repas avant l'entraînement
Le sportif qui néglige le repas qui précède l’entraînement se comporte comme l’automobiliste qui conduit avec un réservoir vide en espérant que tout ira pour le mieux. Vos objectifs doivent diriger vos actions. Idéalement le repas avant l’entraînement doit bénéficier à: 1. l’énergie 2. la volonté 3. la concentration Votre objectif détermine vos priorités et
Pre-Workout Meal
Neglecting your pre-workout meal is the sport equivalent of driving on an empty gas tank while wishing for the best. You must begin with the end in mind. A proper pre-workout meal will give you: 1.Energy 2.Mental drive 3.Focus Your goal will determine your priorities and dictate what to eat pre-workout. If hypertrophy is paramount, your
Carbohydrate food
Not making yourself anabolic post exercise is great mistake for any type of athlete. Or anyone interested in strength and muscle gains for that matter. Once the work is done in the gym, recovery becomes your number one priority. This is why you need to put some thoughts into your post workout meal to replenish
macronutriments
Lorsqu’il s’agit de définir les ratios de macronutriments l’individualisation est la clé. Quitte à en surprendre certains, mes capacités divinatoires sont relativement peu développées. Et bien que j’aimerais vraiment pouvoir répondre individuellement à vos questions en ce qui concerne les ratios de vos macronutriments, cela s’avère être tout simplement impossible. Pour être franc, ce n’est
Research
The good folks at Examine.com are celebrating the 6th birthday of their website today. To celebrate they’re not only having a 50% off sale, but have also written up this must-read on how nutrition research actually works: it provides a great insight into where research fits in in regards to the choice of the foods you
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macro-nutrients
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
Prioritize What Matters Most Anyone that’s cracked open a self-help book on productivity should understand the concept of putting their first order, or most important task (MIT) before anything else.  Given that, completing this task will give us the results we’re looking, and in many cases, remove the need to complete some of the other
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protein
How Much Protein is actually needed? Do I need to buy protein powder? Is whey better than casein? Should I pay extra for isolate or hydrolysate? How much should I take? These are just a few of the many questions surrounding post-workout nutrition.  And unfortunately, with the availability of inflated and conflicting information online, finding a reliable
strength coaching
By Jerome Simian, founder of Synaptic Athletics I took my first course with Charles Poliquin in Montreal in 1997. That was way back when he actually had hair! I was discovering the field of strength and conditioning then.  I was never a gym rat but was always interested in sports performance and I don’t think