Training is only half of the equation. Learn what to eat and when to eat it for maximum performance!
Hydrate More, Hurt Less Kevin Carr - April 22, 2013 Many of us know the importance of staying hydrated when it comes to performance and overall health. If you played sports, your parents and coaches have probably been telling you for years to drink up . . . keep reading
Free Course from John Berardi Michael Boyle Let's face it, 90% of gym-goers seem to be after a single goal: fat loss. Those of you who read this blog know exercise alone doesn't work. Without a dietary change, even the best program produces as little as half a pound of true fat loss per month. The combination of exercise AND nutrition coaching is much more effective, increasing the rate of fat loss 3-5X. And it's surprisingly easy to do. . . . keep reading
Simple Nutrition Recommendations for Your Clients Brendon Rearick I wrote this article with the client in mind. Nutrition is probably the most important, and the toughest thing, to get our clients to take seriously. Whatever your opinions are on nutrition, it is your job to educate yourself and your client on healthy eating habits. Knowledge is power. . . . keep reading
The BEST Training and Nutrition Program Dewey Nielsen We all look for it. Coaches, athletes, clients, everyone. We all look for the perfect training program and the perfect diet. Of course, each of us has our own opinions as to what the perfect program and diet looks like, and those opinions can shift and sway over time. . . . keep reading
I love to talk training! If you have read any of my past articles, like "How Not to Warm Up", "Making Gains with Pain", and "Stick Your Neck Out", you know that I always try to deliver the smartest, most innovative and most effective strength and conditioning concepts that I can. . . .
Food for Thought: Reflections of a Fellow Coach Michael Craven Below are several lessons I have learned or bits of advice that I have acquired through my experience as a coach. Most are derived from my experience working in both a private strength and conditioning setting as well as within high school strength programs. The thoughts presented are nothing new or groundbreaking. Instead, they simply serve as a means of reflection for any coach in hopes that you will find something worthwhile to take away. That being said, I would like to share the following thoughts: . . . keep reading
Foods That People Will Eat Leigh Peele I get asked a lot by people "Don't you miss real food?". I cock my head and say, "Do you think a hamburger and fries are real food?" and they smile in that PWND! way. . . . keep reading
Expert Tip: Make it Simple John M. Berardi Sometimes "expert advice" isn't found in one person, but in a set of principles. Starting today, we'll be bringing you some expert tips and "What I Learned on My Fitness Vacation" stories as part of our expert profiles. . . . keep reading
10 Nutrition Tips for Parents of Young Athletes Tom Sullivan The following article is written by Tom Sullivan. Tom runs Sullivan Training Systems in Braintree, Ma, where he specializes in helping young athletes develop speed, strength, and injury proof bodies. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org and at www.tsullsworld.blogspot.com. It is your responsibility as parents to start developing good habits for your children in all aspects of life. Nutrition is no different. We need to start building a solid foundation of habits that lead to higher levels of performance and health. Below I have put together 10 simple tips that you can use immediately to get your kids eating better. . . . keep reading
Random Nutritional Tidbits Michael Boyle Corn is grain not a vegetable. It is also a grain that is 80% sugar. High fructose corn syrup ( a corn by-product) is the number one calorie source in the US and is in just about everything. Atkins worked. We just didn't understand why. Atkins may still prove to be healthier than the high-carb low-fat junk. RD's have really dug in their heels (generally high heels) about in spite of overwhelming science to the contrary. . . . keep reading
Nutrition "News"? Although this article was written in 2002, we are still fighting against the nutritionists who refuse to believe that high carb/ low fat has been a disaster. This is a great piece both for us as coaches and, for clients. . . . keep reading
Fishy Advice: Part 1 Eric Cressey The evidence that fish oil is on the "must take" list is overwhelming. Four years ago Eric Cressey was a man ahead of his time. The following reminder is reprinted with permission. . . . keep reading