Celebrating the new year often comes with making new year’s resolutions, and for decades the most popular resolution is weight loss. Since it’s the number one resolution, you can bet it’s also among the resolutions that get broken year after year. Why do people struggle with weight loss and, more importantly, their nutrition?
Losing weight has become synonymous with being healthy, and decades of diet and fitness trends as well as weight loss programs support this idea. The general idea a lot of programs and websites tell you is you only need to increase your metabolism to lose weight. It sounds about right until you realize we have […]
Almost eight years ago, I wrote an article about the 100g Carb Cure at T Nation. I’ve been recommending this dietary approach for the longest time, and I’m glad to say even with the latest research, the blog holds on its own. However, eight years is a long time, and with the way nutrition research […]
Todd Bumgardner is a strength and conditioning coach and personal trainer whose robust clientele include NFL linebackers, young athletes, and the average fitness enthusiast. Some of his specialties include football and basketball training, powerlifting, weight loss, and muscle building. Todd is the founder of Strength Faction and provides online coaching, Skype consultations, and fitness and […]
Michael Easter is a professor of journalism at the University of Nevada. Before becoming part of the academy, Michael has built a career writing and editing for online magazines like Men’s Health, Women’s Health, Vice, and New York. He has extensive experience writing about health, fitness, nutrition, supplementation, and ideas that impact health and performance. […]
In part 1 of this series, I discussed how my views changed regarding pre-workouts and low-carb diets. I shared the importance of looking back on “old” studies and why I’m not quick to discard research just because something newer came along. I also described some of the supplements I currently take every day and explained […]