Things As They Are

We are now temporarily closed to the general public due to a plague of a bloody bug that went interspecies due to the twisted tastes for Bush Meat of the Chinese palate.

I want to gain muscle mass quickly, but can’t change my schedule around much, as I don’t have a lot of time to spare. What are some good Mass Hacks?

Ask someone who believes in miracles.

Should I cycle off of protein and other muscle building/workout supplements every other month to protect organs?

if you decide to completely ‘’cycle-off’’ protein for long enough, it is quite likely to result in rather dire consequences.

Amateur Keto Cookery PT. 2. Why You Should Do It.

So, dieting is hard and being fat is easier?

Is one’s metabolism a factor in determining the rate at which results from weight lifting are experienced?

So, while you have to play the genetic hand of cards that you’ve been dealt, you always have some interesting options

What is the biggest knowledge gap between professionals in nutrition & fitness versus mainstream understanding?

Nutrition Guru Hell is a place reserved for purveyors of nostrums, snake-oil, quacks and con artists.

Do you lose muscle faster on a 500 calorie daily deficit or from halting all resistance training?

An interesting question. To keep my answer as simple and manageable as possible, I’ll need to ignore the contribution of genetics, training history and age, along with a whole host of relevant factors, hoping that the result will contain enough meat on the bone for a decent meal (i.e. answer). Let’s think about it a little. Other than their usefulness in locomotion (movement), your muscles serve as easily accessible pools of reserve amino acids in times of food scarcity (the other source of easily accessible energy, about 1/2 kg. of stored glycogen,… Read More

Just Squats. Do You Really Need Anything Else To Train Legs?

You don’t need 10,000 things to work well…all you need is one.

What is a simple truth about exercise that most people ignore?

Most see exercise as torture.

I want to give up dairy but worry about where to get my calcium requirement. Have any suggestions?

So you’ve decided milk is for babies…and beer is for men, eh?