How Empty Calories Kill Your Gains

If you are not familiar with “empty” calories, it’s basically food that doesn’t do anything nutritionally for us. Sure it may taste good, but the way it makes us feel afterwards is usually anything but . I thought the donuts picture was appropriate since I love me some donuts. Not much tempts me when it comesContinue reading “How Empty Calories Kill Your Gains”

Should I Eat Carbs?

With the carbophobia craze in full effect and the keto diet stronger than ever should we eat carbs? Well as we talked about my last blog, yes you should…..as long as they are the right carbs. So what exactly are the right carbs? Well for starters you want to avoid any carbs containing white flour,Continue reading “Should I Eat Carbs?”

Let’s Talk Carbs and Keto

  It’s a bird…..it’s a plane…….it’s a carb!!!! There is a lot of hatred/fear towards carbohydrates these days and I hope to clear up maybe some misconceptions with them. The Keto diet is all the rage right now and many are avoiding carbs like the plague, as if the carbs will attack them in theirContinue reading “Let’s Talk Carbs and Keto”

Muscle Gains Through Nutrition

So maybe you’ve been at your workouts for a decent amount of time now. You are to the point where you enjoy the pump and are now just waiting for those muscle gains. Only one problem. Where are they? Maybe they didn’t get the message to come out. Sure you think you can see aContinue reading “Muscle Gains Through Nutrition”

Macro-nutrients and Muscle Gain

So when it comes to macro-nutrients, there is a lot of confusion around this subject as well as a lot of debate on what the right ratio is in order to maximize muscle gain.  For starters macro-nutrients is the breakdown of how you get your calories.  The three sources are carbohydrates, protein, and fat. ThereContinue reading “Macro-nutrients and Muscle Gain”