Tag Archives: muscle

Two Years of Eating “Too Much Protein”

Being a two-year study subject has its perks. Things like free blood work, free body composition analysis via the Bod Pod & DEXA, and free protein supplements are just a few of those perks! Big thanks to Dr. Jose Antonio, Co-Founder and CEO of the International Society of Sports Nutrition (ISSN), for giving me an opportunity to take part […]

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7 Things Women Should Know About Strength-Training

The following is from an interview I did for a FemaleBB.com. How is strength training good for women specifically? Prevention of osteoporosis would be a great reason women should strength train. Research indicates that long-term weight training can help maintain and even form new bone. Those that already do suffer from osteoporosis could still make […]

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Recent Gems Worth Reading or Watching

Whoa, it’s been a while since I’ve posted anything here on the main site. If you follow me on Facebook, Twitter, or “the Gram” then you know I’ve still been actively posting there. Stay woke on those social media outlets because you might miss something useful! On to the good stuff…I constantly stay abreast with […]

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Gains For Everyone

It’s safe to say I’ve reached a pinnacle in my career where my friends and clients confide in my knowledge of fitness and nutrition because they will regularly tag me on Facebook and Instagram about the latest supplement, diet, or fitness-related product. People also send me Snapchats of their meals to validate to me that […]

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Whey Protein + Coffee = Pre-Workout!

When I posted THIS to Facebook, I think some people had really never thought of this before! It’s such a simple go-to when you’re in need of a high-protein meal snack while also looking for an energy boost. Optimum Nutrition (one of my favorite brands) recently released a series of whey protein products with added […]

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Deadlifts > Everything

The deadlift is one of the best exercises of all time! As a matter of fact, if I had to choose one exercise to perform for the rest of my life, it would definitely be the barbell deadlift. My job as a strength & conditioning specialist is to effectively and properly get you to perform better […]

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Got Macros? All About Protein: Part 3

This is a three-part article series where in Part 1, I answered the following questions: What is protein? What are great sources of protein? How much protein do I need? Is more protein safe? In Part 2, I discussed how dietary protein intake can largely effect your weight loss, weight gain, or body recomposition goals. […]

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Goal-Specific Supplementation? Say What?

Again, the staff at Examine.com have come through BIG TIME with the release of their latest product that will solve the age old question I receive on the regular of, “What supplements should I take for _____?” My answer is typically, “It depends.” From here on out I will be recommending my clients, or anyone else that is […]

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Cardio: Fasted or Fed State for More Fat Loss?

This is a guest post by my colleagues, Chris and Eric Martinez based out of San Francisco, CA. We met back in 2012 at the Annual International Society of Sports Nutrition Conference in Clearwater Beach, FL. They post a lot of great content on their blog based off of the latest scientific research. Enjoy their […]

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5 Reasons You’re Not Lean(er)

This post is going to be straight to the point and may be a gut check for some of you. There may be some very obvious points but I just want to make them clear to everyone in hopes that you will self-assess your own actions. Besides, it’s all about getting better, right? There’s a […]

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