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  Low reps or high reps? Free weights or machine? IIFYM or Clean Eating? All of these questions pale in comparison to how often I’m asked whether it’s time to start cutting fat or bulking by athletes I consult. It’s time such a common question is answered once and for...

  In Part 1 of this article, we discussed the rise of fad diets, what makes a diet a “fad”, and some of the more dangerous and unhealthy fad diets out there. Today, in Part 2, we’re going to talk about some of the more popular fad diets out there....

  What is the Keto Diet? A keto diet (ketogenic) is a very high-fat diet, moderate to low protein and very low in carbohydrate, which causes a shift in primary metabolic fuel source from carbohydrates to fats. It also alters fat metabolism so the body produces compounds known as ketone...

Lebron may “wow” crowds pulling up for threes, and Migos by “pulling up in a ‘Rari” but for most of us, our best chance of impressing someone with our pull up skill is in the gym. Unfortunately finding someone with sick pull-ups skills is about as rare as finding someone...

  It’s no secret that weight loss is a popular goal among many people today. Even though obesity rates do continue to climb, it seems as though we’re turning a corner; as more people than ever are starting to get interested in health, fitness, and flexible dieting. Along with this...

Health Benefits of the Macro Diet Macros -or macronutrients- are the big food groups that supply our bodies with the energy we need to function.This energy comes from the all-too-well-known calories. If you’ve ever attempted to lose weight, you are at least familiar with the term; calories in, calories out,...

  Meal timing is far less relevant that most people are aware of. This is not to say that it should be neglected. However, unless you are training for a bodybuilding show that requires ultra-low levels of body fat or a competitive athlete, stressing about eating every few hours is...

  “Time to put on your grown up hats and make a decision.” Please tell me you have heard this saying before? If not, let me try another one such as “quit complaining and just make a decision already?” If you haven’t heard this then you've been living under a...

  Ah, welcome to the world of counting macros. It can be daunting with so much information out there, but with time, counting macros can be easy. With that said here are the questions you should be asking in regards to counting macros: (*Before starting any new diet plan, please...

  If you’re familiar and comfortable with flexible dieting, logging and tracking your meals then counting macronutrients is a breeze by now. If you’re newer, and still unsure where to begin, check out our IIFYM macro calculator to get started, or talk to one of our coaches and they can...