Nutrition

Nutrition-related ideas and information


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Setting Your Macros

One of the most common questions we get on nutrition is, how much should I eat? I will aim to answer this bearing in mind that this is an incredibly simplified version of nutrition and that nutrition needs vary by person. But, this will be a great starting point for many. […]


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Eat to Perform?

“Eat to Perform.” That is honestly my least favorite slogan ever to hit the interwebs. The basis behind this statement is simple. Elite level athletes aren’t concerned with whether their six pack is showing. They’re concerned with putting out the greatest performance possible. Putting aside the fact, that most athletes […]


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The Impact of Sleep Deprivation on Hormones and Metabolism 2

From MedScape Neurology – Eve Van Cauter, PhD; Kristen Knutson, PhD; Rachel Leproult, PhD; Karine Spiegel, PhD Introduction Sleep loss can occur as a result of habitual behavior or due to the presence of a pathological condition that is associated with reduced total sleep time. This column focuses on the […]


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Slaying Paleo Dragons 1

I used to really like the Paleo Diet.  I was like a Paleo Preacher Man… I ate it, I talked about it, I taught it and repeat all.  Then the muffins came.  Soon there were brownies and even dinosaur era pizza.  Then came the final ridiculous straw on the prehistoric […]


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“The Core 4” 3

The “Core 4” are the four supplements we all can benefit from adding to our diets. They are EPA/DHA (fish oil), V-D3, Zinc, and Magnesium.  Unless supplementing aggressively, everyone you know is deficient in each of these and everyone you know will get healthier  if they supplemented with each. I base […]


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New Product Line 4

I wanted to take a second and tell you all about a few new things we are putting in the supplement case.  I’m excited about a few of the changes in the supplement world… changes due in great part because of CrossFit. CrossFit is taking the athletic world and human […]


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Concurrent Training Supplement Protocol 4

I get asked what supplementation I’m doing quite a bit.  I change it meet the demands and goals of my training.  Currently, I am trying to match my 1 mile run with my 1 Rep Max Deadlift at 5:30 and 530lbs, but also increase my overall strength base and my […]


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Are You Deficient?

There are four things every nutritionist, dietician, or other health practicioner recommends.  They are EFAs (fish oil), Vitamin D3, Magnesium, and Zinc.  I call them the “Core 4”.  If you want optimum fitness, you need optimum health.  Optimum health comes from your diet. I preach and preach magnesium supplementation…  so […]


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Pre Workout Supplementation

Originally posted 5 April 2012 Before I start, let me reiterate that you must, no… you ABSOLUTELY must get your diet in order and you need to be taking to optimal dosages of fish oil, zinc, magnesium, and vitamin D3 before worrying with the below supplements. Pre-workout sups should support […]