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Body Transformation: Diet

This Month’s Diet Is Next Month’s Body Eating is the most challenging thing you will encounter when it comes to a killer body transformation. Take that from my experience and from working with hundreds of people transforming their bodies. The workouts are a piece of cake (no pun intended). The food? Not so much. There are many unhealthy, tasty foods …

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Two Supplements To Improve Your Mood

A Better Mood Is A Better Life If you’re dead set about making a total body transformation, it all starts with your mind. Let’s be real for a second. In a perfect world everything would be sunshine and rainbows. We’d have unlimited amounts of free time, money, sex, love, and happiness. In the not so real world we’re stuck with …

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Should You Go Gluten Free?

Excuse Me Is That Gluten Free? Ah, the trendy, sexy, gluten free diet. You’ve heard it before and you’ve always wondered if going gluten free could be the key to a ripped up mid section. Like everything I try to promote and talk about, there must be context around answering this question. It’s not just a simple, yes or no. …

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Will Eating At Night Make You Fat?

Say Goodnight To Night Time Snacking Have you ever wondered if Eating At Night Will Make You Fat? What happens if you eat late at night? Are you more prone to gaining weight? It’s a good question. A lot of people have asked me this and I’m sure you’ve asked/wondered at some point in time. The answer is, it depends. Are you …

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How To Fix Skinny Fat

Don’t Suffer From Skinny Fat Syndrome     Besides being called dad bod, you’ve probably heard of the term “skinny fat.” That’s when an individual has lean legs, lean arms, and looks thin, but has excess amounts of body fat around the midsection along with the development of man boobs. Both aren’t good for optimal health and longevity. As my business …

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The Truth About Fasted Cardio

Don’t Fall Into The Trap Of Fasted Cardio   I’ve never been an early morning cardio person so this particular topic wasn’t applicable to me or my training. However, I do train clients bright and early at 5:45 am and many of them have asked me if they should eat or not before working out. Great question. I had to …

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How Much Water Should You Drink Daily?

If You Drink Water You Already Like 72% Of Me   It’s been SOO hot here in Phoenix that spending time in the pool sounds like a terrible idea. That’s what you get for living in the desert. With it being this hot, it brings up the very important topic of hydration/dehydration. Emergency response teams are on high alert and …

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Understanding Fiber

“What’s the deal with Fiber?” You’ve probably wondered that or possibly even “spoken” that exact phrase. It’s a crucial component in my hierarchy of nutrition success and it’s important that you understand what it is and how it operates in your body. More importantly I’ll answer the question… What is Fiber? In stupid simple terms (I like stupid simple) fiber …

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Breaking Down The Glycemic Index

You’ve probably heard of the Glycemic Index. Right? The question is, do you understand it? If not, it’s all good, I got you covered…. What is the Glycemic Index? The Glycemic Index (GI) is a measurement of carbohydrate-containing foods and their impact on blood sugar levels. Simply put, the basic premise is to give us a way to rank carbohydrates …

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Diet Soda VS Regular Soda

The consumption of sugar sweetened beverages has increased dramatically in the past decade and that parallels with the increase in obesity. Currently, sugary soft drinks contribute to 8-9% of total energy intake in both children and adults. 8-9% of a 2000 calorie diet is roughly 160-180 calories. If you simply remove that from your diet and substitute water or tea, …