Why customizing macro-nutrients is an individualization game It may come as a surprise to some, but my psychic abilities gravitate on the low side of the spectrum. And as much as I would like to answer your questions about your specific macro-nutrients ratios, the reality is that it is simply not possible. In all fairness,
It’s Always About “I Deserve More Carbs Because XYZ…” In the last few months, I have the honor and pleasure to do podcasts with the top health and performance interviewers on the Internet: Tim Ferris, Mike Mutzel, Mark Bell and Dave Asprey. Every one of them had a particular interest on my views on carbohydrate
Contrary to what some would have you believe, carbs are not evil However, unlike other macro-nutrients, carbs should be earned. In any case, protein is the one macro-nutrient that should be prioritized as much as possible.  Not only because it’s an essential requirement for staying lean, strong and healthy. It also helps that it’s impossible to over-consume this macro.
Maximize your peri-workout nutrition Nutritional science has come a long way in recent years. There has been an on-going debate or quite some time in regards to the post-exercise “anabolic window” that occurs post weight training. The theory was that within a certain period of time after training, you had to get in your protein
protein intake
People often fail to meet their strength goals due to a lack of planning in the dietary aspects of the training sphere. Goals are not enough, they have to be associated to an action plan. It is a myth that 21 days are necessary to change an habit, the scientific research points out that it
Carbohydrates, carbs, starches Fats used to be evil, now they have been justly rehabilitated. In the U.S., polarization is the norm. Carbohydrates are no exception. Some people claim that the quality does not matter as long as you watch your calories. In other words, a blender drink of soft drinks, leftover pizza and a few Cadbury’s Turkish Delight
carbohydrates later
Carbohydrate intake is subject to a lot of misconceptions and myths, one of them being the timing they should be consumed. Since 1982, from sheer observation and from experience, I have been recommending eating them later in the day. Not only does it help from a body composition change standpoint, but also for enhancing sleep.
Nutrition by Paul Carter I am happy to announce that many of my top colleague will know contribute to my new guest blog “Two Things I Know for Sure”. Experts will give you information pearls of wisdom. Today’s first guest is Paul Carter on nutrition   1. It’s better to make a lifestyle change, than “diet”
reduce stress
Stress increases heart disease, diabetes, mental disorders, sexual dysfunction, and gastrointestinal disorders. It suppresses the immune system and lowers Testosterone. Stress can lead to muscle loss and fat gain. Everyone is under stress. This is the norm, not the exception. As a result, our bodies tend to run on adrenalin and cortisol. That can be
Post-Workout glycogene & recovery
My Best Carbohydrate Food Sources to Improve Recovery After a hard workout, you have to enhance your recovery. One of the best way to do this is to replenish your glycogen stores, which means you have to ingest carbohydrates, the building block of glycogen. The fastest way to achieve this is through the use of good quality carb