Diet

Fitness is About More Than Just 6-pack abs

The media has painted a picture of fitness that’s pretty inaccurate. You look to popular magazines, Instagram, even TV and you see smiling models showing off their chiseled abs or their extreme curves. What you don’t see is that behind that happy image is usually a load of misery. The drugs and the starvation diets […]

Supplements – Do You Really Need Them?

When I first started this whole health journey, my impression of supplements was that they were unnecessary and (in a sense) a form of cheating. Knowing what I know now, I’m not really sure why I was so quick to form an opinion. Some supplements are just plain mandatory when it comes to the lifestyle […]

Ultimate Guide to Muscle Growth

Mindset You wake up one day and you decide “TODAY IS THE DAY!” You’re going to get bigger. You’re going to stuff your face every second of the day, you’re going to buy all of the supplements you see people taking on Instagram and you’re going to hit the gym 5 days a week. After […]

Don’t Listen to Government Authorities. Saturated fat and Cholesterol Won’t Kill You

Over the past 60 years, western health authorities have been on a rampage to eliminate saturated fat and cholesterol from people’s diets. The truth behind these claims is actually quite disturbing. It really all comes down to third party interests. Recently, an article published in the Journal of American Medical Association (JAMA) analyzed internal documents […]

Digestion – The Key to Fulfilling Your Health and Fitness Goals

Through great struggle comes great learning. My past 6 months have been rough, trying to deal with multiple digestive issues that have multiplied in severity. My routine of identifying the root cause takes me through a journey of trial and error that turns into a learning experience. It took me going through these issues to […]

My First Student – How Arjun Went From Overwhelm to Confident Productivity with the Keto Diet

Over the course of the last year I’ve been mentoring my good friend Arjun through the ways of keto (among other things). He didn’t try to count calories. On the odd day when he did, I would encourage him to eat more to support his daily cognitive demand (school and extra circulars). Although he was […]

Eating To Optimize Brain Performance

Where’s The Meal Plan For My Brain? Brain fog, lack of drive, difficulty concentrating and restlessness. Do any of these sound familiar to you? These are definitely things that I used to feel. The problem is, it’s hard to find out exactly what aspects of diet affect your mental performance. If you look at the one-size-fits-all […]

What No One Tells You About Fruit

You’re starting a new diet soon. Based on what you’ve heard, you’ve decided that you’re going to eat more fruits and vegetables. I mean the base of the food pyramid is composed of fruit and vegetables. How could that advice be wrong? As frustrating as it sounds we’ve actually been misguided. I would like to believe […]

3 Reasons Why Breakfast Isn’t So Important

Everybody knows that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, right? I mean that’s what we’ve been told. Even if you aren’t hungry it’s probably best to eat something to fuel you for a busy day. Where did this idea come from? After reading into the research that’s available, it’s quite hard to justify […]

Eat Less – The Dietary Advice That Has Failed

Modern nutritional advice has been reduced to oversimplified dogma. When it comes to weight loss or healthy living, most of the powerful sources of nutrition advice suggest low calorie ways of life. This is the result of the nutrition research community, over simplifying the obesity problem to an overconsumption of Calories. It is clear that […]