Protein

What You Need To Know About Keto

What Is A Ketogenic Diet? What Makes It Different? The ketogenic or ‘keto’ diet is more than just a low-carb diet, it’s actually a high fat diet. The goal of the ketogenic diet is to flip your body’s metabolism from using carbohydrates as the primary energy source, to instead use fats for fuel. Once carbohydrate levels are lowered in our bodies, we enter a natural metabolic state known as ketosis, where we begin to produce ketones by breaking down fats in the liver. In a typical ketogenic diet about 70-75% of all calories come... View Article

5 Things You Should Look For In A Meal Replacement

“What should I look for in a meal replacement shake?” It’s a question I get asked a lot. Everyone from fitness competitors and athletes to Moms who are just too busy to get all their meals in but still trying to maintain a healthy diet. This is usually due to their lifestyle or work commitments – it’s a hectic world we live in and often our nutrition protocol just can’t keep up. Here are five things you need to be looking for when picking out your next meal replacement powder;... View Article

Workout Nutrition Explained

This area of discussion over the last 20 years has been shrouded with information and assumption. When I first started training around 2001, the “Anabolic Window” was something that was thrown around a lot. It was though that if you didn’t consume the necessary food or nutrition within 20 minutes after the end of your workout or else your entire workout would go to waste! Then it eventually moved from 20 minutes to 30 minutes, then a few years later it expanded to 45 minutes. The truth is that if... View Article

Principals Of Gaining Mass

Introduction Gaining mass isn’t simply just about calories in vs calories out. There needs to be a basic understanding of body types, trainer experience level, nutrition and correct supplementation.   Understanding Body types and how they work Firstly we must acknowledge the three different body types that are most common among users seeking a mass gainer and a gainer diet/training regime. Firstly although there are mainly three body types that exist among humans, it should be noted that rarely do they exist only in their purest forms. A good majority of the time people... View Article