How helpful are BCAA/HMB/Creatine supplements for preserving muscle mass if you are running a caloric deficit?

BCAAs (particularly L-Leucine supplemented with Vitamin B6) and HMB become more efficacious (i.e. useful, practical and important) as anti-catabolic agents when in a situation of calorie deficit, a conclusion that has been supported in a number of relatively solid scientific investigations. My own opinion during 40 years of experience as a trainer and gym owner, as well as a competitive bodybuilder, also supports this claim. The further addition of creatine, especially in conjunction with a good resistance training scheme and not-too-much-cardiovascular and endurance training, will guard against the inevitable and real threat… Read More

Quick & easy: how do you know when you’ve achieved Nutritional Ketosis?

So, now that you’ve decided to GO KETO, how do you establish that you are KETO?

Is it really true that you can only absorb 25g of protein at a time?

Only the ignorant or gullible believe this myth.

If Humans Have Been Drinking Milk For Ages, Why Does It Seem That Recently There Has Been A General Rise In Allergic Reactions To It?

The basic issue here is of completely genetic origin, not some menacing technological frankensteination of an earlier, supposedly more innocent, beautiful and pristine food product.

I want to add 20kg. of lean muscle mass. Can I accomplish this on a Vegetarian Diet?

20kg. of muscle?! Who knows? That much muscle mass would be difficult to gain on any kind of diet, vegan, carnivore, steroid or otherwise.

What time is the best to eat if you are following the OMAD (one meal a day) system?

The correct (or rather, the more correct) answer to this question has to do with the way that you are wired and what your lifestyle choices are. I have no problem skipping breakfast, a little trouble missing lunch (if I’ve already skipped breakfast) but when it comes to no dinner, I go a bit nuts. As far as I am aware, the results seen from the OMAD version of intermittent fasting have little chance of being heavily influenced by the time of day that you choose to dine. Let your conscience (or an organ… Read More

Can I ingest all my daily protein requirement in one go?

In circumstances like a Ketogenic Diet, an ”all-in-one” might just work out to your advantage.

Everyone says that Sugar Alcohols are OK on a Keto Diet if you’re looking for that sugar fix but also want to maintain Ketosis. Is this right?

Depends on which one(s) and amount that are in the ingredients list.

Cooking with Virgin Olive Oil (VOO) is the way to go for Bodybuilders, Health & Fitness People, right?

Like revenge, it’s best served cold.

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

So, dieting is hard and being fat is easier?