit Calories …

Carb Cycling For Fat Loss

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The other day a client of mine asked me about carb cycling. Essentially, they wanted to know if they were missing out because we weren’t using it. Over the course of their training session we had a good chat about carb cycling. We discussed why I didn’t think they needed to be using it. I expressed my opinion that in …

What Sat Navs Can Teach us About Tracking Progress

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A Sat Nav uses the global positioning system (GPS) to pinpoint exactly where you are on the planet. It detects signals from at least three satellites in a constellation of around 18-30 constantly orbiting the earth to triangulate your position. This allows the sat nav to determine your position with extreme precision. This approach can teach us a lot when …