Alpha Nutrition

Strategies for Maximizing Muscle Growth, Strength, and Power As an athlete engaging in strength and power training with short bouts of high intensity training, I’d like you to be able to eat in a way that optimizes your performance of those tasks. I want you to maximize your muscle mass, strength, power, and short duration […]

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Dieting and The F-Word

I’ve been experimenting with this thing for a little over a year now. I first started off doing it for 16 hours at a time. I then worked up the bravery to try it for 24 and 36 hours. Today, I wrapped on doing it for 4 days. What is it? The F-Word: Fasting. Now […]

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What the Hell is Bone Broth?

I’m sure you’ve heard about it. Or maybe you’ve seen Al Roker make a terrible joke about it, and you laughed, because you’re embarrassed for him. I’m not going to give you recipes, or tell you that it’s a miracle, but I will definitely share a few things… In a nutshell, bone broth is thought […]

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Get Jacked, Save Time with GVT

Good news! If you’re a fan of German Volume Training, you may be able to train a little bit less. That’s right. *image courtesy of Binyamin Mellish* I posted this study a while ago, but never took the time to break it down. It turns out that greater increases in strength are seen following a […]

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Can Fiber Make You Happy?

It turns out that the bacteria in your digestive tract, or your gut, can make you sad. The good news is that it can also make you happy! **image courtesy of Flickr** Researchers have hypothesized for a while that gut function can influence your mood and sleep, among other things, and your gut is frequently […]

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That Coconut Oil Thing

In defense of saturated fats (In offense of polyunsaturated fats)   **image courtesy of Pixabay** I’m a little bit late to the party on this one. While I was enjoying copious amounts of guacamole, the American Heart Association (AHA) released an advisory stating that “Replacement of saturated with unsaturated fats lowers low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, a cause […]

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