Nutrition

Yohimbine for stubborn fat loss?

Yohimbine for stubborn fat loss?

Stubborn fat. If you’re a man, it’s that layer of fat on your lower abs that just doesn’t seem to go away. If you’re a woman, it’s the fat around your hips. Now of course we can diet that off eventually, but wouldn’t it be nice if we could just take a pill for it? That’s where yohimbine comes in. […]

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Myth busting & optimizing the ketogenic diet [interview]

Myth busting & optimizing the ketogenic diet [interview]

Luis from KetoGains interviewed me about common myths surrounding the ketogenic diet and how to optimize a ketogenic diet for strength trainees. Here’s the full video interview.      

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The reverse dieting debate ft. Eric Helms, Layne Norton & Peter Fischen

The reverse dieting debate ft. Eric Helms, Layne Norton & Peter Fischen

It’s up!     Many of the references and who-says-what-when are in the description field below the video on Youtube.

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HER Body interview about supplementation and carb tolerance

HER Body interview about supplementation and carb tolerance

In this HER Body™ episode Alex invites physique coach, Menno Henselmans, to discuss the differences he sees in working with women and men. He explains how he gauges a woman’s metabolic and carb tolerance when first starting them on a program. Both coaches additionally discuss the essential supplementation that most women should incorporate for optimal health, including dosages and importance of […]

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Workout nutrition does matter; high frequency bodybuilding & more

Workout nutrition does matter; high frequency bodybuilding & more

“What’s the best training and diet program?” In the current fitness industry, there seem to be only 2 approaches to program design. On the one hand we have the nihilist science crowd who do not deviate from the ‘optimal system’ other than for practical considerations. Here identical clients will rightfully get the same program, but so will an old male […]

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How can you gain muscle while losing fat & more [interview]

How can you gain muscle while losing fat & more [interview]

After my 3 recent interviews by Italian groups, next up is a short interview by the Turkish website Agir Saglam. The topics are: The Bayesian Bodybuilding philosophy The mechanism of how you can build muscle and lose fat at the same time Intermittent fasting   You can read the full interview in Turkish here. Below I’ve posted the English original. […]

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Energy balance myths: Why you can gain fat in a deficit

Energy balance myths: Why you can gain fat in a deficit

In my previous article I debunked the myth that you can’t lose fat and build muscle at the same time. You can and most people should. And that’s not the only major misconception surrounding thermodynamics and the energy balance principle.   Myth: Energy balance dictates weight change If you are in negative energy balance, your body will burn some of […]

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