training

Body Transformation is Hard. Here’s Why…

Every time I’m on Instagram, I come across one of those amazing 9-week transformation photos. It’s usually a before and after picture that looks nothing short of remarkable. Most people look at those pictures and think: “Wow! Good for them, I wish I could do that.” These same people assume that it must have been […]

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 […]

How To Fit Your Clothes The Way You’ve Dreamed

Training to fit your clothes?….Really? Seems to be quite different from articles I’ve written in the past, doesn’t it. There’s more to wanting form fitting clothes on a toned, muscular body than you think. I’m about to show you why that’s the case and I’m going to outline some tips on how to have a more […]

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 […]

Cyclical Ketogenic Diet Results

Over the past 2 weeks, I have experimented with a cyclical ketogenic diet. This diet had a few small twists to it. More information on this experiment can be found here. I was actually hoping to squeeze out 3 weeks of this before christmas but that idea ended up falling apart in week 3 since […]

A Cyclical Ketogenic Diet With a Twist

Now that I’ve given the targeted ketogenic diet a try, it’s time to move into the cyclical ketogenic diet. The cyclical ketogenic diet involves periods of 5-6 days in ketosis, followed by 1-2 days of carb refeeding. My Diet and Training Design Since my main focus right now is to recomp (lose fat, gain muscle), […]

Running Marathons – How It Can Run You Into Trouble

Evolutionary Advantages The nutrition and performance science community tends to view human physiology from the perspective of evolution. When new physiological processes are understood by science, many scientists ask the question: “how was this process an evolutionary advantage?” Evolution and natural selection allow for the most advantageous physical, mental or physiological attributes to carry through […]

The Ketosis Craze Continues

Over the past few months I have been obsessing over ketosis. The obsession comes about from many different places. Firstly, in reading about the physiological processes that ketosis encompasses, I have been persuaded that it may be the most effective fat loss diet available. Secondly, I feel better than I’ve ever felt in most aspects […]

Getting In Shape Is 90% Diet and 15% Gym

If Your Diet Doesn’t Change, Your Body Won’t Change How many times have you heard this? “I only go to the gym so that I can eat what I want, when I want.” It’s probably one of the most frustrating things that I hear, although I don’t show it. Eating what you want, when you […]