I start most of my days with a coffee. 2 sugars and 1 cream. Most times I don't have anything with it, just the plain ole' coffee on its own. It's quite rare for me to actually eat a full on 'breakfast'. In fact I think breakfast and the concept of the necessity for breakfast could be the single biggest fallacy and mistake that will ruin your ability to get lean and stay lean. … [Read more...] about Breakfast Schmeckfast
"Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food" - Hippocrates There is some wisdom in this statement but it's becoming misunderstood. This is evident with the modern food and supplement industry putting a health claim on just about everything you can think of. It can be said that we no longer eat but rather we 'dose' certain items. This thinking has to change if we're … [Read more...] about Let Food be thy Medicine…not thy Drug
I just returned from a road trip to Syracuse to see the Orange win their opening game of the college football season (yes college football is my vice, I just can't get enough of it) The weekend included all of the usual stuff associated with a college football game including tailgating and consuming lots of burgers, steak, and whatever else goes with a tailgate. This … [Read more...] about Finding Your Bodyweight Sweet Spot & Dealing With Social Pressure to Overeat
So I'm at my favorite coffee shop the other day getting settled in for my morning routine of coffee, a snack, and some writing. I go up to the counter and order a coffee and a muffin. The girl behind the counter kinda knows me now and was even helping me count glasses of water a few weeks ago when I was experimenting with a water load. The point is she has some idea that I'm … [Read more...] about Muffin Tops and Fruit Salad: Which is Better for Weight Loss?
One of the popular diet and fitness myths is the concept of meal timing, specifically the idea that you should eat more frequently than the standard breakfast/lunch/dinner that north american society has become accustomed to. This is a concept borrowed from bodybuilders who followed a 'bulk and cut' cycle routine where they would eat massive amounts of calories during … [Read more...] about How Many Meals Do You Eat?