If you've been involved in the diet, fitness or bodybuilding space for long, you've probably heard the term meal prep (or meal prepping) many times before. But I have a question: Are you sure you know [...]
Many top scientists and bodybuilding coaches have suggested that you should eat both after and before you train to maximize muscle-building results. Yet many people don't have time to prepare a full breakfast or sit around waiting for a big meal to digest before being able to train comfortably without nausea. For some, training in the early morning is the only time they can do it. If you're in the same boat, what should you do? Should you force yourself to eat at least something? Will you lose all your gains if you lift fasted? Or is there another solution?
The topic of meal planning for improving body composition is terribly misunderstood. On my flexible meal planning webpage, I listed the 8 biggest meal plan myths, but there are even more myths than that. A [...]
Many people don't realize that meal planning and food tracking are not the same thing. In many ways, meal planning is far superior, especially when you have a meal planning template. In this post, you will learn the difference between meal planning and macro tracking or food journaling, plus you'll get a free meal plan template!
How many carbs can you eat per meal without storing it as body fat? This has become a common question, and a part of the reason is due to low carb diets getting so popular. But you don't have to be scared of carbs, you simply need to know how to set them right for your goals and needs. Follow the 5 "carb-setting factors" in this post and you'll know exactly how many carbs to eat per meal without a doubt
In the last post, I shared 10 of the biggest fat loss diet problems, obstacles and challenges that readers told me were holding them back from reaching their fat loss goals. But in a pandemic year, a lot of people had a LOT of problems. Here are 10 more, along with how to solve them
One of the big myths of meal planning is that if you follow a meal plan, that means you're being rigid, inflexible and you'll get bored because you're locked into eating the same thing every day. Except you're not locked in. Who's locking you in? Meal planning is not the opposite of flexible dieting
The "protein-first" method is a new, alternative, and most important - ultra simple - way of setting your macronutrients, aka "macros" - protein, carbohydrate and fat - that many nutrition coaches are starting to [...]
I admit, sometimes I take certain nutrition facts for granted. Probably because I’m so close to this subject and I’ve been a coach and practitioner for years. I realized this a while back when [...]