Do You Need Supplements?

Walk in to any vitamin or supplement store and it can be overwhelming at the amount of products available. Do you need them? What even are half of them? While there are a lot of hyped up products that you don’t need, there are a few tried and true ones you do. For starters whey […]

Do You Really Need Protein?

Protein. We hear all about it. We consume it on a daily basis from one source or another. But what does it do, and do we really need it? If you follow my podcast you know how much I talk about nutrition being everything when it comes to hitting your fitness goals. But protein is […]

The Only 3 Supplements You Need

If you’ve ever taken a walk into a health food store, or supplement store it’s easy to get overwhelmed. There are a million and one choices and options for protein, and everything else imaginable. Catchy labels like “lose belly fat” or “lift like a beast” are everywhere. Is it all just a lot of hype? […]

Can You Eat Too Much Protein?

So if you want to build muscle you have to eat protein right? But why? Why are people who lift obsessed with downing globs of protein powder? Well, while we may not need as much as we think, there is a reason behind getting a good amount. If our body has an excess of protein […]

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 comes […]

How Much Protein Should I Have?

If you follow the trends with protein and carbohydrates, you may find yourself scratching your head over the carb, protein macronutrient mumbo jumbo that a lot of people are throwing around like it’s the secret to everything. It’s much simpler that it gets made out to be. It’s the age old question, how much protein […]

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. There […]