Monday Madness: Protein Shakes for the Win


Trying to eat clean and gain mass is a difficult proposition. To gain mass requires an increase in calories, but you aim to keep fat increase to a minimum, so the calories you add need to be clean. Have you ever tried to consume 3600 calories of chicken, lean beef, veggies, oatmeal and other "good for you" foods? It isn't easy. However, with a little thought you can make this … [Read more...]

How Much Protein is Optimal?


I originally considered naming this article "How Much Protein is Enough" but realized that "enough" is a bad word to use. As you can see, I changed "enough" to "optimal" because that is really what we are after--the optimal level of protein intake to meet our goals. The Protein Myth Apparently the topic of how much protein consumption is optimal has been around since the … [Read more...]

Why I Dislike the Paleo Diet

Paleo Diet

The Paleo Diet is an extremely popular diet plan being used by millions of people around the world. It is based upon alleged scientific principles that seem to mimic the better parts of the Adkins Diet and most ketogenic diets. As a person who has tried many different types of diet plans, I wanted to present the reasons why I dislike the Paleo Diet. Please understand that I am … [Read more...]

Low Carb Protein Shake


Low carb protein shakes are a Godsend for the low carb dieter. Most of us doing carb cycling have our protein requirements set pretty high and in order to hit our caloric requirements on low carb days we need to supplement with protein shakes. While I recorded a video for this, it did not come out well, so I am going to do my best to describe the shake and the preparation of … [Read more...]

Regain Physique Transformation Momentum


When executing a physique transformation there are alot of things that can get in your way. While there are strategies to overcome potential derailment, there are also strategies to overcome short forays off the chosen path. I believe the later to be the most important. Regaining Physique Transformation Momentum The list of things that can derail you from your physique … [Read more...]