Diet and Nutrition

Diet & Nutrition

What supplements should I be taking?

“What supplements should I be taking?” That is a fair question, and one that we receive via our customer support page almost daily. It’s also a difficult question to answer without falling back on the dreaded “It depends…” The truth is that so much does depend on the individual asking the question -- his or her current physical state, experience level, and choices made in the kitchen and grocery store. Read More »

Contest Prep

There are many people out there who call themselves bodybuilders, but in my opinion, unless you have attempted to take the stage at least once in your life, you are just a weightlifter. Read More »

What You Should Know About Intermittent Fasting

In fitness circles, the concept of intermittent fasting (IF) is catching like wildfire, and it’s no surprise as to why. There is some intriguing new published research showing that IF may offer a host of health and body composition benefits. Additionally, a small but growing group of IF experimenters are swearing by these relatively new fat-loss techniques, techniques that include skipping meals and sometimes going entire days without eating! Read More »

The Dirt on Clean Eating

We’ve all heard the terms 'clean' and 'dirty' with respect to foods and diet. Alan Aragon sheds some light on the subject as only he can. This is a must read for anyone who is serious about their health and appearance. Read More »

What to do After the Diet – Avoid the Post Diet Binge


In the spring of 2006, I began my most successful dieting effort to date, and over the course of 12 weeks I would accomplish the impossible. Beyond the usual insanity accompanying a restricted carbohydrate intake, I was at the same time fighting the symptoms of an undiagnosed case of hypothyroidism that would go undetected until March 2010. I felt like ... Read More »