Category «Nutrition»

Doug Holland on Powerlifting as a Hardgainer, Running a Lean High-Intensity Training Business, and Living a Spartan Lifestyle in the Modern Age

Doug Holland

Revered by many in the high-intensity training world, Doug “The Sickness” Holland is one of the most interesting and accomplished men to ever make waves in both powerlifting and HIT. Not only is he a degreed mathematician, he has also been a competitive powerlifter in three weight classes (132 lbs,148 and 165), has been a …

Bodyweight High Intensity Training – Project: Kratos Workout Part 3

Kratos - God of War

Hahahahah I just had to re-write this entire post because I read 2:02 minutes as 202 seconds and thought I’d doubled by push-up TUL (doubled my reps/performance) … WOW … I know right. This is Part 3 of a series of posts documenting my bodyweight high intensity training journey using Project Kratos from Drew Baye. …

Dr. Stuart Phillips on Using Strength Training to Deal With Sarcopenia, Optimal Daily Protein Intake, and Making Sense of The Many Different Resistance Training Protocols

Dr. Stuart M. Philips

Dr. Stuart M. Phillips is an award-winning professor at McMaster University’s Department of Kinesiology, the Director of the Physical Activity Centre of Excellence (PACE) and the McMaster Centre for Nutrition, Exercise, and Health Research, and he is a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Skeletal Muscle Health. He is the recipient of a New Investigator …

Dr Ellington Darden – Body Fat Breakthrough Highlights

Body Fat Breakthrough

Here are my highlights from The Body Fat Breakthrough: Tap the Muscle-Building Power of Negative Training and Lose Up to 30 Pounds in 30 days! These highlights include interesting passages, questionable claims and arguments and occasionally my own thoughts in bold. These highlights prompt questions for my podcast guests. Overall, I thought the book offered a good …

Dr. Ted Naiman Part 2 – How to Get Shredded With Intermittent Fasting, The Potential Benefits of Higher-Frequency HIT Workouts, and The Case for Not Eating Vegetables

Ted Naiman Bulked Up and Shredded

Dr. Ted Naiman is a board-certified Family Medicine physician who has used his extensive knowledge and understanding of diet, nutrition, and exercise to treat patients, helping them lose weight, greatly improve their health, and drastically improve – in some cases reverse – metabolic and autoimmune diseases. Having been a vegetarian and a steady-state runner, Ted’s …

Bodyweight High Intensity Training – Project: Kratos Workout Part 2

Lawrence Neal

Dang. That was tough. I just finished my second Project Kratos workout following my return from a week of debauchery. For more context on this experiment and my full regimen, check out Part 1. I attempted to complete a full Kratos workout (modified slightly since Part 1): TSC neck extension TSC neck flexion Push-up Chin-up …

Drew Baye, Ryan Hall and Skyler Tanner – Round Table Part 2

Drew Baye, Ryan Hall, and Skyler Tanner

So excited to bring you this episode! This is Part 2 of a Round Table I recorded with Drew Baye, Ryan Hall and Skyler Tanner. If you haven’t listened to Part 1 of this Round Table yet, check it out by clicking here! Drew Baye is one of the world’s top high-intensity training experts and …

Drew Baye, Ryan Hall and Skyler Tanner – Round Table Part 1

Drew Baye, Ryan Hall, and Skyler Tanner

It’s the one you have been waiting for … :D. This is Part 1 of a Round Table with Drew Baye, Ryan Hall and Skyler Tanner. I loved recording this! It was a real honour and pleasure to have 3 of the top exercise experts on the planet on my podcast all at the same …

One Meal A Day, Workout Freestyling VS Tracking, And How To Improve Grip Strength – Jay Vincent

Jay Vincent

Jay Vincent is a nationally recognized personal trainer, health coach and professional fitness model. As the owner and primary trainer at BioFit, Jay’s mission is to instruct highly effective, time efficient, and safe exercises for people of all ages, goals and physical conditions. Jay has been featured on many popular Podcast interviews, magazines and has modeled for …

How To Use High Intensity Training To Prepare For A Bodybuilding Competition – Mike Lipowski

Mike Lipowski, Founder and CEO of Pure Physique

In addition to founding Pure Physique and serving as the president of the International Association of Resistance Trainers (IART), Mike Lipowski is a professional natural bodybuilder, international fitness speaker and author, co-founder of the Drug-Free Athlete’s Coalition (DFAC), and has been voted Westchester’s Best Personal Trainer. He works with fitness professionals, competitors, and everyday people …

Does Damage Control from The 4-Hour Body Really Work? – Tim Allerton PhD

HIT LAB Inc

Dr. Tim Allerton (email: timallerton [at] gmail [dot] com or tweet) is a postdoctoral fellow for the National Institute of Health and Pennington Biomedical Research Center conducting research on metabolic resiliency. He was recently named a National Scholar for the American Kinesiology Association and is also an experienced trainer with over 10 years of experience working with clients …

Brian Johnston And His Freestyle Exercise System For Optimising Muscular Development

Brian D Johnston

Brian D. Johnston was the founder and President of the International Association of Resistance Trainers (I.A.R.T.) a certification institute for fitness professionals, which he sold in 2009, but remains as Director of Education. He is also the Director of Education for Prescribed Exercise Clinic. Brian has lectured internationally on the topics of sport nutrition, health, …

How Effective is High Intensity Training for Fat Loss and Metabolic Flexibility? – Tim Allerton PhD

Tim Allerton PhD

Dr. Tim Allerton (email: timallerton [at] gmail [dot] com) is a postdoctoral fellow for the National Institute of Health and Pennington Biomedical Research Center conducting research on metabolic resiliency. Tim earned his bachelor degree in Kinesiology from Louisiana State University thereafter he earned his master’s degree in clinical exercise physiology from Northeastern University in Boston, MA. Tim earned …

How To Become The Best Version Of You

Lawrence Neal

In this episode, I am interviewed by Stuart Ralph. Stuart or “Ralph” as I know him, is a very close friend and the founder of The OCD Stories podcast, which gets over 40,000 downloads per month. He’s an excellent interviewer and knows me better than almost anyone. This was a really fun episode, where I …

How To Find Your Purpose – John Little

John Little

John Little (Linkedin) is considered “one of the top fitness researchers in North America” (Ironman magazine). An accomplished author in the field of exercise (Max Contraction Training, Body By Science, The Art of Expressing the Human Body), philosophy, history and martial arts, John’s articles have been published in every major fitness and martial arts magazine …

The Real Truth About Maximizing Muscle Gain

James Steele Sprint

Dr James Steele (@JamesSteeleii) is an Associate Professor in Sport and Exercise Science at Southampton Solent University (United Kingdom). James teaches across both exercise physiology, biomechanics, and research methods, is an active researcher and has published numerous peer-reviewed articles on a variety of areas relating to health and fitness. He is currently involved in a …

Anti-Aging Secrets From An Elite Personal Trainer

Andrew and Tierney

Andrew Shortt is an experienced Master Fitness Clinician™ and one of very few to have achieved the status under IART (International Association of Resistance Training) Founder, Brian D. Johnston. Furthermore, he has been a natural fitness athlete with the IDFA over the past 7 years. Academically, Andrew was three-time IART Fitness Clinician™ of the year …

Part 1: How A 50-Year-Old Is Using A Zero-Carb Diet To Break Two World Records On The Same Day

Shawn Baker MD

Shawn Baker MD (@SBakerMD) is a board certified orthopedic surgeon, multi-sport world record holding Masters 50+ Athlete, and Zero-Carber (he just eats red meat, and a little seafood and cheese). Shawn’s background is fascinating. He played Semi-Professional Rugby in New Zealand, was a Lieutenant Colonel in the US Airforce operating as a Intercontinental Ballistic Missile …

Ryan Hall Part 2 – How to Tailor a HIT Workout and Repetition Cadence, The Importance of the Negative Component of an Exercise and Evidence-Based Fat Loss Tactics

Body By Science by Dr Doug McGuff

Ryan A. Hall, BS, MS, Exercise Physiology, Certified Master Trainer, and major partner in Exercise Science, LLC has over 25 years of experience in the health and fitness industry. Ryan’s Exercise and Genetic Variability Lecture formed the basis of Chapter 8: The Genetic Factor in Body By Science by Dr Doug McGuff and John Little. He also contributed to Chapter …

Body By Science Contributor, Ryan Hall – How To Train Specifically For Your Genetics And How Genetic Traits Determine Exercise Results

Ryan Hall

Ryan A. Hall, BS, MS, Exercise Physiology, Certified Master Trainer, and major partner in Exercise Science, LLC has over 25 years of experience in the health and fitness industry. Ryan’s Exercise and Genetic Variability Lecture formed the basis of Chapter 8: The Genetic Factor in Body By Science by Dr Doug McGuff and John Little. He also contributed to Chapter …

Ted Harrison on How to Train Your Abdominals, How to Build Positive, Life-Changing Habits, The Best Approach To Hypertrophy and Building Muscle Mass, and Training with the Iron Guru Vince Gironda

Ted Harrison Row

Ted Harrison is a UK-based, pioneering high-intensity training guru and the owner of Vital Exercise, a private exercise studio specialising in strength and conditioning. Having spent more than three decades supervising thousands of workouts and having helped people of all ages achieve personal bests in health and fitness, Ted’s evidence-based philosophy and approach to training …

Clarence Bass on Being in Peak Physical Condition at 60, Steroid Use, the Importance of Getting Tested for Nutritional Optimization, and How to Be Healthy and Fit For Life

Clarence Bass

Clarence Bass is a bodybuilding legend and a prolific health and fitness writer. He wrote regularly for Muscle & Fitness magazine and authored 10 books on nutrition and exercise, including the widely-known Ripped series of fitness books and DVDs. A lifelong athlete, Clarence excelled in wrestling and Olympic weightlifting, garnering championships and collecting numerous trophies for …