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Other posts tagged: diet

How To Always Do The Right Thing

November 2nd, 2015

I probably get about a dozen emails a week from people I don’t know and have never worked with who reach out to ask me for fitness advice. Most of the time I have no problem with this and am happy to help, but here’s an example of the type of email I rarely reply […]

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How To Make Rice Taste Like Anything Else But

August 21st, 2015

When I write a diet for a new coaching client, one of the first questions I get is “Do I really need to eat this many carbs?” Whether they’re trying to gain or lose weight, I always have them take in a lot of carbs to maintain glycogen levels. This can be 300, 400, or […]

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Eggs Suck For Building Muscle

July 30th, 2015

I’m sorry.   I know you’ve heard that eggs are the most perfect muscle-building food from just about every fitness authority who ever lived, from Jack LaLanne, to Arnold, to Richard Simmons and Bob Harper. But it’s wrong.   And yes, I know I’ve recommended eggs myself in the past, and to tell you the […]

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The Proof About Strength Training

June 1st, 2015

It’s rare that a study comes out with really helpful findings regarding muscle gain and fat loss. It’s rarer still when those findings are exactly what you hoped would be found and back up pretty much everything you’ve been saying for a long time.   I recently came across such a study (thanks to my […]

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How I Lost 30 Pounds in 10 Weeks

October 27th, 2014

In March of this year I decided to go on a diet. As I mentioned in my last post, one reason was to support my online clients who had undertaken the program that would become the one featured in The Truth About Strength Training ebook. Another reason was because I had gotten…. well… fat. Training […]

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